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Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine the ground through high-strength conductive tethers.Altaeros Energies was founded in 2010 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to take advantage of energy offered by wind that blows hundreds of feet high, Altaeros co-founder Adam...
Boston Marathon winner returns his medal to city

...of silence paid tribute to the three victims killed in the April 15 bombings and to Sean Collier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who was shot and killed April 18 in a search for the suspects."The feeling here is a...
Energy Sec. backs natural gas 'revolution'

...even as the nation seeks to boost domestic energy production.Ernest Moniz, a physics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said "a stunning increase" in production of domestic natural gas in recent years was nothing less...
Europe's bad mood: Does Obama need to worry?

...The European situation is quite different form the U.S.," said Simon Johnson, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and former chief economist at the International Monetary fund. "Certainly if you were proposing precipitating...
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Ketchikan reporter Miller dies

...someone said 'how are things?' was anything involving his son, whose studying rocket science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was a thrill for a man mostly self-educated and better read than most."Miller was preceded in death...
The enigma of support for higher education: Impact on Alaska

"And not by eastern windows only, When daylight comes, comes in the light, In front the sun climbs slow, how slowly, But westward, look, the land is bright." - Arthur Clough Research and development (R&D) gives a nation competitive advantage.
A look at North Korea's missile arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's missile program is a point of national pride, with state TV regularly broadcasting past liftoffs set to rousing military anthems.
Douglas H Alsip

...Chilula and at shore based engineering assignments. In 1979, he completed post graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with both an MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. While serving at the CG Electrical Engineering...
Grant to help Alaska tribe sell crafts online

...want to be able to see an Eskimo kid hunt caribou by day and go to Philadelphia University or MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) or the college of their choosing at night," Boucher said. "If the Native Americans start leaving...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...year, the Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School sent graduates to Yale, Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yet some students and parents today are concerned the alternative program won't survive. ``There...


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