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2011-03-10 11:37:25

There is an old chestnut about a pedestrian who once asked a virtuoso violinist near Carnegie Hall how to get to the famed concert venue -- the virtuoso's answer: practice!

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2010-12-15 23:00:00

Scientists from all over the world are taking a second, more expansive, look at the car-sized asteroid that exploded over Sudan's Nubian Desert in 2008.

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2010-10-11 06:50:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of the large asteroid Vesta that will help scientists refine plans for the Dawn spacecraft's rendezvous with Vesta in July 2011.

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2010-10-08 08:40:00

To mark an unprecedented flurry of exploration which is about to begin, NASA announced Thursday that the coming year will be "The Year of the Solar System."

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2010-08-20 13:35:00

Let the countdown begin. NASA's Dawn spacecraft is less than one year away from giant asteroid Vesta.

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2010-06-30 08:21:16

Engineers are studying the reaction wheels on NASA's Dawn spacecraft after automatic sensors detected excess friction building up in one of them and powered it off early on the morning of June 17, 2010.

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2010-06-08 07:15:00

Deep in the heart of the asteroid belt, on its way to the first of the belt's two most massive inhabitants, NASA's ion-propelled Dawn spacecraft has eclipsed the record for velocity change produced by a spacecraft's engines.

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2010-05-05 06:35:00

Dawn, NASA's cutting edge mission to the asteroid belt, will use ion propulsion to perform space moves rivaling those of Star Trek's USS Enterprise.

2010-03-03 06:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercuria Energy Asset Management B.V., part of the Mercuria Energy Group, has announced today that Mercuria's wholly owned terminal & processing assets will be renamed under a common 'VESTA' brand. These assets are: - Vesta Terminal Flushing B.V., (The Netherlands) - formerly Mercuria Terminals Flushing B.V. - Vesta Terminal Tallinn OU, (Estonia) - formerly Eurodek Synergy OU - Vesta Terminal Antwerp...


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.