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2009-04-08 13:50:00

NASA will hold a Science Update at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, April 14, to present new findings and three-dimensional views revealing the inner workings of solar storms known as coronal mass ejections. The data will improve the ability to predict how and when these solar tsunamis impact Earth, affecting communication systems, power grids, and other technology. The briefing will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St., S.W., and will be carried live on...

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2009-01-23 13:10:00

Today, NASA researchers announced an event that will transform our view of the Sun and, in the process, super-charge the field of solar physics for many years to come. "On February 6, 2011," says Chris St. Cyr of the Goddard Space Flight Center, "Super Bowl XLV will be played in Arlington, Texas." Wait "¦ that's not it. "And on the same day," he adds, "NASA's two STEREO spacecraft will be 180 degrees apart and will image the entire Sun for the first time in history." STEREO's...

2008-12-15 11:10:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solar flares are the most powerful explosions in the solar system. Packing a punch equal to a hundred million hydrogen bombs, they obliterate everything in their immediate vicinity. Not a single atom should remain intact.   At least that's how it's supposed to work.   "We've detected a stream of perfectly intact hydrogen atoms shooting out of an X-class solar flare," says Richard Mewaldt of the California Institute of...

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2008-12-15 11:05:00

Solar flares are the most powerful explosions in the solar system. Packing a punch equal to a hundred million hydrogen bombs, they obliterate everything in their immediate vicinity. Not a single atom should remain intact. At least that's how it's supposed to work. "We've detected a stream of perfectly intact hydrogen atoms shooting out of an X-class solar flare," says Richard Mewaldt of the California Institute of Technology. "What a surprise! If we can understand how these atoms were...

2008-10-06 09:00:30

Stereo Vision Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:SVSN), a film production company focused exclusively on producing high-quality, low-cost, polarized 3D feature films, announced today that the legendary Willie Nelson has agreed to star in Stereo Vision's Wild West ghost story, "Secrets of the Lost San Sabas" in 3D. Stereo Vision's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jack Honour, stated, "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the world's most famous Country music artist, Willie...

2008-08-08 18:00:27

Stereo Vision Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: SVSN), a film production company focused exclusively on developing high quality, low cost, polarized 3D feature films, announced today that due to a misunderstanding among the agents involved with the Kimbo Slice deal, Stereo Vision is retracting the press release announcing that Kimbo Slice was to co-star in Stereo Vision's Kung Fu U 3D movie. Stereo Vision will therefore be seeking a suitable replacement for that role. Located in Van Nuys,...

2008-07-30 09:00:55

Stereo Vision Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: SVSN), a film production company focused exclusively on developing high quality, low cost, polarized 3D feature films, announced today that the undefeated Mixed Martial Arts phenomenon, Kimbo Slice, will be co-starring with Hulk Hogan in Stereo Vision's hilarious kids' comedy "Kung Fu U" in 3D. "Kung Fu U" in 3D is a Disney-type comedy about of a bunch of nerds and misfits that are sent away by their wealthy parents to the Brentwood Academy (a.k.a....

2008-07-28 09:01:09

Stereo Vision Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:SVSN), a film production company focused exclusively on developing high quality, low cost, polarized 3D feature films, announced today that Lawrence Biggs has been named Chief Executive Officer and President with immediate effect. He also joins the Board of Directors. Stereo Vision's former CEO and President, and control shareholder, Jack Honour, has been named Principal Executive Producer over all productions, and has been signed to a new three-year...

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2008-07-02 13:50:00

GREENBELT, Md. -- NASA's sun-focused Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, twin spacecraft unexpectedly detected particles from the edge of the solar system last year. This helped scientists map the energized particles where the hot solar wind slams into the cold interstellar medium. The two STEREO spacecraft were launched in 2006 into Earth's orbit around the sun to obtain stereo pictures of the sun's surface and measure magnetic fields and ion fluxes associated with solar...

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2008-05-02 11:05:00

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is sending a spacecraft closer to the sun than any probe has ever gone "“ and what it finds could revolutionize what we know about our star and the solar wind that influences everything in our solar system.NASA has tapped APL to develop the ambitious Solar Probe mission, which will study the streams of charged particles the sun hurls into space from a vantage point within the sun's corona "“ its outer atmosphere "“...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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