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2014-08-26 23:06:29

Technology Industry Analyst and consultant Jeff Kagan is one of the best known and most often quoted analysts in the wireless industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August

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2012-08-11 09:00:32

Every year in August, the Perseid Meteor shower is visible to the naked eye and is a favorite for professional and amateur astronomers alike.

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2011-08-15 09:45:00

NASA astronaut Ron Garan found himself in a unique position for the annual Perseids meteor shower.

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2011-08-09 13:11:10

The Perseid meteor shower is peaking around August 12 through the 13th, but this year it will have to pierce through the sky against a full Moon.

2010-11-08 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2009-09-01 10:55:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported August sales of 17,112 vehicles.

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2009-08-10 15:30:00

Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield.

2008-08-04 12:00:35

By ROSEMARY GORING ONE of Alexander Solzhenitsyn s earliest memories was of helping his mother bury the medals his father had earned as an officer in the Russian army in the First World War.


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Perseids Meteor Shower -- Like most meteor showers, the Perseids are caused by comet debris. As comets enter the inner solar system, they are warmed by the sun and peppered by the solar wind, which produces the familar tails that stretch across the night sky when a bright comet is close to Earth. Comet tails are made of tiny pieces of ice, dust, and rock which are spewed into interplanetary space as they bubble off the comet's nucleus. When Earth encounters these particles on its...

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