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2014-09-12 16:24:14

Colorado eye care provider Vision Care Specialists welcomes Drs. Lee Guo and Chu (Yumi) Jeong to Lakewood and Aurora and expands hours at 3 locations. DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colorado eye care provider Vision Care Specialists announced expansion in staff and hours to meet the growing demand for its high quality eye care services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145684 As of September, 2014, Vision Care Specialists locations in Aurora,...

2014-09-10 08:41:05

Aurora Multimedia introduces convenient & complete AV Kits for Classrooms and Conference Rooms. MORGANVILLE, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEDIA 2014 Booth #568 -- Aurora Multimedia, a leader in IP control systems and HD video distribution, introduces three single-package One Room - One Cable(TM) kits. These kits will ship complete with 2-ceiling tile speakers, dual-input HDBaseT Wall Plate switcher, HDBaseT Receiver with 2x35W amplifier and an 8-button in-wall control panel....

2014-09-03 08:24:24

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX: GUY) ("GGI") and its wholly owned subsidiary, AGM Inc., (together, the "Company") are pleased to announce the signing of a common terms agreement (the "Credit Agreement") with International Finance Corporation, Export Development Canada, ING Capital LLC, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, and The Bank of Nova Scotia (collectively the "Senior Lenders") and other definitive documentation with respect to its previously...

aurora dances in the atmosphere
2014-08-21 10:07:12

Karen C. Fox, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center On the evening of Aug. 20, 2014, the International Space Station was flying past North America when it flew over the dazzling, green blue lights of an aurora. On board, astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of the aurora, seen from above. This auroral display was due to a giant cloud of gas from the sun – a coronal mass ejection or CME – that collided with Earth's magnetic fields on Aug. 19, 2014, at 1:57 a.m. EDT. This event set...

2014-08-20 16:21:14

Summer camps offered hands-on learning in cybersecurity, clean energy technology, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics AURORA, Colo. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) partnered again with local high schools and universities to co-host summer camps in July and Aug. featuring hands-on learning opportunities in cybersecurity, clean energy technologies, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics....

MAVEN spacecraft
2014-08-13 03:30:35

Dr. Tony Phillips, Science@NASA On October 19, 2014, Comet Siding Spring will pass by Mars only 132,000 km away - which would be like a comet passing about 1/3 of the distance between Earth and the Moon. The nucleus of the comet won't hit Mars, but there could be a different kind of collision. "We hope to witness two atmospheres colliding," explains David Brain of the University of Colorado's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP). "This is a once in a lifetime event!"...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

2014-07-31 16:28:10

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center begins transformational program AURORA, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss "boot camp" is coming to University of Colorado's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. "Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp," a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted...

2014-07-15 08:33:52

AURORA, Neb., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a competitive procurement process, the District of Columbia selected Hamilton Relay as the new Telecommunications Relay Service provider for DC Relay. Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service, began providing relay service to the District of Columbia on July 11, 2014. DC Relay, a program of the DC Public Service Commission, provides 24-hour service that enables individuals...

2014-07-08 08:37:22

AURORA, Neb., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a competitive procurement process, the State of Nevada selected Hamilton Relay as the new Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service provider for Relay Nevada. Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service, began providing service in Nevada on July 1, 2014. Relay Nevada, a program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - Aging and Disability Services...


Latest Aurora Reference Libraries

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Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Aurora -- The Polar Aurora are natural displays of light in the sky that can be seen with the unaided eye only at night. An auroral display in the Northern Hemisphere is called the aurora borealis, or the northern lights; in the Southern Hemisphere it is called the aurora australis. Auroras are the most visible effect of the sun's activity on the earth's atmosphere. The beautiful and often eerie curtains of light in the night time sky have been observed by people for millennia. An aurora...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Van Allen Radiation Belt -- The Van Allen radiation belt is a torus of energetic charged particles around Earth, trapped by Earth's magnetic field. The presence of a radiation belt had been theorized prior to the Space Age and the belt's presence was confirmed by the Explorer I on January 31, 1958 and Explorer III missions, under Doctor James Van Allen. The trapped radiation was first mapped out by Explorer IV and Pioneer III. Qualitatively, it is useful to view this belt as consisting...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Wind -- Solar wind, a stream of particles (mostly high-energy protons ~ 500 Kev) that is continually ejected from the surface of the Sun. The composition of this plasma is identical to the Sun's corona, 73% hydrogen and 25% helium with the remainder as trace impurities, and is ionized. Near Earth, the velocity of the solar wind varies from 200km/s-889km/s. The average is 450 km/s. Approximately 3000 tons of material is lost from the Sun every hour as solar wind. Since solar...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Flare -- A solar flare is a violent eruption that explodes from a star's photosphere with energies equivalent to tens of millions of hydrogen bombs. Solar flares from the Sun send out a streams of highly energetic solar wind that can present a radiation hazard to spacecraft outside of planetary magnetospheres and can disrupt radio signals on Earth. Solar flares were first observed on the Sun in 1859 by English astronomer Richard Carrington. They have also been observed to...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'