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2012-10-15 07:22:26

VANCOUVER, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: FCV) is pleased to announce the signing of a surface access agreement with the local community at its Aurora Cu-Mo project located in south-eastern Peru, and the commencement of an Induced Polarization and Magnetic Survey by Fugro Geophysics Pty Ltd. The work is expected to take around a month to complete. The Aurora project shows potential for the definition of a large copper-molybdenum porphyry system. The...

2012-10-01 02:27:18

Obama, Romney to Meet A Few Miles from Theater Where 12 Were Killed and 58 Injured in July 48,000 Americans Will Be Murdered with Guns During Next President's Term - Unless Washington Acts - www.DemandAPlan.org NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Mayors Against Illegal Guns: A survivor of the July mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado is appearing in a new TV ad asking the presidential candidates to explain how they will reduce...

2012-09-20 02:33:38

AURORA, Neb., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton CapTel announced today that they will be in New Orleans, Louisiana at AARP's Life@50+ National Event & Expo September 20-22, 2012. As well as providing free demonstrations of the CapTel 840i captioned telephone, Hamilton is offering free in-home installation service and technology support to its customers. Also, to commemorate AARP's Life@50+ motto, conference attendees who purchase a CapTel 840i telephone will receive a $50 credit to...

2012-09-18 14:20:25

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Customers and Chevy shoppers in the Naperville and Aurora, IL areas who have been considering purchasing a new Chevy truck need to head in to Chevrolet of Naperville for Chevy Truck Month. This annual event is going on now and will save you thousands of dollars in a new full-size Chevy truck or SUV. The dealership carries the full Chevrolet lineup and has a large selection of the Chevy Silverado near Aurora, IL . Don't miss out on Chevy...

2012-09-13 06:22:17

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevy Truck Month is finally back and just in time too. The Autumn season brings with it plenty of work for trucks and outdoorsman, and there is no better brand of vehicles to get the job done than Chevrolet trucks. Chevrolet of Naperville is holding their annual Chevy Truck Month in Naperville sale right now and customers that are interested in getting a full-size SUV or pickup truck should head in to the store soon, before the sale...

2012-09-11 02:29:55

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) ("UNFI" or the "Company"), the leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods, today announced plans to consolidate its four existing Denver-based distribution facilities into a new state-of-the-art, 535,000 square foot facility located at Gateway Park in Aurora, Colorado. The new facility is expected to commence operations in the summer of 2013. Situated near I-70 in the Denver...

2012-09-10 23:01:43

Cases.com has gone through a major makeover, introducing new features and functions to help consumers shop for ultimate smartphone and tablet cases from top manufacturers from around the world. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Cases.com — which has long been known as one of the Internet´s top mobile case providers — has reimagined its look and functionality to allow for an enhanced user experience that lets visitors learn about and purchase hundreds of the world´s...

Major Review Passed For NASA Mission To Study Magnetic Explosions
2012-09-06 07:20:05

On August 31, 2012 , NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission proved it was ready for its next steps by passing what's called a Systems Integration Review (SIR), which deems a mission ready to integrate instruments onto the spacecraft. The MMS mission is due to launch in late 2014. It will observe a mysterious process called magnetic reconnection, which creates explosive bursts of energy and which powers a variety of space phenomena from the aurora to giant eruptions of radiation on...

2012-09-05 10:20:46

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, executives and associates at the Chicago Regional Office of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. broke ground on a new, $4.9 million training center in Aurora. The facility is part of a campus-wide building project for Toyota's regional sales office, which is located on Sequoia Drive in Aurora. The new training center will be approximately 15,000 square feet in size and house three classrooms and 12 high-tech service bays. It is...

2012-08-14 14:21:22

AURORA, Ind., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping families navigate the different choices for cremation services has become easier with new arrangement guides from Aurora Casket Company. These customized guides are now available in printed form and for tablet presentation by funeral professionals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/CL57468 ) "Families who elect for cremation have many choices for creating an appropriate and meaningful goodbye," said Marty Strohofer,...


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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