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2012-05-11 23:02:59

BBVA Compass Supports Life Beyond Cancer Foundation´s Providers for Survivors Network The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 BBVA Compass partners with the Life Beyond Cancer Foundation to offer financial education and consulting services as a piece of the LBCF Providers for Survivors Network (PFSN). The PFSN, a creation of Life Beyond Cancer Foundation, serves to provide assistance with cancer survivors´ unmet needs. BBVA Compass´ interest in Life Beyond Cancer was sparked...

Leading Exoplanet Hunters Awarded Science Prize
2012-02-06 04:00:09

Winners are the astronomers behind La Silla´s world-leading HARPS instrument World-renowned Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz of the Geneva Observatory have been awarded the 2011 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences for their work on exoplanets. The foundation recognized their groundbreaking efforts in developing “new astronomical instruments and experimental techniques that led to the observation of planets outside the solar...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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