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Will We Ever Make It To Outer Space?
2012-06-25 05:34:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com There was a lot of talk this weekend in Santa Clara, California about not only the possibility of taking trips to outer space, but how we might get there as well. Looking outward, astrobiologists, astronauts,  space experts and a number of enthusiasts gathered together at this year´s SETIcon II to discuss all things cosmic. Two of the aforementioned experts at SETIcon were Bill Nye (the Science Guy) and Dr. Mae Jemison (the first woman of color...

2011-06-22 15:04:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of Palo Alto has awarded Chabot Space & Science Center a $1.8 million grant to support enhancements to the Center's Bill Nye's Climate Lab exhibition and website. The Lab enables kids ages 8-14 to learn basic principles of climate science and engage in behaviors that address climate change. Bill Nye's Climate Lab offers an optimistic, solutions-oriented, highly interactive educational...

2010-11-18 13:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Playtex Products LLC at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=e66eb3e7-109e-4407-9d6e-8cc3fcdbd255# Bill Nye the Science Guy® knows a thing or two about germs. The Emmy award-winning comedic scientist has devised fun and easy at-home lab experiments for parents to do with their kids to learn more about germs -- so they can worry less about getting sick this cold and flu season....

2010-11-16 09:30:00

SHELTON, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For today's busy families, getting sick is no fun. With cough, cold and flu season here, many parents are taking precautions to help keep their children healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),(1) one of the best ways to protect against getting sick is to wash hands often. To help teach families about the importance of clean hands and preventing the spread of germs, Wet Ones® Antibacterial...

2010-06-22 08:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the need for comprehensive eye exams. If I see fine, do I really need to go to the eye doctor on an annual basis? If I wear someone else's glasses will that hurt my eyes? Will wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? To debunk many of the myths surrounding annual eye exams, VSP® Vision Care today released its third online video in the VSP EyeFiles(SM) series starring Emmy...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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