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Solar Eclipse To Be Feature Attraction
2012-11-11 10:07:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Astronomers, other scientists and amateur space enthusiasts from around the world are preparing to converge on the coast of northeastern Australia, where spectators will be treated to a rare total eclipse of the sun later on this week. According to NASA reports, the eclipse will occur approximately one hour after sunrise on the morning of November 14, local Australian time. At that hour, the moon will pass directly in front...

2012-03-19 23:03:17

Cairns Plumber, Chris Phillips, has brought his business online with the launch of a website, CairnsPlumber.com. By offering plumbing tips and news, this local plumber is leveraging the power of the internet to build relationships with his clients. (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Chris Phillips has lived in Cairns, Queensland, Australia for over 20 years and has earned a reputation as Cairns´ friendliest plumber. Now this local plumber is building even stronger relationships with the people...

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2011-02-03 12:38:09

NASA's Aqua satellite captured visible and infrared imagery of powerful Cyclone Yasi as it was making landfall in Queensland. The center of the monster cyclone Yasi made landfall on Australia's northeastern coast early Thursday (Australia local time) bringing heavy rainfall, severe winds and storm surge.On Feb. 2 at 03:35 UTC/1:35 p.m. Australia local time, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Cyclone Yasi...

2009-12-14 05:00:00

CAIRNS, Australia and HOUSTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX:IOC), is pleased to refer you to the presentation which is to be delivered by InterOil Executive, Mr. Wayne Andrews, V.P. Capital Markets, at a series of institutional investor briefings in New York in December 2009. Presentation slides have been posted on InterOil's website: www.interoil.com COMPANY DESCRIPTION InterOil Corporation is developing a vertically integrated energy...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

HOUSTON and CAIRNS, Australia, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) today announced that it will release financial and operating results for the third quarter, after the market closes for trading on Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 with full text of the news release and accompanying financials available on the company's website at: www.interoil.com. A conference call will be held on Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30 a.m....

2009-10-19 06:30:00

CAIRNS, Australia, and HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC), is pleased to refer you to the powerpoint presentation which is to be presented in the U.S. this week, to brokers and institutions, by Mr. Phil Mulacek, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of InterOil and Mr. Wayne Andrews, V.P. Capital Markets. Presentation slides have been posted on InterOil's website: www.interoil.com. COMPANY DESCRIPTION InterOil Corporation is...

2009-10-16 07:00:00

HOUSTON and CAIRNS, Australia, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX:IOC), today announced it has received notification from Papua New Guinea's competition authority advising that the application by InterOil's subsidiary for authorisation of the purchase of Shell Oil Products (PNG) Limited, the owner and operator of an aviation fuelling business located at the Jackson International Airport, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea announced on July 22nd 2009,...

2009-09-16 07:00:00

HOUSTON and CAIRNS, Australia, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) today announced two transactions concerning participation interests in the Elk/Antelope field. In the first transaction (which remains subject to customary closing conditions), InterOil has agreed to acquire indirect participation interests held by a number of investors under the Amended and Restated Indirect Participation Interest Agreement dated February 2005 (the "IPI...

2009-09-04 14:02:00

CAIRNS, Australia and HOUSTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) today confirmed that it and its joint venture partners, Petromin PNG Holdings Limited and Pacific LNG Operations Ltd., have submitted a project agreement to the government of Papua New Guinea for the construction of a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Both the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Sir Michael Somare, as well as the...

2006-03-20 06:45:00

By David Crisafulli INNISFAIL, Australia -- One of the most powerful cyclones to hit Australia in decades lashed the northern city of Cairns on Monday with winds of up to 290 kph (180 mph), ripping roofs off houses, uprooting trees and flattening crops. There were no reports of deaths by late Monday but authorities said about 30 people had received minor injuries. The eye of Cyclone Larry crossed the coast just south of Cairns, the sugar-growing town of Innisfail taking the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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