Latest Celestia Stories

2014-04-22 16:23:09

Green Builder Media's Celestia Project smashes dystopian narratives about the future; promises instead an age of environmental balance and abundance. SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A time capsule has been found in New York's Central Park. But this is no ordinary artifact. It comes from the future--the year 2100. As researchers begin sifting through its contents, they find documents, videos and technology that shake the world from its dystopian trance. A hopeful future is...

2014-04-07 23:29:52

Vito Technology has announced the release of their award-winning astronomy guide Star Walk for Windows Phone. Star Walk is an educational augmented reality app for spotting over 200,000 stars, planets, constellations, satellites and galaxies in the night sky. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Vito Technology has announced the release of their award-winning stargazing app Star Walk for Windows Phone. Star Walk is an educational augmented reality app for spotting over 200,000 stars,...

2014-01-09 23:02:35

Writers of the Future 2011 winner Gives releases her children's book "Seven Days to Save the World and other Homework Projects" Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Patty Jansen of Sydney, Australia, who was honored as a first place quarterly winner at the 27th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards in April of 2011, has now released her 18th story, "Seven Days to Save the World and other Homework Projects." Since her win two years ago, Patty has continued...

2011-01-18 09:07:00

CELESTIA, The Spiral, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Extraordinary images from deep space distributed last week by NASA, a space agency on the Earth, reveal a mysterious green blob looming in the vast empty darkness. Today, Marleybonian researchers with the Spiral Geographic Society have unveiled a new image of the same region in space. Using advanced astronomical devices recently discovered in the ancient undersea world of Celestia, the image reveals startling new details that raise many...

2010-10-11 08:37:00

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- KingsIsle Entertainment announces the release of its highly-anticipated expansion world, Celestia, to the Wizard101 Test Realm. The Test Realm, which provides players the opportunity to preview new game content, is open to current Wizard101 Subscribers and to all Wizards who have purchased Crowns within the last 30 days. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100526/KINGSISLELOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-02 08:35:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its launch in September 2008, KingsIsle Entertainment's flagship game Wizard101 has become one of the most popular online destinations for family entertainment. Over the last two years Wizard101 has received critical acclaim as one of the best massively-multiplayer games on the market. Millions of players have discovered the mysteries of the Spiral, explored hundreds of hours of epic storyline, and joined to create a vibrant player community....

2009-05-28 11:10:00

Actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg narrates Journey to the Stars, a new space show opening July 4 at New York's Hayden Planetarium. Goldeberg is a panelist on the TV chat show The View. She also won an Oscar for her performance in the supernatural romance Ghost. The American Museum of Natural History said the pre-recorded planetarium show she narrates launches visitors through time and space to experience the life and death of the stars in our night sky. Travel 13 billion years into...

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Planetary Astronomy
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Artistic concept of a planetary system. Credit: Wikipedia/NASA/JPL-Caltech The term Astronomy encompasses a broad range of topics, including the study of stars, galaxies, and planets. In order to focus on the different areas of study, many subfields of astronomy emerge. One such area is the study of planets known, appropriately, as Planetary Astronomy. Observational Planetary Astronomy Even within the field of Planetary Astronomy, there are several divisions to...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.