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2011-06-23 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft is on track to begin the first extended visit to a large asteroid. The mission expects to go into orbit around Vesta on July 16 and begin gathering science data in early August.

2011-06-23 12:00:00

With Record 109 Resolutions Filed, Investors Achieve Strong Results on Natural Gas "Fracking," Water, Coal Ash Disposal and Oil Refinery Safety at Annual Shareholder Meetings BOSTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year's shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed with 81 U.S.

2011-06-21 08:15:33

NASA will host a news briefing at 2 pm EDT on Thursday, June 23, to discuss the Dawn spacecraft's year-long visit to the large asteroid Vesta.

2011-06-13 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists working with NASA's Dawn spacecraft have created a new video showing the giant asteroid Vesta as the spacecraft approaches this unexplored world in the main asteroid belt.

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2011-06-13 11:25:00

Scientists have created a new video to give a glimpse into the future as NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches the giant asteroid Vesta.

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2011-06-10 10:35:10

The 'moment of truth is about to arrive,' says UCLA's Christopher Russell.

2011-05-27 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll of 800 likely Ohio voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to 60 miles per gallon by 2025 and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from new cars, pickup trucks, minivans and SUVs.

2011-05-12 15:01:00

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear received Best First Time Report for its CSR Report for the North American competition sponsored by Ceres and the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) at the Ceres conference in Oakland, California.

2011-05-11 14:02:00

Announce Specific Commitments to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency, Better Working Conditions Worldwide, Green Investing OAKLAND, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable business practices got a powerful, public boost today when a group of globally prominent investors, Fortune 500 companies and organized labor announced a series of coordinated commitments to combat climate change and other societal challenges while building a safer, more sustainable global economy.

2011-05-11 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft has obtained its first image of the giant asteroid Vesta, which will help fine-tune navigation during its approach.


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2009-04-28 17:17:08

Johann Daniel Titius was born on January 2, 1729 in Konitz, Royal Prussia. He was a professor at Wittenberg. He is most famous for the Titius-Bode law, which helped him find the existence of a minor planet at 2.8 AU from the sun in 1766. The planet was later named Ceres. Titius died in Wittenberg on December 11, 1796. To his honor, the Titius asteroid in 1998 and the Titius lunar crater are named after him.

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