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2014-02-13 16:29:52

OMAHA, NE, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Scoular Company has learned that Ceres Global Ag Corp. intends to use its subsidiary, Riverland Ag, to design and develop a grain elevator at the logistics hub being developed by Ceres in Northgate, Saskatchewan. The information was first communicated to Scoular at the end of January, and Scoular has vigorously objected to this unilateral action. Termination of Scoular's relationship to the Northgate project and with Ceres remains under...

2014-01-22 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists using the Herschel space observatory have made the first definitive detection of water vapor on the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt, Ceres. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Plumes of water vapor are thought to shoot up periodically from Ceres when portions of its icy surface warm slightly. Ceres is classified as a dwarf planet, a solar system body bigger than an asteroid...

Dwarf Planet Ceres Caught Spewing Out Water Vapor
2014-01-22 14:56:55

[ Watch the Video: Ceres Lets Of A Little Steam ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Water vapor has been discovered around the dwarf planet Ceres thanks to new data from the Herschel Space Observatory. Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt and sits between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists believe that Ceres is layered with a rocky core and icy outer mantle, which has significant implications for our understanding of the evolution of the Solar...

2014-01-21 04:21:39

ZURICH, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Yearbook commemorates companies with the best sustainability practices - For investors yearbook signals which companies are positioned to create shareholder value - RobecoSAM's CEO encourages the CEOs of the yearbook's 59 Industry Leaders to talk to their pension fund managers and help them embrace sustainability RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on...

2014-01-09 16:22:16

- Plantings for the 2013-2014 season successfully completed THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE) today announced financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2013 and provided an update on its business in Brazil. The company reported that mill plantings for the 2013-2014 sorghum growing season in Brazil have been successfully completed on time and according to Ceres crop management protocols. Growing conditions have...

2014-01-03 16:21:07

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE) today announced that it will report financial results for first quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Thursday, January 9, 2014 after the close of the market. The company has scheduled a webcast and conference call for 4:30 p.m. EST (1:30 p.m. PST) to discuss its fiscal first quarter results and to provide an update on its business. Live audio of the conference call will be webcast over the...

Vesta's Hidden Attractions Provided By Dawn
2013-12-17 08:01:02

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Some beauty is revealed only at a second glance. When viewed with the human eye, the giant asteroid Vesta, which was the object of scrutiny by the Dawn spacecraft from 2011 to 2012, is quite unspectacular color-wise. Vesta looks grayish, pitted by a variety of large and small craters. But scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, have re-analyzed the images of this giant asteroid obtained by Dawn's...

Dawn Mission Details
2013-12-04 10:18:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA officials have just announced the schedule for the spacecraft Dawn’s approach and activities at the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars. The NASA probe is slated to arrive at Ceres in late March or the beginning of April 2015 – 30 months after investigating a similar proto-planet called Vesta. "Our flight plan around Ceres will be choreographed to be very similar to the...


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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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vermicular
  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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