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2011-12-31 09:08:18

When NASA's Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around giant asteroid Vesta in July, scientists fully expected the probe to reveal some surprising sights. But no one expected a 13-mile high mountain, two and a half times higher than Mount Everest, to be one of them. The existence of this towering peak could solve a longstanding mystery: How did so many pieces of Vesta end up right here on our own planet? For many years, researchers have been collecting Vesta meteorites from "fall sites"...

Image 1 - Dawn Finds Vesta's Mountains, Rough Surface, And Old-young Dichotomy In Hemispheres
2011-10-03 11:44:30

NASA´s Dawn mission, which has been orbiting Vesta since mid-July, has revealed that the asteroid´s southern hemisphere boasts one of the largest mountains in the Solar System. Other results show that Vesta´s surface, viewed at different wavelengths, has striking diversity in its composition particularly around craters.  The surface appears to be much rougher than most asteroids in the main asteroid belt.  Preliminary results from crater age dates indicate that areas...

2011-06-22 07:10:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The app revolution has finally hit the world of online recruiting. JobSpeek is a new application that re-imagines the traditional job listing and brings mobile recruiting to anyone with an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad2. Employers, recruiters and small business owners can post a job from their device, add audio and pictures to it, then distribute it to the major job search engines for free. JobSpeek's inventor is Chris Russell, a veteran of the...

2009-05-19 07:30:00

Technology executive with two decades of IT experience in the media industry to head development of the company's Storage Delivery Network SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirvanix, the premier enterprise Cloud Storage service provider, today announced that it has hired Chris Russell, a longtime technology executive with extensive knowledge of IT in the motion picture and television industries, as its Vice President of Engineering. He reports directly to Nirvanix President and CEO Jim...

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2007-06-16 10:10:00

This summer, NASA will launch a robotic probe to visit two stange and giant asteroids -- one is covered with ice while the other may have been blasted by an ancient supernova. The tales these asteroids tell may reveal the true beginnings of our solar system. NASA -- The asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter is like the solar system's cluttered old attic. The dusty, forgotten objects there are relics from a time long ago, each asteroid with its own story to tell about the solar system's...


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