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Nitrogen Fingerprint In Biomolecules Could Be From The Early

Nitrogen Fingerprint In Biomolecules Could Be From The Early Sun

Susan Brown, University of California - San Diego No need for delivery by comet Chemical fingerprints of the element nitrogen vary by extremes in materials from the molecules of life to the solar wind to interstellar dust. Ideas for how this...

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2014-09-29 23:13:30

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Launches Brand New Website that is Easier to Navigate. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Red Comet introduced a brand new website that is icon-based and allows for easy navigation. Users can effortlessly navigate the website to quickly access the information they need. The new website has been designed to effectively showcase all the courses offered by Red Comet. Red Comet is a Fully Accredited (NWAC, AdvancED) organization that...

2014-09-28 23:03:03

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Introduces Flexible Curriculum and Assessments for All its Courses. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Red Comet introduced flexibility with regard to curriculum and assessments for all its courses. School administrators can tailor the curriculum and assessment strategy to meet the needs of individual students. The new system allows each student to experience the course material in a different way. School administrators can track...

2014-09-26 23:07:49

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Introduces Seat Licenses for Schools. Prosser, Wa (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Red Comet introduced the seat licensing model to all its partner schools. Public or private schools can now purchase Red Comet seat licenses for their students. Each seat license allows a student to enroll in unlimited number of Core courses within a semester. Schools find this a financially-attractive option to effectively boost graduation rates for their...

2014-09-19 23:08:59

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online School, Launches New Learning Management Platform. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Red Comet introduced a brand new Learning Management Platform that hosts all the courses on one platform. Students can access all their courses by simply logging into one system. The new platform offers a lot of flexibility to school administrators who can tailor the curriculum and assessments to meet the needs of individual students. The new system offers...

2014-09-18 23:14:40

Red Comet, an Accredited Online School, Adds New Enrichment Courses in Science. These Courses are Available to Students Across the United States for Credit. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Red Comet has unveiled several new courses in the subject area of science. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in new enrichment courses, including Anatomy, Marine Science, Physiology, Physical Science, Comprehensive Physics, Comprehensive Chemistry, Comprehensive Earth & Space...

comet landing site
2014-09-15 07:40:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Usually ‘X’ marks the spot, but for the ESA’s Rosetta orbiter, Site ‘J’ has been selected as the place where its Philae lander will touch-down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P/C-G), officials at the agency announced on Monday. Rosetta, which is the first mission to ever rendezvous with a comet, will accompany 67P/C-G on its journey throughout the inner solar system and will measure the increase in activity as its...

comet 67P map
2014-09-13 07:00:28

DC Agle, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientists have found that the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko -- the target of study for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission -- can be divided into several regions, each characterized by different classes of features. High-resolution images of the comet reveal a unique, multifaceted world. ESA's Rosetta spacecraft arrived at its destination about a month ago and is currently accompanying the comet as it progresses on its route...

2014-09-11 23:12:47

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School, Launches New Enrichment Courses in Social Studies. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Red Comet has unveiled several new courses in the subject area of Social Studies. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in new enrichment courses, including Economics with Financial Literacy, History of the Holocaust, and Comprehensive US and World History. These courses allow students to advance their knowledge in this subject area...

2014-09-09 23:11:48

Red Comet, an accredited, self-Paced, online high school, unveils several NCAA®-approved courses. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Red Comet obtained approval from National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA®) for several of its high school courses. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in several core courses in all subject areas, including English, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Advanced Placement. Aspiring athletes can now use the comprehensive...

2014-09-08 23:10:01

Red Comet, an Accredited Online Course Provider, now offers Middle School classes for credit. Students across the United States of America take Red Comet online classes to supplement classes available to them at their schools. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Red Comet is introducing several new middle school courses that are related to all subject areas as well as electives. For the 2014-15 school year, students may enroll in middle school subjects related to Social Studies,...


Latest Comet Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 16:02:02

A Shubunkin is a type of single-tailed goldfish with calico coloration, a combination of orange, white, black, red, and blue markings, blue being the most desired. They are similar to the common goldfish and the comet goldfish. Also called speckled goldfish, harlequin goldfish, calico goldfish, and coronation fish, they were developed in Japan about a hundred years ago by crossing calico fantails with single-tailed goldfish to produce a hardy, able swimmer with bright colors. There are...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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2007-04-10 13:51:34

The Comet is a commonly kept form of goldfish, the only type to have originated in the United States. They first appeared in the ponds of the Fish Commission in Washington in the early 1880s. Hugo Mullertt was the first person to bring the Comet goldfish to the market in a large quantity. Characterized by a long, tall, flowing tailfin they can be differentiated from the common goldfish, although otherwise they are very similar. Both of these varieties are quite hardy and will do well in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...

Solar System
2012-10-22 06:09:41

The Solar System refers to the area in space that is dominated by our own Sun. It is comprised of the Sun and its associated astronomical objects that are held in its gravitational orbit. The Solar System was formed as a result of the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. The mass of this system is located almost entirely in the Sun. Apart from the Sun, a high percentage of the remainder of the system’s mass is located in the eight solitary planets that...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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