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Mercurys Magnetic Field Provides Clues On How Its Interior

Mercury's Magnetic Field Provides Clues On How Its Interior Is Different From Earth's

Stuart Wolpert, University of California - Los Angeles Earth and Mercury are both rocky planets with iron cores, but Mercury's interior differs from Earth's in a way that explains why the planet has such a bizarre magnetic field, UCLA planetary...

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2014-08-01 20:20:19

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a collision involving a VIA Rail passenger train and derailed cars from a CN freight train near Gananoque, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation...

2014-08-01 16:20:50

Road Safety Organization Raises Awareness About the Dangers of Red-Light Running WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) will recognize National Stop on Red Week (August 3-9, 2014) by promoting safe driving and raising awareness about the dangers of red-light running. Beginning this Sunday, NCSR will partner with communities across the country on daily activities to educate the public about the importance of stopping at red lights. In...

2014-08-01 08:24:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global supply chain grows, the reliance on outsourcing safety functions (combined with an increased reliance on technological capabilities for surveillance, monitoring, storage and data analysis) may be stymieing innovations that could be generated if employees were seen as partners in the process. That is the conclusion author Sidney Dekker draws in his article, "Employees a Problem to Control or Solution to...

2014-07-31 23:22:09

Confident Aire, Inc., an HVAC Company located in the Far West Suburbs of Chicagoland announces discounts on sump pumps and generators aimed at helping homeowners avoid disaster from violent storms during August, the rainiest month of the year in the Chicago area. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Did you know that in the Chicago area, August is the rainiest month of the year? According to the National Weather Service, Chicago receives on average 3 to 7 inches of rainfall during this...

2014-07-31 23:20:39

West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Robinette has released a free e-book version of "Righting the Wrong: West Virginia Serious Injury Guide" to the public. This guide provides essential information WV accident injury victims need to know when filing an insurance injury claim in order to maximize chances of being fairly compensated for injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and future expenses and losses. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 West Virginia Personal Injury...

2014-07-31 23:18:28

Bedford Commons OB-GYN has issued this public awareness article about Listeriosis to help women in the community. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Due to a recent and major recall on stone fruits at major stores, Bedford Commons OB-GYN of Bedford, NH and their team of healthcare providers is issuing this public service and awareness announcement for women around New Hampshire and beyond. Items recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration include, in particular, peaches, nectarines,...

2014-07-31 23:17:41

Miller Public Adjusters, a licensed public insurance adjuster and policyholder advocate, expands from the Midwest to open an office in Tampa, Florida. Recognizing the need for policyholder advocacy in Florida, Miller Public Adjusters looks to assist homeowners and business owners who have suffered a loss to their property and need assistance settling their insurance claim. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Licensed Public Adjuster and owner of Miller Public Adjusters, David Miller,...

2014-07-31 23:16:51

Tulsa Hyundai showcases the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata with its several innovative and advanced features and amenities. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Tulsa Hyundai anicipates the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata with its several innovative and advanced features and amenities. These features include advanced safety elements that gained the 2015 Sonata the title of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). This honor makes the new Sonata one of the safest cars on...

2014-07-31 23:09:28

Six schools of nursing, selected by competitive application, have been named NLN Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education this year. New COEs will be formally recognized at the NLN’s Annual Education Summit in Phoenix, September 17-20. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Six schools of nursing have been named NLN Centers of Excellence (COE) for 2014 to 2018, bringing the total to 35, the National League for Nursing Board of Governors has announced. The selection is by competitive...

2014-07-31 23:06:06

This new IBWA YouTube video serves as a reminder for people to take a moment to re-assess their risks and update hurricane kits and emergency plans. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today launched a new video on its BottledWaterMatters YouTube channel called “Bottled Water – Always there when you need it,” which tells the story of the vital role bottled water plays in times of natural disasters and other emergencies. Late summer...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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