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2010-11-17 07:00:00

YORK, England, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Superbreak, the short break specialist, has announced the addition of several headline acts to its concerts and events break programme. The company has secured tickets to some of the most popular pop, rock and comedy acts currently touring including Kings of Leon, Bon Jovi and Peter Kay. Recently Superbreak has noticed a surge in demand for its event breaks as its hotel and ticket packages for Take That's Progress Tour went on sale and interest...

2010-11-04 13:52:00

YORK, England, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Superbreak, the short break tour operator, has launched a range of hotel and ticket packages for Take That's Manchester and Wembley Arena shows. The Yorkshire based tour operator reported a surge of enquiries into its call centre for Take That event packages after tickets went on general sale last week. In response to this demand, Superbreak has secured a number of standing Take That tickets for both the Wembley Arena and City of Manchester...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exploratorium, San Francisco's internationally acclaimed museum of science, art and human perception, the acknowledged prototype for hands-on museums internationally, broke ground at its future home on Piers 15 and 17, on San Francisco's historic waterfront. This is the largest project on the waterfront since the Giants' AT&T park. The Exploratorium, a private, not-for-profit organization, also has an ambitious $300 million fundraising...

2010-10-19 09:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent world rankings placing the United States a dismal 21st in science education, America's science museums could become a priceless resource to the nation's youth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) There are more than 150 science museums in the U.S. but bringing new exhibits to the public are costly. The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, a non-profit...

2010-03-16 16:48:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new exhibition hall dedicated to the discovery and understanding of human origins opens March 17 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Based on decades of cutting-edge research by Smithsonian scientists, the David H. Koch (pronounced "coke") Hall of Human Origins will open to the public in a special preview from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, which also marks the 100-year anniversary of the museum's official opening on the...

2010-02-18 13:00:00

A mysterious and fascinating experience! TORONTO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/museums-nature-de-montreal/au-biodome-de-montreal-soiree-au-clair-de-lune /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE CNW Social Media

2010-02-11 18:57:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AstroTurf®, the iconic synthetic turf brand, has been selected to install a new sports surface at the Edward Jones Dome for the 2010 St. Louis Rams football season. The decision was announced today jointly by the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission (CVC) and the St. Louis Rams. AstroTurf®'s innovative Magic Carpet® II(TM) Conversion System, which features its GameDay(TM)3D Synthetic Turf...

2010-01-19 17:14:00

January 30-April 25, 2010 WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This winter, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will present Turner to Cezanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales, organized by the American Federation of Arts and National Museum Wales. Turner to Cezanne features an outstanding group of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and works on paper from National Museum Wales, which has an internationally acclaimed collection of Impressionist and...

2009-12-07 18:18:00

WAXHAW, N.C., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- P & L International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative land and marine based satellite communication solutions, announced today "ZipPhaser", a breakthrough maritime and aircraft satellite communication system. Initially designed for military applications, "ZipPhaser" is commercially available for the very first time. The system is designed to meet the highest performance Internet and Telephonic demands while underway at sea or air. (Photo:...

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2009-08-05 08:39:41

Sony's Columbia Pictures has bought the rights to the late U.S. singer Michael Jackson's last rehearsal footage for $60 million, court documents show. E! News said a judge still has to approve Columbia's deal with AEG Live, the concert promoter that was handling Jackson's planned 50-date residency at London's O2 arena, before the studio can make a feature-length film about Jackson's preparation for his comeback. The O2 concerts were slated to start last month. Jackson died June 25 at the age...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Palomar Observatory -- Owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology, a privately endowed educational and research institution located in Pasadena, California, and is used to support the scientific research programs of Caltech's faculty and students. The principal instruments at Palomar are the 200-inch Hale Telescope, the 48-inch Oschin Telescope, the 18-inch Schmidt telescope, and the 60-inch reflecting telescope (operated jointly by Caltech and the Carnegie Institute of...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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