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2010-03-05 09:58:00

HAMPTON, Va., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a summer internship program at NASA's Langley Research Center, Alex Matus got more than just work experience -- he got an award. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Matus, who attends Texas A&M University, spent last summer as a Langley Aerospace Summer Research Scholar, where he worked with atmospheric scientist John Murray in the Science Directorate studying the impact of volcanic ash on aviation....

2009-04-30 21:03:11

Steven Stamkos scored twice and Martin St. Louis added a goal Thursday, helping Canada crush the Czech Republic 5-1 at the World Hockey Championship. Canada's win came in one of four games that opened the second phase of the tournament and the Canadians were the only team to win in regulation time Thursday. Russia defeated Sweden in overtime 6-5, Belarus was a 3-2 overtime winner over Norway and Latvia stunned Switzerland 2-1 in a shootout. Canada leads Group E with nine points and, with two...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.