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NASA Electra Radio Delivered For Europe's 2016 Mars Orbiter
2014-07-04 03:31:11

Guy Webster, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars has been delivered for installation onto the ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO). The TGO is being assembled at Thales Alenia Space, in Cannes, France, for a 2016 launch opportunity.  It will study the Martian atmosphere for the presence of methane and other gases that may be present in small concentrations. It will also deploy the...

2013-06-13 23:20:53

Moto-Electra announced today that it has set a coast to coast world record for electric vehicles by making a trans-continental run in 3.5 days (84.5 hours). There was no battery swapping, and the vehicle made the entire trip under its own power. Blue Grass, Virginia (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Moto-Electra announced today that it has set a coast to coast world record for electric vehicles by making a trans-continental run in 3.5 days (84.5 hours). There was no battery swapping, and the vehicle...

2013-05-14 23:23:32

Moto-Electra announced today that it is set to challenge the world record for electric vehicles in a cross-continent ride that is planned to cover 2,500 miles in just three days. Blue Grass, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 -- Leader in electric motorcycle racing technology to cross the continent in a three-day 24x7 ride -- Moto-Electra announced today that it is set to challenge the world record for electric vehicles in a cross-continent ride that is planned to cover 2,500 miles in just three...

2011-07-27 10:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer, the world's leading high-end precision gaming brand, takes your thumping music beats and exciting game audio to the streets with the Razer Electra slick headphones designed to deliver powerful bass depth and crisp clear soundstages in a comfortable and versatile package. Whether gamers are flinging birds, pwning monsters, or running gauntlets on their smartphones, tablets, or netbooks, the demand for enriching gaming experiences with...

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2010-03-20 16:00:00

When the sun sets on Saturday, March 20th, a special kind of night will fall across the Earth. It's an equal night. Or as an astronomer would say, "it's an equinox." It's the date when the sun crosses the celestial equator heading north. Spring begins in one hemisphere, autumn in the other. The day and night are of approximately equal length. To celebrate the occasion, Nature is providing a sky show. It begins as soon as the sky grows dark. The Moon materializes first, a fat crescent hanging...

2008-07-24 03:00:41

By Robert Trussell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 24--Kyle Hatley, Kansas City Repertory Theatre's assistant artistic director, has boldly declared his presence at this year's KC Fringe Festival by directing two eccentric, creative and decidedly grim plays that sprang from his creative imagination. Each proves interesting enough to whet a viewer's appetite for more. "Watering the Grave" is an audacious attempt to retell Aeschylus's "The Libation Bearers" as a "blues/folk" musical. The...

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2007-04-12 16:33:04

The Seven Sisters, also known as the Pleiades, seem to float on a bed of feathers in a new infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Clouds of dust sweep around the stars, swaddling them in a cushiony veil. The view is quite different from what you might see if you look out to the west shortly after dusk. Right now, the famous family of stars is "stepping out" in the evening skies with a very bright and dazzling Venus. During the period from around April 10 to 13, the Pleiades...

2005-11-15 09:53:26

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Carmen Electra, Leslie Nielsen and Simon Rex are joining the cast of "Scary Movie 4." Electra, whose character died in the original installment of the "Scary Movie" franchise, is back to play a new role in a plotline that parodies "The Village." Spoof vet Nielsen and Rex will reprise their roles from "Scary Movie 3." Anna Faris and Regina Hall already have boarded the project. The fourth chapter of the spoof franchise will take on...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Pleiades -- in astronomy, in astronomy, famous open star cluster in the constellation Taurus; cataloged as M45. The cluster consists of some 500 stars, has a diameter of 35 light-years, and is 400 light- years distant from the earth. Six stars are easily visible to the naked eyeAlcyone (the brightest), Electra, Celaeno, Sterope, Maia, and Taygete. Known as the Seven Sisters, this group was named by the Greeks for the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione; the seventh Pleiad was,...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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