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Opportunity Rover’s 10th Anniversary Honored By Ray Arvidson
2014-01-23 16:24:20

[ Watch The Video: Celebrating the Opportunity Rover’s 10th Anniversary ] Washington University in St. Louis Whirlwind tour of the past 10 years of adventures and discoveries by mission scientist Ray Arvidson Ten years ago, on Jan. 24, 2004, the Opportunity rover landed on a flat plain in the southern highlands of the planet Mars and rolled into an impact crater scientists didn't even know existed. The mission team, understandable giddy that it hadn't crashed or mysteriously...

2014-01-02 12:20:07

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") announced that it has acquired Endurance Exploration Group, LLC in a share exchange agreement. Endurance Exploration Group, LLC ("Endurance") is a development stage company that specializes in subsea shipwreck research, search and survey, inspection, and recovery projects. Additional information regarding the acquisition can be found in the Company's "Super 8K" filed with the SEC on December 31....

Zombie Worms And Shipwrecks
2013-08-14 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Zombie worms are coming for your bones – but probably only if they end up at the bottom of Antarctic waters. A new report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B suggested that if a wooden ship and its crew sank in the Southern Ocean that surrounds Antarctica, any evidence of the crew would decompose long before the ship itself. That's because so-called "zombie worms" - including two newly discovered species - living at the bottom...

2012-03-22 21:12:38

Endocannabinoids motivated the evolution of exercise In the last century something unexpected happened: humans became sedentary. We traded in our active lifestyles for a more immobile existence. But these were not the conditions under which we evolved. David Raichlen from the University of Arizona, USA, explains that our hunter-gatherer predecessors were long-distance endurance athletes. 'Aerobic activity has played a role in the evolution of lots of different systems in the human body,...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

The Endurance Paradox: Bone Health for the Endurance Athlete is a new book that explains how athletes can balance endurance exercise and bone health so they can arrive at the start line healthy. Thomas Whipple and Robert Eckhardt provide holistic, simple and effective workout and nutritional strategies in this essential guide for endurance athletes, fitness enthusiasts, coaches and exercise physiologists. State College, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 A new book explains why endurance athletes do...

2011-05-24 07:15:00

LONDON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While preproduction has already begun for season 2, International Distribution Company for the Endurance Traveler series, Park Entertainment, signed a contract with NGC Network International for rights to the series, which premiered in the United States last fall on Fox Sports Network. Dean Warhaft, Host and Executive Producer says, "Endurance Traveler is a great fit for Nat Geo Adventure channel because the series is specifically designed so viewers...

2011-04-14 06:00:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Mudder, Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet, announced today that CLIF Builder's®, the high protein bar from CLIF Bar & Company, will be the official protein bar for all 2011 Tough Mudder events. As part of the partnership, CLIF will provide financial support and over 100,000 full-size CLIF Builder's for distribution at the remaining 2011 Tough Mudder events. CLIF Builder's have 20 grams of quality soy and...

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2010-12-24 06:30:00

On Dec. 16, 2010, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reached a crater about the size of a football field-some 90 meters (295 feet) in diameter. The rover team plans to use cameras and spectrometers during the next several weeks to examine rocks exposed at the crater, informally named "Santa Maria." A mosaic of image frames taken by Opportunity's navigation camera on Dec. 16 shows the crater's sharp rim and rocks ejected from the impact that had excavated the crater. Opportunity...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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