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2008-10-30 18:00:13

A car bomb exploded at a Spanish university Thursday, injuring 17 people, in an attack authorities blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA. The explosion at the University of Navarra in Pamplona set off a massive blaze as fuel tanks in nearby parked cars caught fire, Bernardino Leon, a university professor, told the Spanish Antena 3 TV network. The 17 injured suffered from glass cuts and hearing problems, a spokeswoman for Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, across the street from the...

2008-10-07 18:00:29

Educational publisher ETA/Cuisenaire announces that two of its flagship products, VersaTiles(R) Math and VersaTiles(R) Literacy, have been reviewed and recommended by the U.S. Department of Education in a new Consumer's Guide to Afterschool Math and Literacy. The guide is a joint publication produced by the U.S. Department of Education's National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL (formerly the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory) and PEAR (Program in Education,...

2008-10-01 15:00:31

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: PSSR) announced today that Salt Lake City International Airport has contracted for PASSUR RightETA(TM), an information feed of PASSUR Estimated Times of Arrival (ETA's), which will be incorporated into the airport's information systems. "Accurate information for our passengers and those meeting them is a key airport service," said Lisa Oldham, IT Manager for the Salt Lake City Department of...

2008-09-24 00:00:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 500 guests attended Susan and Tony Bennett's Exploring the Arts (ETA) gala tonight which was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The evening raised over $1.2M for the Bennett's non-profit Exploring the Arts organization that supports arts education in public schools. Honored at the event were Reed Hastings, Chairman, President and CEO of Netflix Sumner Redstone, Executive Chairman of Viacom and CBS Corporation, and Steve Wynn, Chairman of...

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2008-09-11 08:50:00

Eta Carinae, the galaxy's biggest, brightest and perhaps most studied star after the sun, has been keeping a secret: Its giant outbursts appear to be driven by an entirely new type of stellar explosion that is fainter than a typical supernova and does not destroy the star. Reporting in the Sept. 11 issue of Nature, University of California, Berkeley, astronomer Nathan Smith proposes that Eta Carinae's historic 1843 outburst was, in fact, an explosion that produced a fast blast wave similar...

2008-09-02 18:00:24

ETA/Cuisenaire announces a special deal on VersaTiles(R), its exclusive self-correcting, independent student practice system designed to build essential skills and improve test scores in math, science and reading. At a time when classroom spending is tight, educators now have the chance to stretch their budgets with this special offer from the premier publisher of hands-on educational materials. From now through Nov. 30, 2008, educators will receive five free additional VersaTiles answer...

2008-08-06 09:00:55

Finnish power engineering company Wartsila has been awarded a contract by ETA Star International of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to supply a 36MW power plant for a new cement works facility in Angola. This is Wartsila's first power plant order from Angola. The plant is due to be handed over in June 2010. For this power plant, Wartsila will deliver four 20V32 diesel generating sets running on heavy fuel oil. Wartsila is providing all engineering of the plant and is delivering all the...

2008-08-05 12:00:33

Excerpt from report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 5 August The mayor of San Sebastian, Odon Elorza, has called today on Ignacio de Juana Chaos, the ETA man released from prison, that "he change his attitude and acknowledge the pain caused". At midday in the lderdi Eder gardens in the Guipuzcoa Province capital a floral offering was made to the victims of terrorism, with 25 white roses placed in memory of the 25 people murdered by De Juana Chaos - the ex-member of the "Madrid cell"...

2008-07-15 12:00:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric Transmission America (ETA), a joint venture of American Electric Power and MidAmerican Energy Holdings, has formed a joint venture company with OGE Energy Corp. to build and own new electric transmission assets in Oklahoma. The joint venture, Horizon Transmission LLC, will build approximately 170 miles of extra-high voltage 765-kilovolt transmission from the Kansas-Oklahoma border north of Woodward, Okla., that will link into...

2008-07-14 15:00:46

By Middle East and North Africa Business Report, Amman, Jordan Jul. 14--The Star Consortium comprising of the Al Ghurair Investments' subsidiary TransAsia Gas International and ETA Ascon Star Group's Star Petro Energy, have successfully concluded a deal with the National Oil Company (NOC) of Libya to set up a joint venture company to own and upgrade its Ras Lanuf refinery. The companies had signed a Joint Venture framework agreement in February earlier this year confirming their intentions...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Eta Carinae -- Eta Carinae is a very large (100-150 times as much mass as the Sun) and bright (about 4 million times as bright) star, in the constellation Carina (right ascension 10 h 45.1 m, declination -5941m). The star is surrounded by a large, bright nebula, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the Keyhole Nebula, or NGC3372 One remarkable aspect of Eta Carinae is its changing brightness. When it was first catalogued in 1677 by Edmond Halley, it was of the 4th magnitude, but later it...

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