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2010-09-02 11:49:39

Sociologist Ms Lucía Merino presented her PhD thesis entitled, Digital natives: a study of the technological socialisation of young people, at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Considering that young people nowadays are natives of the so-called digital culture, Ms Merino explored their relationship with the new technologies and how they learn and socialise through them. With this research, the author wished to set out guidelines as a basis to continue studying...

2010-08-23 13:26:16

Society gives sense to sport, i.e. sports are a reflection of the traits of a society. This is the conclusion of Mr Asier Oiarbide, lecturer at the Faculty of Physical Activities Science and Sports, in his PhD thesis defended at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). His work is entitled Mendi-zeharkaldi, aerobic eta futbolaren etnomotrizitateak (the ethnomotricity of mountain trekking, aerobics and football). Ethnomotricity involves understanding each sporting activity as an...

2010-07-20 08:00:00

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert Technology Associates (ETA), a leading voice and data communications provider, announced today the initiation of The Genesis Program, a new hiring initiative that will kick off with a formal open house Friday, August 13, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exciting event marks the beginning of ETA's intention to add to its team of driven, career-minded sales professionals and Account Executives. Candidates with proven self-direction and...

2010-07-01 10:57:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric Transmission America (ETA), a transmission joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, today released Phase One of a comprehensive study of the transmission needed in the Upper Midwest to support renewable energy development and to transport that energy to population and electricity load centers. ETA sponsored the study along with American Transmission Company,...

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2010-05-05 15:50:00

Halley's Comet - which was last seen from Earth on February 9 ,1986 - will bring a show to earth tonight yet again. The 2010 Eta Aquariid meteor shower contains flakes of dust from Halley's Comet.  It will produce about 30 visible meteors per hour overnight, with the best time to view being between 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.  Although the comet is now far away, past the orbit of Uranus, it has left behind a stream of dust that turns into meteors once it hits Earth's...

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2010-04-14 08:52:12

Using four of the world's largest telescopes, scientists have obtained the most detailed information yet from the regions around two young stars tens of light years away, finding compact discs of rocky and dusty material at distances comparable to that from the Earth to the Sun. Keele University astronomer Dr Rachel Smith will present the team's results on Wednesday April 14th at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting (NAM 2010) in Glasgow. The astronomers used data from the MIDI interferometer,...

2010-03-15 14:02:57

For a number of years now, the IXA group of the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has been undertaking research aimed at developing semi-automatic systems of benefit to the Basque language (Euskara). Amongst these systems are found the automatic treatment of mistakes in Basque and the tools that enable the learning of the language with IT means. In her PhD thesis presented at the UPV/EHU, Ms. Larraitz Uria, member of the IXA group, has set out...

2010-01-26 10:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Idaho's Basque Museum and Cultural Center has created an insider's look into the compelling historical journey of the of Basque men, women and children who immigrated in the early 20th Century from the Basque regions of France and Spain to the United States. "Hidden in Plain Sight: The Basques" is a new exhibit that will be displayed at Ellis Island National Monument in New York City. "Hidden in Plain Sight" explores the language, customs, traditions...

2010-01-05 06:50:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR) announced today that US Airways has contracted for PASSUR's arrival management system, RightETA(TM), to further enhance hub reliability, improve the customer experience, and reduce operational costs. "Our studies show that the PASSUR 'Estimated On' arrival time results are consistently and considerably more accurate than other sources. Combined with US Airways' developed taxi-in time...

2009-12-18 12:32:00

DETROIT, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accelerated Concept to Product (ACP) process, marketed by Engineering Technology Associates, Inc. (ETA) was the winner of the 2nd Annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit Section / Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Vehicle Innovation Competition. ACP is ETA's trade name for WorldAutoSteels's Future Steel Vehicle (FSV) Design Methodology, a multi-disciplinary approach utilizing computer-aided engineering tools...


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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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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