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2013-12-02 23:20:10

Groundbreaking scientist describes fleeing Hungarian revolution and pursuing American dream in "An American Scientist" Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The late 20th century was a period of scientific evolution that produced exponential increases in standards of living, quality of life and life expectancy. During this time, author and renowned scientist Gabor Somorjai shaped the fields of modern surface chemistry and catalysis. His discoveries over the past 50 years have...

Spacelab Remembered 30 Years Later
2013-11-29 05:26:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The first European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut traveled into space alongside the first Spacelab reusable laboratory 30 years ago Thursday, marking the organization’s inaugural entry into manned spaceflight. That astronaut, Ulf Merbold, became the first non-American to participate in a space shuttle mission when he departed from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 28, 1983, the ESA explained in a statement. “The six...

Copernicus Spacecraft Trajectory Design And Optimization System
2013-11-15 12:40:54

NASA Copernicus, a generalized spacecraft trajectory design and optimization system, is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory problems such as planet or moon centered trajectories, libration point trajectories, planet-moon transfers and tours, and all types of interplanetary and asteroid/comet missions. Development The Copernicus Project started at the University of Texas at Austin in August 2001. In June 2002, a grant from the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) was used to...

2013-11-05 23:27:46

Sonita Lontoh, chairman of IDF, will deliver keynote address to invited delegates, and share lessons learned and best practices on developing globally-competent professionals in the 21st century. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit focused on empowering Indonesian diaspora worldwide and strengthening the Indonesian human capital, announced today that the organization’s chairman, Sonita Lontoh, will deliver the keynote...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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