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2014-10-08 12:24:25

Adds Taylor & Francis, Mitchell Lane, HCPro and World Scientific e-books to Platform FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New content covering popular healthcare and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics is now available on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), the e-book platform offered by Gale, part of Cengage Learning. The signing of publishers Taylor & Francis, Mitchell Lane, HCPro and World Scientific combined will add approximately 750...

2014-10-06 12:32:25

The New Jersey State Library to Implement Career Online High School, a product of Gale, part of Cengage Learning TRENTON, N.J. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several public libraries throughout New Jersey are offering residents the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and credentialed career certificates through Career Online High School, a program brought to libraries by Gale and arranged locally through the New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an...

2014-09-29 12:25:40

Gale to Donate $1 for Every Story that Demonstrates the Value and Impact of Today's Libraries FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety-five percent of Americans believe public libraries play an important role in giving everyone a chance to succeed, but today's headlines focus on the many challenges facing libraries and their risk of becoming irrelevant. Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, intends to change those...

Two Years On Mars: The Good, Bad And The Ugly
2014-09-18 03:13:43

University of Utah Kimberly Lichtenberg, an instrument engineer for the Mars Curiosity rover, will speak about “Two Years on Mars: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” during the University of Utah’s Frontiers of Science Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The free public lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on campus in the Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building Room 220, 259 S. 1400 East. For two years NASA’s Curiosity rover vehicle was on a mission to answer a fundamental question about...

curiosity new mission
2014-09-12 10:16:34

Guy Webster, DC Agle and Dwayne Brown, NASA NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet's Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission's long-term prime destination. "Curiosity now will begin a new chapter from an already outstanding introduction to the world," said Jim Green, director of NASA's Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington. "After a historic and innovative landing along with its...

2014-09-11 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet's Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission's long-term prime destination. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Curiosity now will begin a new chapter from an already outstanding introduction to the world," said Jim Green, director of NASA's Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in...

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-08-27 20:20:45

DALLAS, TX, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (OTCQX: GFPMF) ("Gale Force" or the "Company") today announced that it has concluded the sale of an 81% working interest in its properties in Henderson and Anderson Counties, Texas (the "Texas Reef Properties") as well as its 90% interest in a 4-mile natural gas gathering system on the properties, for an aggregate selling price of US$5,850,000. Per the terms of the purchase and sale agreement, US$567,000 of the...

Bonanza King a no-go for NASA
2014-08-23 10:52:28

Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Evaluation of a pale, flat Martian rock as the potential next drilling target for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover determined that the rock was not stable enough for safe drilling. The rock, called "Bonanza King," moved slightly during the mini-drill activity on Wednesday, at an early stage of this test, when the percussion drill impacted the rock a few times to make an indentation. Instead of drilling that or any similar rock nearby, the team has...

Cuiosity Rover Eyes Bonanza King
2014-08-17 08:44:42

Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has chosen a rock that looks like a pale paving stone as the mission's fourth drilling target, if it passes engineers' evaluation. They call it "Bonanza King." It is not at the "Pahrump Hills" site the team anticipated the rover might reach by mid-August. Unexpected challenges while driving in sand prompted the mission to reverse course last week after entering a valley where ripples of sand fill...


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