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Ancient Lake Delta Found On Mars
2011-09-02 11:36:31

  The European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday that it has discovered a crater on Mars that was once filled by a lake. NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft was first to identify the lake.  ESA said this delta structure is characteristic of the presence of a lake in the crater. The delta is an ancient fan-shaped deposit of dark sediments that is laid down in water, according to the space agency. The extinct lake is in the 40-mile-diameter Eberswalde crater that formed...

2011-08-01 11:13:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, has completed its acquisition of National Geographic Society's (NGS) digital and print school publishing unit and today unveiled the new brand, National Geographic Learning, for its English Language Learning business. Through this acquisition, Cengage Learning now has expanded rights to distribute NGS's content, including images, maps, videos...

2011-08-01 09:30:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced enhancements to Gale PowerSearch, its specially designed platform that offers cross-searching of periodical content, reference content, primary source information and ebooks from a single interface. Based on user feedback, Gale has added a multitude of new features, including search assist,...

2011-07-26 00:00:30

Partnership will provide enhanced functionality of Cengage Learning Digital Solutions for Moodle users Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Moodlerooms to allow for integration of Cengage Learning's digital solutions and Moodlerooms products. The resulting interoperability will improve the customer experience, and faculty and institutions will be...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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