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2013-01-15 16:20:23

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is driving toward a flat rock with pale veins that may hold clues to a wet history on the Red Planet. If the rock meets rover engineers' approval when Curiosity rolls up to it in coming days, it will become the first to be drilled for a sample during the Mars Science Laboratory mission. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The size of a car, Curiosity is inside Mars' Gale Crater...

2013-01-08 08:29:04

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, a new multimedia resource in its National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) product line. This new resource joins National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 and National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current (launched...

Curiosity Rover Spends Holiday Break Exploring 'Yellowknife Bay'
2013-01-07 08:55:38

NASA Mission status report After imaging during the holidays, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity resumed driving Jan. 3 and pulled within arm's reach of a sinuous rock feature called "Snake River." Snake River is a thin curving line of darker rock cutting through flatter rocks and jutting above sand. Curiosity's science team plans to get a closer look at it before proceeding to other nearby rocks. "It's one piece of the puzzle," said the mission's project scientist, John Grotzinger of...

2012-12-24 12:20:53

FT. MYERS, Fla., Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yippy, Inc., a Nevada corporation ("Yippy" or the "Company") (OTCQX: YIPI) (www.yippy.com), announced today that the Company executed an asset purchase agreement with The Gale Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation, pursuant to which the Company has agreed to purchase all of the assets related to the HighBeam® Research and HighBeam® Business products (collectively, "HighBeam"), subject to a closing on a future date. About...

Curiosity Begins Exploring Yellowknife Bay
2012-12-20 04:50:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA's Curiosity rover began exploring "Yellowknife Bay" on Mars this week, helping to provide information to researchers about which rock to drill. Researchers will use Curiosity's percussive drill to collect a sample from the interior of a rock, which is another new feat for the Martian rover. After the powdered-rock sample is sieved and portioned by a sample processing mechanism on the rover's arm, it will be analyzed by...

2012-12-12 12:23:37

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, today announced the appointment of Kevin Stone as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. He will be based in Boston, MA, and will serve on the company's executive team, reporting to Michael Hansen, Chief Executive Officer. Stone will be responsible for all aspects of Sales and Marketing across the company, which will be integrated...

Curiosity Takes Self Portrait At Rocknest
2012-12-12 12:26:59

[ Watch the Video: Curiosity Rover's Arm Movements for Taking a Self-Portrait ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has released an image that the talented Mars Curiosity rover has taken, featuring itself with a Martian background. The self-portrait was taken with Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), which captured dozens of high-resolution images to create the picture. The image shows the rover at "Rocknest," which is the spot in Gale Crater where...

2012-11-29 08:25:58

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale (www.siegelgale.com) today announced it has delivered branding and customer experience consulting for two social entrepreneurs selected for the company's inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. Siegel+Gale launched the initiative to help promising social entrepreneurs boost their businesses' impact--which leverage the power of simplicity to address the world's most complex social issues--and...

Curiosity Busy As A Bee On The Red Planet Since Launch A Year Ago
2012-11-27 11:09:29

[WATCH VIDEO: Curiosity Headed To Mars] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Monday (Nov 26) marked the one year anniversary since Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft was launched carrying NASA´s next-generation Mars Curiosity rover. After more than 7 months on a journey to the Red Planet, Curiosity touched down on August 6, 2012 in what has been referred to as “seven minutes of terror.” In the 16 weeks since its landing in the Gale Crater on...

2012-11-13 08:31:02

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced that Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado is the winner of the Out-of-the-Box Marketing Contest, launched in September at R-Squared - The Risk and Reward Conference. Auraria Library will receive $5,000 from Gale to make its marketing idea a reality. (Logo:...