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2014-07-23 08:34:16

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 2,000 energy and environment professionals attended the launch of UBM Live's Energy & Environment Expo at London ExCeL, Jun 17-19. An impressive 10% of attendees were from overseas, with a strong turnout from Europe and the Far East. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/697882-a ) (Photo:...

2014-07-14 08:31:20

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Protection & Management Series 2014, organised by UBM Live, is pleased to announce its huge success following the first year at ExCeL London. Taking place from 17th-19th June, more than 40,000 attendees flooded through the doors to the series of events, the first time this milestone has been reached. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) The Protection & Management Series 2014, which...

moon formation collision theory
2014-06-06 04:18:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Moon was most likely formed by a collision between the Earth and a planet-sized object that took place roughly 4.5 billion years ago, a team of German scientists report in research published Friday by the journal Science. According to the Associated Press (AP), the study authors took an in-depth look at moon rocks that had been gathered during the Apollo 11, 12 and 16 missions. They discovered that moon rocks have a different...

Moon-Forming Impact Dated
2014-04-03 04:49:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using a new method for estimating the moon’s age, an international team of planetary scientists has determined that the satellite formed nearly 100 million years after the formation of the solar system, according to research published Thursday in the journal Nature. The study authors came to that conclusion based on measurements from the Earth’s interior, as well as computer simulations of the protoplanetary disk from which...

New Evidence Indicates Moon Is 100 Million Years Younger Than Thought
2013-09-24 07:10:10

[ Watch the Video: Moon May Be Much Younger Than Previously Believed ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earth’s closest neighbor, the moon, has been studied intently by astronomers for centuries. In that time, we thought we had discovered nearly everything there is to know about the origins of our natural satellite. However, new research by geochemist Richard Carlson of the Carnegie Institution of Washington has shaken things up a bit. According to Carlson's...

2013-08-05 23:21:56

d’Oliveira & Associates lawyer negotiates settlement for Coventry client following rear-end collision. (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 A Coventry woman (name withheld for confidentiality purposes) recently recovered a $67,500 settlement for neck and back injuries she sustained from a rear-end collision (Coventry, RI, District Court, Case Number: CV-21404). The woman sought treatment from an orthopedic doctor and eventually had further treatment from another doctor, who administered steroid...

2013-04-10 23:02:39

A&W Iron & Metal, Inc., in Kewaskum, Wisconsin, is giving away prizes for recycling April 22 - April 27. (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Earth Day is April 22, but A&W Iron & Metal, Inc., a recycling facility in southeastern Wisconsin, is extending the celebration through April 27. The first 300 recycling customers on April 22 will receive a small tree in honor of Earth Day. Throughout the week, the recycling facility will be giving away A&W Iron & Metal, Inc. t-shirts,...

2013-02-06 09:43:42

Revising and revisiting the Giant Impact Theory Scientists are revisiting the age-old question of how Earth's moon formed with the development of two new models that work out the complicated physics of planetary collisions. The idea of a moon-forming collision is not new: The Giant Impact Theory put forth in the 1970s suggested that the moon resulted from a collision with a protoplanet approximately half the size of ancient Earth. But the physics underlying such a collision implied that...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

The Moon -- The Moon is the largest satellite of the Earth, and is occasionally called Luna (Latin for moon) to distinguish it from the general use of the word "moon". The Moon is distinguished from the satellites of other planets by its initial capital letter; the other moons are described in the natural satellite article. The words moon and month come from the same Old English root word. The Moon makes a complete orbit of the celestial sphere about every four weeks. Each hour the...

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