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New Dwarf Galaxy Found With Possible Protogalaxy
2013-01-12 08:38:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Through detailed study of the constellation Ursa Major, astronomers have reportedly found two new clouds of hydrogen gas, one which is a faint dwarf galaxy, and the other which could be a proto dwarf galaxy that has not yet had a chance to form any stars. The research team, led by Case Western Reserve University astronomy professor Chris Mihos, have dubbed the gas clouds — which are formally named G1425+5235 and...

2012-03-15 20:05:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, today announced the nomination of three Class 1 directors including Ed Gilligan, vice chairman of American Express Company, to its board of directors. Mr. Gilligan has been nominated for election at Zipcar's Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 31, 2012, along with Zipcar Chairman and CEO Scott Griffith and long-time board member Bob Kagle. Mr. Gilligan is...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By Sheila Johnston Global financial meltdown has already inspired a ground-breaking online film. And it's a sound investment of your time, says Sheila Johnston It could be a front-page headline from virtually any time over the past few months. But anyone visiting a website called Crisis in the Credit System will find something startlingly different from the familiar, dry editorialising. Instead, it's a 40-minute online drama described by its makers as "bizarre scenarios reflecting the...

2005-09-06 16:48:09

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bob Denver, who bumbled and stumbled his way to television stardom as goofy castaway Gilligan in the 1960s comedy "Gilligan's Island," has died of complications from cancer, his agent said on Tuesday. Denver, 70, also known as beatnik Maynard G. Krebs in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis," died on Friday at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, his agent Mike Eisenstadt said. "Gilligan's Island"...

2005-09-06 14:49:38

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bob Denver, the actor who played goofy island castaway Gilligan in the 1960s television show "Gilligan's Island," has died of complications from cancer treatments, a spokesman for the actor said on Tuesday. Denver, 70, died on Friday at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, his agent Mike Eisenstadt said. "Gilligan's Island" aired from 1964 to 1967, and became one of most enduring TV comedies in re-runs with a tale of seven...

2005-09-06 14:15:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bob Denver, the actor who played goofy island castaway Gilligan in the 1960s television show "Gilligan's Island," has died of complications from cancer treatments, his agent Mike Eisenstadt said on Tuesday. Denver, 70, died at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, Eisenstadt said. "Gilligan's Island" aired from 1964 to 1967, and became one of TV's most enduring comedies in re-runs.