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2009-01-16 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A sensor developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to increase understanding of how aerosols affect climate has shown in a test it would neither emit nor experience interference from electromagnetic impulses it might encounter in space. Also having completed vibration testing satisfactorily, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor has begun another test regimen intended to prove it can operate successfully for at least three years in the rigors of...

2009-01-14 08:00:00

New Clarifying Products and Coconut Scrub Added to Specialty Line for Tweens and Teens CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Glory for Girls(R) now offers girls of all ages clarifying products that are 100% natural and ultra-effective without using harsh ingredients that cause redness and irritation. The products include the Everyday Clarifying Lotion, Everyday Clarifying Pads, and the Coconut Scrub, all of which will be debuting at the New York International Gift Fair, January 25-29....

2008-11-11 12:00:26

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Glory for All, Inc. announces the premiere of Glory for Girls(R), a natural skincare line designed for today's savvy girl. For the first time, there's a choice in products that are good for you and the environment, while having the same iconic appeal as the top beauty brands. Creating a new category in personal care and beauty, Glory for Girls bridges a gap in brand preference. It eliminates the need for girls to choose between designer brands that...

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2008-08-15 14:30:00

Using a novel theoretical approach, researchers from NASA and other institutions have identified the common thread that determines how aerosols from human activity, like the particles from burning of vegetation and forests, influence cloud cover and ultimately affect climate. The study improves researchers' ability to predict whether aerosols will increase or decrease cloud cover. "We connected the dots to draw a critical conclusion, and found evidence over the Amazon that traces the direct...

2008-07-04 21:00:05

BELTSVILLE, Md. _ NASA plans to launch a new satellite next year that will help scientists fill in a gap in their understanding of global warming: the role of clouds and airborne particles. The satellite Glory, targeted for launch next June, will give scientists a much better tool to measure particles than any satellite so far. The particles, known as aerosols, are bits of things such as dust and smog. "Undoubtedly, greenhouse gases cause the biggest climatic effect. But the uncertainty in...

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2006-11-23 10:30:00

There are some things you can only see from the window of an airplane. Thanksgiving is the biggest travel holiday of the year in the United States. Millions of people board airplanes and fly long hours to visit friends and family. Dreading the trip? Think of it as a sky watching opportunity. There are some things you can see only through the window of an airplane. Atmospheric optics expert Les Cowley lists a few of his favorites: "Both sides of the aircraft have their own sights," says...

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2005-11-24 10:40:00

Thanksgiving is the biggest travel holiday of the year in the United States. Millions of people board airplanes and fly long hours to visit friends and family. NASA - Do you dread the trip? Think of it as a sky watching opportunity. There are some things you can see only through the window of an airplane. Atmospheric optics expert Les Cowley lists a few of his favorites: "Both sides of the aircraft have their own sights," says Cowley. "On the side opposite the sun, the main thing to look for...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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