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2014-10-28 16:21:29

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCI Technology, Inc.

2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-09-29 20:23:48

Now offers new homes for sale in Madison, Hampton Cove, Huntsville, Madison County, Hoover, McCalla, Bessemer, and Shelby County AL BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept.

2014-09-20 23:02:50

The first "machine shop in space" is launching on September 20. Mountain View, Calif.

International Observe The Moon Night
2014-09-05 06:58:09

Media and the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. CDT/6:30-9:30 EDT at NASA’s Education Training Facility in Huntsville, Alabama.

2014-08-12 12:21:23

District Ranks as Largest in Alabama with 100% Participation in Project Lead The Way HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug.

2014-08-05 12:21:16

Booth #1312, South Hall, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug.

2014-07-01 20:20:17

Fred Ordway Dies at Age 87 HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frederick Ordway III, a world-renowned space scientist and author, passed away Tuesday, July 1,

2014-06-27 23:08:53

The private school program of The Pinnacle Schools (TPS) recently graduated one of its largest classes during commencement ceremonies at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, AL.

2014-06-26 23:13:39

Dennis Matthews, an African American, a former U.S.


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.