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2013-01-10 05:00:35

Researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science are participating in an international study aimed at turning marine micro-algae into fuel. The research project is being conducted in response to a global push aimed at finding reliable alternative fuel sources. Hattiesburg, MS (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science are participating in an international study aimed at turning marine...

2012-09-26 07:51:45

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced three changes to his senior leadership team Tuesday. Robert Lightfoot, acting associate administrator at NASA Headquarters in Washington, will assume that role on a permanent basis. Patrick Scheuermann, director of NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., will become director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Scheuermann, will replace Robin Henderson, who has filled the position on a temporary basis...

2012-09-14 06:41:46

NASA has selected four more companies for indefinite-delivery, indefinite- quantity multiple-award construction contracts at the agency's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss. These are in addition to six companies selected in August. The fixed price contracts consist of a performance period of five years, with a total value not to exceed $700 million. The companies selected are: -- American Contractor & Technology, Inc., Scott, La. -- D.N.P. Inc., Biloxi, Miss. --...

2012-08-04 11:38:10

NASA has selected six indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity multiple award construction contracts at the agency's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss. The fixed price contracts consist of a performance period of five years, with a total value not to exceed $700 million. The companies selected are as follows: --Advon Corporation, Tallahassee, Fla. --Birmingham Industrial Construction LLC, Birmingham, Ala. --Harry Pepper & Associates Inc., Jacksonville, Fla. --McClain...

2012-04-11 04:09:18

Three school student teams in the fifth through eighth grades have been selected as the winners of NASA's second annual Spaced Out Sports challenge. The students designed science-based games that will be played by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The games illustrate and apply Newton's laws of motion by showing the differences between Earth's gravity and the microgravity environment of the space station. The challenge is part of a broader agency education effort to...

2012-04-07 23:01:04

A new $30 million science and space educational center opens April 12 on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, celebrating the intertwining of science, space exploration and fun. INFINITY Science Center, affiliated with NASA´s John C. Stennis Space Center, is designed to challenge and educate visitors of all ages on the role of science and math in exploration across history. INFINITY also showcases Stennis Space Center´s part in the United States´ space programs — from the Saturn V...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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