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2014-07-31 20:20:22

HAMPTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Langley Research Center will host a Google+ Hangout on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. EDT to discuss MindShift, a training and entertainment technology that mimics reality. Located in Hampton, Virginia, NASA Langley is working with Edison Nation, an open innovation online service, to help distribute its discoveries and patents. Edison Nation will target companies that can immediately license and use NASA technology, beginning with...

2014-07-07 16:20:32

HAMPTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 8, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, former NASA engineer and Eagle Aeronautics Director for Projects Domenic Maglieri will present "Sonic Boom: A Review of Six Decades of Research" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Maglieri will take a look back at how 60 years of aeronautics research has helped to understand the sonic boom,...

2014-06-24 16:20:50

HAMPTON, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will take visitors into space, then bring them down to Earth in an exhibit that combines NASA technology and education during this week's NASCAR races at the Kentucky Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Technicians and others from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will be at the Sparta, Kentucky, raceway, June 26 -28, with five tents of models, displays and artifacts that will...

2014-05-12 16:20:56

HAMPTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 13 at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Bulent Atalay -- artist, author and scientist -- will present "Leonardo and the Intersection of Art and Science" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Atalay will discuss how the creator of some of the most famous works in the history of art was only a part-time artist. It was his full-time...

2014-04-17 12:22:43

HAMPTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An HU-25C jet from NASA's Langley Research Center will be in California next month as part of a flight test to assess biofuel and other jet fuel alternatives. News media representatives are invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of that test on Tuesday, May 20, at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's hangar in Palmdale and visit the center's main campus at Edwards Air Force Base....

2014-02-03 16:20:48

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why would the Discovery Channel crash an airplane on purpose? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Find out Tuesday, Feb. 4, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor R. John Hansman will present "Crashing a Boeing 727 in the Mexican Desert" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. A highly instrumented, unmanned Boeing 727 was intentionally...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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