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2014-08-26 16:31:43

Offering education, job training, and information about health and culture in Spanish, Acceso Latino supports the largest ethnic minority in the United States, currently numbering over 40 million people. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's recent visit to Los Angeles, the Carlos Slim Foundation presented Acceso Latino, a new web portal to support Latinos living in the United States, to members of Los Angeles' Mexican community. Acceso...

JPL Signs Agreement To Assist In Oil And Gas Tech Development
2013-11-25 10:24:37

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., met with top executives of the Norwegian-based oil and gas company, Statoil, on Friday, Nov. 22, in a ceremonial signing of a new agreement to assist in the development and subsequent transfer of technologies to Statoil and America's oil and gas activities. The focus will be on enabling safe and efficient development and production of U.S. and world fossil fuel reserves....

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deputy Director Retiring
2013-09-19 13:27:07

NASA Gen. Eugene Tattini, who has served for the past 12 years as deputy director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., will begin his retirement on Sept. 20. His successor, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, will assume his duties on Sept. 23. The deputy director functions as JPL’s chief operating officer and is responsible to the director for the day-to-day management of JPL’s resources and activities.  JPL employs 5,000 scientists, engineers, technicians...

2013-09-19 10:28:43

Gen. Eugene Tattini, who has served for the past 12 years as deputy director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., will begin his retirement on Sept. 20. His successor, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, will assume his duties on Sept. 23. The deputy director functions as JPL's chief operating officer and is responsible to the director for the day-to-day management of JPL's resources and activities. JPL employs 5,000 scientists, engineers, technicians and business...

NASA Curiosity Rover Receives Prestigious Awards
2013-05-10 07:52:58

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Two prominent aerospace industry organizations are recognizing the contributions of NASA, especially the achievements of the team that landed NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars in August, with coveted awards. The National Aeronautic Association will present its Robert J. Collier Trophy to the Mars Science Laboratory Team of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., at an event in Arlington, Va., Thursday night. At an event in Washington on...

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2011-04-20 09:19:30

The director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Charles Elachi, is receiving multiple awards and honors this year in the United States and overseas. "I'm extremely pleased to receive all these honors, which reflect the groundbreaking research and projects I've had the opportunity to work on with my colleagues at Caltech, JPL and NASA through the years," Elachi said. This week, Elachi accepted the 2011 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award from the Space Foundation. The...

2008-09-12 15:00:19

The famous Egyptian superstar Amro Diab is holding a number of closed and private meetings with producer Imad Al Deen Adeeb and Dr. Midhat Al Adel to choose a female leading star for his new film. The stars names that are nominated for the leading role are Lebanese artists Nancy Ajram, Carole Samaha and Miriam Faris as well as international singer Shakira, who is also originally from Lebanon. Some sources revealed that there will be a contest throughout the Arab world in order to find a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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