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Scientists Launching Giant Balloons To Study Climate Change
2011-09-14 12:35:56

  Scientists and engineers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford are launching a gigantic helium balloon to investigate the feasibility of climate engineering. The balloon is being launched in October and will investigate the engineering challenges posed by such a project. The university scientists will also be working with Marshall Aerospace on the Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering (SPICE) project. The 65-foot long balloon will rise 12...

2011-08-01 04:40:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Group Limited (SGX: N21), a global supply chain manager of agricultural and energy products, metals and minerals, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter 2011, after the Singapore market closes on 11 August 2011. Noble's management will hold an earnings conference call and webcast on 11 August 2011 at 18:30 Hong Kong / Singapore time (06:30 ET, 11:30 UK time, 12:30 Berlin, Germany / Bern, Switzerland...

2011-07-28 12:32:54

The most common surname in Korea "“ Kim "“ has been traced back 1500 years using a statistical model, providing evidence of a strong, stable culture that has remained intact to this day. In a study published today, 28 July 2011, in the Institute of Physics and German Physical Society's New Journal of Physics, researchers have been able to estimate that in the year 500 AD, 50,000 people carried a Korean family name, of which there were 150 variations and 10,000 people carrying the...

2011-07-18 04:00:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAMIVERSE.com, a lifestyle, news, and social media website for Latina moms and daughters launches today. The English-language website provides the household decision-makers of the fastest growing demographic in America with smart, savvy, useful and culturally specific content relevant to their lives and experience. More than an information provider, MAMIVERSE.com connects a powerful, passionate group of like-minded Latina moms and daughters,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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