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2011-06-08 13:28:33

Robert Strom Forty years ago, in 1971, I became a member of the Mariner 10 imaging science team. This Mercury flyby mission was intended to gather atmospheric data at Venus and geological and geophysical data at Mercury in preparation for a Mercury orbiter mission. At that time we knew almost nothing about the innermost planet, and the Mariner 10 flybys were intended to help in the selection of an instrument payload for an orbital mission. The Mariner 10 spacecraft flew by Venus once and...

2011-05-24 00:00:29

Popular digital document management software for Mac OS now in beta for the Windows platform. Mariner is opening beta testing of Paperless 2.0 for Windows to the public. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Paperless, the award-winning and popular digital document management software for the Mac OS from Mariner, has been released in a public beta version for the Windows platform. Much like the Mac OS version, Paperless 2.0 will give Windows users a powerful and comprehensive digital...

2011-03-03 00:00:29

Wayne Snyder, noted Microsoft SQL Server Expert, Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP), and Mariner Distinguished Architect, has partnered with LearnKey, a global provider of technology based training solutions to produce - the SQL Server online training video entitled, "SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance." LearnKey will highlight the course in a webinar Wednesday, March 23rd at 1 p.m. ET. St. George, UT and Charlotte, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 Wayne Snyder, noted...

2009-08-13 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mad Mariner, the daily online boating magazine and resource for mariners, announced today the launch of MarineroLoco.com, the first consumer boating magazine published daily in Spanish. Published five days a week, MarineroLoco.com is available for free to all readers. Like its parent, MadMariner.com, the new magazine takes an inclusive approach to boating, writing about men and women, powerboats and sailboats, fishing and cruising, multi-hulls and...

2008-10-31 15:00:23

HOUSTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mariner Energy, Inc. announced today that it has scheduled a conference call for 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (3:00 p.m. Central Time) on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 to discuss third quarter 2008 financial and operating results. Mariner expects to release a summary of financial results after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on November 4, 2008. To participate in the conference call, callers in the United States and Canada can dial...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Mercury -- in astronomy, nearest planet to the sun, at a mean distance of 36 million mi (58 million km); its period of revolution is 88 days. Mercury passes through phases similar to those of the moon as it completes each revolution about the sun, although the visible disk varies in size with respect to its distance from the earth. Because its greatest elongation is 28, it is seen only for a short time after sunset or before sunrise. Since observation of Mercury is...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.