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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Examines Dramatic New Crater
2014-02-06 09:07:07

NASA Space rocks hitting Mars excavate fresh craters at a pace of more than 200 per year, but few new Mars scars pack as much visual punch as one seen in a NASA image released today. The image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a crater about 100 feet (30 meters) in diameter at the center of a radial burst painting the surface with a pattern of bright and dark tones. The scar appeared at some time between...

2014-02-05 16:25:51

Top shopper marketing agency announces plans to support charities across the country through its Start Small initiative SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MARS Advertising, Inc., a leading shopper marketing agency, announces today plans to continue its Start Small initiative throughout 2014. As part of this pledge, MARS' staff will help support a wide-array of organizations that deal with issues related to everything from homelessness to child welfare and education....

2014-02-04 23:25:29

Online ticket exchange TicketProcess.com has slashed prices on their entire inventory of Bruno Mars 2014 Moonshine Jungle Tour Tickets beginning today. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Fresh off of a stellar performance during halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII, Mars is ready to continue to ride the incredible wave that is taken to the top of the charts over the past few years. He will arrive back in North America this spring ready to embark a large and ambitious run of Bruno Mars Tour Dates, and...

2014-02-03 23:25:58

Singer and songwriter extraordinaire Bruno Mars will make a stop at Toronto's massive Air Canada Centre later this summer during his 2014 Moonshine Jungle Tour, and TicketProcess.com is now offering a large inventory of discounted tickets. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The opportunity to headline the halftime show of a Super Bowl is bestowed only upon the hottest entertainers in the world. Bruno Mars was given the honor this year, and the performance served as a perfect appetizer for fans...

2014-02-03 23:23:25

TicketProcess.com announces that they have slashed prices on a large inventory of Bruno Mars 2014 New York City tickets to mid-summer shows on July 14 and 15. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Bruno Mars recently spent time in the Big Apple in the days leading up to his epic performance during Super Bowl 48, and he will be back to the region soon to perform two mid-summer shows at Madison Square Garden. The Garden has become known as one of the epicenters of entertainment in all of North America,...

ExoMars Orbiter Module Completed
2014-02-03 13:08:43

ESA The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter module consisting of the spacecraft structure, thermal control and propulsion systems was handed over by OHB System to Thales Alenia Space France at a ceremony held in Bremen, Germany, today. The delivery marks an important step in the ExoMars program, a joint endeavor between ESA and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency. Comprising two missions that will be launched to Mars in 2016 and 2018, respectively, ExoMars will address the outstanding scientific...

2014-02-03 12:24:06

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Market Focus: Trends and Developments in the Confectionery Sector in ChinaProduct SynopsisThis report provides a concise overview of the Confectionery market in China. After reading this report, you will understand the size of the market, the economic, demographic, and behavioral trends that will drive evolution, and the leading players companies within the market, allowing you to plan...

2014-02-03 04:22:03

Bruno Mars tickets for 2014 'Moonshine Jungle Tour' concerts are on sale to the general public today, and QueenBeeTickets.com has released additional ticket inventory at discounted prices. Experts in the industry expect these shows to sell out quickly, but this secondary market provider may still have seats to offer in this case. GERMANTOWN, Wis., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bruno Mars tickets for 2014 can be bought affordably at QueenBeeTickets.com for the singer's extended...

2014-02-02 23:00:22

Fresh off of a stellar appearance during a lavish halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII, Bruno Mars is now ready to embark on a world tour that will bring him within shouting distance of fans who purchase tickets at TicketProcess.com. The online exchange has recently discounted tickets and slashed prices on its inventory of Bruno Mars tickets. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The 28-year-old was born into a musical family in Hawaii in the mid-1980s, and at a young age he had already narrowed down...

2014-02-02 23:00:17

Bruno Mars concerts at the epic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles are set for the evenings of May 31 and June 1. TicketProcess.com is now offering discounted Bruno Mars tickets to these dates and any others on his upcoming 2014 Tour. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Bruno Mars is just about the hottest thing in mainstream music right now, having very recently performed and knocked it out of the park during halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII. It is clear that the Hawaiian born 28-year-old is a star around...


Latest Mars Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Extraterrestrial Life -- Extraterrestrial life is life beyond planet Earth (apart from humans travelling in space, and living organisms they bring along or send). There are many questions about extraterrestrial life, including: -- Does it exist? -- Where? -- What kind? -- Could there be non-carbon based life forms, e.g. life forms based on other elements like silicon (See Carbon chauvinism)? -- How does life differ depending on the type of structure (unicellular life,...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Drake Equation -- The Drake equation (also known as the Green Bank equation) is a famous result in the speculative fields of xenobiology and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. This equation was devised by Dr. Frank Drake in the 1960s in an attempt to estimate the number of extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy with which we might come in contact. The main purpose of the equation is to allow scientists to quantify the uncertainty of the factors which determine the number...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Olympus Mons -- Olympus Mons is the tallest mountain in the solar system, at 25 km. Located on Mars, and officially called by its Latin name Olympus Mons. It is named for the mountain on Earth. Olympus Mons is an apparently extinct shield volcano, the result of highly fluid magma flowing out of volcanic vents over a long period of time, and is much wider than it is tall; the average slope of Olympus Mons' flanks is very gradual. The Hawaiian islands are an example of similar shield...

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