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2014-06-18 23:14:05

Phoenix Pick (an imprint of Arc Manor) is publishing a new book by Larry Niven which is available for pre-order now exclusively through Amazon.com. Rockville,

KickStarter Project Aims To Take You Higher
2012-08-28 09:06:09

The idea seems simple enough: to get to any place higher than where you currently stand just take the elevator. This concept, while remaining simplistic in nature, becomes rather complicated when this “higher place” is the moon.

2012-05-27 23:02:18

Since 1953, great customer service, quality, and reliability have all been the hallmarks of the Pincus Elevator Company.

Construction Firm Proposes Space Elevator
2012-02-26 06:12:53

A Japanese construction company has announced plans to design and build the world's first space elevator, which they are hoping to have completed in the next 40 years.

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2009-11-08 06:25:00

A Seattle team has won a $900,000 prize in a NASA-supported competition to develop the concept of a space elevator.

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2009-11-04 13:04:35

NASA’s Centennial Challenges program and the Spaceward Foundation kicked off the Space Elevator Games in the Mojave Desert on Wednesday.

2009-06-01 08:59:15

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2009-02-27 23:38:19

Scientists in North America and Britain are working on a massive sun shade they say could be used to stop global warming. Roger Angel, an astronomer with the University of Arizona, has received funding from NASA to develop a canon that would fire trillions of mirrors into space to deflect the rays of the sun, Britain's Telegraph newspaper reported Friday. British inventor Tod Todeschini has been contracted to build a scaled-down version of the canon. Angel said he expects to be ready to...


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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