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Scientists Spots Giant Space Weather Effects At Mercury
2014-06-16 03:32:22

Karen C. Fox, NASA The solar wind of particles streaming off the sun helps drive flows and swirls in space as complicated as any terrestrial weather pattern. Scientists have now spotted at planet Mercury, for the first time, a classic space weather event called a hot flow anomaly, or HFA, which has previously been spotted at Earth, Venus, Saturn and Mars. "Planets have a bow shock the same way a supersonic jet does," said Vadim Uritsky at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in...

ESA Astronaut Andreas Mogensen’s Mission Name Links Cosmos And Earth
2014-04-28 03:54:07

ESA ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen’s mission next year to the International Space Station now has a name: iriss. The winning proposal was submitted by Filippo Magni, from Italy, and was selected from over 700 suggestions received from across Europe. The name for Andreas’ 10-day mission combines Iris and ISS. Iris was a Greek goddess, the messenger of the gods of Olympus and the personification of the rainbow. As messenger, she represents the link between humanity and the cosmos, and...

2014-04-22 23:07:02

WaterField Designs announces the new 15-inch laptop Rough Rider Leather Messenger—a modern bag that evokes Old West charm and ruggedness. The 13-inch Rough Rider is available now and the 15-inch version, available for pre-order now, will begin shipping May 20, 2014 from sfbags.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 WaterField Designs, an innovative leader in custom laptop sleeves, bags and cases for digital-minded professionals, announces the new 15-inch size of its popular Rough...

2014-04-15 23:05:55

What Mother’s Day Gift to get the 21st-century mom? WaterField Designs meets the protective and style needs of today’s digitally-connected moms with locally-made bags and cases for every budget; available now at http://www.sfbags.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 WaterField Designs, an innovative leader in locally-manufactured laptop sleeves and designer bags and cases for digital gear, announces Mother’s Day gifts for mothers of all kinds. From the newly announced...

mercury
2014-04-05 05:12:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using new data obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island have discovered that explosive volcanic activity has been occurring throughout most of Mercury’s history, meaning that the planet has had the volatile compounds necessary for those eruptions for longer than anticipated. The findings, which are detailed in a recent edition of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, are...

2014-04-02 23:22:41

Now, for the first time ever, children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other conditions requiring symbol-based language can chat with mom, dad and others, wherever they may be. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Many of us enjoy chatting with family and friends using WhatsApp, SMS messages, Facebook Messenger, and a variety of other text-based messaging apps available on the Internet. However, non-verbal children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other...

mercury
2014-03-17 04:40:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft has uncovered evidence that Mercury has contracted far more than previously believed over the past four billion years, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. In fact, lead author and Carnegie Institution of Washington planetary geologist Paul K. Byrne and colleagues analyzed global imaging and topographic data from the US space agency-sponsored mission...

2014-03-07 23:23:47

vText is an app for Android and iPhone that reimagines the way we connect with each other through our phones. It's smarter, faster and more engaging than any other messenger and its also secure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Imagine a messenger that will know when a user is driving to limit distractions, thereby helping avoid potentially fatal accident. Or a messenger that will suggest who a user will most likely want to message when they open it. Well that is what a team in...

2014-03-06 08:28:51

A South African preacher's true story of transformation from Prisoner to Messenger EVANDER, South Africa, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Readers will witness author Hans Blunk's life unfold as he recounts his memories and experiences from being a Prisoner to Messenger. With his spiritual gifts of prophecy, healing and deliverance, he inspiringly shares testimonies of his workings in God's power in the memoir. This book chronicles the moment that the living God has ordained the author...

2014-02-11 23:22:43

WaterField Designs unveils the Rough Rider Leather Messenger, designed to transport high tech gear—a modern bag that evokes Old West charm and ruggedness. An ingenious compression strap system, rough leather edges and clean lines all combine for a look that will appeal to professionals, café’ regulars and travelers alike. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 WaterField Designs, an innovative leader in custom laptop sleeves, bags and cases for digital-minded professionals,...


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4_9748baf12fb7dd89aa4315d7732196cd2
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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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