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Scientists Make Progress In Assessing Tornado Seasons
2012-01-20 05:46:50

Study Offers First Step in Short-Term Forecasting Meteorologists can see a busy hurricane season brewing months ahead, but until now there has been no such crystal ball for tornadoes, which are much smaller and more volatile. This information gap took on new urgency after tornadoes in 2011 killed more than 550 people, more than in the previous 10 years combined, including a devastating outbreak in April that racked up $5 billion in insured losses. Now, a new study of short-term climate...

2008-09-01 06:00:19

By Kenneth Walton A CHILD OF OUR TIME *** USHER HALL THIS year's Festival music programme began strangely and ended strangely. The biggest question hanging over Saturday's closing performance of Michael Tippett's A Child of our Time was: why Gennadi Rozhdestvensky? The 77-year-old conductor is both a legend and an enigma. Was Jonathan Mills simply trying to put a big-time name against a work that might not sell well on its own? The outcome was a performance by the BBC SSO and...

2008-06-16 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NowPublic.com (http://www.nowpublic.com/), the world's largest participatory news network, today announced the launch of three new features that raise the bar for trust and credibility in a crowd-powered media platform and community. These features include a member ranking system, a presence stream and a news dashboard. NowPublic was founded to empower the average citizen to capture and chronicle the news around him/her. It has...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.