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2006-08-10 15:26:08

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Six of 11 Egyptian students who failed to turn up as scheduled for a Montana university exchange program last week have been apprehended and authorities said on Thursday none of them posed a terror threat. The six were either taken into custody or turned themselves in to authorities in Minneapolis, Chicago, suburban Maryland, and a town in New Jersey. "There is no terror threat" from the students, who were in their early 20s, said Tim Counts, a spokesman with...

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2004-12-15 08:15:00

National Solar Observatory -- The first working version of a "one-stop shopping" service for solar data is now on line, giving scientists a much easier way to search for data on specific solar phenomena and even to confirm the results of earlier research. "The Virtual Solar Observatory or VSO makes it possible to access data from multiple sources, even ones you didn't know existed, at one fell swoop" said Dr. Joseph B. Gurman of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The VSO...


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2010-11-17 16:24:59

Loren Acton is a physicist and an American astronaut. He was born Loren Wilber Acton on March 7, 1936 in Lewistown, Montana. He grew up on a ranch in Montana, and after high school he attended Montana State University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1959. While attending the university, he met Evelyn Oldenburger. Soon after, the two were married at Grace Bible Church. He then continued his education and received a Doctor of Philosophy in Solar Physics from the University of...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'