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2010-01-19 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) meteorologist and senior systems engineer Gerald Dittberner, Ph.D., was elected a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for his 45 years of outstanding contributions to the atmospheric sciences and their applications. Just 31 of 14,000 AMS members received this honor in 2010. Dr. Dittberner, a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, has written more than 50...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.