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2013-07-23 23:31:21

The Technology Leader Provides the Needed Answers in Today’s Marketplace. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The Christie® booth will be in the InfoComm 2013 spotlight June 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Christie will impress visitors with exciting, technologically-advanced and user-friendly visual solutions for the Pro AV, large venue, architectural, corporate, broadcast, control room and digital signage markets and demonstrate how businesses,...

2012-10-05 23:00:03

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium, announces the presentation of Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System at the Mississippi Planetarium. Learn more at Rainwaterobservatory.org. French Camp, MS (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium (http://www.rainwaterobservatory.org) in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program called “Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System.” This presentation will be presented on Friday, November 9, 2012, starting at...

Light Pollution Subject Of New Film
2012-08-29 04:47:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Dark-Sky Association and Loch Ness Productions are giving attendees of the International Astronomical Union Congress in Beijing a sneak peak of a full dome video on light pollution called "Losing the Dark." The video showing at the Beijing Planetarium on August 29 is a public service announcement that will give onlookers important facts about light pollution. "Our team designed the show to emphasize some of the...

Texas-Sized Planetarium Plans Underway In Austin
2012-05-28 11:14:45

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Everything is bigger in Texas, but some things in the state just have to be the biggest.  In the latest news, the state capital, Austin, will be earning itself the award of having the largest planetarium in Texas. The 157,000 square foot facility will be a world-class science and technology museum, fearing a full-spectrum interactive science museum, and a technology center. The Austin Planetarium will be built alongside with KUD International, a...

2012-04-03 04:11:06

In a world first, the sounds of Mars and Venus are revealed as part of a planetarium show in Hampshire this Easter. Despite many years of space exploration, we have no evidence of the sound of other planets. While most planetary probes have focused on imaging with cameras and radar and a couple have carried microphones, none of them successfully listened to the sound of another world. Now, a team from the University of Southampton, led by Professor Tim Leighton, has the answer. Using...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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