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2014-10-28 08:23:22

American will welcome US Airways Dividend Miles members, moving account balances into AAdvantage in the second quarter of 2015 FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct.

2014-10-23 23:12:55

Platinum Cargo Logistics, Inc., one of the fastest growing companies in the freight forwarding and transportation industry, has opened a new licensee office in the Phoenix, AZ metro area.

2014-10-21 12:21:34

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty to become United's exclusive car rental partners CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-09 23:02:09

Take the online tour of The 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome, designed to meet requirements for LEED v4 Platinum, Energy Star v3, and the new International WELL Building Institute’s certification

2014-08-04 08:25:12

Platinum donation to be contributed 100 percent toward R&D of cancer cure TREVOSE, Pa., Aug.

2014-07-31 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd.

2014-07-29 12:29:32

Popular Drink Mix Presents Posters to Interact with Fans Thirsty for Lambert's Music via Groundbreaking Technology Never Seen Before in the U.S. NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-23 20:22:15

Seeks Information Relating to Possible Mismanagement, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty and Wrongdoing by Officers and Directors NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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