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2008-07-16 17:25:00

For humans in the path of destructive hurricanes and tsunamis, an accurate warning of the pending event is critical for damage control and survival.

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2008-07-08 19:15:00

NASA and several other international organizations have joined forces to launch into space a "crystal ball" to give scientists an extended satellite data record.

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2008-06-25 17:50:00

Scientists hope the new follow-on mission to the Jason 1 and Topex/Poseidon satellite missions, equipped with the latest high-tech instruments, will bring them closer to answering broad fundamental questions about the ocean.

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2008-06-16 19:35:00

Global sea level has risen 20 centimeters (eight inches) in the past 100 years, and the rate of rise is predicted to accelerate as Earth warms. NASA satellites will help us understand and deal with these changes.

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2008-05-20 10:45:00

A satellite that will help scientists better monitor and understand rises in global sea level, study the world's ocean circulation and its links to Earth's climate, and improve weather and climate forecasts, is undergoing final preparations for a June 15 launch from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.

2006-06-06 03:57:21

By Hy Hollinger LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With "The Da Vinci Code" and "X-Men: The Last Stand" still going strong at the foreign box office, a new wave of summer movies is ready to roll out.

2006-06-06 03:55:00

With "The Da Vinci Code" and "X-Men: The Last Stand" still going strong at the foreign box office, a new wave of summer movies is ready to roll out.

2006-06-05 00:14:33

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Da Vinci Code" led the foreign box office for a third weekend, as its total raced to $410 million -- more than double its North American haul of $172.7 million.

2006-06-04 12:31:47

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office during the weekend beginning June 2, led by new release "The Break-Up," according to studio estimates collected on Sunday by Reuters. Final data will be issued on Monday. 1 (*) The Break-Up .............

2006-05-14 13:11:25

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The $160 million disaster film "Poseidon" capsized on its maiden voyage in North America, allowing Tom Cruise's struggling sequel "Mission: Impossible III" to retain the weekend box office crown.


Latest Poseidon Reference Libraries

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Perseus Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 03h; Declination: +45; Source: Greek Mythology Perseus was the son of the Greek god Zeus and the mortal princess Danae. Perseus' grandfather, Acrisius, the king of Argos, was warned by an oracle that he would be killed by his grandson. Acrisius locked his daughter Danae in a dungeon to prevent her bearing a child. Zeus found a way into her dungeon disguised as a shower of gold. When the child Perseus...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Pegasus (the winged horse) Constellation -- Location: Visible in both Hemispheres Coordinates: Right Ascension: 22h; Declination: +20; Source: Greek mythology Pegasus, the winged horse, was the son of Poseidon and Medusa. Medusa had been one of three beautiful sisters. Athena was angered that Medusa met with Poseidon in one of her temples. She changed Medusa into a terrible monster. Zeus kept Pegasus out of the world to placate Athena. Pegasus (and the warrior Chrysaor) sprang from...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.