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2011-03-03 09:11:00

WATERBURY, Vt., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions, a polar travel specialist, has been nominated by Travel and Leisure as the World's Best Tour Operator in the magazine's annual consumer survey.

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2011-02-16 08:25:33

Direct measurements allow detailed look at how quarks of different flavors contribute to spin.

2011-02-14 10:22:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta Photographer Santiago Vanegas sailed below the Antarctic Circle in 2009 aboard a Quark Expeditions vessel.

2010-12-01 11:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced and aspiring travel bloggers can write to win a USD$54,000 expedition to the North Pole from Quark Expeditions. The prize is a trip for two aboard the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world.

2010-11-27 15:49:26

After less than three weeks of heavy-ion running, the three experiments studying lead ion collisions at the LHC have already brought new insight into matter as it would have existed in the very first instants of the Universe’s life.

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2010-11-08 13:54:00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has taken new steps by smashing together lead ions instead of protons to create a "mini-Big Bang."

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2010-11-04 07:10:00

Researchers working at the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator on the Franco-Swiss border are nearly set to create the Big Bang on a miniature scale.

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2010-10-26 10:57:45

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS) destined for the International Space Station already is collecting cosmic ray signatures, even as it sits in a work stand at the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, said Prof Samuel Ting, the principal investigator for the program.

2010-10-19 13:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the USD$45,000 prize in the Adventure with Julie competition sponsored by Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld, is blogging from an Emperor Penguin colony in Antarctica.

2010-09-23 10:48:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Because travelers to the polar regions cannot try before they buy, Quark Expeditions has produced a number of video guides to provide a visual taste of the adventure that awaits. Two new guides were posted to the polar specialist's website.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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