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2014-07-23 23:01:34

Grantees’ programs enhance health and quality of life throughout New Jersey Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Celebrating a decade of philanthropy in 2014, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey today announced the awarding of $1,070,000 in grants to 20 New Jersey non-profit organizations, including a special award in recognition of the Foundation’s 1,000th grant. “The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is proud to continue our tradition of supporting community-based organizations that...

Iran Looks To Launch Second Monkey Into Space
2013-10-14 13:12:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report from an Iranian newspaper, Iran is planning to send its second monkey into space within a month. A Sunday report in Jomhuri Eslami, a conservative-leaning daily paper, quoted the deputy head of the Iranian Space Agency as saying the scheduled launch of a primate is part of Iran’s plans to send a manned mission into space in 2018. Earlier this year, the Islamic Republic said it had successfully launched a monkey...

Iran Opens Space Monitoring Center
2013-06-10 11:09:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Iran just got one step closer to outer space with this weekend´s announcement that they´ve set up a “Space Monitoring Center” near Tehran. The nation has said they plan to use the center to monitor satellite activity as well as perform research into space and monitor what happens in their own country. Given the long-running tension between the US and Iran, some officials are reportedly worried that this...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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