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VELA Canada Invited to Speak at United Nations’ 2015 Zero Project Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Vela Canada a non for
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An Ethical Culture Event imagining a future without nuclear weapons. NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8 p.m.
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Missiles Developed by Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Continued Readiness SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted successful test flights Feb.
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William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...
Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...
Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.