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2011-03-02 21:32:27

The brightness of the nightly sky glow over major cities has been shown to depend strongly on cloud cover.

2010-10-29 12:55:00

ISLEWORTH, England, Oct.

2010-08-19 12:10:00

ISLEWORTH, England, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has created a new comparison table for its sports packages, putting the price and package deals of Sky and its main competitors side by side.

2010-08-03 11:02:00

LONDON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky 1 HD has announced several unique elements to its new series Must Be The Music, which will give musicians through to the semi-finals the best possible chance of achieving their dreams of succeeding in the music industry.

2010-08-02 06:50:00

LONDON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky and Simplifydigital - the UK's only Ofcom accredited retailer of digital TV, broadband and home phone deals - have released new data on the savings available by "bundling" digital TV, broadband and home phone services with a single provider.

2010-02-15 11:27:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Lars Fieger, 57, lead singer of the rock group The Knack and composer of the 1979 #1 hit My Sharona passed away at his home in Woodland Hills, California on February 14, 2010--Valentine's Day. Doug had battled lung cancer for six years.

2010-01-20 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Groove Evolution Music (GEM) Festival (www.grooveevolutionfest.com), founded by Sky Dietrich, vocalist of the band Sky D and LeGrange Evolution (www.skydandlegrange.com), is creating a new paradigm shift in charitable partnerships.

2009-05-29 10:10:33

Microsoft and British broadcasting group Sky have announced a new deal that will allow Xbox 360 users to access its media content.

Latest Sky Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Sky -- Although almost everyone have seen it, sky is hard to be defined precisely. Generally, sky is the space seen when one looks upward from the surface of a planet. Some people define sky as the denser gaseous zone of a planet's atmosphere. Clouds, rainbows and weather all occur amongst a planet's sky. In astronomy, the sky is divided into many regions, called constellations. The blue colour of the daytime sky results from the selective scattering of light rays. When the sunlight...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.