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The 3D Lyrid Meteor Shower
2012-04-21 06:00:01

[ Watch the Video ] This weekend, NASA scientists, amateur astronomers, and an astronaut on board the International Space Station will attempt the first-ever 3D photography of meteors from Earth and space. "The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks on April 21-22," says Bill Cooke, the head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. "We´re going to try to photograph some of these 'shooting stars' simultaneously from ground stations, from a research balloon in the stratosphere, and from the...

2009-04-28 05:00:00

TEMPERANCE, Mich., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the launch of Thatcher's(TM), a completely new collection of hand crafted and affordable organic liqueurs. Awarded the highly prized USDA Organic certification, the range at launch includes expressions to suit all palates and social occasions: Cucumber, Elderflower, Apple Spice Ginger, Pomegranate, Tres Chili, Dark Chocolate, and Blueberry. Packaged in light weight attractive, clear 750ml glass, recyclable bottles, each...

2006-05-30 07:36:26

Please read in second paragraph ... former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher ... instead of ... the late Margaret Thatcher... . A corrected story follows: By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - She is young, attractive, upper middle class and U.S.-educated. Until recently, she was close to Bolivian President Evo Morales. Now, Adriana Gil leads a rival party and her career goal is clear: "I want to be my country's first woman president." Her...

2006-05-30 08:45:00

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - She is young, attractive, upper middle class and U.S.-educated. Until recently, she was close to Bolivian President Evo Morales. Now, Adriana Gil leads a rival party and her career goal is clear: "I want to be my country's first woman president." Her principal role model, she says, is the late Eva Peron. But she also admires former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, not for her politics but for her no-nonsense...

2006-04-27 00:35:00

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced the challenge on Thursday of restoring his Labour Party's authority as a government after it was engulfed in scandal and crisis just a week ahead of crucial local elections. The man once dubbed "Teflon Tony" for his ability to shrug off political dirt, woke up to a slew of headlines which screamed of a "triple whammy" for "a government in meltdown." Newspapers cleared their pages to detail the three crises which...

2006-04-19 10:25:00

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany reproached two British newspapers on Wednesday for publishing revealing photographs of Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband in holiday swimwear. The Sun and Daily Sport ran the shots of Merkel and Joachim Sauer relaxing by a pool on the Italian island of Ischia. Merkel would not sue the papers as she was sure the public would condemn the publication of the pictures, her government spokesman Thomas Steg said. The Sun ran a photo on Monday which it said...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.