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Dr. Seuss, Alvin Ailey Among Names Selected For 23 Mercury Craters
2012-04-27 03:08:38

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to assign 23 new names to impact craters on Mercury. The IAU has been the arbiter of planetary and satellite nomenclature since its inception in 1919. In keeping with the established naming theme for craters on Mercury, all of the newly designated features are named after famous deceased artists, musicians, or authors. The newly named craters include: - Ailey, for Alvin Ailey...

2011-03-29 14:20:00

LONDON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Ormond Street Hospital has announced it will be holding another Charity Gala as part of its Theatres for Theatres Appeal. February 2011 saw Great Ormond Street Hospital holding the Andrew Lloyd Webber Wizard of Oz Charity Gala, and April 2011 will see the Royal Ballet Principal's Mara Galeazzi's Charity Gala. For one night only, Mara Galeazzi, one of the world's leading ballet dancers, will be hosting and performing at a very special evening...

2011-02-14 08:23:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobb Theatres will screen Carmen in 3D, a feature film event of the critically acclaimed Royal Opera House Production of George Bizet's Carmen, the world's most popular opera, for the first time ever in 3D. Carmen in 3D will screen at select times during the month of March beginning March 5, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081124/NY48222LOGO ) A co-production of RealD and London's Royal Opera House, Carmen in 3D is the...

2010-11-30 18:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation will be kicking off their annual holiday programming event, "Battle of the Nutcrackers," with the help of two stars who know a thing or two about ballet -- Sarah Jessica Parker and Damian Woetzel. Ms. Parker, award-winning actress of television, stage and screen, who trained in classical ballet, sits on the Board of the NY City Ballet, and Mr. Woetzel, international ballet star, is the former senior principal dancer for the New York City...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.