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2013-11-14 08:35:27

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solar Art Window Film today announced the acquisition of Stop the Sun, a privately-held company headquartered in Escondido, CA. Stop the Sun has an active customer base which includes residential, commercial, and various city agency accounts. Stop the Sun is one of the oldest and largest 3M window film dealers in Southern California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131114/MN16541) Matthew Darienzo, CEO of Solar Art...

2013-11-13 23:02:49

Long time sun safety advocates Platypus Australia are doing their bit to help raise skin cancer awareness. The children’s UV swimwear company is actively telling others about the “I Am Sun Smart: Spread the Word” campaign which encourages education about cancer prevention amongst teenagers. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The forerunners in teen UV swimwear are doing what they can to help raise awareness for skin cancer as summer quickly approaches the southern hemisphere....

2013-10-15 23:27:07

Award-winning game from Filament Games plants itself in a major gaming platform. Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 What do you get when you mix the right amount of sunlight, soil and inspiration? For Filament Games: an award-winning science game that continues to make a name for itself. Filament Games plans to deepen the roots of Reach for the Sun, the company’s first game to premier on the popular online gaming platform, Steam. Reach for the Sun, a 2013 Games For Change winner, is...

2013-10-15 08:22:05

- RACE THE SUN tells a highly suspenseful, original story through an interactive film that features competitive gaming functionality MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Land Rover is releasing RACE THE SUN, an interactive digital experience that supports the recent launch of the all-new 2014 Range Rover Sport, the brand's fastest, most responsive and agile vehicle ever produced. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-10-02 23:34:55

Ft. Lauderdale’s “Sun Trolley” Mobile Application was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and services on the iOS and Android market. Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, conducted the app review and shared with viewers how it can help users get around Ft. Lauderdale and see the cities beautiful sites. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Ft. Lauderdale’s “Sun Trolley” Mobile...

2013-10-02 23:00:28

New science book looks at solar science and dissects it for an easier understanding. Mount Holly, Vt. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In “Grand Phases On The Sun: The case for a mechanism responsible for extended solar minima and maxima” (published by Trafford Publishing), author Steven Haywood Yaskell explains distinguished solar scientist Cornelis de Jager’s papers concerning whether or not the solar maximum for the solar cycle will be very strong or very weak. “Is there yet another...

2013-10-01 04:22:00

Publishing giant implements innovative customer engagement technology to meet the needs of a new audience of digital entertainment consumers LONDON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson Inc, (NASDAQ: LPSN) a leading provider of digital engagement solutions, today announced that News UK part of News Corp. the global media services and information company, has implemented its web and mobile live chat solutions on their digital platform Times+, which includes access to The Times,...

2013-09-12 12:26:56

Sun Devils' Real-Time Head Impact Data and Genetic Information Could Provide Keys to Advancement in Player Protection and Performance ROSEMONT, Ill. and TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, today announced that the Pac-12's Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program will participate as the first university research partner in a new study designed to advance athlete concussion detection and...

Twin Star Insights Into Sun's Future
2013-08-28 13:47:51

[ Watch the Video: The Life Cycle of a Sun-Like Star ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers have identified what they are calling the Sun's oldest twin, HIP 102152, sitting 250 light-years away from us. A team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) found that HIP 102152 is older but otherwise nearly identical to our Sun, giving astronomers a chance to see how our local star will look as it ages. Our Sun is...

Complex Origins Of Solar Systems
2013-07-25 11:12:46

John P. Millis, PhD for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Centuries ago, as astronomers began to discover the extent of our solar system, they also began to develop theories on how our Solar System was formed and how it evolved. The challenge was that the only model available was that of our own - other planetary systems would not be discovered until the later part of the 20th century - so researchers assumed that all solar systems would likely look like ours: central star, small rocky...


Latest the Sun Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:42

Stellar Evolution -- Stellar evolution is the process of formation, life, and death of stars. It is one of the major topics of cosmogony. Star Birth and Life A star starts out as an enormous cloud of gas and dust many light-years across. Star formation begins when the cloud begins to condense under its own gravity. The processes that initiate this contraction are not fully understood. The cloud fragments fuse into stellar mass clouds known as protostars. Protostars do not emit...

Solar System
2012-10-22 06:09:41

The Solar System refers to the area in space that is dominated by our own Sun. It is comprised of the Sun and its associated astronomical objects that are held in its gravitational orbit. The Solar System was formed as a result of the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. The mass of this system is located almost entirely in the Sun. Apart from the Sun, a high percentage of the remainder of the system’s mass is located in the eight solitary planets that...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Eclipse -- A solar eclipse occurs when Sun, Moon and Earth are on a single line, the Moon being in the middle. Seen from the Earth, the Moon is in front of the Sun and thus part or all of the light of the Sun is hidden by the Moon. Thus it may seem that a piece has been taken out of the Sun, or that it has suddenly disappeared. There are three types of solar eclipses: -- A partial solar eclipse: Only part of the Sun and the Moon overlap -- A total solar eclipse: All of the Sun...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Sun -- intensely hot, self-luminous body of gases at the center of the solar system. Its gravitational attraction maintains the planets, comets, and other bodies of the solar system in their orbits. The sun is actually a star of about medium size; it appears larger than the other stars because of its relative nearness to the earth. The earth's distance from the sun varies from 91,377,000 mi (147,053,000 km) at perihelion to 94,537,000 mi (152,138,000 km) at aphelion (see apsis). The...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Vega -- Vega (Alpha Lyrae) is the lead star in the constellation Lyra, reaching near directly overhead the mid-northern latitudes, during the summer. It's a "nearby star" at only 25 light years distant and together with Arcturus and Sirius, one of the brightest stars in the Sun's neighbourhood. Vega is a vertex of the Summer Triangle. Its spectral class is A0V (Sirius, an A1V, is slightly less powerful) and it's firmly in the main sequence, fusing hydrogen to helium in its core....

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