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2011-07-28 07:38:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: IPRC), and its wholly owned subsidiary, Imperial Oil & Gas, Inc. (together the "Company", "Imperial"), is pleased to announce that, further to its announcement of July 26, 2011 the Company's subsidiary Green Tide Water Disposal, Ltd. ("Green Tide") has reached agreement with a contract drilling company to provide a rig and crew for the deepening of the Green Tide Salt Water Disposal Facility ("SWDF") well....

2011-06-11 09:20:00

Venice "“ the City of Dreams "“ may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could fall by about 30 percent by 2100. A team of international scientists led by CSIRO's Dr Alberto Troccoli studied atmospheric circulation in the Mediterranean region to assess climate impacts through changes in storm surge frequency in Venice "“ a World Heritage-listed city built on 117 small...

2011-04-17 07:36:36

For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map. Used in automobile navigation systems and smart phones, GPS helps folks find their way around a new neighborhood or locate a nearby restaurant. But GPS is doing much, much more for researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech): it's helping them find their way to a more complete understanding of Earth's interior structure. Up until now,...

2011-03-31 08:10:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Month, Procter & Gamble (P&G) will offer valuable brandSAVER coupons on Tide Coldwater®, PUR® and Pampers® Cruisers redeemable at retailers nationwide, including Target. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pg/47791/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110331/MM65194) These future...

2011-03-17 08:30:00

Author: Dr. Tony Phillips | Credit: Science @ NASA Mark your calendar. On March 19th, a full Moon of rare size and beauty will rise in the east at sunset. It's a super "perigee moon"--the biggest in almost 20 years. "The last full Moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993," says Geoff Chester of the US Naval Observatory in Washington DC. "I'd say it's worth a look." Full Moons vary in size because of the oval shape of the Moon's orbit. It is an ellipse with one side (perigee)...

2011-03-14 07:16:50

Dr. James Garvin, chief scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, answers your questions about the 'supermoon' phenomenon. Question: What is the definition of a supermoon and why is it called that? 'Supermoon' is a situation when the moon is slightly closer to Earth in its orbit than on average, and this effect is most noticeable when it occurs at the same time as a full moon. So, the moon may seem bigger although the difference in its distance from Earth is only a few percent at such...

2011-03-19 03:15:00

The moon will reportedly be closer to Earth on March 19 than it has been in 18 years. The moon's orbit around the Earth is slightly elliptical, and when it is at the near point it is known as a lunar perigee.  However, astronomy and astrology fans are calling this upcoming lunar event a "supermoon." Internet fans of this lunar event say that the supermoon could cause a climatological reign of terror on the entire planet, but scientists say that this will not happen. According to ABC...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Moon -- natural satellite of a planet, in particular, the single natural satellite of the earth. The Earth-Moon System The moon is the earth's nearest neighbor in space. In addition to its proximity, the moon is also exceptional in that it is quite massive compared to the earth itself, the ratio of their masses being far larger than the similar ratios of other natural satellites to the planets they orbit (with the exception of Charon and Pluto). For this reason, the...

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