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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...

2011-02-28 06:40:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Tide® and Gain® compacted powder laundry detergents are now available at Target stores nationwide. The new detergents are compacted by one-third, while offering the same number of loads in a smaller box. The compacted powder laundry detergents could help save up to 22 million pounds of total packaging in the U.S. and Canada each year. "This launch represents P&G's commitment to innovate and improve...

2011-02-07 01:30:00

DRAMMEN, Norway, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Draka Offshore announced today The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has once again selected Draka as their subsea power cable provider with a further purchase of cables and logistical solutions. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/draka/48489/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/MM41724 ) "It is always exciting to receive new orders, but to quickly...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Tide Loads of Hope is releasing a short documentary film that shares stories of Hope, providing a glimpse into the lives of residents and relief workers in Haiti who have tirelessly worked to help rebuild the lives of those who lost so much. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/tide/48047/ (Photo:...

2011-01-10 06:55:00

GRANTS PASS, Ore., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In "Tidal Forces: A Different Theory," as presented at Caltech to the American Physical Society on Oct. 30, 2010, Roy Masters revisits the theories describing the moon raising the tides by virtue of pull gravity combined with the moon's centripetal angular momentum. Masters shows that if gravity is considered the attractive interaction between individual bodies, then a working moon would have fallen to earth eons ago. Masters, founder of...

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2010-12-22 08:08:26

By David Malmquist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science A new study of local sea-level trends by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) brings both good and bad news to localities concerned with coastal inundation and flooding along the shores of Chesapeake Bay. Dr. John Boon, the study's lead author, says the good news is that "absolute sea level in Chesapeake Bay is rising only about half as fast as the global average rise rate." The bad news, says Boon, is that...

2010-12-15 11:40:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Tide, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand of apparel that boasts exceptional craftsmanship, clean lines, fine quality and classic design, recently celebrated the addition of their 400th retail location - John Craig, Marriott Orlando. Now featured in 38 states, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean, Southern Tide amassed the 400 retail locations in three and a half years. In addition to adding new retailers, Southern Tide has also expanded...

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2010-12-13 08:45:50

Hannah Hickey, University of Washington The emerging tidal-energy industry is spawning another in its shadow: tidal-energy monitoring. Little is known about tidal turbines' environmental effects and environmentalists, regulators and turbine manufacturers all need more data to allow the industry to grow. Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a set of numerical models, solved by computers, to study how changing water pressure and speed around turbines affects sediment...

2010-11-29 12:32:46

US Naval Academy researchers look to convert tidal energy into electricity Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity. Now lessons learned from the ocean's largest mammals has inspired United States Naval Academy researchers to tackle one of the serious challenges of this technology: the low velocity associated with many tidal flows and the difficulty...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

The Tides Foundation Pizzigati Prize will award $10,000 to an open source software developer whose work is helping nonprofits succeed SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the fifth annual awarding of the $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest, the nation's top honor for software developers working with nonprofits to help forge innovative social change. The Tides Foundation will be accepting nominations for this...


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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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barratry
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