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2011-03-21 11:32:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today announced the spring 2011 tour of their award-winning science education program FMA Live! FMA Live! will perform in the following areas during the 2011 spring tour: Chesterfield, VA; Hopewell, VA; Columbia, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Birmingham, AL; Toney, AL; Bartlett, TN; Union City, TN; Memphis, TN; Conway, AR; Oklahoma City, OK; Rio Rancho, NM;...

2010-08-23 10:11:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today announced the fall 2010 tour of their award-winning science education program FMA Live! FMA Live! will perform in the following areas during the 2010 fall tour: Bentonville, AR; Olathe, KS; Coralville, IA; Albert Lea, MN; Minneapolis, MN; Elk River, MN; Grand Rapids, MN; Amery, WI; Chicago, IL; Mishawaka, IN, Saginaw, MI; Flint, MI;...

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2010-03-12 06:25:00

The International Space Station (ISS) could remain operational until at least 2020, and quite possibly until 2028, the European Space Agency (ESA) said at a Tokyo meeting on Thursday. The reportedly $100 billion ISS is due to be completed later this year, despite setbacks including budget woes and the loss of the American space shuttles used to transport station parts into orbit. The space station has been 12 years in the making, and its future is secure through 2015, but the U.S. National...

2009-03-09 10:50:00

Widely Acclaimed Hip-Hop Science Education Concert to Reach Over 17,000 Students during 10-Week Tour MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today announced the spring 2009 tour of their award-winning science education program FMA Live! FMA Live! will perform in the following locations during the 2009 spring tour: Gonzales, TX; Sulphur, LA; Orange, TX; Waco, TX; Midwest City, OK;...

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2008-03-25 16:31:57

Scientists Integrate Soil Science Data with Remote Sensing to Report Soil Carbon Flux Resulting from Land Management Changes.Changes in soil carbon occur with changes in land management. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The University of Tennessee investigated quantifying soil carbon changes over large regions. They integrated remote sensing products with a national carbon accounting framework in a project funded by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office...

2005-11-04 21:35:17

BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) -- Numerous sightings of massive fireballs in the skies over Germany this week have led to an upsurge in reports of UFOs, but scientists believe the cause could be a bizarre annual meteor blitz. According to the Web site of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), such fireballs have been reported elsewhere in the world and may also be due to the fact that the Earth is now orbiting through a swarm of space debris. Many people in Germany have...

2005-11-04 07:48:24

BERLIN (Reuters) - Numerous sightings of massive fireballs in the skies over Germany this week have led to an upsurge in reports of UFOs, but scientists believe the cause could be a bizarre annual meteor blitz. According to the Web site of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), such fireballs have been reported elsewhere in the world and may also be due to the fact that the Earth is now orbiting through a swarm of space debris. Many people in Germany have...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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