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The Star Factory: Observing Arp 220
2012-02-20 04:07:11

The galaxy Arp 220 is home to several giant star clusters–about 10 million solar masses–that are twice as massive as any comparable star cluster in the Milky Way Galaxy. McMaster University's Christine Wilson is captivated by this turbulent galaxy that provides such a target-rich environment for watching stars form. The reason that star formation is going wild is that the galaxy is in the late stages of a merger between two larger galaxies. "This is a nearby look at a...

2011-03-03 10:00:00

SEASIDE, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UGC video sites, networks, channels and brands generated in excess of 230 billion domestic (U.S.) views in 2010, up 146.9% over the previous year. Meanwhile, advertisers stepped up, and waded into market with some $426 million in pre roll ad spend made across the UGC video segment, according to an industry report published by AccuStream Research. The report, UGC Video, Library Share Analyses and Pre Roll Media Spend, details the growth and...

2008-12-09 05:00:00

And, half of all U.S. consumers consulted UGC in the past year. CHICAGO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by Chicago-based Leo J. Shapiro & Associates LLC (LJS) reveals that U.S. consumers find sources of user-generated content (UGC) - discussion forums, blogs, online review sites and social networking sites - three times more influential when making a purchase decision than conventional marketing methods such as TV advertising. The findings, from a national sample of 450...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.