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NASA to increase search for Life on other Planets with NExSS Project

 

Written by Whitney Clavin
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA is bringing together experts spanning a variety of scientific fields for an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life on planets outside our solar system.

The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or “NExSS”, hopes to better understand the various components of an exoplanet, as well as how the planet’s stars and neighbor planets interact to support life.

The search for life beyond our solar system requires unprecedented cooperation across scientific disciplines. NASA's NExSS collaboration includes those who study Earth as a life-bearing planet (lower right), those researching the diversity of solar system planets (left), and those on the new frontier, discovering worlds orbiting other stars in the galaxy (upper right). (NASA)

The search for life beyond our solar system requires unprecedented cooperation across scientific disciplines. NASA’s NExSS collaboration includes those who study Earth as a life-bearing planet (lower right), those researching the diversity of solar system planets (left), and those on the new frontier, discovering worlds orbiting other stars in the galaxy (upper right). (NASA)

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APSU Governors Baseball grounds Morehead State Eagles, 8-4

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team scored eight runs in its final five innings to post an 8-4 come-from-behind victory against Morehead State, Friday night in Ohio Valley Conference action at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball's Alex Robles had two hits against Moreehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Alex Robles had two hits against Moreehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds strike first in 8-1 win over Oklahoma City Dodgers

 

Recently-promoted Zach Neal Allows One Run Over 5.0 Innings For Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Sounds pounded out six runs in the first three innings on Friday night at First Tennessee Park and avoided a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers with an 8-1 victory.

Nashville improved their record to 8-8 with the win and scored more runs tonight than they had in the first three games of the series combined.

The Sounds had outscored the opponent 13-3 in the first inning coming into tonight’s action and they added to that total with three more tallies.

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Fort Campbell’s Gardner Pool to hold Aquatic Boot Camp starting April 27th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Dive into Aquatic Boot Camp at Fort Campbell’s Gardner Pool for a water based fitness program that will be fun, diverse and continue to challenge your fitness level. This is not water aerobics!

This class will provide a unique way to improve cardiovascular function; increase endurance, flexibility, balance and agility; build muscular strength and cross train.

There is a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 15.

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APSU Governors Golf come back late to sit in third at OVC Championship after Day 1

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMuscle Shoals, AL – It is said you cannot win the conference golf championship on the first day of a tournament, but you can sure lose it.

In Austin Peay State University men’s golf case, Friday, in Day 1 of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, the Govs clawed their way around the course and find themselves in third place, four shots back of Belmont heading into the final two tournament days, being played at The Shoals, a Robert Trent Jones Trail Course.

Austin Peay Men's Golf sits in third place at OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf sits in third place at OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Sewer Rehab Work Schedule for April 27th-May 1st, 2015

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water contractors will be performing sewer line rehabilitation work during the week of April 27th-May 1st, 2015 on the following streets.

Preston Drive, Downer Drive, Hillsboro Road, Plantation Drive,Southern Drive, East Fork Drive, Trahern Circle, Britton Springs Road, Hadley Drive, and Biglen Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Softball conclude their 2015 Away Schedule against the Murray State Racers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will close out the road portion of its 2015 regular-season schedule this weekend with a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series at Murray State.

The Lady Govs (9-31, 5-16 OVC) open the three-game series with a 1:00pm, Saturday doubleheader at Racer Field, and conclude the matchup, at 1:00pm, on Sunday with a single contest.

Austin Peay Softball. (APSU sports information)

Austin Peay Softball. (APSU sports information)

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Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church to celebrate 150th Anniversary, May 3rd

 

Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchPalmyra, TN – In 1865, Queen Victoria ruled England. Abraham Lincoln was elected to his second term in the United States. And Reverend Nute Larkins organized the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Palmyra, Tennessee. This year, the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church celebrates its 150th birthday.

The old Ebeneezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which was founded in 1846, was renamed Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1865. Originally, a one room log cabin in the hollow of East Creek, the early location was on the creek, subject to flooding.

Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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Friends of Dunbar Cave announce Spring Fling Schedule, May 2nd, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have announced the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling event to be held (rain or shine) on May 2th, 2015.  All activities begin at the Visitor’s Center and are free of charge.  Snacks will be provided for a modest donation. Children must supervised by an adult.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly Concludes a Session of Success

 

109th General Assembly’s First Half Concludes with Major Conservative Accomplishments

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – With the final debate over, the 109th General Assembly has concluded its work for the first regular session. The closing comes with a number of legislative victories Republicans can be proud of.

“We’ve just witnessed a session of success,” stated Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes. “Whether it is the conservative fiscal stewardship of our state, educational reforms that keep us on the path of achievement, or a number of bills to enhance the freedom Tennesseans expect—our state is moving ahead. Governor Haslam continues to show why he’s garnered the reputation of a dynamic reformer-in-chief and together, with Lieutenant Governor Ramsey and Speaker Harwell, the leadership of our state has never been stronger.” «Read the rest of this article»

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