Tampa, FL – As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to make headlines, many Americans are wondering what to do about their travel plans.
Although the decision to travel is a personal one, AAA is providing information on travel safety and insurance to help travelers make informed decisions.
Edelweiss Club of Clarksville establishes endowed scholarship for Austin Peay State University students
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) recently received a donation of $123,000 from the Clarksville Edelweiss Club to create the Edelweiss Club of Clarksville German Endowment. Edelweiss Club President Mary Ann Miner and Carl Eisemann presented the gift to APSU President Dr. Alisa White and retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, APSU vice president for external affairs, at a signing ceremony on May 10th, 2019.
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Washington, D.C. – Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data.
Dubbed HD 219134b, this exoplanet, which orbits too close to its star to sustain life, is a mere 21 light-years away. While the planet itself can’t be seen directly, even by telescopes, the star it orbits is visible to the naked eye in dark skies in the Cassiopeia constellation, near the North Star.
Written by Guy Webster
Pasadena, CA – Testing is underway on NASA’s next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016.
The lander is called InSight, an abbreviation for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport. It is about the size of a car and will be the first mission devoted to understanding the interior structure of the Red Planet. Examining the planet’s deep interior could reveal clues about how all rocky planets, including Earth, formed and evolved.
Clarksville, TN – According to the most recent Global Trends Report, Tennessee has been ranked the top state in the nation for foreign direct investment job commitments in 2013.
The annual report from the IBM Institute for Business Value measured the number of jobs created by foreign-owned companies in each state during the 2013 calendar year. Following Tennessee in the rankings were Texas, Georgia and Ohio. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Guy Webster
Pasadena, CA – NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on a new Mars lander, after it completed a successful Mission Critical Design Review on Friday.
NASA’s Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission will pierce beneath the Martian surface to study its interior. The mission will investigate how Earth-like planets formed and developed their layered inner structure of core, mantle and crust, and will collect information about those interior zones using instruments never before used on Mars.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University sent over 1,100 graduates out into the world May 9th with its Spring Commencement, including 44 student-athletes in that total, but that doesn’t end some unfinished work for some of the Governors and Lady Govs.
Austin Peay State University comes in 2nd at rain shortened OVC Golf Championship, Marco Iten earns OVC Medalist honor, NCAA berth
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Muscle Shoals, AL – Austin Peay State University senior golfer Marco Iten will advance to the NCAA Regional but unfortunately without his teammates.
Iten, who was leading at 8-under (68-68=136) after the Ohio Valley Conference championship second round, was declared medalist late Sunday afternoon after rains and lightning twice halted the event, being played at The Fighting Joe Course at The Shoals.
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Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University senior golfer Marco Iten, who finished second this week at the Memphis Intercollegiate, has been named Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Male Golfer of the Week.
It was the second time this spring Iten earned the award. Two weeks ago he claimed the weekly award by capturing the Talis Park Challenge.
Clarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University student Chris Hayes returned to Clarksville last summer, after spending nine weeks at the famed CERN laboratory in Switzerland, his friends and professors asked him what he thought of Europe.
“I said, ‘Well, I think it looks a lot like East Tennessee, except that the signs are in French,” he said. “It felt very much like I was at home.”
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