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Google 11/13/2018 10:07:53 PM

The Bridesmaids Are Multiplying - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

The Bridesmaids Are Multiplying
The Atlantic
The bride, often posing in a scenic outdoor spot, is flanked on either side by a cluster of women. Draped in matching fabric, hair swept back with bobby pins and hairspray, they lean in close. You mess with the ... But multiple people in the wedding ...

Google 11/9/2018 1:26:14 PM

The Deadliest Hot Air Balloon Disaster in American History - Austin Monthly (blog)


Austin Monthly (blog)

The Deadliest Hot Air Balloon Disaster in American History
Austin Monthly (blog)
After driving around frantically hoping to pick up the chase, they discovered the cluster of emergency vehicles on Jolly Road. When Lirette, the pilot's roommate and friend, learned the balloon had crashed and burned in a pasture, he became distraught.

Google 10/4/2018 8:38:57 PM

Balloon-borne telescope looks for cosmic gamma rays - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Balloon-borne telescope looks for cosmic gamma rays
Phys.Org
The GRAINE (Gamma-Ray Astro-Imager with Nuclear Emulsion) collaboration aims to record high-energy cosmic gamma rays at a high-resolution using a balloon-borne nuclear emulsion telescope. In April 2018 the team successfully completed another ...

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Google 8/8/2018 2:34:31 PM

What happened when a wannabe pilot was denied entry in the Air Force - We Are The Mighty (blog)


We Are The Mighty (blog)

What happened when a wannabe pilot was denied entry in the Air Force
We Are The Mighty (blog)
Walters didn't do it again, but his legacy lives on in the handful of civilian aviation enthusiasts who practice the art of cluster ballooning. Some of these enthusiasts have reached altitudes of higher than 20,000 feet — and some of them were never ...

Google 7/10/2018 12:31:52 AM

Spiders Use Atmospheric Electricity to Fly Hundreds of Miles - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com

Spiders Use Atmospheric Electricity to Fly Hundreds of Miles
Sci-News.com
When one thinks of airborne organisms, spiders do not usually come to mind. However, these wingless creatures have been found 2.5 miles (4 km) up in the sky, dispersing hundreds of miles. To disperse, they 'balloon,' whereby they climb to the top of a ...
Spiders Can Fly Hundreds of Miles Using ElectricityThe Atlantic
Erica Morley - University of BristolUniversity of Bristol
Spiders can fly by weaving 10-foot-long silk parachutes to float through the airUSA TODAY

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Google 7/6/2018 1:52:44 PM

Government mulls reining in ballooning Hollywood film subsidies - New Zealand Herald


New Zealand Herald

Government mulls reining in ballooning Hollywood film subsidies
New Zealand Herald
Jackson, director of trilogies Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, is the largest shareholder of the Weta Group of companies, a cluster of film and screen industries in Wellington's Miramar collectively known as Wellywood that employs more than 2000 people.

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Google 6/29/2018 5:01:12 PM

How Far Could Civil War Balloonists See? - Air & Space Magazine


Air & Space Magazine

How Far Could Civil War Balloonists See?
Air & Space Magazine
From their launch point at Edwards Ferry on the Potomac River, Curt Westergard and his team from AirPhotosLIVE.com in Falls Church, Virginia, raised a small, tethered aerostat balloon—with a cluster of cameras, but no passenger, on board—to 800 feet.

Google 5/23/2018 5:11:29 PM

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