Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire) is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic rock. Igneous rock is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava. Igneous rock may form with or without crystallization, either below the surface as intrusive (plutonic) rocks or on the surface as extrusive (volcanic) rocks. This magma can be derived from partial melts of pre-existing rocks in either a planet's mantle or crust. Typically, the me..
A zygote (from Greek ζυγωτός zygōtos "joined" or "yoked", from ζυγοῦν zygoun "to join" or "to yoke"), is the initial cell formed when two gamete cells are joined by means of sexual reproduction. In multicellular organisms, it is the earliest developmental stage of the embryo. In single-celled organisms, the zygote divides to produce offspring, usually through Mitosis, the process of cell division.
Roseland, located on the far south side of the city, is one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago, Illinois. It includes the neighborhoods of Fernwood, Princeton Park, Lilydale, the southern portion of West Chesterfield, Rosemoor, Sheldon Heights and West Roseland.
Marine shrimp farming is an aquaculture business for the cultivation of marine shrimp or for human consumption. Although traditional shrimp farming has been carried out in Asia for centuries, large-scale commercial shrimp farming began in the 1970s, and production grew steeply, particularly to match the market demands of the United States, Japan and Western Europe. The total global production of farmed shrimp reached more than 1.6 million in 2003, representing a value of nearly 9 billion U.S. do..
The charismatic American was one of the most spectacular and naturally talented riders to race speedway and very few share that incredible ability which ensured that he performed at the highest level for most of his career. A three-times World Finalist, do..
Six college friends meet at their friend's funeral, and out of loyalty to him, they grant his last request by embarking on a journey at sea--a journey that takes them farther than they'd ever want to go as they land on an uncharted island where all is not ..
Compelling images of people in a region that in many ways remains a frontier fill the pages of this survey of photography in South Texas. The photographs, most published for the first time, are from the top-ranked collection of San Antonios Witte Museum. T..
From a drug smuggling nun whose charitable orphanage serves as a front for moving product to angels in disguise and the Devil himself, the quest on which the unassuming hero embarks is filled with treachery, deceit, and supernatural intrigue.
Iron Man, profiling his origin, friends and family, enemies, and various incarnations from the time of his creation to the present. Language: ENGLISH Pages: 199 Dimensions: 10.75 x 9.00 x 1.00 Weight: 2.55
This third volume of the Savage Frontier series focuses on the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in Texas during the years 1840 and 1841. Comanche Indians were the leading rival to the pioneers during this period. Peace negotiations in Sa..