August 17, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Web Traffic Soars at JupiterScientific.com
During the first two weeks of August, more than 40,000 distinct individuals
visited Jupiter Scientific's website. The majority were seeking information
about the Perseid Meteor shower, which
is the "old faithful" of annual meteor showers. Jupiter Scientific provides
useful information about the viewing of, the history of and the origin of the shower. The web page
is updated yearly and has been praised by web surfers as being among the best on the topic.
From August 5 to August 11, 28,782 web surfers
clicked into the site, surpassing the previous one-week record total 16,630, which
occurred in November, 1999 when the website
was cited for its excellence on Public Radio International.
Jupiter Scientific, which is
dedicated to the promotion of science through books, the internet, and
other means of communication, has created an award-winning website (8 separate awards) that
provides scientific information, news, book reviews, reporting and educational material.
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