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Technology News Archive - October 28, 2005

Sandia National Laboratories, along with partners General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. and Sierra Monolithics Inc., demonstrated the Athena Radar-Responsive Tag during Exercise "Urgent Quest" in the United Kingdom (Salisbury Plains Training Area) Sept. 19 through Oct. 9, 2005.

In her PhD thesis at the Public University of Navarre, Industrial Engineer Marta Barreras Carracedo put forward a new method of designing controllers based on QFT (Quantitative Feedback Theory) and which facilitates its real implantation in the government of real physical processes. The thesis itself validates the method putting into practice two concrete cases, an industrial electric furnace used for the drying of large pieces of composite and a heat exchanger in a solar water-heating plant.

By Antony Bruno SAN FRANCISCO (Billboard) - On November 1, Internet media giant Yahoo will launch two music video services, and both efforts illustrate the Internet's growing dominance among music video media. One will feature the online debut of a different music video each weekday.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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