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2014-10-01 08:26:57

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010 Brian Aitken's life was turned violently upside down when he was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned in the State of New Jersey. Four years later he has written a book about his experience as a pokerchip in Michael Bloomberg's multi-million dollar game to criminalize gun owners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149410 Aitken's book, published by Beard Face Books, The Blue Tent Sky: How...

2010-04-19 10:41:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Aitken, Founder & Chairman of Alister & Paine, was recently nominated to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100419/NY88457 ) "I'm honored for the nomination but my accomplishments don't hold a candle to those of other Rutgers Alumni like Milton Friedman and Mary Baglivo. I'd like to thank my peers for nominating me and, hopefully, they'll hold off on nominating me again...

2009-12-17 13:47:00

HIGH FALLS, N.Y., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months ago Brian Aitken, a 26-year-old entrepreneur, launched Alister & Paine Magazine: a digital magazine for 21st century executives. The company, which specializes in providing a web-optimized distribution channel for B2B and high end consumer goods, realized a 400% return on total investments after its first six months of operations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091217/NY28119 ) A recent audit reveals that the...

2009-12-01 08:54:02

A huge amount of scientific data have been accumulated by the CE-1 lunar orbiter. Using laser altimeter data, Jinsong Ping and Qian Huang et al obtained improved 3D lunar topography, and based on this, they had made new discoveries (such as impact basins and volcanic deposit highlands) of some ancient topographic characteristics on the lunar surface. Chao Chen and Qing Liang et al found the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) basin as the biggest mascon on the moon and put forward a fault structure...

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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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