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2014-01-29 12:29:11

TROY, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- solidThinking, Inc. announced today that its solidThinking Inspire software has been named a finalist in the Design Tools category of the Design News 2013 Golden Mousetrap Awards. Design News is a leading publication and community of design engineers. The finalists for this year's Golden Mousetrap award were selected by Design News' Advisory Board and Content Team. Of the many submissions, 55 finalists spanning 15 different categories were...

2014-01-28 12:32:14

TROY, Mich., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- solidThinking, Inc. announced today that it has recently added seven new companies to its global network of channel partners. These partners will provide solidThinking Inspire and solidThinking Evolve software and support to customers in Brazil, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. "We are looking forward to a prosperous 2014 with our new partners," said Jim Hassberger, President of solidThinking. "Adding additional partners around the world will...

2014-01-21 12:20:40

The Enlighten Award aims to inspire interest from the auto industry's stakeholders and policymakers in the impact of weight saving innovations TROY, Mich., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced it is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Altair Enlighten Award, the automotive industry's sole award program dedicated to innovation in vehicle lightweighting. Entering its second year, the annual award will be presented in collaboration with the Center for Automotive...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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2009-07-06 12:14:43

Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Aquila (the Eagle) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 20h; Declination: 05; Source: Various cultures - Greek, Arab, Persian, Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean The story behind the name In the ancient Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cultures, the constellation Aquila is seen as the shape of a flying bird. The pattern contains three prominent stars that can be seen to outline the wings of a bird, but are also the focus of quite different myths...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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