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2013-03-15 23:03:00

Apex Performance recently released the findings from their study “Attention in the 21st Century” that found checking e-mail every 10-20 minutes decreased employee´s productivity rather than enhancing it. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 Apex Performance recently released the findings from their study “Attention in the 21st Century” that checking e-mail every 10-20 minutes decreased employee´s productivity rather than enhancing it. Use of email, instant...

2012-10-07 23:00:30

A North Carolina waxing franchise is now letting anyone try its services at no cost. Apex, NC (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 European Wax Center Apex-Beaver Creek Crossing is now offering an exclusive free wax offer for all first-time guests. This offer is valid anytime for any guest that has never been to any European Wax Center nationwide. Guests looking for body waxing in Apex, NC will now be able to try out the professional services at European Wax Center Apex-Beaver Creek Crossing at no...

APEX Captures Stunning Image Of Dust Near Orion's Belt
2012-05-02 12:52:36

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] A new image of the region surrounding the reflection nebula Messier 78, just to the north of Orion´s Belt, shows clouds of cosmic dust threaded through the nebula like a string of pearls. The observations, made with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope[1], use the heat glow of interstellar dust grains to show astronomers where new stars are being formed. Dust may sound boring and uninteresting – the surface grime that hides the beauty...

Image 1 - APEX Images Cosmic Dust Filament Light-years Long
2012-02-15 06:23:25

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] Star formation in “dark markings of the sky” A new image from the APEX (Atacama Pathfinder Experiment) telescope in Chile shows a sinuous filament of cosmic dust more than ten light-years long. In it, newborn stars are hidden, and dense clouds of gas are on the verge of collapsing to form yet more stars. It is one of the regions of star formation closest to us. The cosmic dust grains are so cold that observations at wavelengths of around one...

APEX Provides New View Of Carina Nebula Star Formation
2011-11-16 10:11:45

[ Watch the Video ] Observations made with the APEX telescope in submillimeter-wavelength light reveal the cold dusty clouds from which stars form in the Carina Nebula. This site of violent star formation, which plays host to some of the highest-mass stars in our galaxy, is an ideal arena in which to study the interactions between these young stars and their parent molecular clouds. Using the LABOCA camera on the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope on the plateau of...


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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