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2011-09-05 06:57:05

  Scientists can now remotely monitor the ocean´s changing chemistry with help from some of the five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with deep ocean currents and transmit data via satellite back to land. A new and innovative method shows how readings of the acidity (pH) and total carbon dioxide (CO2) content of seawater can help scientists understand changes in the chemistry of the world´s ocean. A U.S.-based research team and their Canadian colleagues developed the new...

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2011-07-14 13:49:07

Climate scientists are using the U.S. and Australian navies to deploy robotic measuring devices in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean. About a quarter of the Indian Ocean is off limits to climate scientists due to pirates making the waters too dangerous for research. "We have not been able to seed about one quarter of the Indian Ocean since the increase in the piracy and that has implications for understanding a region of influence in Australian and south Asian weather and climate," CSIRO...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

Argo Translation, Inc. announced today that they will now be offering telephonic interpretation services in over 180 languages and will be available 24/7/365. Glenview, IL (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Argo Translation, Inc. announced today that they are offering a telephonic interpretation service that will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in 180 languages. This phone service will be especially helpful to companies that need to communicate in a foreign language quickly and frequently....

2011-03-31 09:02:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media, whose cable TV network is distributed in 75 million households worldwide, has launched Argo's Medea Affiliate Management platform to manage their end-to-end affiliate sales process, including such areas as affiliate distribution, contract and contact management and subscriber and system history. Medea is the leader in affiliate management systems for cable television networks, with over 250 networks worldwide utilizing the software...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Argo Translation, Inc. announced today that they have been able to save their clients over three million dollars due to their technology advances over the past 4 years. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Since 2007 Argo Translation has been able to save their clients over 3 million dollars due to translation memory matches. The Argo Translation team is very proud of the fact that they have eliminated over 14 million words worth of cost for their clients over the last four years alone. Argo...

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2011-01-27 09:09:04

The temperature of water situated in the subtropical Atlantic experienced a drop of 0.15ºC between 1998 and 2006. This has been revealed by a study led by the IEO (Spanish Oceanography Institute) which suggests that circulation caused by wind could be responsible for this "unusual" behavior. Whilst the water temperature in this area, situated along the 24.5º north parallel, from the African coast to the Caribbean, rose by 0.27ºC between...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

Argo Translation, Inc. announced today that they are offering an automatic quarterly report for all current and future Argo clients and customers. Glenview, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Argo Translation, Inc. announced today that they are now offering an automatic quarterly report for all current and future Argo clients and customers. Argo recently reformatted their estimates to simplify and consolidate the information to make the information easier to understand. As part of that...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

ARGO Systems, LLC selects COPT building in Anne Arundel County, Maryland for Headquarters Glen Burnie, Maryland (Vocus/PRWEB) December 01, 2010 ARGO Systems, LLC, announces the relocation and expansion of the corporate headquarters in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Previously in Glen Burnie, MD, ARGO will now manage all corporate operations in Hanover, Maryland in a new office space owned and designed by Corporate Office Property Trust. The move will take place during the first quarter of...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

Argo Translation, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a newly designed website Chicago, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Argo Translation, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a re-designed website after making important structural and content changes to their current site. After much research, Argo's new website focuses on a flexible platform for adding additional content while still providing a site that is easy to navigate. President of Argo Translation, Peter Argondizzo,...

2010-10-18 12:01:57

If you're having a bad day, you may want to stay away from listening to commercials for Lululemon or Coca Cola. Or from any retailer or merchandise whose name bears a similarly repetitive phonetic sound. University of Alberta marketing professor Jennifer Argo recently published a study in the Journal of Marketing indicating that hearing the names of brands containing these types of repetitive sounds can influence our mood and thus our decision-making ability when it comes to choosing whether...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Vela (the sail) Constellation -- Location: Mostly Southern Hemisphere, low on the horizon in the Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 09h; Declination: -50; Source: Modern constellation by astronomer Abbe Nicholas de Lacaille The story behind the name: Vela, the Sails, was originally part of Argo Navis, the ship of Jason and his Argonauts. When the International Astronomical Union officially defined the 88 constellations and their boundaries, the constellation (the ship)...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Carina (keel of a ship) Constellation -- Location: Mostly Southern Hemisphere, low on the horizon in the Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 09h; Declination: -60; Source: Modern Constellation by astronomer Abbe Nicholas de Lacaille, from Argo Navis; Greek mythology, also Egyptian and Indian Carina means the keel or bottom of a ship. This constellation was originally part of a larger pattern representing an entire sailing ship. A ship pattern was recognized by several...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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