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2014-01-20 16:22:18

First Alert® Atom(TM) Recognized by Good Housekeeping Research Institute For Its 'Ingenious Solutions to Everyday Problems' AURORA, Ill., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Good Housekeeping Research Institute has named the First Alert(®) Atom(TM) Smoke and Fire Alarm one of the year's most innovative products. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/CG49180) In the February issue of the Institute's namesake magazine, editors wrote that the advanced photoelectric smoke...

2013-12-21 23:03:37

Called the Aurora, it Plays Personalized Lights and Sounds to Help People have Lucid Dreams New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 iWinks LLC has recently launched a campaign on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter website to help raise money for their lucid dreaming headband project. The start up company has developed a smart headband called the Aurora, which plays personalized lights and sounds designed to help people have lucid dreams. For those who are not familiar with the concept...

2013-12-16 23:22:48

CCA, one of the Colorado community colleges, will use donated training device in its police, fire and EMS curriculum to further expand its reality-based training capabilities. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Community College of Aurora has received a driving simulator for use in its Emergency Medical Services, Police and Fire Academies as a donation from intergovernmental partners City and County of Denver and Denver Fire Department, helping the college further enhance its training...

2013-12-12 16:21:43

PERTH, Western Australia, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Aurora Oil & Gas Limited ("Aurora") (ASX:AUT) (TSX:AEF) advises that Marathon Oil Corporation, whose subsidiary Marathon Oil EF LLC is Aurora's operating partner in the majority of its Eagle Ford interests, has provided updated 2014 guidance on its Eagle Ford operations at its scheduled analyst day briefing in New York. The full announcement can be found on Marathon's website at http://www.marathonoil.com. Aurora is in final...

2013-12-04 23:02:19

Aurora treatment center offers programs to stop drug and alcohol dependency in its tracks. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 An Aurora treatment center is announcing that an updated, new consultation program is available for people living in Aurora and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. This new program comes out of statistical data reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-12-04 12:22:47

AURORA, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc., a pioneer in energy efficient lighting, celebrated a milestone event today with its 20th Anniversary Event gala held at its facility near Cleveland, Ohio. From its start in 1993 working out of a small shop in Beachwood, Ohio, TCP has become a dominant player in the rapidly growing LED and CFL lighting segments, with a global reach and extensive portfolio of advanced energy efficient light bulbs, lighting...

2013-11-25 04:21:34

First half 2014: Aurora-Secaucus in 8.12 milliseconds, Aurora-Carteret in 8.05 milliseconds; triple private line capacity IL-NJ; further enhanced reliability; more POPs; introducing long haul 1Mbps service OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McKay Brothers, LLC, a leading provider of specialty microwave telecom services, lowered its Illinois-New Jersey latency again this week as the company also released its 2014 plans. McKay's product roadmap includes a design to reduce...

2013-11-22 16:22:08

LOS ANGELES and CALABASAS, Calif., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Capital Group ("Aurora"), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with over $2 billion of assets under management, and National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) ("NTS"), today jointly announced that Aurora has completed the previously announced acquisition of NTS, a leading provider of testing, inspection and certification solutions. Aurora acquired NTS through an affiliated entity, which acquired...

2013-11-04 04:22:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC (http://www.quincy-data.com/) announced an expansion of its industry leading QED market data offering with the opening of a point of presence in the NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ, operated by Savvis, a Century Link Company. Firms co-located in NJ2 can now receive select futures data from CME Group's data center in Aurora, IL in 4.14 milliseconds--another best in class offering from Quincy Data. Quincy's addition of NJ2 is the...

2013-10-31 23:27:39

Portland medical marijuana clinic, The Aurora Clinic, is now providing medical marijuana pre-qualifying interviews over the telephone. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Aurora Clinic is now providing Portland medical marijuana pre-qualifying interviews over the telephone. Among the more reliable methods of pain management to become available in certain regions is medical marijuana. In Washington state and Oregon, sufferers of chronic pain and other ailments do not need to simply...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Aurora -- The Polar Aurora are natural displays of light in the sky that can be seen with the unaided eye only at night. An auroral display in the Northern Hemisphere is called the aurora borealis, or the northern lights; in the Southern Hemisphere it is called the aurora australis. Auroras are the most visible effect of the sun's activity on the earth's atmosphere. The beautiful and often eerie curtains of light in the night time sky have been observed by people for millennia. An aurora...

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Van Allen Radiation Belt -- The Van Allen radiation belt is a torus of energetic charged particles around Earth, trapped by Earth's magnetic field. The presence of a radiation belt had been theorized prior to the Space Age and the belt's presence was confirmed by the Explorer I on January 31, 1958 and Explorer III missions, under Doctor James Van Allen. The trapped radiation was first mapped out by Explorer IV and Pioneer III. Qualitatively, it is useful to view this belt as consisting...

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Solar Wind -- Solar wind, a stream of particles (mostly high-energy protons ~ 500 Kev) that is continually ejected from the surface of the Sun. The composition of this plasma is identical to the Sun's corona, 73% hydrogen and 25% helium with the remainder as trace impurities, and is ionized. Near Earth, the velocity of the solar wind varies from 200km/s-889km/s. The average is 450 km/s. Approximately 3000 tons of material is lost from the Sun every hour as solar wind. Since solar...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Flare -- A solar flare is a violent eruption that explodes from a star's photosphere with energies equivalent to tens of millions of hydrogen bombs. Solar flares from the Sun send out a streams of highly energetic solar wind that can present a radiation hazard to spacecraft outside of planetary magnetospheres and can disrupt radio signals on Earth. Solar flares were first observed on the Sun in 1859 by English astronomer Richard Carrington. They have also been observed to...

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