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2014-05-22 12:30:41

AURORA, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Along with intuitive products categories and an easy-to-navigate visual theme, the redesigned Quality Logo Products website features three soon-to-be-patented new search tools never before seen in the promotional products industry. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140521/90259 Quality Logo Products (QLP), one of the top distributors of promotional items in the United States, is excited to announce the launch of its new...

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2014-05-19 11:09:00

University of Leicester University of Leicester researchers have captured stunning images of Saturn's auroras as the planet's magnetic field is battered by charged particles from the Sun. The team's findings provide a "smoking gun" for the theory that Saturn's auroral displays are often caused by the dramatic collapse of its "magnetic tail". [ Watch the Video: Dance of Saturn’s Auroras ] Just like comets, planets such as Saturn and the Earth have a "tail" – known as the...

2014-05-15 23:03:16

Dr. Charles Barotz now offers TruDenta® headache treatment for Aurora, CO-area residents suffering from migraines, headaches and jaw pain. TruDenta® leverages a holistic view of all elements in the mouth including tendons, nerves, bones and muscles to deliver needle- and drug-free relief to headache and migraine sufferers. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Dr. Charles S. Barotz of the Denver Headache Center, a new division of Barotz Dental, is a leading provider of headache...

2014-05-08 12:22:04

Chicago-area entertainment facility puts participants into adrenaline-packed simulation adventures that accurately re-create air combat. AURORA, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of people, being a fighter pilot is the ultimate dream job. And now, with the help of sophisticated electronics, it's possible for almost anyone to experience that fantasy. Squadron Ops Sim Center, a new company located near Chicago, is using systems based on actual military training...

2014-05-08 09:30:29

AURORA, the first international molecular screening program for metastatic breast cancer, presented at IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference While research has made great strides in recent decades to improve and significantly extend the lives of patients with early breast cancer, the needs of patients with advanced or metastatic disease have largely been ignored. Moreover, despite the fact that the overall breast cancer death rate has dropped steadily over the last decade and significant...

2014-04-23 04:22:45

Aurora-Slough LD4 in 35.39 ms and Aurora-Frankfurt in 37.79 ms; more UK colos to follow OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC announced that its Quincy Extreme Data service is distributing Aurora-sourced data to London's Slough-LD4 data center in 35.39 milliseconds (ms) and to Frankfurt's-FR2 data center in 37.79 ms. Both routes offer the lowest known latency for any commercially available service and will receive substantial upgrades over the next several...

2014-04-14 04:20:22

Directors Guild head says that Community College of Aurora film school program large part of industry 'revolution' DENVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world's third-largest producer of content are embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overriding mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria - and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international...

2014-04-11 23:02:20

Kelmscott Communications, an Aurora, IL-based, full-service marketing solutions provider, received the Annual Award for Business Excellence from the Daily Herald Business Ledger on March 12. The winners of the 24th annual competition were honored at a recognition event at Medinah Banquets in Addison, IL. Aurora, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kelmscott Communications, an Aurora, IL-based, full-service marketing solutions provider, received the Annual Award for Business Excellence from the...

2014-04-04 23:42:46

US wind turbine manufacturer Argosy Wind Power moved its global headquarters, production, and manufacturing facility to a larger Aurora, Ohio location. Growing demands for their permanent magnet wind turbines for government FIT tariffs in the UK, Asia, Europe and South America required upgraded an upgraded facility to handle higher production demand and ease logistical concerns. Aurora, OH (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Argosy Wind Power’s world headquarters has moved its Global Headquarters to...

2014-03-18 04:21:54

Guidelines demonstrated at CCA mix medicine, law-enforcement tactics with goal of saving lives in immediate aftermath of natural, manmade disasters DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Some of the nation's top instructors recently converged upon CCA, one of the Colorado community colleges, to train multiple law enforcement agencies from across Denver's Front Range on what may become the new standard in Trauma Critical Care (TCC) guidelines. (Photo:...


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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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2004-10-19 04:45:41

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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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