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2013-07-08 23:01:52

Volunteers from Kelmscott Communications donated their time at the 5th Annual Two Brothers Summer Festival hosted by Two Brothers Roundhouse. Proceeds benefited the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Mutual Ground. Aurora, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Volunteers from Kelmscott Communications made a difference at the 5th Annual Two Brothers Summer Festival on June 21st through 23rd in Aurora. The three-day community event hosted by Two Brothers Roundhouse centered around live music, food and drinks...

2013-07-01 23:01:28

University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been selected by ABC and producer Eyeworks USA as the medical oversight, weight loss and nutrition services partner for the fourth season of ABC’s hit series Extreme Weight Loss. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been selected by ABC and producer Eyeworks USA as the medical oversight, weight loss and nutrition services partner for the fourth...

2013-06-28 23:02:20

University of Colorado Hospital’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute to remain open during construction Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 More than 75,000 patients trust their eye health to the physicians and practitioners at the University of Colorado Eye Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus. That number is expected to grow to more than 150,000 patients in the coming years. Meeting the needs of those patients and continuously improving the high quality of care offered to them...

2013-06-25 12:21:14

New online tool answers basic questions NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For most people their daily driving vehicle is the second most expensive investment they make behind their homes. When somebody commits tens of thousands of dollars to owning a vehicle it is important for the manufacturer of that vehicle to stand behind their product and offer a safety net to the owner, should something go wrong. Providing that safety net is a new Toyota warranty in...

2013-06-25 08:34:20

Quincy Also Launches NJ Local Wireless Market Data Service OAKLAND, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC (www.quincy-data.com) has added highly liquid ETFs to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. QED now delivers the most liquid equity ETFs sourced from NASDAQ's Carteret, NJ data center to CME Group's data center located in Aurora, IL in only 4.11 milliseconds rack-to rack, a latency believed to shatter another industry record. ETF data is also...

2013-06-10 08:35:46

-- A group of Solution Based products geared towards simplified wiring and installation. MORGANVILLE, N.J., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoComm Booth 3159 -- Aurora Multimedia, a leader in IP control systems and HD video distribution, celebrates its 15 year anniversary with a combination of its core competencies in One Room - One Cable(TM): solution based products incorporating HDBaseT technology for ease of install. With One Room - One Cable(TM) a single umbilical is utilized for...

2013-06-03 12:23:53

PERTH, Western Australia, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Aurora Oil & Gas Limited (Aurora) (ASX: AUT) (TSX: AEF) is pleased to announce that drilling activities have commenced within the recently acquired Aurora operated Eagle Ford acreage.  The F08 drilling rig from Nabors Drilling has now mobilised onto the Heard Ranch, has rigged up and the JP Heard Bower #19H well was spudded on May 31, 2013.  Aurora had previously advised commencement of operated drilling activity was expected...

2013-05-31 16:23:51

Dr. Akhtar K. Siddiqui of Aurora, IL is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. AURORA, Ill., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Akhtar K. Siddiqui was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130531/DC23949) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals,...

2013-05-30 23:19:24

Graduate Degree Programs for Elementary and Secondary Education Teachers Address Growing Demand for Science and Math Educated Professionals Aurora, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Aurora University Online is pleased to announce three master´s degree programs in science and mathematics education for elementary and secondary teachers looking to further their education. Developed alongside the national standards in both science and math, these programs are the first of their sort, designed...

2013-05-20 23:15:55

An Aurora waxing location is giving students new ways to save on hair removal. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 European Wax Center, the recognized leader in healthy, comfortable waxing recently named the #1 Fastest Growing Franchise in Inc. 500 Magazine, has announced a new loyalty program for students, making body waxing in Aurora, Colorado not only smoother, but much more affordable. The new Student Wax Pass allows students with a valid student ID to save 25 percent by purchasing three...


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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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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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2004-10-19 04:45:41

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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