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Spinning Object Discovered In The Kuiper Belt
2011-10-03 09:07:55

The bizarre, hourglass-shaped Kuiper belt object 2001QG298 spins round like a propeller as it orbits the Sun, according to an astronomer from Queens University Belfast.

2011-09-21 15:06:04

Researchers at the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) and the Northern Ireland Semiconductor Research Centre (NISRC) at Queen's University Belfast have devised a way to eliminate the need for motors in space borne radiometers by incorporating liquid crystals in their Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) antenna arrays.

2011-09-17 07:00:00

Replify, a global provider of software-only WAN optimization solutions for remote and mobile workers, has released version 4.0 of its Replify Accelerator product.

2011-09-13 12:55:23

Developing self-learning, self aware cyber security technologies, protecting smart utility grids and enhancing the security of mobile networks are among the top research priorities needed to safeguard the internet of tomorrow.

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2011-08-12 13:30:19

The 2010 ash cloud from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano that disrupted air travel in the UK and cost European businesses more than 2 and a hlaf billion dollars was likely a once in a lifetime event.

2011-07-27 10:08:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line, the largest ferry company on the Irish Sea, has signed a sponsorship deal with another giant, the Belfast Giants, in a two year title sponsorship deal.

2011-07-01 09:28:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line has expressed its delight at the announcement that its acquisition of the DFDS routes from Belfast to Liverpool (Birkenhead) and Belfast to Heysham has been fully approved by the Competition Commission. The acquisition, which amounts to approximately GBP40M investment, will enable Stena Line [http://www.stenaline.co.uk/ferry ] to improve its service on the Irish Sea by offering several different alternatives...


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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