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2014-03-06 12:20:24

First orders shipping to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and FMC Technologies BIDDEFORD, Maine, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc.

2013-12-18 15:17:25

Arc discharges are common in everyday conditions like welding or in lightning storms.

Levitating On Sound Waves
2013-07-17 05:29:50

Researchers at Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich have found a way to use sound waves to make objects levitate.

2011-02-24 08:37:00

Experiment Launches with Shuttle Discovery to International Space Station COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here on Earth, the process of boiling is used for tasks ranging from cooking and heating to power generation.

2010-11-12 12:45:14

Leatherback turtles are remarkably versatile divers.

2010-07-30 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duck boats in the Ride the Ducks Philadelphia fleet do not have sufficient reserve buoyancy to remain afloat in the event of flooding and have canopies which are well known to cage passengers attempting to escape.

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2010-05-20 06:20:00

Scientists said Wednesday they had solved the mystery surrounding the paper nautilus, a brittle and translucent shell that belongs to the rarely-seen species of octopi known as argonauts.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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