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2012-01-04 12:12:17

More accurate frequency standards technology are being developed to prevent interference on live TV services With government plans for a Digital Britain firmly underway, the amount of data that will be sent on the internet is set to increase dramatically. But with increased data comes the potential for increased frequency interference. This could mean data files and live "on-demand" TV services will be corrupted. If the scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have their...

2011-11-11 14:00:00

Renewed and expanded A2LA accreditation doubles scope of services. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 InnoCal Calibration and Repair Services announces another successful completion of accreditation in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories as determined by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). In addition to having its A2LA accreditation extended...

2011-09-19 19:59:45

New calibration satellite required to make accurate predictions, say scientists A new paper published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, explains weaknesses in our understanding of climate change and how we can fix them. These issues mean predictions vary wildly about how quickly temperatures will rise. This has serious implications for long term political and economic planning. The papers lead author is Dr Nigel Fox of The National Physical Laboratory, The UK's National...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Integrated Service Solutions, Inc. Complimented on their high levels of top management and near perfect record of customer satisfaction. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Integrated Service Solutions, Inc. announced today the completion of their A2LA Assessment Audit and their expanded scope of accreditation. While there are many commonalities with ISO 9001:2008, which the Company has held for more than seven years, ISO/IEC 17025:2005 applies directly to Metrology Laboratories that...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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