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2009-11-04 14:09:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded the line of Fine Pitch Bump Adapters to include adapters that accommodate boards with pitches down to 0.40 mm. As part of the Correct-A-Chip series, the new Fine Pitch Bump Adapters allow customers to use higher pitch devices on smaller pitch boards. The adapter tops have landing pads that can be designed to accept any device on any...

2009-09-30 09:07:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, recently added new BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters that adapt to pitch bottoms lower than previous models, expanding this unique product line that economically facilitates the use of smaller pitch devices with larger pitch boards. The new Switch-A-Pitch Adapters have tops where the BGA landing pads are on a 0.50 mm pitch and the adapter bottoms...

2009-07-07 13:17:00

BRISTOL, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded its line of BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters that simplify high density interconnect (HDI) construction to enable the use of smaller pitch devices on larger pitch boards. The series now includes models with tops where the BGA landing pads are on a 0.40 mm pitch and adapter bottoms are populated with BGA balls on a 1.27 mm pitch. The new...

2009-04-22 13:32:00

BRISTOL, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, announced that Roy Larsen of Larsen Associates achieved a 39% increase in sales over 2007 earning him the 2008 Representative of the Year Award. Larsen, an Aries representative more than 15 years servicing the Northern California and Nevada territories, attributes his company's growth to Aries' exceptional customer service, incomparable...

2009-03-20 11:43:00

BRISTOL, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has added a unique adapter series to its extensive line of Correct-a-Chip adapters that save end users both time and money. The new BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters enable the use of smaller pitch devices with larger pitch boards. The first Switch-A-Pitch adapters in the series have tops where the BGA "landing pads" (on the top of the adapter) are on...

2008-10-11 03:00:05

By Anonymous ARIES [March 21-April 19] My Aries friend David's acupuncturist diagnosed his current condition as an "encroachment of phlegm in his triple heater." That's also an apt metaphorical description of what's going on in your psyche: Your internal engine-the fire in your belly-is a bit dogged by a sluggish stream of swampy, snotty feelings. I suggest you take action to purge this creeping effluvia. A good way to start would be to do what Gestah dream workers do: imagine that the...

2008-03-04 06:00:11

By Anonymous STARS & PLANETS: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System IAN RIDPATH & WIL TIRION This fourth edition has been revised and expanded. Though it is small enough to fit into a coat pocket on a cool, dark evening, the amount of the material within could fill volumes. The book seems designed to convert curious readers into stargazers. Many of the celestial sights described in the book can be seen with binoculars, and all are accessible...

2007-12-28 12:29:52

December is the month of the winter solstice, which a large part of mankind associates with such festivals as the Nativity. Among the many varied customs linked with this special season for thousands of years, the exchanging of gifts is almost universal. The moment of the solstice occurred on Dec. 22 at 1:08 a.m. EST. The sun, appearing to travel along the ecliptic, reached that point in the sky where it is farthest south of the celestial equator.  Mother Nature herself offers the sky...

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2007-08-08 10:16:38

Cambridge, MA -- A spectacular new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope uncovers a small group of young stellar "siblings" in the southern portion of the Serpens cloud "“ located approximately 848 light-years away from Earth. Scientists suspect that this discovery will lead them to more clues about how these cosmic families, which contain hundreds of gravitationally bound stars, form and interact. "It's amazing how these stars really stand out in the Spitzer images. At visible...

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2006-06-14 10:35:00

Cambridge, MA - Sibling rivalry is alive and well in outer space. The Milky Way galaxy has two sister spirals competing for attention from photographers. The Andromeda galaxy usually wins the contest, posing frequently for cosmic portraits. In this new image from the MMT Observatory's 6.5-meter telescope, the second sister finally gets her due notice. Here, the Triangulum galaxy emerges from the shadows to reveal stunning swirls of stars and dust dotted with brilliant pink nebulae. The new...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Zodiac -- The Zodiac (from Greek zoon, "animal") is an imaginary belt in the heavens extending approximately 8 degrees on either side of the Sun's apparent path, and including the apparent paths of the Moon and the major planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Imaginary divisions of the zodiac represent, in astronomy, constellations, and in astrology, signs. There is a zodiac in western astrology, a different one in Vedic astrology, and a very different one in Chinese astrology....

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Triangulum Australe Constellation -- Triangulum Australe, the Southern Triangle, is completely visible in latitudes south of 20 degrees north from April through June. Its three brightest stars have been called the "Three Patriarchs", Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. It can easily be recognized by its shape, or asterism. This is one of the 12 southern constellations named by Johann Bayer in the early 1600's. The three bright stars in this constellation are so recognizable that they can be...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Serpens Constellation -- Serpens (the snake) is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. Among the modern constellations it is unique in being split into two pieces, Serpens Caput (representing the head of the snake) to the west and Serpens Cauda (representing the tail) to the east. Between these two pieces lies the constellation of Ophiuchus, the serpent bearer. Notable features Since Serpens is regarded as being one constellation...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Scorpius Constellation -- Scorpius (the scorpion) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. In western astrology it is known as "Scorpio." It lies between Libra to the west and Sagittarius to the east. It is a large constellation located in the southern hemisphere near the center of the Milky Way. Notable features Scorpius contains many bright stars, including Antares (α Sco), Graffias (β1 Sco), Dschubba (δ Sco), Sargas (θ Sco), Shaula (λ Sco), Jabah (ν Sco),...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Puppis Constellation -- Containing the brightest star visible on earth, the constellation of Canis Major is one of the few constellations in the heavens which resembles what it is supposed to be: a large dog. Its neighbor, Puppis, on the other hand, boasts no bright stars, and is difficult at best for even seasoned observers to identify. Stellar beacons notwithstanding, both of these constellations are rich in open clusters, as they lie along the winter Milky Way. Several...

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