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2010-08-30 14:21:18

Denmark's first privately built rocket launch has been postponed to Thursday because of weather conditions, according to one of its builders. "The wind delayed the transportation of the rocket from Copenhagen to (the island of) Bornholm. But we hope to take our prototype on Tuesday to the launch base in order to be able to take off on Thursday," Peter Madsen told AFP News. Madsen, along with Kristian von Bengtsson, have worked for years together to try and build the 30-feet prototype, which...

2010-08-24 21:51:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and SEATTLE, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, a Contract Manufacturing Organization with manufacturing sites in Europe and the USA, today announced the completion of a new state-of-the-art disposable manufacturing facility at its Seattle, WA site. The addition comes as part of a staged major expansion plan, which will add significant production capacity to its existing facility to accommodate a growing demand for cGMP manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. (Logo:...

2010-08-18 06:07:00

LONDON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been announced that Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, is to become a co-title sponsor with SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. Following the announcement during the Tour de France that SunGard had agreed to become co-title sponsor for the next two years, Bjarne Riis, owner and manager of Riis Cycling A/S, revealed at a press conference in Copenhagen that Saxo Bank will be the other co-title...

2010-08-14 15:58:00

COPENHAGEN, August 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A fashion event of unseen dimensions takes place in Copenhagen on August 14 as the culmination of this summer's Copenhagen Fashion Week. The event will beat the world record for the longest catwalk ever! (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100814/403766 ) When tourists and Copenhageners take a stroll down the famous pedestrian street "Stroget" in the center of CopenhagenAugust 14 they are in for a surprise of world record...

2010-08-03 04:13:00

COPENHAGEN, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bjarne Riis, owner and manager of Riis Cycling A/S, announced today that Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, will become co-title sponsor with SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. Following the announcement during the Tour de France that SunGard had agreed to become co-title sponsor for the next two years, Bjarne Riis revealed at a press conference in Copenhagen today that Saxo Bank...

2010-07-29 07:43:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is opening up its route network from London City Airport with the launch of its first route to Scandinavia. The airline has announced plans to start a new double daily weekday service from the Docklands Airport with flights to Copenhagen in Denmark, providing a direct air link between the two capital cities. There will also be one flight a day from London City on Sundays and one flight from Copenhagen on Saturdays. The new...

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2010-07-14 13:50:00

A hotel in Copenhagen is offering guests perks for using its stationary bikes in order to help produce the building's energy. Ruediger Spaetel, while staying at the Copenhagen Crowne Plaza hotel on a business trip from Munich, told AFP that curiosity led him to mount one of the two bikes parked in the hotel lobby after checking in. "A bit more sweat and I'll have pedaled enough for a free meal!" Spaetel told AFP. The energy produced by the pedaling guests is stocked in a battery before...

2010-07-13 00:59:00

COPENHAGEN, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank's online trading platform, SaxoTrader, has been awarded Profit & Loss' Best re-labelling platform for 2010. The Copenhagen-based online trading and investment specialist was voted into the top spot by subscribers to represent "reader's choice". The award accolades both Saxo Bank's White Label business as well as the Bank's trading platform, providing technologies to enable multi-asset trading on a single platform. The Bank's...

2010-06-30 08:57:00

COPENHAGEN, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most-travelled hot dog stand is in South Africa during the FIFA World Cup 2010 to spread Danish culture and values and to raise money for education of South African bushmen children. The Danish hot dog stand, Hottie, has travelled around the world since 2003. Hottie generates its own electricity with pedal power and through the solar panels on the roof. More than 20,000 free hot dogs have been handed out and a number of...

2010-06-17 07:02:00

CHICAGO and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Morningstar Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in Morningstar Danmark A/S from Phosphorus A/S, bringing its ownership to 100 percent. Morningstar will pay Phosphorus A/S U.S. $15.2 million, or approximately DKK 91 million, plus an amount for its share of...


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2012-06-18 05:00:15

Symbol: CRIN3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CRBI5 Crataegus biltmoreana Beadle   CRBIS Crataegus biltmoreana Beadle var. stonei (Sarg.) Kruschke   CRBO2 Crataegus boyntonii Beadle   CRCO18 Crataegus coccinea auct. non L.   CRFO5 Crataegus foetida Ashe   CRFO4 Crataegus fortunata Sarg.   CRHO6 Crataegus horseyi Palmer...

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2009-04-28 11:19:13

Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker (June 28, 1912 "“ 28 April 2007) was German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of Werner Heisenberg's research team which investigated nuclear studies in Germany during World War II. Some argue whether he and the team willingly engaged in the development of a nuclear bomb for Germany, or if its failure was intentional because they did not want the Nazi regime to have nuclear weapons. Weizäcker was born in Kiel,...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Niels Henrik David Bohr (October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962) was a Danish physicist. He made essential contributions to understanding atom structure and quantum mechanics. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr and Ellen Adler, Bohr got his doctorate at Copenhagen University in 1911. He then studied under Ernest Rutherford in Manchester, England. Based on Rutherford's theories, Bohr published his Bohr model about atom structure in 1913, introducing the theory of electrons...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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