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Researchers Develop Harder Ceramic For Armor Windows
2014-04-30 13:27:32

The Department of Defense needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while still having a high degree of transparency.

2014-04-14 16:22:09

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s48hqc/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Polysilicon

2014-04-14 12:24:05

CHONGQING, China, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daqo New Energy Corp.

2014-04-08 12:22:56

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report analyzes hundreds of data and details, presents them in a clear and compact form, and draws insightful conclusions to help you

2014-02-14 16:22:11

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5wwd4f/pv_technology_and) has announced the addition

2014-02-04 08:23:55

WA'AD AL SHAMAAL, Saudi Arabia and BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison Inc.

2014-01-31 04:21:14

CHONGQING, China, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daqo New Energy Corp.


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28_65c12c42e9ce0997ce045dbd554638ce
2005-05-25 18:13:45

Selenite (chemical formula: CaSO4·2H2O) is a hydrous calcium sulfate, meaning it is composed of oxygen, sulfur, hydrogen, calcium and water. It is basically a glassy, well-crystallized form of gypsum and is often referred to as satin spar. Selenite is soft, and can easily be scratched with a fingernail. The thin crystals can be slightly flexible, but will snap if bent too far. Some crystals found in Kentucky have grown in severely curved patterns and flower-like petals. In some very...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.