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2011-05-23 07:16:00

SCRANTON, Pa., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products introduces Resistall Partitions, a new line of maintenance-free privacy partitions that are engineered for value-oriented customers looking to save time and avoid hassles. Resistall Partitions are made of HPDE plastic and are the perfect replacement for metal in tough environments like bars, clubs, diners, cafes and more. Resistall partitions are as tough as they are affordable and easy to install. Unlike metal, phenolic,...

2007-03-13 15:00:22

By MARK JOHNSON Two number theorists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison were flying above the clouds on their way to a conference in the summer of 2005, and halfway between Detroit and Manchester, N.H., a more than 80-year-old mathematical mystery unraveled. Strange, complex formulas known as mock theta functions began to yield their secrets, opening a world of possibilities: new ways to make the Internet more secure, calculate the energy in black holes and understand how particles...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.