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2009-07-28 11:06:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- EMPACT America today announced plans for an international conference "Protecting America Against Electromagnetic Pulse," to be held at the Niagara Falls Conference Center, Sept.

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2008-02-19 18:00:00

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and University of Aarhus can now establish, with relatively high precision, when a person was born by looking into their eyes.

2006-05-26 17:25:35

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's plan for a massive detonation of conventional high explosives in Nevada to test the effectiveness of weapons against deeply buried targets has been postponed indefinitely, officials said on Thursday.

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2005-10-11 07:10:00

In a more hopeful time, buoyed by the promise of science, it was thought hurricanes could be tricked into dispersing, earthquakes could be disarmed by nuclear explosions and floodwaters held at bay by great mounds of dirt. Such conceits are another victim of a year of destruction.

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2005-08-28 09:50:25

Dust from asteroids entering the atmosphere may influence Earth's weather more than previously believed, researchers have found.

2005-08-26 19:05:23

Dust from asteroids entering the atmosphere may influence Earth's weather more than previously believed, researchers have found.

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2005-04-07 07:17:22

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are using an enormous X-ray machine to see what happens inside an exploding nuclear weapon without actually setting one off.

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2005-03-11 15:17:49

Curators of the new Atomic Testing Museum hope the setting stirs the imagination for those with no memory of mushroom clouds and the role the Nevada Test Site played in the development of nuclear deterrence.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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