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2014-10-28 12:24:46

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Keynote speaker Ms.

2014-10-28 08:45:33

PowerNow lets offices quote, buy and book installations of wireless charging in two clicks TORONTO, Oct.

2014-10-27 12:24:50

In addition to rate hikes, millions will face blackouts and outages WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-23 23:01:12

The webinar will focus on how Proactive Network Maintenance tools can be used for finding elusive impairments in the cable plant before customer services are impacted. Alpharetta,

2014-10-23 12:23:24

FPL, Babcock Ranch and Lee County Electric Cooperative reach an agreement enabling Babcock Ranch development to proceed JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct.

2014-10-20 23:04:46

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding products is expected to grow to $6.6 billion

2014-10-20 08:25:10

CANTON, Mich., Oct.

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2014-10-17 03:00:55

Researchers report they have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide, resulting in a unique electric generator and mechanosensation devices that are optically transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and stretchable.

2014-10-13 12:21:05

HOUSTON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScreeneX(R), OSG [http://www.osg.co.il ]'s innovative LCD screen integrated into the window system of vehicles or in other glass


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.