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Announces goal to electrify underserved communities at New York Summit on rural electrification BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.
Experienced Ham radio enthusiasts know the importance of a proper grounding system for both safety and station performance.
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BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.
New evaluation kit delivers Resonant Qi charging with Inductive Qi backward compatibility AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.
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Health care provider buys green power as a prescription for good health OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.
WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) announced that CEO Dr.
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...
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...
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....
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.