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2015-02-25 08:24:25

Announces goal to electrify underserved communities at New York Summit on rural electrification BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.

2015-02-24 23:19:27

Experienced Ham radio enthusiasts know the importance of a proper grounding system for both safety and station performance.

2015-02-24 08:25:53

- Usage tops previous record set in July 2011 RICHMOND, Va., Feb.

2015-02-19 08:42:10

New evaluation kit delivers Resonant Qi charging with Inductive Qi backward compatibility AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-18 23:01:44

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2015-02-18 16:21:53

- Historic low temperatures forecasted for the Carolinas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

2015-02-18 08:25:06

Health care provider buys green power as a prescription for good health OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-17 08:24:20

WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) announced that CEO Dr.


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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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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.