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2012-03-23 10:20:36

TUCSON, Ariz., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Energetics, Inc., (AERG.OB) reported summary financial results for the twelve months ended December 31, 2011. Year-to-Date 2011 Summary Financial Results Revenue decreased approximately $8.0 million to $5.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2011 compared to 2010 primarily as a result of the reduction in Government spending on the Company's technologies. The Company's counter-IED revenue decreased by $6.9 million to $2.2 million...

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2009-08-03 15:15:00

Here's a question. How many gumballs of different sizes can fit in one of those containers at the mall so as to reward a well-spent quarter? It's hard to believe that most people never consider it even when guessing the number of candies in a bowl at Halloween.But physicists at the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at New York University recently developed a new way to help answer the question. They say the solution is found in how the particles pack in terms of many...

2008-07-31 03:00:36

By Lu, Feng Zhang, Xiaohu; Xu, Jianmin ABSTRACT An automatic image navigation algorithm for Feng Yun 2 (FY2) spin-stabilized geosynchronous meteorological satellites was determined at the National Satellite Meteorological Center (NSMC) of the China Meteorological Administration (CMA). This paper derives the parameters and coordinate systems used in FY2 image navigation, with an emphasis on attitude and misalignment parameters. The solution to the navigation model does not depend on any...