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2013-03-12 23:04:36

With technological advances in the fiber optics industry, ETA International recently released newly updated versions of the Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) and Fiber Optics Technician—Outside Plant (FOT-OSP) certifications. ETA is globally recognized as the definitive source for non-vendor-specific, third-party, industry standards-based certifications with Hands-On Testing (HOT). Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 ETA´s Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) and Fiber Optics Technician...

2013-02-28 23:02:35

The U.S. Department of Education has joined the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) to celebrate February as National Career and Technical Education (CTE) CTE Month. In order to ensure that the skills taught in CTE programs reflect the actual needs of the labor market, ETA continually reviews its certification competencies to align with industry standards. Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 ETA International encourages strong CTE programs that require collaboration...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Eta Carinae -- Eta Carinae is a very large (100-150 times as much mass as the Sun) and bright (about 4 million times as bright) star, in the constellation Carina (right ascension 10 h 45.1 m, declination -5941m). The star is surrounded by a large, bright nebula, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the Keyhole Nebula, or NGC3372 One remarkable aspect of Eta Carinae is its changing brightness. When it was first catalogued in 1677 by Edmond Halley, it was of the 4th magnitude, but later it...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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