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2011-01-12 11:03:00

EUCLID, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck Inc. will receive the prestigious "Evolution of Manufacturing" award on February 17th at the Evolution of Manufacturing Conference being held in Westlake, Ohio. The award is given to manufacturing companies located in Northern Ohio who have adapted their business plan and evolved their management style in order to better compete in a global economy. H.C. Starck in Euclid was one of 12 manufacturing companies selected as winners of the...

2010-05-05 14:37:00

CLEVELAND, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Euclid Chemical Company, a global provider of specialty concrete and masonry construction products, recently announced its hundredth year providing quality products and dependable service to more than 1,200 building material suppliers. Euclid Chemical is wholly owned by RPM International, Inc., a $3.5 billion publicly traded corporation located in Medina, Ohio. Euclid Chemical was originally established as the Klein Building Products Company in 1910....

2010-04-13 10:36:00

EUCLID, Ohio, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Through research and product innovation, H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products Group has developed sputtering targets offering superior sputtering performance for thin films PV (TFPV) energy applications. Focusing on CIGS, a-Si (amorphous silicon) and CdTe thin films solar module manufacturers, H.C. Starck has been developing and successfully producing custom sputter targets in molybdenum (Mo) and nickel based (Ni) alloys along with its other core...

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Root, Damon W Zoning Toward Oblivion How the Supreme Court's decision in Euclid v. Ambler shaped modern America Damon W. Root The Zoning of America: Euclid v. Ambler, by Michael Allan Wolf, Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 208 pages, $3$/$e6.9$ paper ON JUNE 23,2005, the U.S. Supreme Court announced one of its most notorious and divisive decisions in recent memory: KeIo v. City of New London. At issue was the Connecticut town's use of eminent domain to seize several private...

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Roof, Karen Maclennan, Carol Introduction Are you involved in land use planning? Do you review applications for development? In Colorado, as in many other states, local public health agencies (LPHAs) do provide these services. When local planning departments want to know the public health impacts of a proposed project, they generally refer the development application to the LPHAs environmental health (EH) division. Typically, local EH officials limit their comments to regulatory...

2005-12-19 14:55:00

Knowing how a mathematical theory developed improves a pupil's understanding of it. This is the conclusion of Dutch researcher Iris van Gulik, who investigated how the history of mathematics can help pupils to learn this subject. Van Gulik developed two teaching methods in which a mathematical theory was taught based on the history of its development. Firstly for 13 to 15-year-old high school pupils, geometry was introduced by studying 17th-century Dutch surveying in small groups. Secondly...


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Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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