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2013-05-16 23:00:47

Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer offers dramatic energy reduction based on independent field testing compared to conventional cascade ultra-low freezers, while improving freezer reliability, temperature performance, recovery and uniformity, enhancing sustainability objectives and minimizing carbon footprint. Athens, OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer manufactured by Global Cooling, Inc., Athens, OH, USA, won...

Space Flight System Demonstrated By Los Alamos Researchers
2012-11-27 07:01:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and NASA has demonstrated a new concept for a reliable nuclear reactor that could be used on space flights. The Demonstration Using Flattop Fissions (DUFF) experiment produced 24 watts of electricity, demonstrating the first use of a heat pipe to cool a small nuclear reactor and power a Stirling engine. A team of engineers from Los Alamos, the NASA Glenn Research Center and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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