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2011-01-20 15:07:52

Scientists generate megawatt-class laser beams for the Navy's next-generation weapon system Scientists at Los Alamos National Lab, N.M., have achieved a remarkable breakthrough with the Office of Naval Research's Free Electron Laser (FEL) program, demonstrating an injector capable of producing the electrons needed to generate megawatt-class laser beams for the Navy's next-generation weapon system. The Dec. 20 milestone, which occurred months ahead of schedule, will be the highlight of a...

2010-12-21 23:28:34

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They've just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times brighter than that generated anywhere else. The light was produced by Jefferson Lab's Free-Electron Laser facility. The laser delivered vacuum ultraviolet light in the form of 10 eV photons (a wavelength of 124 nanometers). This color of light is called vacuum ultraviolet...

2008-12-30 17:23:25

A Polk County, Minn., worker was sent home Tuesday after the front-end loader he was driving on frozen Red Lake River fell through the ice. Witnesses said Mike Raymond apparently was trying to clear snow around his ice-fishing house when the ice gave way, the Crookston (Minn.) Times reported. Problem was, he wasn't supposed to take the loader on the ice. Raymond escaped injury and was sent home after Tuesday's incident, Polk County Highway Engineer Rich Sanders told the Crookston Times....

2008-08-22 09:00:33

SPRINGVILLE -- Investigators say they found a stolen road grader and loader parked inside a man's garage. Felony charges are pending against the 37-year-old Springville man after $235,000 worth of equipment was recovered, according to the Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division. In November, investigators say, the man stole the road grader from a parking lot in Sandy and the loader from a Salt Lake home. The man then filed off the serial numbers and repainted the equipment, hoping to sell it....


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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