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2009-06-12 07:26:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today reported that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the plaintiffs in the Puerto Rico class action antitrust litigation, and also entered into a credit agreement amendment with its lender group. Puerto Rico Class Action Settlement Agreement As previously reported, several purported class action lawsuits were filed against Horizon Lines and other domestic shipping carriers on behalf of a...

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2009-05-29 08:03:57

In 1919, the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) launched an expedition to the West African island of Príncipe, to observe a total solar eclipse and prove or disprove Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. Now, in a new RAS-funded expedition for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009), scientists are back. Astronomers Professor Pedro Ferreira from the University of Oxford and Dr Richard Massey from the University of Edinburgh, along with Oxford anthropologist Dr Gisa...

2009-05-14 12:32:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc., (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has been named Jones Act Carrier of the Year for 2008 by Walmart Stores, Inc. The award is presented each year to a domestic ocean carrier to recognize best-in-class schedule reliability and exceptional customer service. The award was presented at a meeting at Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville, AR on May 12. "Horizon Lines'...

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2009-05-09 07:15:37

New dark energy model includes cosmological phase transition Imagine a time when the entire universe froze. According to a new model for dark energy, that is essentially what happened about 11.5 billion years ago, when the universe was a quarter of the size it is today. The model, published online May 6 in the journal Physical Review D, was developed by Research Associate Sourish Dutta and Professor of Physics Robert Scherrer at Vanderbilt University, working with Professor of Physics Stephen...

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2009-05-06 10:35:00

Research by a theoretical physicist at Indiana University shows that the crusts of neutron stars are 10 billion times stronger than steel or any other of the earth's strongest metal alloys. Charles Horowitz, a professor in the IU College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Physics, came to the conclusion after large-scale molecular dynamics computer simulations were conducted at Indiana University and Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The research will appear Friday (May 8) in...

2009-04-09 09:43:00

- Management to Host Conference Call at 11:00 a.m. EDT - CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), announced today that it will release first-quarter financial results before the stock market opens on Friday, April 24, followed by a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. During the conference call, senior executives will review the company's financial and operating results for the 2009 first quarter, and discuss the current operating...

2009-03-05 09:55:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), today announced that Brian Taylor, President and Chief Operating Officer of Horizon Logistics, LLC, and Michael Avara, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Horizon Lines, Inc., will present at J.P. Morgan's Aviation & Transportation Conference in New York on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 10:45 AM EDT. The audio presentation will be broadcast live on the Horizon Lines web site at...

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2009-02-24 09:32:07

The rotating black hole has been described as one of nature's most perfect objects. As described by the Kerr solution of Einstein's gravitational field equations, its spacetime geometry is completely characterized by only two numbers "” mass and spin "” and is sometimes described by the aphorism "black holes have no hair.'' A particle orbiting a rotating black hole always conserves its energy and angular momentum, but otherwise traces a complicated twisting rosette pattern with no...

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2009-02-16 08:40:00

During the next decade, a delicate measurement of primordial light could reveal convincing evidence for the popular cosmic inflation theory, which proposes that a random, microscopic density fluctuation in the fabric of space and time gave birth to the universe in a hot big bang approximately 13.7 billion years ago. Among the cosmologists searching for these weak signals will be John Carlstrom, the S. Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics at the...

2009-02-09 09:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), today announced that John Keenan, President and Chief Operating Officer of Horizon Lines, LLC, and Michael Avara, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Horizon Lines, Inc., will present at the BB&T Capital Markets 24th Annual Transportation Services Conference in Coral Gables, Florida, on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at 9:30 AM EST. The audio presentation will be broadcast live on the...


Latest General relativity Reference Libraries

Nature Physics
2012-05-18 15:50:42

Nature Physics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2005 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. The editor-in-chief is Alison Wright, who is a full-time professional editor employed by the journal. The journal publishes original research, letters, full-length articles, review articles, news, views, physics research highlights, commentaries, book reviews, and correspondence. The main focus is pure and applied physics research, encompassing core physics...

General Relativity and Gravitation
2012-04-29 19:54:56

General Relativity and Gravitation is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published monthly since its establishment in 1970. It is published by Springer on behalf of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation. G.F.R. Ellis and H. Nicolai are the editors-in-chief. The journal covers modern gravitational physics, encompassing all theoretical and experimental aspects of general relativity and gravitation. The journal’s main goals include public outreach through teaching...

Foundations of Physics
2012-04-29 19:30:54

Foundations of Physics is a monthly-published journal devoted to the conceptual bases and fundamental theories of modern physics and cosmology, emphasizing the logical, methodological, and philosophical premises of modern physical theories and procedures. The journal publishes results and observations based on fundamental questions from all major fields of physics: quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, special relativity, general relativity, string theory, M-theory, cosmology,...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

String Theory -- A string theory is a physical model whose fundamental building blocks are extended objects (strings, membranes and higher-dimensional objects) rather than points. String theories are able to avoid problems, such as infinite energy density, associated with the presence of mathematical points in a physical theory. The term 'string theory' properly refers to both the 26 dimensional bosonic string theories and to the 10 dimensional superstring theories discovered by...

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2004-10-19 04:45:42

Spacetime -- In special relativity and general relativity, time and three-dimensional space are treated together as a single four-dimensional manifold called spacetime (alternatively, space-time; see below). A point in spacetime may be referred to as an event. Each event has four coordinates (t, x, y, z). Just as the x, y, z coordinates of a point depend on the axes one is using, so distances and time intervals, invariant in Newtonian physics, may depend on the reference frame of an...

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