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Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass Could Reveal Much

Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass Could Reveal Much About Ancient Earth, Mars

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The discovery of biodata encapsulated in molten glass resulting from asteroid and comet impacts millions of years ago not only provides information about the climate and life forms of the...

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2014-04-23 23:14:54

Pittsburgh Corning provides their second project for DIY homeowners using the ProVantage® DIY Installation System. The project helps homeowners create Glass Block Door Side Light Windows for their entryway. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is providing a spring home improvement project guide that will help Do-It-Yourself (DIY) homeowners construct Glass Block Door Side Light Windows. This...

2014-04-18 23:08:12

April 9-11, Beijing, China; Visit Christie at Booth #EE1-01. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Christie®, the world leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing the best-in-class 1-chip DLP® brightness offered by the new Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP® projectors at InfoComm China 2014, April 9-11. This marks the debut of the industry-leading projector series in the China market since its official introduction in February. Ideal for rental staging applications including concerts,...

2014-04-18 23:02:49

Christie’s multi-zone display at booth #EE1-01 will welcome visitors with a striking and fascinating product showcase. China, Beijing (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing comprehensive end-to-end visual solutions for various applications at InfoComm China, which takes place at the China National Convention Center April 9-11, 2014. Christie"s multi-zone display at booth #EE1-01 will welcome visitors with a striking and...

2014-04-17 20:22:54

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vx3bn2/glass_fiber_and) has announced the addition of the "Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market by Raw Material, Manufacturing Process, Application & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vx3bn2/glass_fiber_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom>...

2014-04-16 08:37:58

ROANOKE, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)" or the "Company") today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend to OCC's shareholders. OCC's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on the Company's common stock effective April 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid on or about May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on April 28, 2014. The dividend announced today implies an annual cash...

2014-04-14 23:04:16

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Fumed Silica Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Optical Polyester Film Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Global and China Fumed Silica Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Fumed Silica industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions,...

2014-04-14 14:18:13

Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), a versatile type of pliable glass that's stronger than steel. Using traditional methods, it usually takes a full day to identify a single metal alloy appropriate for making BMGs. The new method allows researchers to screen about 3,000 alloys per day and simultaneously ascertain certain properties, such as melting temperature and...

2014-04-10 23:22:31

Guardian’s Custom Glass Solutions group has worked with Spartan Chassis, Inc. to develop an addressable display utilizing LEDs embedded in glass. The new technology is on display in Spartan’s booth (#2408) at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) show, this week in Indianapolis. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Guardian’s Custom Glass Solutions group has worked with Spartan Chassis, Inc. to develop an addressable display utilizing LEDs embedded in glass. The...

2014-04-08 23:25:58

Some of the companies discussed in this report include: 3M, Asahi Glass, BASF, Chromogenics, DuPont, Eastman Chemical/Solutia, GE, Gentex, Guardian Industries, Hitachi, NSG, Pleotint, PPG, Research Frontiers, Sage, Saint-Gobain, Scienstry, Southwall, Solvay, Suntek, SWITCH Materials, Toray, US e-Chromics, and View. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 According to a new study by the industry analyst firm NanoMarkets – “Smart Windows Markets: 2014-2021” -- revenues from smart...

2014-04-04 08:20:28

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8jlpdm/global_light ) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle OE Glazing Market 2008 To 2028" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE glazing sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers: --...


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

0_c9f119bd1739cac7e9201375dbb5f33d
2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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