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2013-10-24 23:33:07

Glitches produced some problems with reports distributed to customers. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 DeathCertificateLookup.com has discovered the source of technical glitches that caused some problems with their report generation service and fixed them, the company announced yesterday. “There were some minor bumps that went along with our launch process,” a DeathCertificateLookup.com spokesman said. “But our IT staff worked long and hard and found out the sources of the...

Flickr Cofounder Wants To Cut Workers Some Slack
2013-08-14 15:22:57

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stewart Butterfield is no one-trick wonder in the startup community. The Flickr co-founder has gone on to tackle work flow in a social way with Slack. The new tool, which launched today, will provide messaging, file-sharing and universal search across multiple platforms for people working on projects. The software allows for one-on-one messaging, as well as group chats, which can be organized by topic, ReadWrite reports. The company...

Researchers Disprove Pulsar Glitch Theory
2012-12-18 16:21:44

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers reported in the journal Physical Review Letters that they have found a "glitch" in a 40-year-old theory explaining the periodic speeding up or "glitching" of pulsars. Pulsars emit a rotating beam of electromagnetic radiation, which can be detected by powerful telescopes once it sweeps past the Earth. The cosmic objects, which are highly magnetized rotating neutron stars formed from the remains of supernovae, rotate...

Astronomers Locate Gamma-ray Pulsar With The Hiccups
2012-07-24 11:51:53

[ Watch the Video ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A special gamma-ray pulsar with the hiccups has been discovered by researchers from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics and Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) using data constructed from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. The pulsar J1838-0537 is very young, and has experienced the strongest rotation glitch ever observed for a gamma-ray-only pulsar. Pure gamma-ray pulsars are difficult to identify...

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2011-03-28 12:15:20

Some iPhone users in the UK were late to work on Monday after a glitch caused their alarms to malfunction. The users' wake-up alarm came either an hour late, one hour early or not at all. The problem is related to the clock going forward for British Summer Time, and it does not appear to have affected everyone. Apple has not announced what caused the glitch, but similar problems affected the devices in the U.S. as well. According to user reports, the glitch has affected non-recurring...

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2011-03-14 07:50:00

Once again, a time change has caused major headaches for some iPhone users, as various media reports confirm that many American owners of the Apple-branded smartphone experienced glitches related to this weekend's shift over to daylight savings time. According to the Telegraph, "Twitter, Facebook and blogs have been full of reports of US users' iPhones going back an hour rather than forward, in an apparent recurrence of the operating system bug that has struck several times before." As a...

2008-07-11 18:00:00

By TOM MCTAGUE THE Irish Aviation Authority had to shut down the radar it uses to guide planes safely in and out of Dublin Airport after two glitches. The first problem with the EUR115million French Thales system happened at 11.45am on Wednesday when it stopped displaying information for 10 minutes. It meant controllers could not identify aircraft. The second glitch was at 1.30pm. Departing aircraft were held on the ground and some in the air were told to maintain holding patterns....


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2004-10-19 04:45:42

Pulsar -- A pulsar, which originally stood for pulsating radio source, is a rapidly rotating neutron star, whose electromagnetic radiation is observed in regularly spaced interval, or pulses. Pulsars are closely related to magnetars, the main difference being the strenght of the object's magnetic field. History Pulsars were discovered by Jocelyn Bell and Antony Hewish in 1967 while they were using a radio array to study the scintillation of quasars. They found a very regular...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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