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2010-04-15 07:34:45

A researcher at North Carolina State University has helped to develop a new method for describing the binding of protons and neutrons within nuclei.

2010-04-14 08:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A gleeful smile helped 4-year-old Noah Treida of Indianapolis beat out hundreds of photo entries nationwide to become this year's Balloon Time® "Put A Face On Fun" contest winner.

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2010-03-22 09:05:00

When NASA's Galileo probe reached Jupiter in 1995 and began sending back data about the gas giant, astronomers were in for a surprise: Jupiter was unusually poor in helium and neon, the two lightest noble gases.

2010-03-03 09:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., and LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Leverage Group ("C-Leverage") a leading e-health acceleration firm serving healthcare clients focused on the development and adoption of technology to allow the creation of health information exchanges (HIEs) has formed a marketing partnership with Helium Interactive, a leading integrated marketing agency that focuses on health information technology firms.

2010-01-20 14:48:14

Helium is used in applications ranging from medical devices such as MRIs to surveillance balloons for national security.

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2010-01-14 15:08:08

Researchers of the University of Granada have conducted the most complete worldwide analysis of the chemical composition and evolutionary state of a spectral type R carbon star.

2009-11-19 09:40:50

A recent experiment at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has found that a proton's nearest neighbors in the nucleus of the atom may modify the proton's internal structure.

2009-09-09 16:42:00

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Agility, a leading global provider of integrated logistics solutions, has been awarded a major new contact in Qatar by RasGas, the country's premier liquefied natural gas (LNG) enterprise.

2009-09-08 15:45:00

NASA has selected five companies to provide liquid and gaseous helium for 17 agency locations, including centers and facilities.


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.