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NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A major report published today by the World Gold Council "China's gold market: progress and prospects" suggests that private sector demand for gold
BASILDON, United Kingdom, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on recent changes to the way Venezuela's exchange rate mechanism operates, CNH Industrial is changing the bolivar fuerte ("Bs.F.")
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Stuppler, past president of the American Numismatic Association and current chairman of the Federal and California State
Sir Roger Penrose, universally recognized mathematician, cosmologist, and physicist, will give a public lecture at the University of San Francisco (USF) on Monday, April 7 at 6 p.m.
Institutional Investor in cell site ground lease assets cautions that a surge in inflation could dramatically reduce the value of cell site ground leases over the next five years. ATLANTA,
Long Term Care Insurance can be a daunting investment, but there are ways to save money on a policy without sacrificing quality benefits, according to LTC Tree.
OTTAWA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This evening Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel provided his comments on Bill C-30 to the Standing
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DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87z8mp/16hexanediol) has announced the addition of the "1,6-Hexanediol
DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7l9jsj/mesitylene_cas) has announced the addition of the "Mesitylene
Quintessence (Dark Energy) -- Quintessence or dark energy is a hypothetical form of energy postulated to exist in order to explain observations of an accelerating universe. This energy would act like a vacuum pressure, pushing things apart. Other attempts to explain these recent observations involve a non-zero cosmological constant, which has the same effect. Indeed, sometimes quintessence is said to result in a non-zero cosmological constant, and conversely a non-zero cosmological...
Cosmological Constant -- The cosmological constant (usually denoted by the Greek capital letter lambda: Î›) is a value occurring in Einstein's theory of general relativity. The units of Î› are 1/second2; its value is unknown but believed to be positive based on recent observations. The constant is proportional to the energy density of the vacuum Ï, where Ï€ is Pi, G is the gravitational constant and c is the speed of light in vacuum. The term can be postive, negative, or...
Inflation -- Inflation is the idea - first proposed by Alan Guth (1981) - that the nascent universe passed through a phase of exponential expansion that was driven by a negative vacuum energy density (positive vacuum pressure). This expansion can be modelled by a non-zero cosmological constant. As a direct consequence of this expansion, all of the observable universe is posited to have originated in a small, initially causally-connected region. Quantum fluctuations in this microscopic...
Accelerating universe -- In the late 1990s, observations of type I supernova produced the unexpected result that the expansion of the universe appears to be accelerating. These observations appear more firm as new data has appeared. This means that the speed with which a distant galaxy recedes from us increases over time. If this trend continues, eventually we won't be able to see any other galaxies any more. This new theory of the end of the Universe has been called the Big Rip....
Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) -- The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) was launched on June 30, 2001 at 3:46 p.m. EDT at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA. The goal of WMAP was to map out minute differences in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation which would help test theories of the nature of the universe. On February 11, 2003, the public relations group from NASA made a press release regarding the age and composition of the universe....
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