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Spitzer Spots Hula Hoop Star System
2013-07-31 15:47:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers have discovered a young stellar system known as YLW 16A containing three developing stars that work together like a hula hoop. Two of the stars within YLW 16A are surrounded by a disk of material left over from the star-formation process, and as the two stars whirl around each other, they periodically peek from the disk that girds them like a hula hoop. The hoop appears to be misaligned from the central star pair, most...

2013-07-30 08:26:24

-- Deposition Sciences will present ruggedized optical coatings for unmanned systems in booth #3053 at AUVSI (Washington, D. C.), August 13 - 15, 2013. To view DSI's online press kit, please go to: http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/kit/kg7m SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI(®)), global manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, announces plans to showcase specialized optical thin films for unmanned aircraft systems at...

2013-07-23 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced the winners of its second annual Student Infrared Imaging Competition, a contest that allows students to showcase their innovative ideas using thermal imaging technologies. The awards ceremony was held at the DRS facilities in Melbourne, Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121130/PH22008LOGO ) The winners for the "Best Overall Project" were, Will Warren, Daniel...

2013-07-18 12:20:30

BOULDER, Colo., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. cryogenic flight electronic boxes recently shipped to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for the James Webb Space Telescope are unlike any previously designed and manufactured. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/LA49492) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/LA39163LOGO) "Nothing was typical about this innovative solution," said...

One-of-a-Kind Cryogenic Electronics Delivered By Ball Aerospace For NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
2013-07-18 12:14:06

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. cryogenic flight electronic boxes recently shipped to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for the James Webb Space Telescope are unlike any previously designed and manufactured. "Nothing was typical about this innovative solution," said Robert D. Strain, Ball Aerospace president. "To our knowledge, we are the only company that has ever created these kinds of electronics...

2013-07-18 08:20:10

LONDON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support its Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems, which are designed to protect aircraft from infrared surface-to-air guided missiles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Under the terms of the five-year, $120 million (£80m) contract, Northrop Grumman will provide repair,...

2013-07-11 16:20:39

Automated thermal face recognition based on minutiae extraction Forget fingerprints or iris recognition, the next big thing in biometrics will be a thermal imaging scan that maps the blood vessels under the skin of your face for instantaneous face recognition that would be almost impossible to spoof. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies, a team at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India, explains how the pattern of blood vessels...

2013-06-30 23:03:30

The Vanguard Weatherproof Infrared Cameras from Rugged Cams, are built in a newly designed weatherproof, waterproof bullet camera housing that is sealed against moisture and dust, and is also heated to withstand cold environments down to -40º below zero. These tough, rugged Infrared cameras also have a unique built-in swing-out Junction Box mounted to the base, which makes installations easy, while producing professional results. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Rugged Cams has been...

2013-06-28 23:02:12

Bodkin Design Issued Two Hyperspectral Imaging Patents. Enhancements to BD&E's technology portfolio are disclosed which enhance BD&E's infrared and hyperspectral imaging product lines. BD&E offers Engineering Services and Product Development expertise to the Medical, Commercial, OEM, and Military communities in Boston, Massachusetts and around the country. Newton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC (BD&E), a Massachusetts...

2013-06-28 00:20:16

DEARBORN, Mich., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the auto industry, technology used by military and law enforcement to catch hard-to-find bad guys is now being used by Ford engineers to better identify air leaks and help improve interior quietness in vehicles Interior quietness is key in consumers' overall perception of vehicle quality; internal Ford data indicate customers are more satisfied with the interior quietness of the new Ford Fusion compared to the...