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2014-06-17 12:35:18

DALLAS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Electronic Cartography Market by Application (Marine - Commercial and Defense, Aviation - Marine - Commercial and Defense), Components (Systems, Charts), Marine Electronic Navigation Systems (ECDIS, ECS), Aviation Electronic Navigation Systems (Very Large Aircrafts, Wide Body Aircrafts, Narrow Body Aircrafts), Marine Electronic Charts Licensing Mode (PAYS, Direct), Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South...

2014-04-14 12:27:39

GENEVA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of World Book Day, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) urges governments to legislate for cheap, extensive internet and mobile access to ensure that secondary school girls in particular have easy and regular access to both paper and digital books. To build resilient communities and sustainable economies, girls must have the opportunity to complete secondary, tertiary, continuing...

2013-11-12 23:25:45

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: OTC Pharmaceuticals - Global Group of Eight (G8) Industry Guide. London (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Introduction The G8 OTC Pharmaceuticals industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading companies including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures...

2013-11-06 23:20:54

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Internet Access - Global Group of Eight (G8) Industry Guide. London (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Introduction The G8 Internet Access industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume, and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market....

Russian Meteor Is The Largest Ever Detected By CTBTO’s Infrasound Sensors
2013-02-19 12:31:59

CTBTO Infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke up over Russia´s Ural mountains last week were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO´s International Monitoring System. Infrasound is low frequency sound with a range of less than 10 Hz. The blast was detected by 17 infrasound stations in the CTBTO´s network, which tracks atomic blasts across the planet. The furthest station to record the sub-audible sound was 15,000km away in Antarctica. The origin of the low frequency...

2010 Korea Bomb 'Tests' Possibly False Alarms
2012-10-09 13:56:55

Amid nuclear tensions, a seismic reality check This spring, a Swedish scientist sparked international concern with a journal article saying that radioactive particles detected in 2010 showed North Korea had set off at least two small nuclear blasts--possibly in experiments designed to boost the yields of much larger bombs. Shortly after, the pot was stirred with separate claims that some intelligence agencies suspected the detonations were done in cooperation with Iran. Now, a new paper...

2012-07-12 11:01:23

Nineteenth Regular Session of the CEC Council Today, following a successful meeting of the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), we are pleased to report that our discussions with key community, university and government partners from across North America have reinforced the accomplishments of our collective work, as well as the challenges we face as a region. During our public dialogue which included students and professors from our three countries, we...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.