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X-ray Study Reveals Formation Of Iridium Trihydride At High Pressure
2013-11-20 10:34:40

Desy An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that stores an unusually large amount of hydrogen. Performing high-pressure X-ray studies at DESY’s PETRA III and other light sources, the scientists detected the formation of previously unobserved iridium hydride from hydrogen and metallic iridium at a pressure of 55 gigapascals (GPa), corresponding to approximately 550,000 times the Earth’s atmospheric pressure. The new material can store up to three times more...

2013-04-23 23:02:25

Sagetech Corporation delivered signal-processing receiver technology to Harris Corporation, GCS for satellite-based NextGen air traffic control. This technology will enable for the first time global tracking of aircraft flying over oceans and other remote areas. White Salmon, WA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Sagetech, an avionics company, provided Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) receiver technology to Harris Corporation, a communications company developing space-qualified ADS-B...

2013-02-20 23:03:14

Wil Wheaton stars in a voice-controlled, real-time strategy game like no other. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Iridium Studios, developer of the critically acclaimed Sequence, has announced its second title. There Came an Echo is a voice-controlled squad-based strategy game, and to ensure an exceptional level of quality, Iridium has gone out to its fans to ask for help. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched, and Wil Wheaton has signed on to the project. “This is mildly...

2012-08-31 23:02:48

Satellite phone service provider working exclusively with applied satellite engineering on docking station upgrade and rebate program. Portsmouth, NH and Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 GlobaFone, a leading satellite communications service provider, and Applied Satellite Engineering, manufacturer of award-winning Iridium fixed-site phones and docking stations announced today that they will offer a unique rebate and trade-in program for clients that upgrade ASE´s Iridium docking...

2012-08-16 23:02:22

A revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on Iridium´s second-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Hood River, Oregon USA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Sagetech Corporation has won a subcontract by Harris Corporation, an international communications company that is providing integrated Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads for AireonSM, a revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on...

2012-06-21 23:01:34

Today SatStation, a division of Atlantic Radiotelephone, Inc., announced immediate availability of the SatStation Extreme Dock for the Iridium 9575 satellite telephone. This dock allows Iridium 9575 satellite phone users to place and receive calls indoors, below decks, in their vehicle or on board their aircraft. The Extreme Dock charges the phone and allows the user to toggle between hands-free and privacy mode. The 10 Watt speaker amplifies the phone ringer so calls can be heard in the...

Latest Iridium Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.