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2015-03-24 23:12:10

Sensing Technology and Applications and Defense and Security programs will once again co-locate for SPIE DSS in Baltimore, Maryland, with technical conferences, an exhibition, and industry programs

2008-09-25 21:00:31

SPIE is among more than 70 scientific, academic, and industry organizations signing a petition being delivered to both Presidential campaigns urging strong, stable, and multidisciplinary funding for basic research to address energy needs.


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'.