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2014-01-28 16:28:27

-- Technical Program to Help Engineers Gain Better Understanding of Measurements to Determine Properties of Low-loss Materials in High-frequency Applications -- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company (DesignCon booth #501) announces its VectorStar(TM) Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) will be part of a workshop conducted by DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials (DuPont) (booth #719) and Rogers Corporation (booth #720), as part of the DesignCon Technical...

Webb Telescope Video Sewn Up
2013-12-11 09:00:04

[ Watch The Video: Behind The Webb Episode - All Sewn Up ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How do you build a space telescope? NASA's "Behind the Webb" series of videos that follow the construction and testing as the James Webb Space Telescope is being pieced together. Host Mary Estacion takes you behind the scenes to talk to the people building this state-of-the-art observatory. The newest video in the series, called "All Sewn Up," reveals how the pieces that...

2013-05-09 23:01:42

Through its exhibit and a range of key speaking engagements, the company will highlight how materials can impact growth in the China solar market by improving the output power and durability of solar panels, lowering overall system costs. SHANGHAI (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) will highlight growth, innovation and collaboration in the solar industry at SNEC 2013, the largest global solar power exposition at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, China, May...

2013-01-11 05:01:56

Teflon®, Kapton®, and other high performance film fabricator, Teflon® coatings applicator, and Polyimide Tubing manufacturer adds new look to website. Holliston, MA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 American Durafilm® is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The new website is designed to highlight the four major services and products provided by American Durafilm®; Teflon® and Kapton® film Fabrication; Teflon® and Kapton® film Distribution;...

What Is The 'Golden Spider'
2012-08-24 09:47:51

What looks like a giant golden spider weaving a web of cables and cords, is actually ground support equipment, including the Optical Telescope Simulator (OSIM), for the James Webb Space Telescope. OSIM's job is to generate a beam of light just like the one that the real telescope optics will feed into the actual flight instruments. Because the real flight instruments will be used to test the real flight telescope, their alignment and performance first have to be verified by using the OSIM....

Image 1 - Testing On Webb Telescope's Sunshield Underway
2011-09-19 13:07:26

  NASA is testing an element of the sunshield that will protect the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors and instruments during its mission to observe the most distant objects in the universe. The sunshield will consist of five tennis court-sized layers to allow the Webb telescope to cool to its cryogenic operating temperature of minus 387.7 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Kelvin). Testing began early this month at ManTech International Corp.'s Nexolve facility in Huntsville, Ala., using...

2011-04-26 11:33:00

NASHUA, N.H., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High-reliability flexible circuit board sales for 2011 are taking off at Mass Design Incorporated - much of it from medical device manufacturers that strive to cram more functionality into smaller spaces. "While avionics and defense industry demand for our flexible circuit boards continues to grow; we see record growth of 18% from the medical electronics sector - diagnostic and monitoring equipment, surgical tools and both implantable and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.