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2014-02-04 16:24:41

Philippines first locally fabricated steel self-installing platform HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it completed the substructure detailed design of the Malampaya Depletion Compression Platform, a new offshore natural gas platform to be installed in the West Philippine Sea off the coast of Palawan, Philippines. Shell Philippines...

2014-01-31 16:21:47

New hire will develop viable and creative fire solutions for clients BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Jonathan Eisenberg, P.E. has joined the company as an associate principal in the fire practice. Based in Boston, Jon brings more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in fire protection, chemical engineering, and chemical...

2014-01-27 16:25:26

22-year industry veteran charged with developing regional geotechnical team NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Sanjeev Malhotra, PE, GE, has joined the New York office as an associate principal and geotechnical practice leader. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/MM69714LOGO ) With 22 years of wide ranging experience...

Looking Back At 17th Century Scientist’s Idea Of Space Travel
2014-01-10 14:03:42

[ Watch the Video: 17th Century Space Travel Ideas From John Wilkins ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lesser known pioneer of science who was one of the first in his field to look into space travel was born 400 years ago this month. John Wilkins, a graduate of Magdalen Hall, Oxford, was born in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, on 1 January 1614. Wilkins was ordained as a priest in the Church of England before he traveled around the UK and Germany to meet up with...

2014-01-06 16:29:18

The firm opens a second office to better meet their clients' needs LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it has expanded its Los Angeles (LA) footprint into downtown in order to better accommodate and serve the growing needs of its clients. The establishment of a second LA office in downtown will strengthen Arup's relationships with...

Antarctic Heritage Trust Finds Lost Shackleton Expedition Photos
2013-12-30 07:25:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Undeveloped photos taken during one leg of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition have been discovered in the hut of another polar region explorer, various media outlets reported on Sunday. According to CNN’s Ralph Ellis, the negatives were discovered in an expedition hut used by British explorer Capt. Robert Falcon Scott during his unsuccessful 1912 attempt to become the first man to reach the South Pole....

Condoms Made From Graphene
2013-11-22 04:45:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The highly-touted wonder-material graphene won the Nobel Prize for its ability to revolutionize circuit boards, food packaging, and countless other products. Now, it has won another honor – a $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that will lead to the development of a new and improved condom. In actuality, that grant was awarded to the UK’s National Graphene Institute, a research facility at the University...


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.