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2014-03-24 12:34:40

CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATEL, a leading microelectronics solutions company, now offers reliable Krypton-85 radioisotope leak testing, an advanced technology used to detect the unforeseen defects in sealed Hybrids and MCMs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/LA72895LOGO "At NATEL, we constantly offer unique solutions to ensure reliable parts are handed to our customers," explains President/CEO Sudesh Arora. "Krypton-85 radioisotope leak testing...

2013-07-16 16:23:28

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far into the future, the legacy of the world's greatest Super Hero endures. The Superman Files (Andrews McMeel Publishing, November, $75) celebrates the triumphs and trials of 75 years of the Man of Steel in the most comprehensive and complete chronicle of his life ever created. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/CG48187) One thousand years from now, a group of super-powered teenagers is inspired by Superman's legacy....

2011-07-22 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark Kent is a bachelor, Lois Lane is dating a hunky new co-worker and the sky's the limit for her career as the new boss of the Daily Planet's television and new media department. The Daily Planet is under new ownership, as the paper has been purchased by a global media conglomerate. Looks like things in Metropolis just got a whole lot more interesting as Superman news continues to turn heads at Comic-Con 2011. DC Comics will usher in a new...

2010-12-21 23:28:34

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They've just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times brighter than that generated anywhere else. The light was produced by Jefferson Lab's Free-Electron Laser facility. The laser delivered vacuum ultraviolet light in the form of 10 eV photons (a wavelength of 124 nanometers). This color of light is called vacuum ultraviolet...

2010-01-28 15:18:14

Phase transitions "“ changes of matter from one state to another without altering its chemical makeup "“ are an important part of life in our three-dimensional world. Water falls to the ground as snow, melts to a liquid and eventually vaporizes back to the clouds to begin the cycle anew. Now a team of scientists has devised a new way to explore how such phase transitions function in less than three dimensions and at the level of just a few atoms. They hope the technique will be...

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2009-12-10 15:30:00

The gases which formed the Earth's atmosphere - and probably its oceans - did not come from inside the Earth but from outer space, according to a study by University of Manchester and University of Houston scientists. The report published this week in the prestigious international journal 'Science' means that textbook images of ancient Earth with huge volcanoes spewing gas into the atmosphere will have to be rethought. According to the team, the age-old view that volcanoes were the source of...

2009-06-22 09:02:39

U.S. and Russian scientists say they have developed a technology that can create coherent, high-powered X-rays. Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russia's Voronezh State University said their achievement moves three-dimensional, real-time X-ray imaging closer to reality. University of Nebraska Professor Anthony Starace said the new technology could be a contributor to a number of innovations. Starace's work focuses on a process called...

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2009-06-17 15:25:00

A New York City special education student and his vision-impaired teacher have been honored by roles in a new Superman comic book. Hakeem Bennett, 13, won a national essay contest by writing about Matthew Brown, his teacher at Public School 36 in the borough of Brooklyn, the New York Daily News reports. On Tuesday, Hakeem got to see The Kid Who Saved Superman for the first time. His verdict: Wow, nice drawings, nice work. In the story, Superman is working to save a group of students trapped...

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2009-04-29 06:55:00

Comets have always fascinated us. A mysterious appearance could symbolize God's displeasure or mean a sure failure in battle, at least for one side. Now Tel Aviv University justifies our fascination "” comets might have provided the elements for the emergence of life on our planet. While investigating the chemical make-up of comets, Prof. Akiva Bar-Nun of the Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences at Tel Aviv University found they were the source of missing ingredients needed...

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Matthew Price, The Oklahoman Aug. 1--SAN DIEGO -- Upgrades of old villains, revivals of past heroes, and an overall focus on character are key parts of the vision for upcoming Superman stories. Writers Geoff Johns ("Action Comics"), James Robinson ("Superman") and Tulsa's Sterling Gates ("Supergirl") took part in the "Superman: Man of Tomorrow" panel at Comic-Con International. They were joined by "Supergirl" artist Jamal Igle, "Superman" artist Renato Guedes, and "Action Comics"...