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2014-10-08 23:08:31

Magma offers a rack-mount solution for the new Apple Mac Pro® and Thunderbolt PCIe expansion products. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2014

2014-09-18 23:08:47

Lenovo’s mobile workstation leverages Thunderbolt speed and access to PCI Express cards through Magma’s Thunderbolt expansion chassis. San Diego, California

hadean earth
2014-09-16 06:31:23

The first 500 million years after the Earth formed is a period known as the Hadean. Until recently, it was believed that this time in Earth's history was hellacious. A new study reveals that this assumption may be false and that the early Earth may have been surprisingly similar to present day.

Mount Rainier plumbing
2014-07-19 05:07:13

A new, detailed image of the volcanic plumbing beneath Mt. Rainier has been created by a group of researchers from the University of Utah, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the College of New Jersey and the University of Bergen, Norway.

2014-07-14 23:07:24

High Performance Computing chassis, ExpressBox 3600, tested and ready for use with NVIDIA K40 GPUs. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Magma

2014-07-02 23:09:00

New System Brings High-Speed Gen-3 PCI Express Capabilities To Its Popular, Small Form-Factor Product Line San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 02, 2014

2014-06-23 23:09:19

Magma’s new High Performance Computing chassis, the ExpressBox 3600, allows Map-D to visualize enormous data sets in real time. San Diego, California (PRWEB)

An Ocean's Worth Of Water May Be Sitting In North American Mantle
2014-06-13 10:28:29

While all of Earth’s oceans may seem like more than enough water for one planet, a new study published in the journal Science has revealed an ocean’s worth of water may be sitting in the mantle.

2014-05-20 23:11:52

Utilization of Bluefish444 video cards now possible over Magma Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 Expansion chassis. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014

New Volcanic Revelations May Help Predict When Eruptions Will Occur
2014-05-05 09:10:30

Volcanologists from the University of Liverpool have discovered how lava dome volcanoes erupt. This could help develop methods on predicting how volcanoes will act.


Latest Magma Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 18:34:42

Scoria is a term used by geologists to describe an igneous rock containing many gas bubbles, or vesicules. Scoria forms when magma rich in dissolved gases is vented. As the magma encounters lower pressures, the gasses are able to escape and form bubbles. These bubbles are trapped when the magma cools and solidifies. Volcanic cones of scoria can be left behind after eruptions, usually forming mountains with a crater at the summit. An example is Mount Wellington, Auckland in New Zealand....

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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'.