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2014-07-24 23:10:07

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Superhard Materials markets. Global market for Superhard Materials is projected to reach US$23 billion by 2020, driven by improving economy and intensifying manufacturing activity and the ensuing rise in demand for machine tools used for turning, cutting, drilling, boring and grinding operations. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Superhard materials refer to extremely hard materials with over...

2014-07-24 23:09:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on High Performance Alloys markets. Global market for High Performance Alloys is projected to reach 619.6 thousand metric tons by 2020, driven by growing demand in major end-use sectors such as aerospace, turbines, chemical process industry, construction, electronic and electrical engineering, oil & gas, and automotive, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – High performance alloys...

2014-07-24 23:06:09

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Potassium Sulphate Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) Industry” reports to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Potassium Sulphate Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on Potassium Sulphate market. The report introduces Potassium Sulphate basic information,...

2014-07-24 23:04:11

A new "simple and elegant" theoretical model developed by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rice University could accelerate battery innovation. The research was published in the July 11 edition of the journal Physical Review Letters. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Your cell phone may stay charged longer due to advances in modeling lithium-ion battery storage capacity. New research indicates that lithium-ion batteries could benefit from...

2014-07-24 23:02:16

TZMI is pleased to announce that more than 100 delegates are already registered for the 8th annual TZMI Congress. Early bird registration pricing finishes 31 July 2014, with regular pricing to apply after. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 TZMI is pleased to announce that more than 100 delegates are already registered for the 8th annual TZMI Congress. Early bird registration pricing finishes 31 July 2014, with regular pricing to apply after. In 2014, an invigorated programme along with a new host...

2014-07-24 23:02:14

ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer in New York is now offering 73% off on its exquisite 14K gold white and brown diamond cross pendant. New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer in New York is now offering 73% off on its exquisite 14K gold white and brown diamond cross pendant. The stunning diamond cross pendant showcases 0.86 carats of genuine diamonds. This cross pendant was...

2014-07-24 16:22:31

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce commencement of drilling operations at the Company's 100%-controlled Waitangi Valley-1 exploration well in Petroleum Exploration Permit 38348, located in New Zealand's East Coast Basin. The Waitangi Valley-1 well spudded on July 23, 2014 and will be drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,600 meters (11,800 feet). Waitangi Valley-1 is situated 250 kilometers north of TAG's...

2014-07-24 16:22:24

169 cities in California embrace program to help property owners cut water use by up to a third SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the threat of steep fines looming for residential water wasters throughout the state, 169 California communities are encouraging local residents to invest in water-saving upgrades through the HERO program. Projections show that California could save over 250 billion gallons of water annually with the HERO Program. Home Energy Renovation...

2014-07-24 12:23:52

Offering Appearance Of A Shrub, Barrel 'Hides' Next To Homes CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With water becoming an ever increasing need globally, and with fresh water becoming more expensive nationally, a recently organized American company is preparing to introduce a modern and upgraded version of the traditional rain barrel. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130118 The Natures ReadyWater (TM) rain barrel is designed to mimic a normal...

2014-07-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This study is the first to quantify the...


Latest Matter Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2010-10-08 17:40:50

Aerosol spray is a dispensing system that creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles. The liquid is usually contained in a bottle under liquid pressure that is released when the valve is opened. As the gas in the can expands to drive out the liquid some of the propellant evaporates to maintain an even pressure. Erick Rotheim invented the first aerosol spray can in 1926. Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan were the first to put it to good use and are credited as the inventors of the modern...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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