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2015-03-28 13:18:43

Astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought, narrowing down what this crazy substance might be.

2015-03-27 23:03:31

According to a new report by iData Research, in 2014, the plate and screw market represented the largest European orthopedic trauma segment, valued at almost €350 million. Vancouver,

2015-03-27 23:01:15

Uniweld Products releases a Spanish product video showcasing the function and application of the NV1 NitroVue™ Nitrogen Flow Indicator Fort Lauderdale, FL

2015-03-27 12:24:21

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fluoropolymers Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2%, in terms of volume, over the next five years to reach 380.2 KT by

2015-03-27 12:24:03

SALT LAKE CITY, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp.

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2015-03-27 11:58:54

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a material that could lead to the next generation of bulletproof vests: a nanofiber-based structure that is tougher than Kevlar and can be stretched to seven times its original length.

2015-03-27 08:23:41

LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB:PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company"), an emerging Nevada gold producer on a fast-track to reopen the Relief

2015-03-27 08:22:54

ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association applauded

2015-03-26 23:17:31

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Nano Composite Zirconia Industry Report, 2015” to its store.

2015-03-26 23:16:15

Elasto Proxy announces new article and video about how to select the right rubber compounds for seals, gaskets, and insulation.


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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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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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