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ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao Space Clock

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao Space Clock

ESA ESA has welcomed the arrival of Pharao, an important part of ESA’s atomic clock experiment that will be attached to the International Space Station in 2016. Delivered by France’s CNES space agency, Pharao is accurate to a second in...

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2014-07-28 16:24:22

G-SHOCK Returns To Huntington Beach, California For Their Fourth US Open Of Surfing DOVER, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio G-SHOCK adds toughness, innovation and style to the sport of Surfing for the fourth year in a row with the world renowned surfing competition: The US Open of Surfing. The event takes place at Huntington Beach, California from July 26(th) - August 3(rd), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130616 During the nine-day intensive event,...

2014-07-28 12:23:49

Enhancements Add New Levels of Cellular Communications Support RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster Solutions has released a new version of its REXUniversal® meter that further enhances the smart meter line's interoperability and interchangeability with other smart grid vendors. This version incorporates point-to-point cellular communications technology which greatly expands the number of rural and remote residential utility customers who can be served by smart meters...

2014-07-28 08:34:28

MIAMI, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOXA Mission 31 SUB Professional became the newest member of the authentic adventure watch club when Fabien Cousteau emerged from the water at the conclusion of the historic Mission 31, with the watch on his wrist. The DOXA Watch Company was selected to provide all the official timepieces for Cousteau's Mission 31 team. The 31-day underwater mission set a new submersion record for oceanic exploration. Photo -...

2014-07-28 08:30:27

CAESAREA, Israel, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has received approval from the Israeli AMAR for the marketing and sale of the Dario(TM) Smart Meter in Israel. The Israeli AMAR is a unit in the Ministry of Health and is responsible for certification of all activities concerning medical devices import, sale and export and is a precondition for the sale of medical...

2014-07-28 08:24:06

TORONTO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today provided an operational update for its second quarter 2014 operating results, which includes estimates of production and sales volumes, price realizations, and operating netbacks, summarized as follows: _____________________________________________________________________ | | 2Q 2014 |1Q 2014 |4Q 2013 |3Q 2013 |2Q 2013 | |...

2014-07-28 08:22:18

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Altimeter System and Pitot Tube Market for Aerospace and Defense Industry, by Product, by Platform, by Geography - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report includes the market for altimeter systems, pitot tubes, and other sensors market for the aerospace and defense industry. This report provides the forecast...

2014-07-25 20:22:26

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers. Date: July 25(th), 2014 Contact: Greg Pallesen AWPPW Vice President 503-228-7486 Where and When: Model Homes in these Quadrant Homes developments What: Informational leafleting telling potential homebuyers to "read the fine print" in the Quadrant Homes purchase and sale agreement. The leaflet's heading tells it all: "QUADRANT HOMES:...

2014-07-25 12:27:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market is estimated to grow from $15.89 billion from 2013 to $28.45 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.40%, for the given period. The adoption of the advanced metering infrastructure systems helps to modify the electric and distribution network and to satisfy the rising demand for energy. It is estimated that the global gas usage will rise up to 4% in coming years. Renewable fuel...

2014-07-25 12:22:39

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) number one priority is the safety of the public. This unwavering focus on safety is crucial because the utility provides gas and electricity, powerful commodities that energize the community but also must be treated with caution and respect. This emphasis on safety is especially important as the weather warms...

2014-07-25 12:22:17

ST. LOUIS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.085 per share. The dividend is payable on Aug. 29, 2014, to holders of record on Aug. 8, 2014. Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25...


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Spiny Sand Seastar, Luidia quinaria
2013-08-12 10:52:26

The spiny sand seastar (Luidia quinaria) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Luidiidae family. It can be found in shallow waters around the Korean Archipelago and in the China Sea. This species holds three subspecies including Luidia quinaria quinaria and Luidia quinaria bispinosa. The spiny sand seastar has a small body with long, thin arms, the feature from it derives its common name. The top of its body is covered with small spines that resemble pillars with flat tops,...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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