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2014-04-05 05:12:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using new data obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island have discovered that explosive volcanic activity has been occurring throughout most of Mercury’s history, meaning that the planet has had the volatile compounds necessary for those eruptions for longer than anticipated. The findings, which are detailed in a recent edition of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, are...

2014-04-04 16:25:46

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems, Inc. ("Mercury" or the "Company") (Nasdaq -MRCY). Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/738-mrcy-mercury-systems-inc.html, or call 877-534-2590. There is no cost or obligation to you. It has been reported that Mercury is discussing a proposed acquisition of the...

2014-04-04 16:21:32

Fans receive a pair of Friars baseball tickets when they complete an online Mercury auto insurance quote by May 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April means Padres baseball is back at Petco Park as Bud Black's up-and-coming young team competes in baseball's most competitive division. For local baseball fans, this also means you can see your favorite team for free - courtesy of Mercury Insurance. Mercury Insurance is partnering with the Padres for a second...

2014-04-04 12:30:55

BOSTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems, Inc. ("Mercury" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MRCY) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company, as reported by Sterne Agee analyst Peter Arment and Reuters reporters Nicola Leske and Mike Stone. Under the discussed terms of...

2014-04-04 12:26:44

Kings' fans who get an online Mercury auto insurance quote are entered to win two tickets to a Kings playoff game LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LA Kings are preparing for the playoffs with hopes of putting their name on the trophy again, and Mercury Insurance is sending a different pair of fans to each home playoff game when they complete an online auto insurance quote with them. The promotion starts today, running as long as the Kings are in the playoffs. Fans can...

Moon-Forming Impact Dated
2014-04-03 04:49:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using a new method for estimating the moon’s age, an international team of planetary scientists has determined that the satellite formed nearly 100 million years after the formation of the solar system, according to research published Thursday in the journal Nature. The study authors came to that conclusion based on measurements from the Earth’s interior, as well as computer simulations of the protoplanetary disk from which...

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2014-03-17 04:40:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft has uncovered evidence that Mercury has contracted far more than previously believed over the past four billion years, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. In fact, lead author and Carnegie Institution of Washington planetary geologist Paul K. Byrne and colleagues analyzed global imaging and topographic data from the US space agency-sponsored mission...

2014-03-11 23:29:16

As a new service for its users, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com now provides custom literature retrieval and compilation on biological, geographical and health subjects. The publishers of the site conduct such custom searches across its database containing nearly 37 million references and over 20 million summaries. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 As a response to increasing requests for literature search services, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences...

2014-03-11 12:25:43

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Temperature Monitoring Devices IndustryThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Temperature Monitoring Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin...

2014-03-03 12:23:00

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury is a toxic metal that presents a serious threat both to the environment and human health. Exposure to mercury can destroy the human nervous system and permanently damage the brain, heart and immune system. With around half of mercury emissions in the USA coming from coal-fired power plants, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced a new mercury control rule, which will become effective in April 2015....


Latest Mercury Reference Libraries

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2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Positional Astronomy -- Positional astronomy is the study of the positions of celestial objects. This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity. Observations of celestial objects are important for religious and astrological purposes, as well as for timekeeping. Ancient structures associated with positional astronomy include: -- Chichn Itz -- The Medicine Wheel -- The Pyramids -- Stonehenge -- The Temple of the Sun The unaided human eye can...

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