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2014-06-12 04:23:16

FLEET, England, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievement will help the mobile industry progress development of 5G technology Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that an Anite-led task group within the METIS [https://www.metis2020.com ](1) project has published the world's first channel models for 5G...

2013-06-07 23:01:04

New Montreal Yoga, New York´s Kwan Yin Healing, and Mississauga, Ontario´s Sun Warrior team up for a four-day retreat in Metis-sur-mer, Quebec, on the Gaspé, including accommodations, activities, and meals, June 28 to July 2. See http://bit.ly/14lOUrD for more information and to register; deadline for reserving beach housing is June 10, 2013. Munnsville, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 What do Holistic practitioners, authors, and speakers do in the summer months while...

2011-10-04 10:20:28

The stroke rate among Manitoba Metis is nearly 25 percent higher than for other Manitobans, according to a study by the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. The higher stroke rate is driven by a 53 percent higher smoking rate, 34 percent higher rate of diabetes, and 13 percent higher rate of high blood pressure among Metis aged 40 years and older, compared to all other Manitobans. High blood pressure, smoking and...

2010-09-21 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Metis Secure Solutions, the leading provider of location-based emergency notification systems (ENS), today announces the completion of a project funded by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security), and directed by Northrop Grumman Corporation, to demonstrate the effectiveness of sending emergency notifications via FM RBDS. Metis Secure utilizes FM RBDS as a key communication technology to ensure rapid emergency alert...

2009-04-14 06:00:00

Developed in Cooperation with Carnegie Mellon University, Metis Secure Overcomes Critical Shortfalls Found in other ENS PITTSBURGH, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University officials continue to face complex challenges when it comes to notifying campus populations of emergencies. Metis Secure Solutions today launched a ground-breaking, location-based emergency notification system (ENS). Developed in cooperation with safety department officials, students and faculty at Carnegie Mellon...

2008-10-06 03:00:11

By Rattle, Barbara The Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service is in the process of developing a new and improved MLS, which provides services to approximately 15,000 real estate professionals across Utah. Dubbed Metis - the first spouse of the ancient Greek god Zeus and a personification of wisdom and advice - the new MLS is slated to debut next year. A committee of 13 industry professionals overseeing the MLS redesign has met two times and will continue to meet every other...

2008-06-19 18:00:14

By THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON - Metis Nation-Saskatchewan leaders are meeting with Premier Brad Wall's government to begin talks on what could be a breakthrough on hunting and fishing rights - after a decade of legal wrangling. CEO Brian Kembel says the negotiations come after Metis in the province won more than five illegal hunting cases in court. It's hoped there will be an interim agreement by the fall. Alberta and its Metis are expected to square off in court in a test case next...


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2004-10-19 04:45:42

Planetary Ring -- A planetary ring is a ring of dust and other small particles orbiting around a planet in a flat disc-shaped region. The most spectacular and famous planetary rings are those around Saturn, but all four of the solar system's gas giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) possess ring systems of their own. The origin of planetary rings is not precisely known, but they are thought to be unstable and dissipate over the course of tens or hundreds of millions of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter's Moon Adrastea -- Adrastea [a-DRAS-tee-uh] is the second innermost known satellite of Jupiter. Adrastea was the daughter of Jupiter and Ananke and the distributor of rewards and punishments. Adrastea and Metis lie within Jupiter's main ring and may be the source of material for the ring. Very little is known about Adrastea. Discovered by D. Jewitt & E. Danielson Date of discovery 1979 Mass (kg) 1.91e+16 Mass (Earth = 1) 3.1961e-09 Radius (km) 12.5x10x7.5...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter's moon Metis -- Metis [MEE-tis] is the innermost known satellite of Jupiter. It was named after a Titaness who was a consort of Zeus (Jupiter). Metis and Adrastea lie within Jupiter's main ring and may be the source of material for the ring. Very little is known about Metis. 40 kilometers (25 miles) in diameter, orbiting 128,000 kilometers (79,500 miles) from Jupiter. Discovered by Stephen Synnott Date of discovery 1979 Mass (kg) 9.56e+16 Mass (Earth = 1)...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter -- in astronomy, fifth planet from the sun and largest planet of the solar system. Astronomical and Physical Characteristics Jupiter's orbit lies beyond the asteroid belt at a mean distance of 483.6 million mi (778.3 million km) from the sun; its period of revolution is 11.86 years. In order from the sun it is the first of the Jovian planetsJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptunevery large, massive planets of relatively low density, having rapid rotation and a thick, opaque...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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