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NASA Constructs Lobster Eye Imager
2013-02-08 10:59:10

To study a poorly understood phenomenon known as charge exchange, NASA scientists teamed up to build NASA's first wide-field-of-view soft X-ray camera using "lobster eye" technology.

2011-02-01 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the U.S. oil & gas industry outpaced the overall U.S. deal market, boosted by improving macro-economic conditions, stabilizing commodity prices and increased corporate confidence, according to PwC US.

2010-11-09 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite ongoing uncertainties about future business in the Gulf and cautious and uneven equity markets, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the U.S. Oil & Gas sector overcame challenges to surpass 2009 levels in the third quarter of 2010.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.