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2010-12-10 13:55:50

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is a wonder of modern engineering.

2010-10-26 09:12:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirrus announced today the expansion of its Mirror Image Digital Network in the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, located in Dallas, Texas.

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2010-10-25 11:27:08

In the hostile environment of space, satellites could get burned by the ultra-hot sun in front of them and chilled by the frigid cold conditions of space behind them.

2010-10-12 02:31:00

COURBEVOIE, France, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saint-Gobain and Trakya Cam, a subsidiary of the Sisecam Group, have signed a contract to create a joint venture owned 70% by Trakya Cam and 30% by Saint-Gobain.

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2010-09-15 11:08:45

ESA's mission to measure the precise positions of a billion stars reached an important milestone on September 3 with the delivery of its first primary mirror.

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2010-03-24 08:00:00

Our world is full of integrated semiconductor circuits, commonly known as microchips.

2010-01-19 18:18:35

Unmanned aerial vehicles UAVs deployed on landscape analysis missions carry optical measuring equipment that is required to operate free of chromatic aberration.

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2010-01-12 10:33:10

The Gaia project recently passed another major milestone with the completion of one-third of the nine payload mirrors.

2010-01-06 13:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP® Products and Asia Optical are demonstrating the first digital camera with award-winning DLP Pico(TM) projection technology.

2010-01-06 15:31:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Adaptive Optics -- Adaptive optics is a technology to improve the performance of Earth-based telescopes, reversing the effect of atmospheric distortions. When light from a star or another astronomical object enters the Earth's atmosphere, the different temperature layers and different wind speeds distort and move the image in various ways (see seeing for a proper discussion). The net result is that an 8 meters or 10 meters telescope (like the VLT or Keck), while theoretically capable...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.