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2014-07-07 23:00:34

NJIT researchers have developed a paint for use in coatings and packaging that changes color when exposed to high temperatures, delivering a visual warning to people handling material or equipment with the potential to malfunction, explode, or cause burns when overheated. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 NJIT researchers have developed a paint for use in coatings and packaging that changes color when exposed to high temperatures, delivering a visual warning to people handling material or...

2014-06-05 23:16:00

An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 An NJIT professor is the leader of a design team that won $125 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to protect Nassau County’s South Shore from storm surges and rising sea levels. Georgeen Theodore, an...

2014-05-20 23:01:35

Six NJIT alumni, including an engineer who led an emergency response team in Haiti following the earthquake of 2010 and a pioneer in the green building movement, received achievement awards from the university’s Alumni Association this past weekend for their professional accomplishments, community engagement, and service to their alma mater. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Six NJIT alumni, including an engineer who led an emergency response team in Haiti following the earthquake of 2010...

2014-05-08 23:02:05

Rising spring temperatures prompt many bee species to begin their search for the flowering plants they depend on for food — and which they propagate through pollination. But what would happen if this vital, mutually beneficial relationship goes out of synch due to climate change? Newark, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The timing has been beautifully choreographed by nature. Rising spring temperatures prompt many bee species to begin their search for the flowering plants they depend on for food...

2014-04-10 23:27:33

The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university’s second annual TechQuest and...

2014-03-27 23:28:57

A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized...

2014-03-19 23:00:59

An NJIT physicist is a collaborator in the discovery of a new structure in Earth’s inner radiation belt -- a zebra-striped structure of highly energized electrons that could endanger humans in space and also damage low-earth navigation and communication satellites. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 An NJIT physicist is a collaborator in the discovery of a new structure in Earth’s inner radiation belt -- a zebra-striped structure of highly energized electrons that could endanger humans...

2014-02-27 23:32:19

Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university’s research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient. NEWARK, NJ (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university’s research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with...

2014-01-16 23:28:32

NJIT is hosting the Northern Regional New Jersey Science Olympiad, where teams of middle and high school students will compete for trophies and the chance to progress to the state contest. The Olympiad is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NJIT. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to...

2014-01-10 23:01:29

The first powerful “X-class” solar flare of 2014, in association with another solar phenomenon, a giant cloud of solar particles known as a coronal mass ejection (CME), erupted from the sun on Tuesday, sending radiation and particles speeding toward Earth and disrupting operations on the ground. NEWARK, NJ (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The first powerful “X-class” solar flare of 2014, in association with another solar phenomenon, a giant cloud of solar particles known as a coronal mass...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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