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2014-12-02 08:20:38

Annual study of collision claims data, ranks safe driving communities TORONTO, Dec.

2014-11-20 08:42:09

The next generation has arrived: They look different, they talk different and they think different; yet their mission is to protect the legacy of excellence! ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-10 23:08:44

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in health and wellness. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) November 10, 2014 DMG Productions announces the upcoming

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2014-10-27 04:37:53

Observations of the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year have resulted in the first ever images of an exploding star during this stage and revealed how the ejected material’s structure evolves as the gas cools and expands.

What A 'Star Wars' Laser Bullet Would Really Look Like
2014-10-24 03:08:27

Action-packed science-fiction movies often feature colorful laser bolts. But what would a real laser missile look like during flight, if we could only make it out?

2014-10-23 08:39:17

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc.

2014-09-30 08:39:07

- Conference call to be held at 8:30 a.m.

2014-09-16 08:35:16

Competitive Selection Process and Subsequent Win Driven by Nova's Superior FinFET Metrology Solution REHOVOT, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring

2014-09-15 08:35:09

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova LifeStyle, Inc.

2014-09-12 08:26:44

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc.


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2004-10-19 04:45:42

Nova -- A nova is an enormous nuclear explosion caused by the accretion of hydrogen onto the surface of a white dwarf star. When a white dwarf has a close companion star, the companion will often begin to have its outer atmosphere drawn away from it by the white dwarf's gravity as the companion star ages and expands into a red giant. The gases so captured consist primarily of hydrogen and helium, the two principle constituents of matter in the universe. The gases are compacted on the...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.