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2010-09-07 08:16:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of its recent deal to purchase over 1,900 of Verizon's New York Phone Kiosks, Titan is growing and strengthening its New York and national sales force. Titan's latest hire is Greg Ald, who joins as a National Account Manager. He will be managing large national accounts in New York and selling into each of Titan's ten markets in the United States. Prior to joining Titan, Mr. Ald spent five years in senior sales roles at JC...

2010-07-30 09:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the U.S. military exercises off the Korean Peninsula this week . Ellison is one of the top experts in missile defense in the country. His observations are the following: "Off the Korean Peninsula this week our U.S. forces, led by the USS George Washington Battle Strike Group made up of 20 ships, 100 aircraft and...

2010-07-22 15:26:00

LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As Moviegoers who watch Countdown to Zero leave theaters this week wanting to know how to make ZERO happen, "Apocalypse Never" a new book, by author Tad Daley, and published by Rutgers University Press, will be available at Barnes and Noble, Borders, and Amazon.com, as the perfect accompaniment to the film. Speaking on opening night at the invitation of Landmark Theaters, the author will introduce the film and the immediacy of the nuclear peril on...

2010-05-04 06:40:00

The United States revealed for the first time how many nuclear warheads it possesses as part of an attempt to encourage other nations to be more forthcoming with such information and to help create a united front against stockpiles in other countries, including Iran, according to various media reports published on Monday. As of September 2009, the U.S. was in possession of 5,113 nuclear warheads, Pentagon officials revealed during the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference. That...

2010-03-02 16:25:00

CHANTILLY, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has selected TASC, Inc. to provide protection support and technical services to the Ballistic Missile Defense System. TASC will compete for task order awards under the five-year MDA Special Programs Office indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. Work on the contract will be conducted at MDA locations across the United States. Under the terms of the contract, TASC and its industry team will provide the MDA...

2010-02-15 13:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (UTC/GMT: Tuesday, March 2, 01:00 to 03:00), via a live videoconference/webcast. This event, presented by Webster University (www.webster.edu) and its Holden Public Policy Forum, will be a first-of-its-kind symbolic meeting between President Truman and Hiroshima since the tragic events...

2010-01-14 15:30:00

A panel of international scientists moved the minute hand of the "Doomsday Clock" back one minute on Thursday. It was the first time in two years that the clock had been adjusted, and the 18th time since its inception in 1947 when it was set to seven minutes before midnight. This year's slight move away from midnight, the metaphorical apocalypse, indicates that the world has inched away from nuclear or environmental disaster.  However, the scientists, including 19 Nobel laureates,...

2010-01-14 10:30:00

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Adjusts Clock From 5 to 6 Minutes Before Midnight; Encouraging Progress Seen Around Globe in Both Key Threat Areas: Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change. NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing a more "hopeful state of world affairs" in relation to the twin threats posed by nuclear weapons and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) is moving the minute hand of its famous Doomsday Clock one minute away from midnight. It is...

2009-07-28 18:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, President and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org points out to the membership of MDAA that Senator John McCain is now going along with President Obama's position on the nation's missile defense program. This position is in contrast to Senator McCain's remarks on missile defense during the Presidential campaign. Ellison's remarks are as follows: "The former Republican nominee...

2009-06-11 08:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org today advised on the need for missile defense in the Middle East as it relates to President Obama's outreach to the Middle East. He was also firm in the resolve to have the U.S. Homeland defended. His comments are as follows: "President Barack Obama in his historic address to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt last Thursday, June 4,...

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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.