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2011-02-10 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the connected home, today announced that it has established a $40 million three-year credit facility with Bank of America N.A. (acting through its Singapore Branch) as Agent. The company intends to use the asset-based, revolving facility primarily to support its working capital requirements. Currently, there are no loans outstanding...

2011-02-04 05:55:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from International Institute for Strategic Studies at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=812fa179-54cd-4b2a-ac95-878cf7be64fa It would take Iran at least two years to produce a single nuclear weapon, according to a new in-depth report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Although concerns have long been raised about Iran's uranium enrichment programme - and major powers have sought...

2011-02-03 16:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from International Institute for Strategic Studies at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=812fa179-54cd-4b2a-ac95-878cf7be64fa&lr=ls# It would take Iran at least two years to produce a single nuclear weapon, according to a new in-depth report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Although concerns have long been raised about Iran's...

2011-01-25 23:00:00

TOKYO, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a proposal released on Jan. 26, "Toward a World of Dignity for All: The Triumph of the Creative Life," Soka Gakkai International (SGI) President Daisaku Ikeda calls for global civil society to take the lead in resolving two key challenges of our time: abolishing nuclear weapons and building a global culture of human rights. While these issues are daunting in scale and complexity, Ikeda expresses his faith, as a Buddhist, in the human capacity to...

2010-12-22 18:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement issued by Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs: I congratulate the U.S. Senate on their ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia. In approving the treaty today, the Senate has shown the necessary vision and leadership which will allow the United States and Russia -- which possess 95 percent of global stockpile of nuclear weapons -- to make progress in...

2010-12-21 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc. and Titan Outdoor Holdings Inc. today announced that Titan has entered into a license agreement with Minkus Electronic Display Systems for United States Patent Number 5,309,174. The license agreement resolves the patent infringement dispute between the parties that was pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. About Minkus Electronic Display Systems, Inc. Minkus...

2010-12-20 15:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID) will host an analyst and investor briefing during the 2011 CES Consumer Electronics Show. The event will include presentations from Sylvia Summers, chief executive officer, and Duane Northcutt, chief technology officer. Following the briefing, technology demonstrations will be available featuring Trident's latest platform solutions for digital television and set-top box. The briefing and...

2010-12-16 14:49:42

The Senate yesterday voted in favor of proceeding to consider the New START treaty. The vote of 66 to 32 demonstrates strong support for the treaty, which will have to pass by at least two-thirds of Senators voting in favor to win consent for ratification. Ratification of the New START treaty is vital to moving U.S.-Russian relations forward and strengthening the international nonproliferation regime. The treaty will reduce the number of counted strategic nuclear warheads each country can...

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2010-11-26 15:15:00

Scientists with the US Department of Defense are on track to conduct a second test launch next year of the Falcon HTV-2 experimental superweapon after the maiden test flight ended abruptly when the autopilot crashed the unmanned glider into the ocean as a safety measure. The Falcon Hypersonic Test Vehicle was designed to fly at the top of the atmosphere just below space, and is an important element of the Pentagon's Conventional Prompt Global Strike program, which centers on building...

2010-11-22 07:58:00

System Would Safely Detect Ionization of Air Surrounding Containers Holding Radioactive Material COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shipment of cargo containers is a critical component of international trade and plays a fundamental role in the global economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, about 90 percent of the world's trade is transported in cargo containers, with almost half of incoming U.S. trade arriving by containers...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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