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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...

2010-11-01 15:53:10

In April 2010, the US government adopted a new nuclear strategy that depends on the conclusion that the current missile defense systems will reliably protect the continental United States in the extreme circumstances of nuclear-armed combat. Now research in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, shows that these defenses have not been tested against real-world threats and would not be effective in real combat conditions. The April 2010 strategy relies on assumptions that the...

2010-10-06 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has received a $106 million engineering, manufacturing and development contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to develop the next-generation Reentry Field Support Equipment (RFSE) for the U.S. Air Force's Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Under the 58-month contract awarded in July, Lockheed Martin will design, develop, test and deliver two sets of RFSE....

2010-10-05 07:11:00

TOKYO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- An antinuclear exhibition created by Buddhist association Soka Gakkai International (SGI), "From a Culture of Violence to Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit," was launched at the Rotunda of the Vienna International Centre on October 4 in cooperation with the NGO Committee on Peace, Vienna. It will be on display through October 15. The exhibition's opening reception was attended by some 200 people including UN officials, diplomats, and NGO...

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...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), the leader in frame rate converter (FRC) products, today announced that it will be unveiling the industry's first-integrated 240Hz frame rate converter solution at this week's IFA show in Berlin. The new Trident FRC-V is the only single-chip solution that can convert 50Hz and 60Hz material directly to new 200/240Hz systems, enabling substantial system cost savings and higher refresh rates needed for 3D...


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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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