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2011-04-25 09:19:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan has been awarded a 5-year contract in Charlotte, for the exclusive right to sell advertising on the city's buses, and light rail vehicles. The new contract, won competitively, begins June 1, 2011. The advertising agreement covers exterior and interior bus and exterior advertising on the CATS light rail system as well. CATS had not allowed advertising on its vehicles for over 10 years prior to this award so this is an exciting development in...

2011-04-18 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leading provider of set-top box and TV semiconductor solutions, said today that it has divested five patents to Innovus Prime LLC, a company represented by the California law firm of Aka Chan LLP. The divestiture of these five patents is another milestone in Trident's previously announced strategy to leverage its deep and broad patent portfolio to generate revenue and to provide Trident with a...

2011-04-11 07:38:00

HONOLULU, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBI Polymers LLC, the Honolulu-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, will join the broad-based philanthropic effort to help with the crisis in Japan by making a donation of $250,000 in radiological decontamination products and technical services at the request of the Japanese Medical Association (JMA) for the removal of radioactive contaminants in support of public health and emergency relief efforts for the people in...

2011-03-24 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leading provider of set-top box and TV semiconductor solutions, today announced that its HiDTV Pro-SA1 system-on-a-chip (SoC) has been designed into Hisense's newest line of affordable and feature rich Connected TVs for the Japanese market. Representing the first Hisense-branded TV to be sold in Japan, the new Hisense Connected TVs take advantage of Trident's low cost, exceptional picture...

2011-03-14 10:35:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan has been awarded the Employer of the Year award by the not-for-profit organization Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO). GOSO reaches out to young men between the ages of 18-24 on Rikers Island with a program to help them get out and stay out of the jails and prisons of New York City and State. The program emphasizes further education as their "key" to success. Anyone interested in joining GOSO, who does not have their High School Diploma or...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has received a $12.5 million, one-year subcontract from Northrop Grumman Corporation for refurbishment of reentry vehicle arming and fuzing assemblies for the U.S. Air Force's Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Under this subcontract, Lockheed Martin Space System's Valley Forge facility in King of Prussia, Pa., will replace components, refurbish and test...

2011-03-10 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 missile since 1989 -a 22-year record of reliability unmatched by any other large ballistic missile or space...

2011-02-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, The U.S. leader in Transit advertising, is starting the New Year off on a high note with promotions to long time executives Mary Hamilton, Jeff Randazzo and Scott Christensen. Mary Hamilton, 49, who has been with Titan for over five years, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources. She was previously Vice President and Director of Human Resources. Ms. Hamilton has joined Titan's Executive Committee, an internal...

2011-02-20 21:41:09

While a world free of nuclear weapons remains a goal for governments around the world, nuclear security constitutes a major challenge for the 21st century, as recognised at the 2010 nuclear security summit in Washington. Citizens are generally aware of international efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, but they are often unaware of nuclear security research and the important role science in this field. A new European nuclear security training centre and enhanced...

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...


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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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