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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...

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...


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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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