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2011-04-13 11:50:00

ESA's Herschel space observatory has revealed that nearby interstellar clouds contain networks of tangled gaseous filaments. Intriguingly, each filament is approximately the same width, hinting that they may result from interstellar sonic booms throughout our Galaxy. The filaments are huge, stretching for tens of light years through space and Herschel has shown that newly-born stars are often found in the densest parts of them. One filament imaged by Herschel in the Aquila region...

2011-04-07 00:00:26

Leader in RFID software deploys another intelligent asset management system Ashburn,VA (PRWEB) April 06, 2011 ODIN, the leading global provider of RFID software and RFID solutions today announced the successful completion of their 500th RFID project. The project was an IT Asset Tracking solution for one of the world's largest financial institutions based on ODIN's Intelligent Asset Management (I AMTM) RFID software. I AMTM is the only RFID-based Asset Tracking solution designed to ensure...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

Health Monitoring Program aimed at reducing cost of maintenance. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 The NATO SEASPARROW Project Office (NSPO) has selected ODIN as their RFID partner in a new initiative to reduce costs of maintaining the SEASPARROW missiles. The program "Health Monitoring of the ESSM (Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile)" aims to capture temperature, humidity, shock and vibration data from RFID systems. The goal of NSPO is to "provide an optimal project management organization and a...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

This new preconference seminar, sponsored by ODIN and being held on Apr. 12, 2011, will focus on the ways in which RFID enhances social networking by linking real-world experiences to networking sites. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 RFID Journal (http://www.rfidjournal.com) announced today that it will host an RFID-Enhanced Social Networking preconference seminar at RFID Journal LIVE! 2011, the world's premier conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency identification (RFID)...

2010-06-15 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach John Wooden recently died at age 99, having lived a full and rich life. Without question, he was the most successful college basketball coach ever, with 10 NCAA championships between 1964 and 1975. As Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski said, "You can have a pretty good argument about who is the second-greatest college coach of all time. There's absolutely no argument about who is the greatest." Arguably, Wooden is the greatest coach of any team sport,...

2010-04-15 12:59:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Savi and ODIN, two of the world's leading providers of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions, today announced that they are partnering to offer the industry's first and most comprehensive software platform leveraging both passive and active RFID technologies. The fully integrated solution will broaden and enrich customers' ability to track and manage in real-time their items, supply chain assets and transport conveyances such as containers...

2010-01-20 09:07:31

NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Md., a contract extension to continue the Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA, or ODIN, services to support the agency. The contract extension has a value of approximately $230 million and will continue through Oct. 31, 2011. Agency-wide services under the ODIN master contract and center delivery orders include desktop hardware and software, personal digital assistants, telephone operations, network services, information technology security...

2009-07-16 22:32:01

Pagan police officers in England and Wales can take time off on religious holidays like Halloween and the Summer Solstice, the Home Office said Thursday. The days off will be deducted from officers' annual vacation time, The Daily Telegraph reported. But practicing Wiccans and Druids will be guaranteed free time on their sacred days. Andy Pardy, a constable with the Hertfordshire Police, follows the Norse religion, worshipping Odin, Thor and Freya. He discussed more official recognition for...

2008-07-15 09:00:56

By Sally McGrane Ahush fell in the red room, the largest performing space in the former barn here that the experimental Odin Teatret has called home since 1966. The theater's founder and director, Eugenio Barba, welcomed the 32 members of the Gambuh Desa Batuan Ensemble, who had just arrived from Bali and were sitting on the floor in sarongs. They were to play the roles of Medea and her kinsmen in "The Marriage of Medea," a new production presented last month by the Odin in a town festival....

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2005-03-02 07:48:45

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- The reported risk of a hole in the ozone layer appearing over the Arctic this winter has been overstated, a Swedish researcher said Wednesday. "The stratosphere in the Arctic region has been unusually cold this winter," said Donal Murtagh, a professor of global environmental measurements at the Chalmers University of Technology in Goteborg. Murtagh also is the lead director for atmospheric science research for the Swedish orbital observatory Odin, which orbits the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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