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SINGAPORE, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Planet hunters received some good news recently. A new study concluded that, on average, sun-like stars aren't all that dusty. Less dust means better odds of snapping clear pictures of the stars' planets in the future.
The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) Annual Convention is the world’s largest trade show for agricultural aviation.
Power-Gen International is taking place December 9-11, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
The maker of the revolutionary VJ-Advance articulating video borescope, RF System Lab, is proud to announce new borescope inspection camera customers.
American Polarizers Inc.
RF System Lab, manufacturer of the groundbreaking VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope, is proud to welcome two new sales consultants to their team of borescope experts.
A kaleidoscope, a tube of mirrors containing looks colored objects such as bead and pebbles, is used by the viewer looking in one end while light enters the other end. Sir David Brewster invented the Kaleidoscope and also coined the term. The term translates to "observer of beautiful forms." The Kaleidoscope operates on the principle of multiple reflection. Usually there are two rectangular lengthwise mirrors set at 45Â° creating eight duplicate images of the objects. As the tube...
Terrestrial Planet Finder -- The Terrestrial Planet Finder is a proposed NASA telescope system capable of detecting extrasolar terrestrial planets. In May 2002, NASA chose two TPF mission architecture concepts for further study and technology development. Each would use a different means to achieve the same goal - to block the light from a parent star in order to see its much smaller, dimmer planets. That technology challenge has been likened to finding a firefly near the beam of...
Amateur Astronomy -- Amateur astronomy, also called backyard astronomy, is a hobby whose participants enjoy watching the night sky (and the day sky too, for sunspots, eclipses, etc.), and the plethora of objects found in it, mainly with portable telescopes and binoculars. Even though scientific research is not their main goal, many amateur astronomers make a contribution to astronomy by monitoring variable stars, tracking asteroids and discovering transient objects, such as comets. Such...
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