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Winter Olympics In Sochi, Russia Highlights Dangers Of Climate Change
2014-02-05 13:40:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia is just around the corner and not only will the event feature some of the best classes of athletes the world has to offer, but it also showcases how climate change is affecting Earth. The US Geological Survey (USGS) is using this year’s Olympics to bring awareness to climate change and how the Arctic Ocean is being affected by it. Over the years, the USGS has studied changes in...

2014-02-05 12:27:18

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdrjn7/polycarbonate) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on the International Polycarbonate Market - Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdrjn7/polycarbonate ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking...

2014-02-04 12:21:55

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will spotlight the company's fast and flexible industrial nitrogen supply and services for short-term or emergency industrial gas supply at the Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management (PPIM) Conference in Houston, Texas, from February 11-13. Air Products Express Services (APEX) provides customers with a cost-effective, rapid response to their short-term nitrogen needs for a range of pipeline applications,...

2014-02-04 08:42:27

DALLAS, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Polycarbonate Resin Market by Applications (Automotive, Consumer, Electrical & Electronic, Medical, Optical Media, Packaging & Sheet & Film) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Polycarbonate Resin Market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue and consumption. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global Polycarbonate Resin Market...

Bioinspired glass
2014-01-30 04:19:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from natural structures such as seashells, researchers from the McGill University Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a new technique to create glass that will bend, but not break. “Mollusk shells are made up of about 95 percent chalk, which is very brittle in its pure form,” Professor François Barthelat explained in a statement. “But nacre, or mother-of-pearl, which coats the inner...

2014-01-27 23:28:13

Grand View Research has announced the addition of "Global Biofertilizers Industry Trends and Market Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. Visit - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/Biofertilizers-Industry. San francisco, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The global market for biofertilizers is expected to reach USD 1,294.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing consumer adoption of...

2014-01-27 23:00:07

Surge in demand from electronics and automotive applications, mainly in Asia Pacific, expected to boost PMMA demand over the next six years. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/polymethyl-methacrylate-pmma-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global market for Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is expected to reach USD 10.87 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for LED flat panels and LED TVs is...

2014-01-24 23:02:28

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Poly Methyl Methacrylate. Market for Poly Methyl Methacrylate is projected to witness strong growth led by growing demand from various end-use sectors such as electronics, medical, and automotive. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. - Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is a thermoplastic, transparent, and versatile synthetic resin produced by polymerizing methyl methacrylate. PMMA is extensively used as a...

2014-01-22 16:21:43

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) strongly supports Governor Brown's recent drought emergency declaration, and we encourage all of the 4 million residents that rely on our groundwater resources to redouble their conservation efforts. Water is a terrible thing to waste at any time, but that is especially true during one of the worst droughts in history," said WRD Board President Rob Katherman....

2014-01-17 12:23:02

Our Best Defense is to be Prepared LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthquakes, fires and other emergencies strike suddenly. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding customers about the importance of being prepared for California's next major emergency. "Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and we want to provide information to help our customers be ready for an emergency," said Jimmie Cho, SoCalGas vice president of gas operations. "After a natural disaster or...


Latest Optical materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:59:32

he mineral calcite is a calcium carbonate corresponding to the formula CaCO3 and is one of the most widely distributed minerals on the Earth's surface. It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks, limestone in particular. It is also the primary mineral in metamorphic marble. It also occurs as a vein mineral in deposits from hot springs, and also occurs in caverns as stalactites and stalagmites. Calcite is often the primary constituent of the shells of marine organisms (e.g. plankton,...

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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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