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2014-05-22 16:29:59

Allows expansion of Gigabit-plus speeds for Southern California customers CHAMPAIGN, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pavlov Media announces the company added Los Angeles to its list of colocation facilities. The new colo has one Gigabit capability which means the company is able to offer Gigabit speeds across southern California and part of surrounding states. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130408/CG89873LOGO In addition to Los Angeles, Pavlov Media has colocation...

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2009-02-26 10:40:00

The oldest isolated pulsar ever detected in X-rays has been found with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This very old and exotic object turns out to be surprisingly active. The pulsar, PSR J0108-1431 (J0108 for short) is about 200 million years old. Among isolated pulsars -- ones that have not been spun-up in a binary system -- it is over 10 times older than the previous record holder with an X-ray detection. At a distance of 770 light years, it is one of the nearest pulsars known. Pulsars...


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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