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Rosetta Mission Touchdown Site Confirmed, ESA Green-Lights Comet Landing Attempt

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ESA announced on Wednesday that, following a comprehensive readiness review, the Rosetta mission’s Philae probe had been given the green light to attempt a landing on comet...

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2014-10-22 20:25:10

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BriefThe goal of this report is to update LMR-related reports published by Practel in 2010-2011. The report is written for a wide audience of technical, managerial and sales staff of companies involved in the design, manufacturing and utilization of Land Mobile Radio; with the emphasis on Public Safety Communications (PSC) applications. Particular, this report includes:1. The updated analysis of the phased development of P25 radio. The current...

2014-10-22 12:29:29

Company Expands IP Portfolio Covering Test Methods to Identify Chromosomal Abnormalities including 3q (TERC) and 5p (TERT) in Cervical Cells GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoDiagnostix announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted two new patents owned by the company (US Patent No. 8,748,099 and 8,852,865) covering the detection of chromosomal abnormalities in cervical samples. The recently issued patents cover methods for...

2014-10-21 23:12:54

POS Portal, in partnership with RapidAdvance, has launched a new application that creates a seamless, single-source solution for ISOs to offer, process, track and fund the myriad of alternative financing programs offered by RapidAdvance, including small business loans, merchant cash advances, lines of credit and bridge loans. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 “Technology integration is the best way to ensure immediacy and accuracy,” says Shobhit Kumar, POS Portal’s head of P2...

2014-10-17 08:28:59

HSINCHU, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Networks Inc. (TAIEX:3380), a global leader in the networking ODM/OEM industry, today proudly announced the contribution of the high-speed, Top-of-Rack (ToR), bare metal, SNQ-60x0-320F series Data Center switch to the Open Compute Project (OCP) community in July, 2014. The SNQ-60x0-320F series switch utilizes Intel's quad-core and Freescale® Semiconductor's dual-core QorIQ® P2020 processor to seamlessly interoperate with Broadcom's...

2014-10-17 08:25:55

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) throughout the 28 member states of the European Union (EU). IMBRUVICA, a first-in-class, oral, once-daily, non-chemotherapy treatment, now is approved to be marketed in Europe for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), or adult patients with...

2014-10-16 23:01:47

New site from Precision-Paragon [P2] offers resources to the energy-efficient lighting community Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Today, energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] announced the launch of the new website at http://www.p-2.com. In addition to an updated design, the site includes a number of tools designed to serve the energy-efficient lighting community. “Our website has served us well,” said Joe Martin, [P2] vice president and general...

2014-10-14 23:13:54

SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River MD AIR – 4.0P. The ARES UAS IFC supports Navy public aircraft operations of ARES Block C UAS within restricted and warning areas of the U.S. National airspace. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned...

Black Hole P13
2014-10-09 06:58:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 12 million light years from Earth is a galaxy called NGC 7793, and just on the outskirts of this galaxy is a black hole, designated P13. P13 is a hungry black hole, consuming gas from a nearby star about ten times faster than astronomers believed possible before recent observations from the International Center for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). The findings, published in a recent issue of Nature, reveal that P13 "is...

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2014-10-09 04:33:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new analysis of images captured by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has revealed new details about the history of asteroid Lutetia and found evidence of a hidden impact crater on a part of the asteroid’s southern hemisphere which is hidden from view. Rosetta flew past the 62-mile wide Lutetia in July 2010 on the way to its destination, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The ESA spacecraft was able to capture images of...

2014-10-01 12:31:15

Rebiotix lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) assessed in PUNCH CD study ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that results of PUNCH CD, a Phase 2 study of the company's lead product candidate, RBX2660 (microbiota suspension), will be presented in three posters at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia from October 17-22. The following poster will be presented on Monday, October 20,...


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Cumulus-nimbus Clouds
2014-01-11 00:00:00

The image above shows a Cumulus-nimbus cloud that has an anvil top to it. The reason that can be identified is that the cirrus is in place above the center of the storm. The image below does not have an anvil top yet. The anvil top forms on CB clouds after they reach the height in the atmosphere where they begin to feel the upper level winds becoming too strong for them to continue development vertically. The storm on the right has not felt the upper level winds yet, that is why it lacks the...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.