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2014-08-21 12:29:17

20 Gigabytes of data produced per second to be shared with more than 2,000 scientists worldwide ARMONK, N.Y. and HAMBURG, Germany, Aug.

Scientists Spin Cellulose Fibers That Are Stronger Than Steel
2014-06-02 12:24:56

A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibers at DESY's research light source PETRA III.

nanoparticle growth
2014-03-30 06:06:44

With DESY’s X-ray light source PETRA III, Danish scientists observed the growth of nanoparticles live.

Shadows Of Petra Awaken Its Astronomical Orientation
2014-12-21 06:20:32

During the winter solstice, the sun is filtered into the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, illuminating the podium of a deity. Just at this moment, the silhouette of the mountain opposite draws the head of a lion, a sacred animal.

Signs Of Ancient Terrace Farming Uncovered In Petra
2013-01-03 08:45:29

A multinational archaeology team is providing new insights into successful and extensive water management and agricultural production in and around the ancient city of Petra.

2013-01-03 05:02:25

Model Citizen Petra Nemcova makes her home in New York while helping others all over the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 In the new issue


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.