Latest Physical quantities Stories

2011-07-05 15:28:00

KENOSHA, Wis., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The TechAngle Electronic Torque Wrench from Snap-on Industrial now comes with a new cycle-counting feature which gives critical industries important information to help track required calibration cycles of torque-measuring instruments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/CG30466) Designed to do the work of four torque wrenches, the TechAngle Electronic Torque Wrench allows users to set the torque value in Newton meters, foot pounds,...

2011-06-22 13:49:19

In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose a way to translate the elusive magnetic spin of electrons into easily measurable electric signals.

2011-06-14 09:00:00

LANCASTER, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermacore (www.thermacore.com), a leading provider of advanced thermal solutions, announced today that it recently delivered Constant Conductance Heat Pipes (CCHPs) to NASA in support of the agency's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, as well as high thermally conductive k-Core® structural components for the agency's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) program supporting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM).

2011-06-09 09:17:30

The plane takes off from Munich in bright weather, temperature 10 degrees Celsius, and lands in Anchorage, Alaska, in driving snow, temperature minus 15.

2011-06-01 17:12:00

LAS VEGAS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fuelshark(TM), a compact, easy to use fuel saving device that guarantees to take a bite out of your fuel bills by increasing MPG up to 10% or more is now available to long-suffering motorists. Independent tests by various TV news stations such as WTAE, ABC Pittsburgh (http://www.wtae.com/r/27678199/detail.html) have shown that the Fuelshark(TM), from Direct Brands LLC, can significantly reduce fuel consumption in gas and diesel engines - providing...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

DETROIT, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans paying an average of $1 more per gallon of gasoline than a year ago, many drivers are looking for ways to improve their fuel economy during the Memorial Day weekend - the unofficial start of the summer driving season.

2011-05-22 00:02:20

Americans do not want to switch to smaller cars, hybrids, electric, or diesel powered vehicles despite recent increases in gasoline prices. The tipping point for behavior change now is higher than $4.00 per gallon seen two years ago. Americans are very interested in natural gas powered vehicles.

2011-05-09 10:59:00

Letter Asks President to Set 60 MPG Standard for New Vehicles that Save at the Pump, Protect Clean Air and Reduce Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of the nation's largest environmental groups today asked President Obama to create long-term relief for drivers at the pump by delivering the strongest fuel-efficiency and auto pollution standards for new vehicles currently under consideration.

2011-04-28 10:11:00

More Fuel Efficient Cars Will Save Illinois $6.7 Billion Annually and Create Over 72,000 New Jobs CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As gasoline prices in the U.S.

2011-04-20 11:57:57

A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.

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