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2014-05-20 08:20:43

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has received an additional purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to a major transit system in Europe. This is the third order from...

2014-05-19 23:03:18

US Electric Motors Market research report application analysis in the Automotive, HVAC, Industrial Machinery and Household Appliances. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 A machine which converts electrical energy into usable mechanical energy is termed as an electric motor. Motors are used in various applications like industrial pumps, machine tools, power tools and household appliances. Motors can be classified based on the output power ratings and mode of working. They are widely used...

2014-05-19 20:22:46

CERRITOS, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liping Zheng, Manager of Power Electronics for Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in high-speed permanent magnetic motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, will present at the International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC) in Hiroshima, Japan tonight. His presentation, co-authored by Dong Le, Director of Technology, Power Electronics for Calnetix, is entitled "Control of a...

dancing auroral lights on Saturn
2014-05-19 11:09:00

University of Leicester University of Leicester researchers have captured stunning images of Saturn's auroras as the planet's magnetic field is battered by charged particles from the Sun. The team's findings provide a "smoking gun" for the theory that Saturn's auroral displays are often caused by the dramatic collapse of its "magnetic tail". [ Watch the Video: Dance of Saturn’s Auroras ] Just like comets, planets such as Saturn and the Earth have a "tail" – known as the...

Ultra-sensitive Nano-chip For Early Cancer Detection
2014-05-19 03:57:21

[ Watch The Video: A New Method For Early Cancer Detection ] ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences Today, the majority of cancers are detected on the macroscopic level, when the tumor is already composed of millions of cancer cells and the disease is starting to advance into a more mature phase. But what if we could diagnose cancer before it took hold- while it was still only affecting a few localized cells? It would be like putting a fire out while it was still just a few sparks...

2014-05-19 08:23:46

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Failure Analysis Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/failure_analysis_equipment_market_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2012_2019.html Failure analysis is an engineering approach to determining how and why component or equipment has failed. The goal...

Turning Light Into Matter: Scientists Say 80-Year-Old Theory Is Provable
2014-05-19 08:30:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online First theorized in 1934 by a pair of scientists – Gregory Breit and John Wheeler – turning light into matter was deemed a fantastical and equally impossible feat. By smashing two photons together at a high rate of speed, the scientists hypothesized that it could create an electron and a positron. An occurrence of such magnitude was deemed extremely rare and difficult to reproduce. So rare that it has never been observed in any...

2014-05-18 23:00:56

Global actuators systems market is estimated to be $37.38 billion in 2014, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.00% to reach $59.32 Billion by 2019. North America and APAC are holding the highest market share with an estimated market size of $7.85 billion and $7.48 billion. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/global-actuators-market-59465451.html) (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 According to a new market research report of "Global Actuators Market by Application (Industry,...

2014-05-16 23:02:57

In honor and tribute to veterans, an industry leader in developing products that provide ultimate protection from mobile device radiation is extending a special discount. Bradenton Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Representatives with DefenderPad (http://defenderpad.com), the creators of one of the world’s hottest products available on the market today, announced today that its Memorial Day sale is now open. “In honor of veterans and those who fought for our country, and those who...

MMS To Study Secrets Of Magnetic Reconnection
2014-05-16 03:36:18

Susan Hendrix, NASA In March 2015, NASA will launch four identical spacecraft to study how magnetic fields around Earth connect and disconnect, explosively releasing energy – a process known as magnetic reconnection. The Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission will provide the first three-dimensional views of this fundamental process that can accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light. MMS uses Earth’s protective magnetic space environment, the magnetosphere, as a natural...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

Cosmology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: The Hubble Extreme Deep Field (XDF) was completed in September 2012 and shows the farthest galaxies ever photographed by humans. Each speck of light in the photo is an individual galaxy, some of them as old as 13.2 billion years; the observable universe is estimated to contain more than 200 billion galaxies. Credit: NASA/Wikipedia What is Cosmology? I once commented to an acquaintance that I was fascinated by the field of Cosmology, and mused that if I had more time, I...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

How Solar Cycles Impact Our Weather Here On Earth
2013-01-13 09:10:34

Solar cycles: what are they and why should we care about them? Solar cycles are made up of what are known as solar minimums (min) and solar maximums (max). We refer to a solar min at the time when the sun is not active with many sunspots, while a solar max is just the opposite when we see a large increase in sunspot activity. So how long do solar cycles last? Typically they run on what is known as an 11 year cycle from the max to the min and then start over again anew. As of 2012 we...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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