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2014-06-25 23:11:39

Infolytica Corporation has released the newest versions of its simulation suite of software: MagNet, ElecNet, ThermNet and OptiNet. Specializing in electromagnetic and electric fields, Infolytica offers easy to use software solutions for engineers searching to reduce cost and obtain a better design. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Infolytica Corporation has released the newest versions of its simulation suite of software: MagNet, ElecNet, ThermNet and OptiNet. Specializing in...

2014-06-25 23:05:51

In celebration of the freedoms afforded in America, an industry leader in developing products that provide ultimate protection from mobile device radiation, has created a super sale that everyone is free to take advantage of. Bradenton Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Starting today people across the globe will be able to get 15 percent off DefenderPad, one of the world’s hottest radiation protection products available on the market today, and also receive free shipping as part of the...

2014-06-25 23:03:55

ReportsnReports.com adds “Atomic Spectroscopy Market by Technology ( X-Ray Fluorescence / Atomic Absorption / X-Ray Diffraction / ICP-MS ) & by Application ( Food & Beverage / Pharmaceutical / Industrial Chemistry / Biotechnology / Environment ) - Competitive Landscape - Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 North America accounted for the largest share of the global Atomic Spectroscopy Market, followed by...

2014-06-25 23:03:32

Public Securities group of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Advises development stage company Resonant Inc. in IPO Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP announced that it advised client Resonant Inc. (Nasdaq: RESN) in its initial public offering of 3,105,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $6.00 per share. The offering closed on June 3, 2014. Resonant is a development-stage company creating innovative filter designs for radio...

2014-06-25 23:01:10

New HOBO® Plug Load Logger provides accurate equipment energy use data in rugged, easy-to-deploy package. Bourne, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to the U.S. Department of Energy, plug loads – or energy used by equipment plugged into an outlet – can account for up to 50% of a building’s total electrical load. While minimizing plug loads can be an effective energy reduction strategy in buildings, it is often difficult for energy auditors and building management professionals...

2014-06-25 08:23:40

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON), a complete solar services provider, today announced that Henry K. Yun, Ph.D. has joined OneRoof Energy's board of directors. Yun is the Vice President of Corporate Planning for Hanwha Q Cells USA Corp. and brings a depth of global experience in scaling market-leading enterprises. In addition to being a member of the board, Yun will also be a member of the Governance, Nomination & Compensation...

Monarch Butterflies Rely In Part On Magnetic Compass For Navigation
2014-06-25 07:52:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mass migrations have puzzled scientists for decades, and perhaps none more so than the North American monarch butterfly. Each fall, millions of the beautiful orange and black winged insects begin their journey from the eastern US and Canada. They travel over 2,000 miles to winter in specific groves of fir trees in the Michoacan Mountains in central Mexico, where they crowd together so densely that the air is filled with butterflies,...

Perseus Cluster
2014-06-25 04:35:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using the ESA’s XMM-Newton and NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have located a mysterious X-ray signal that could be produced by sterile neutrinos – particles that are a potential candidate for the abundant and essentially invisible substance known as dark matter. [ What Is Dark Matter?: Podcast Interview With Dr. Matthew Walker ] Thanks to the two high-powered observatories, Dr. Esra Bulbul of the...

2014-06-24 23:04:53

In a newly-published paper, Lawrence Livermore scientists have defined, for the first time, a set of theoretical boundaries for the absorption of petawatt laser light. Livermore, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The absorption of petawatt (1015 watts) laser light by solid matter is a crucial problem that has been the subject of theoretical and experimental study for more than two decades. In a newly-published paper, Lawrence Livermore scientists have defined, for the first time, a set of...

2014-06-24 23:02:26

The report also includes eight-year (volume and value) forecasts for key sensors used in radiation detection applications, such as medical gamma cameras, RIIDS, portal monitors, PET detectors, oil exploration and scientific sensors, etc. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets the market for radiation detectors will grow from $25.7 billion (USD) in 2014 to $31.5 billion in revenues in 2019. The report, “Radiation Detection...


Latest Physics Reference Libraries

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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