Latest Pi Stories

2014-02-27 23:01:14

A new catalog on non-magnetic and high vacuum compatible actuators and stages for electron microscopy is available from piezo positioning systems market leader PI (Physik Instrumente). Auburn, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Vacuum Compatible and Non-Magnetic The new catalog covers a variety of novel actuators, stages and scanning systems, mostly based on the piezo effect. These ceramic drives are vacuum compatible and can also be manufactured in non-magnetic versions, important for...

2013-12-26 23:00:21

Motion Math receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Noyce Foundation grants to improve efficacy of mobile education tools. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Motion Math, an educational software company creating conceptual mobile math games, today received grants from the Noyce Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop an educational assessment platform. The platform will correlate mobile math learning experiences to mastery of Common Core math...

2013-11-17 23:01:29

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polyimide (PI) Industry” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the PI industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on...

2013-09-20 23:20:03

CrossRealms is challenging programmers to develop software for the Raspberry Pi. The best of these programs will be loaded to Raspberry Pi’s that will be given to Chicago schools. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 What: Programmers and inventors can pick up cash prizes and help Chicago Schoolchildren bridge the digital divide. CrossRealms, Inc.TM, a Chicago IT consulting firm, is offering $1,000 for the best educational software or hardware invention that uses the Raspberry...

2013-09-06 23:04:19

The Digits and celebrity guests Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Cody ChesnuTT, Sunshine Girl and The Thermals offer free 15-minute educational sessions to teachers worldwide. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Web series and edutainment app for 7-to 10-year-olds, The Digits, has partnered with Skype in the classroom to create the world’s first digital music tour. The international tour, called Homework Hotline, will feature music from The Digits’ first album and appearances from...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.