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Early Black Holes Grew Big Eating Cold, Fast Food
2011-12-13 04:19:10

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Bruce and Astrid McWilliams Center for Cosmology have discovered what caused the rapid growth of early supermassive black holes – a steady diet of cold, fast food.

2011-07-28 01:14:46

A partnership of 17 institutions last week announced a new project that allows researchers open access to the power of supercomputers, advanced computational tools and digital resources and services directly from their desktops.

2011-07-26 15:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been awarded $18 million to help create a new generation of linkages among high-performance computers and research facilities across the nation.

2011-04-21 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have leveraged the latest browser technology to create GigaPan Time Machine, a system that enables viewers to explore gigapixel-scale, high-resolution videos and image sequences by panning or zooming in and out of the images while simultaneously moving back and forth through time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Viewers, for instance, can use the system to...

2009-08-10 08:05:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- High Performance Technologies, Inc.

2009-04-29 15:33:00

PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High school and undergraduate students now have a ringside seat to watch atoms and molecules in super-slow motion and vivid color, as they jostle and bump each other within the cozy environs of a human cell or a beaker on a lab bench.

2008-11-14 12:00:06

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) global shared memory architecture delivers large shared memory systems, larger than any other vendor.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.