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2013-07-22 10:59:00

Climate friendly fuel cells for hydrogen cars have come one step closer.

2013-07-16 23:01:04

Agora Commodities is the first nationally recognized gold, silver, platinum, and palladium dealer to accept bitcoin for payment of precious metals while simultaneously offering the lowest prices

2013-07-13 23:00:31

The revelations by Edward Snowden about the illegal wiretapping being carried out by the U.S government have made it clear that privacy is a commodity that should be offered by every company.

2013-07-12 23:01:54

WalkFit Platinum orthotics is a familiar name when foot insoles are discussed.

2013-07-03 23:01:52

Agora Commodities is the first nationally recognized precious metals dealer to sell platinum for the radical new digital currency known as Bitcoin. San Diego,

2013-06-27 23:45:08

Platinum Supplemental Insurance is the exclusive sponsor of the 2013 Jet Air Dog Fight during the July 3 Air Show in Dubuque. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) June 26,

2013-06-27 00:20:06

The company will expand sales channels in new areas such as aerospace, aviation and new energy, and provide development support for existing customers in the medical, semiconductor

2013-06-20 23:19:41

Platinum Supplemental Insurance has recently promoted Ann Jegerlehner to Customer Service Team Lead. Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013

2013-06-18 23:19:18

Platinum Supplemental Insurance has recently promoted Alyssa Connelly to sales operations specialist. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) June 18, 2013


Latest Platinum Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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