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2014-04-14 16:24:22

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global market review of automotive turbochargers - forecasts to 2028This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE turbochargers sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers:Automotive OE turbochargers market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-04-14 12:20:51

LOVELAND, Colo., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VanDyne SuperTurbo(TM) Inc. has completed a Series C equity financing round of $15 million. The round was led by Northwater Capital's Intellectual Property Fund with participation by existing investors in the Company. Proceeds from the financing are being invested into the final phase of commercialization of the SuperTurbo(TM) technology. The SuperTurbo(TM) technology integrates the functions of supercharging and turbocharging into a...

2014-02-12 08:21:02

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. Engine testing has validated the fuel efficiency target of up to 16 percent for the Geared Turbofan(TM) engine architecture and has confirmed other predicted engine characteristics. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. "We...

Lasting Propulsion And High Speeds For Deep Space Missions Provided by NEXT
2013-09-09 12:11:13

[ Watch The Video - Gridded Ion Thruster ] NASA Ion propulsion used to exist only in the imagination of science fiction writers. But after years of research and development NASA is poised to equip some of its most important deep space missions with ion engines that can nudge spacecraft using charged particles accelerated to blistering speeds of up to 90,000 miles per hour.  And in the vastness of space, those engines need to push continuously for years. NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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