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Experiments Performed At COSY Accelerator Confirm Exotic Particle
2014-06-09 03:31:37

Forschungszentrum Jülich For decades, physicists have searched in vain for exotic bound states comprising more than three quarks. Experiments performed at Jülich’s accelerator COSY have now shown that, in fact, such complex particles do exist in nature. This discovery by the WASA-at-COSY collaboration has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The measurements confirm results from 2011, when the more than 120 scientists from eight countries discovered for the first...

2014-05-23 23:04:10

Merritt Island Senior Plans For a Future in Clean Energy Technology After Receiving Proton OnSite Scholarship Wallingford, Conn. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 A talented high school senior has won a $100,000 scholarship from the Proton OnSite Scholarship Program and its entrepreneur benefactor Tom Sullivan. “I laughed with my sisters about how low my chances were of winning this scholarship,” said winner Albert Halbing of Merritt Island, Fla. “This is like a dream come true. It really makes...

High Tech Telecom Satellite Destroyed After Russian Rocket Launch Fails
2014-05-16 13:17:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Russian telecommunications satellite crashed to the ground on Friday as a result of a launch failure by the country’s Proton-M rocket. Launched in the early morning hours from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the rocket experienced an "emergency situation" that kept it from going into orbit, Russian space agency Roscosmos said. Russian media reported that an issue with the rocket occurred about 94 miles above the Earth and...

2014-05-07 12:23:34

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- May 7, 2014 - Solar Hydrogen Trends, Inc. announced in March the invention of the world's first hydrogen reactor "Symphony 7A" capable of converting 1 liter of water into 1kg of hydrogen. It will be two months since people worldwide have been trying to explain the phenomenon of hydrogen reactor Symphony 7A. Following are some of the more notable comments (with responses) from forums representing views of individuals that we found...

2014-04-04 23:04:57

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Proton Therapy Market for United States and Japan Industry Research to 2018:" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/united-states-and-japan-proton-therapy-market-patients-and-forecast Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there...

2014-04-03 16:22:29

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "United States and Japan - Proton Therapy Market, Patients & Forecast" to its store. DALLAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there will be a substantial growth in proton treatment facilities during the next decade. Proton therapy, one of the most intriguing developments in cancer treatment, carries a price tag as intimidating as its...

2014-04-02 12:31:08

Patients Report High Quality of Life After Treatment in New Survey from National Association for Proton Therapy WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 97 percent of patients who received only an advanced form of radiation called proton therapy for prostate cancer report that they have not experienced a recurrence of their disease, according to a new survey of nearly 4,000 patients released today at the second annual National Proton Conference in Arlington, VA. The...

2014-03-31 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. proton community, consisting of 14 operating centers across the country as well as those currently in development, today released a model insurance coverage policy for treating patients with proton beam therapy. The policy, endorsed by the Proton Therapy Consortium, and the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group-North America (PTCOG-NA), identifies types of cancers and other diseases for which proton therapy is appropriate...

2014-03-31 08:29:56

BERGISCH GLADBACH, Germany, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are announcing an extension of their existing collaboration in the field of proton therapy to offer patients more precise cancer treatments using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT). Under the agreement, Varian will also supply technology and equipment to help meet a growing demand for clinical research and treatments at PSI. Proton therapy...

2014-03-18 16:20:15

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kd5bcm/malaysia_tyre ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Malaysian Tyre Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The rapid growth in economy, coupled with high purchasing power have made Malaysia the largest passenger car market within the ASEAN region. The country has one of the highest...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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