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2010-12-13 11:15:00

Interfax reported that Russia's space agency had delayed the launch of a European satellite after a rocket crashed off the coast of Hawaii last weekend.

2010-11-22 05:20:00

PARIS, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications' (Euronext Paris: ETL) was flown into the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 19 and is now in final stages of readiness for launch by a Proton rocket on December 20. Breaking new barriers in capacity Built for Eutelsat by Astrium, and weighing in at 6.1 tonnes, KA-SAT will be the cornerstone of a new European infrastructure which includes eight main gateways and two back-up...

2010-11-15 12:39:01

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) said that they have successfully launched a US satellite carrying the biggest commercial antenna reflector ever put in space.

2010-11-03 13:08:00

- Total first quarter revenues up 12.9% to EUR285.6 million - Video: +8.1%, driven notably by continued growth in TV channels across all markets - Data and Value-Added Services: +23.5%, meeting demands for Internet and GSM traffic - Multi-usage: +25.8% particularly for capacity in the Middle East and Central Asia - Objectives confirmed for full-year 2010 - 2011 and the period 2010 - 2013 Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext...

2010-10-30 00:00:38

The P-CURE Solution: Maximizing the Potential of Proton Therapy— Significant Cost Reduction for Multi-Room Centers The reality of broadly accessible proton therapy, a minimally invasive treatment for cancer with substantially less treatment related side effects, has come a step closer.

2010-10-26 09:42:00

LITTLETON, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems' groundbreaking proton therapy system is entering the final phase of installation at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St.

2010-10-22 01:56:56

The flu virus uses a shuttle mechanism to relay protons through a channel in a process necessary for the virus to infect a host cell.

2010-07-26 22:48:08

First results from the LHC at CERN* are being revealed at ICHEP, the world's largest international conference on particle physics, which has attracted more than 1000 participants to its venue in Paris.

2010-07-13 08:26:09

An international team measures the charge radius of the hydrogen nucleus and stumbles across some mysteries of physics.

2010-05-27 07:39:00

--Highly Focused Energy Beam Adds Much-Needed Weapon in Treating Brain Tumors, with Gentler Side Effects-- PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announces the availability of proton therapy, a precise form of cancer radiation that offers potentially life-changing benefits to children with brain tumors and other solid tumors.

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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.