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2013-05-09 12:20:41

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honoured and recognized Malaysia's best at the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards banquet held on Thursday, 9 May 2013 from 7.30pm at the Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Now in its ninth consecutive year, the 2013 Malaysia Excellence Awards aims to recognize Malaysian companies for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer...

2013-05-07 12:36:26

PARIS, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Revenues up 4.6% to EUR322.9 million (+3.9% at constant currency) - Nine-month revenues up 5.0% to EUR956.5 million (+3.5% at constant currency) - Record backlog of EUR5.5 billion - Outlook for FY 2012-2013: - Revenue growth confirmed in the 5-6% range - Robust EBITDA margin at around 77.5% Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the...

2013-04-19 08:25:41

BERGISCH-GLADBACH, Germany, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) and Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are announcing a collaboration to further advance motion management techniques for proton therapy. The multi-year agreement, aimed at optimizing treatment strategies for indications such as cancer in the lung, liver, pancreas and breast, will evaluate strategies using a 4-D treatment planning simulator developed by PSI. Proton therapy involves the use of a...

2013-04-16 12:20:50

Following successful April 15 launch, Anik G1 deploys solar arrays and continues progress to geostationary orbit PALO ALTO, CA, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Anik G1 satellite, designed and built for Telesat, one of the world's top satellite operators, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule...

2013-04-16 08:33:51

Multi-mission satellite to support DTH services for Shaw Direct in Canada, X-band services in the Americas and Pacific Ocean Region, and C-band and Ku-band services in South America BAIKONUR SPACE CENTER, Kazakhstan, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Telesat, a leading global fixed satellite services operator, announced today that an ILS Proton rocket has successfully launched Telesat's powerful Anik G1 satellite. Anik G1 will be located at 107.3 degrees West providing a range of...

2013-04-16 08:33:16

PARIS and BAIKONOUR, Kazakhstan, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 3D satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) arrived on April 13 at the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is now undergoing final preparations for launch by a Proton Breeze M rocket supplied by ILS. Lift-off is planned on May 14 from 16.02 GMT (18.02 CET) with spacecraft separation scheduled to occur after a nine hour 13 minute flight. Weighing 5.4 tons at lift-off, EUTELSAT 3D has been built...

2013-03-27 12:21:07

PALO ALTO, CA, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Satmex 8 satellite, designed and built for Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. (Satmex), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle provided by International Launch Services (ILS)...

Dense Matter Of Neutron Stars Revealed Through X-Ray Observations
2013-03-07 12:03:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The densest matter in the Universe outside of black holes is contained in neutron stars, the ultra-dense cores left behind after massive stars collapse. One of the most reliable determinations yet of the relationship between the radius of a neutron star and its mass has been provided by new results from NASA's Chandra, along with European Space Agency's (ESA) XMM-Newton and NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE), which constrain how...

2013-02-18 11:12:20

Fast and efficient biologically inspired catalyst could someday make fuel cells cheaper To make fuel cells more economical, engineers want a fast and efficient iron-based molecule that splits hydrogen gas to make electricity. Online Feb. 17 at Nature Chemistry, researchers report such a catalyst. It is the first iron-based catalyst that converts hydrogen directly to electricity. The result moves chemists and engineers one step closer to widely affordable fuel cells. "A drawback with...

2013-02-13 12:26:52

Prostate Cancer Report to be released at National Proton Conference in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-nine percent of proton therapy patients believe they made the best treatment decision for themselves, according to a new data analysis of outcomes and satisfaction of prostate cancer patients. The survey released today is the most comprehensive of its kind to capture health-related quality of life measures for proton therapy, an advanced form...