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2011-06-22 07:00:00

LITTLETON, Mass., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Still River Systems, Inc. announces today that it has entered into a long-term licensing agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) to utilize advanced superconducting accelerator technologies developed at M.I.T.'s Plasma Science and Fusion Center in collaboration with Still River. Still River will employ those technologies in conjunction with its own leading-edge developments in its groundbreaking single-room proton...

2011-06-21 12:38:13

Most important milestone in the direct measurement of the magnetic moment of the proton and its anti-particle has been achieved / Focusing the matter-antimatter symmetry Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM), together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, have observed spin quantum-jumps with a single trapped proton for...

2011-05-11 00:00:29

Mayo Clinic to build centers in Rochester, MN. and Phoenix; McLaren brings proton therapy to Flint, MI. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) today announced three new supporting member sites including Mayo Clinic proton beam therapy program under development in Rochester, Minn. and Phoenix; and the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, currently under construction in Flint, Mich. Today's announcement brings to seven the total number of proton sites...

2011-05-03 14:36:00

We are advised by Proton that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Proton Finds Success for Google's "Search On" Campaign, issued earlier today over PR Newswire, as it contained some erroneous information. /PRNewswire/ -- May 3, 2011 SOURCE Proton

2011-05-03 10:55:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proton, an advertising company catering to agencies and brands to fulfill creative marketing needs, today announced the completion of three spots for Google's new "Search On" campaign. These three spots were produced, written and directed solely by the Proton team along with guidance from Google's business team. The "Search On" campaign was commissioned by Google with the goal of seamlessly incorporating Google's advertising platform, which had...

2011-02-02 08:15:00

The Russian Defence Ministry launched a search Tuesday to look for a missing military satellite that was possibly put into the wrong orbit after its launch. However, sources in the Russian rocket-space industry told Itar-Tass on Wednesday morning that "the first signal was received from the satellite." The craft -- a dual-vessel called Geo-IK-2 that can draw a 3D map of the Earth and locate precise positions of various targets -- was confirmed as lost by Russia's top space and military...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Varian Proton Therapy System which generates protons for precision radiotherapy of lesions, tumors, and conditions anywhere where radiation treatment is indicated. It is the first working system capable of delivering precise intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) using pencil beam scanning technology. "With this clearance, we have reached a significant...

2010-12-27 14:35:00

Russian space officials said on Monday that the Cosmonaut program placed the European Ka-Sat into orbit overnight by using a Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. "The satellite was successfully put into orbit at 10:03 Moscow time (0703 GMT)," the Khrunichev space center said Monday in a statement. The Proton failed to place three Russian navigation satellites into orbit on December 5 after they fell into the Pacific ocean about 900 miles off the coast of Hawaii....

2010-12-27 04:37:00

PARIS, December 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has been successfully lofted into orbit by a Proton Breeze M rocket supplied by ILS. Lift-off of Eutelsat's 6.1 tonne satellite took place on 26 December at 21.51 GMT (22.51 CET). After a 9-hour 12-minute flight, the launcher released KA-SAT into geosynchronous transfer orbit. Acquisition of the satellite's telemetry signal by Eutelsat's control centre at the...

2010-12-22 13:07:00

PARIS, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) confirmed today that the launch campaign of its KA-SAT satellite by an ILS Proton Breeze M vehicle has resumed at the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch is scheduled in the night of 26 to 27 December 2010 (21.51GMT, 22.51CET on 26 December, 03.51 in Baikonour on 27 December). Spacecraft separation will occur approximately 9 hours, 12 minutes after liftoff. Joint operations in...

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