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2014-04-01 23:02:33

Lake Shore plans to apply the SWISSto12 technology to its popular line of cryogenic probe stations for the exploration of new semiconductor materials. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. and SWISSto12, SA announced today that they have entered into an exclusive agreement under which SWISSto12 will supply Lake Shore with purpose-specific terahertz (THz) waveguides based on SWISSto12’s patent-pending low-loss technology. SWISSto12’s waveguide products enable...

2014-04-01 23:01:43

RF Safe Corporation ends the air tube headset blues for cell phone radiation safety by offering safe cell phone users options other than Blue Tube Headsets by adding five new colors to its patented advancements in air tube headset design. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 For over a decade RF Safe headsets have set cell phone radiation safety standards with the highest quality and best sounding patented air tube headsets in the world . The RF Safe headset featuring air tube technology was first...

2014-04-01 12:31:21

Surgery for "operable" tumor is also possible but may not be necessary NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will start chemotherapy and radiation treatments targeting cancer cells in his maxillary sinus and adjacent tissues next week, Peter D. Costantino, MD, executive director of Lenox Hill Hospital's New York Head & Neck Institute, reported today. Mr. Kelly will be receiving a single dose of chemotherapy at Lenox Hill Hospital,...

2014-04-01 08:36:28

NAND Flash Device Provides Increased Data Storage, Nonvolatile Memory for Space Technology ANNAPOLIS, Md. and LONG BEACH, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced the availability of its radiation-tolerant NAND flash memory device. Based on proven single-level cell NAND flash technology, the 8-gigabit, radiation-tolerant flash device provides...

2014-04-01 08:30:00

CRnR announces the development of a novel low-energy x-ray radiation treatment TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Convergent R.N.R Ltd. (CRnR) (www.convergent-rnr.com) announced today they have completed a very successful and promising proof of concept session of the "Mercy Beam(TM)" technology, that will enable more accurate, less harmful and dramatically less expensive radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatment using low-energy x-ray tube instead of high-energy...

2014-03-31 23:28:58

eAccess Solutions has simplified the process of purchasing THz Spectrometers, Modulators, Sensors and various other pieces of advanced Terahertz technology with the release of its new on-line store. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 eAccess Solutions originally distinguished themselves as the first company in the United States to open an on-line store for BlackBerry. After numerous successful departures from their original flagship store, eAccess is once again banking heavily on the...

2014-03-31 23:01:41

Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer SPF 30 was awarded winner in the Best Sun Cream category in the 2014 Natural Beauty Awards run by Natural Health magazine. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Suntegrity Skincare announced their top selling face sunscreen has been included in the 2014 Natural Beauty Awards run by Natural Health Magazine. The award winning Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen is this year's winner of the “Best Sun Cream"...

2014-03-31 16:27:36

Dr. David Sherr, a Board Certified Brooklyn, NY physician specializing in Radiation Oncology, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro...

2014-03-31 09:49:46

RUB chemists explain the fingerprint of dissolved glycine in the Terahertz range Combination of molecular-dynamics simulations and spectroscopy is key to success Chemists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have, for the first time, completely analyzed the fingerprint region of the Terahertz spectrum of a biologically relevant molecule in water, in this case, an amino acid. By combining spectroscopy and molecular-dynamics simulations, they rendered the motion of the most basic amino...

Don’t Forget F-type Stars In The Search For Life
2014-03-27 13:19:34

University of Texas at Arlington Scientists searching for habitable planets beyond Earth shouldn’t overlook F-type stars in favor of their more abundant, smaller and cooler cousins, according to new research from University of Texas at Arlington physicists. Stars fall into seven lettered categories according to their surface temperature, but they also differ in other factors such as mass, luminosity and abundance in the universe. Scientists looking for habitable planets typically...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:58:22

The bolometer, invented in 1878 by Samuel Pierpont Langley, measures the energy of incident electromagnetic radiation. It consists of an absorptive element connected to a heat sink through a thermal link. The absortive element raises its temperature above that of the heat sink when radiation impinges on it. The higher the energy the higher the temperature rises. Old bolometers used metals while newer ones used semiconductors and superconductors as the absorptive elements. Bolometers can...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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