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2014-08-04 23:04:12

MOSI receives national recognition for outstanding community engagement Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The nationally recognized Noyce Foundation has selected MOSI as one of seven museums in the U.S. to win their Bright Lights Community Engagement Award, which includes a six-figure monetary donation. The award recognizes science centers, children’s museums and natural history museums that have done an outstanding job of engaging with their local communities. Of particular interest...

2012-07-23 23:00:53

July 18, 2012 marked the 44th birthday of Intel, the world´s largest semiconductor chip maker. Founded in Santa Clara, California, Intel´s microprocessors can be found in many of the world´s computers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 On July 23, 2012, digital marketing agency, fishbat, released a statement following the 44th birthday of Intel on July 18, 2012. Intel was founded on July 18, 1968, by two ex-Fairchild Semiconductor employees, Gordon E. Moore and Robert N....

2008-09-21 12:00:16

By Saswato R. Das A small electronic component that has caused one of most dramatic outpourings of technological progress in human history turned 50 last week. The integrated circuit, better known as the semiconductor chip, has unleashed change comparable to the Industrial Revolution by making the computer revolution and the digital age possible. Today there are far more chips on earth than people. All around us, millions of them are tirelessly at work - in computers, phones,...

2008-09-18 12:00:13

As America seeks to produce a new generation of scientists capable of tackling complex global challenges, Grinnell College will dedicate an innovative science teaching building named for one of its most notable science graduates - the late Robert N. Noyce '49, co-inventor of the integrated circuit and co-founder of Intel Corporation. The dedication of The Robert N. Noyce '49 Science Center, designed by Chicago architectural firm Holabird and Root, will take place on October 4, 2008 at a...

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2008-09-16 07:00:00

The National Science Foundation, through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, has recently awarded Santa Clara University a five-year grant of $750,000, which will nearly double the number of Santa Clara University graduates pursuing teaching careers in science and mathematics each year. The grant will enable Santa Clara University's Department of Education to offer $25,000 scholarships to 24 science, mathematics and engineering majors committed to becoming science or mathematics...

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2005-04-18 19:24:16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- To mark its 35th year, Electronics magazine broke from its usual coverage of vacuum tubes, newfangled lasers and high-tech minutia to ask a handful of experts to look ahead and write about their vision of the future. Among the contributors was the young research director of a company that made integrated circuits - a relatively recent advance that combined transistors on a chip and seemed a promising but expensive way to make electronics smaller. "The future of...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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