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2013-07-06 23:01:28

Universidade Estadual de Campinas took first place in nearly every event, finishing First Place Overall at SAE International’s Formula Electric this past weekend in Lincoln, Neb. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Universidade Estadual de Campinas took first place in nearly every event, finishing First Place Overall at SAE International’s Formula Electric this past weekend in Lincoln, Neb. SAE Formula Electric aims to test student’s ability to develop a car that is not only fast,...

Brazil joins International Charter 'Space And Major Disasters'
2011-11-10 09:07:22

In the year that severe flooding and landslides claimed over 800 lives in Brazil´s Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil has joined the international space organization that makes timely satellite data available to rescue authorities during disasters. Brazil´s National Institute for Space Research — INPE — formally became the newest member of the International Charter ℠Space and Major Disasters´ on 8 November. Founded by ESA and the French and Canadian space...

2007-07-19 16:55:03

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) - Brazil successfully launched a rocket on a 20-minute flight Thursday aimed at studying the effect of microgravity on human enzymes and DNA. The 41.3-foot-long VSB-30 rocket was launched from the seaside Alcantara launch site in northeastern Brazil, the Brazilian Space Agency said in a statement posted on its Web site. The two-stage rocket soared approximately 175 miles before beginning its descent. Thursday's launch was the second from Alcantara since Aug. 2003, when...


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Colombian Journal of Statistics (Revista Colombiana de Estadistica)
2012-05-14 11:06:20

The Colombian Journal of Statistics (Revista Colombiana de Estadistica) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal on statistics published biannually by the National University of Colombia. It was established in 1968. During its early years, the journal was published only in Spanish; since 1985, it includes English-published papers as well. The journal halted publication in 1969, being re-launched in 1979 by Luis Thorin. The journal covers research on statistics, including applications,...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.