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X-rays Help Understand How Mechanical Action May Lead To Greener Chemistry
2012-12-03 10:33:46

Solvents are omnipresent in the chemical industry, and are a major environmental and safety concern. Therefore the large interest in mechanochemistry: an energy-efficient alternative that avoids using bulk solvents and uses high-frequency milling to drive reactions.

Investing In Space To Boost Europe’s Competitiveness And Growth
2012-11-21 15:00:42

Ministers from ESA’s 20 member states and Canada today allocated €10 billion for ESA’s space activities and programmes for the years to come.

Space Photo Contest Being Held By ESA
2012-11-17 06:34:30

If you've taken a unique or interesting space-related photograph sometime during the past year, then the European Space Agency wants to see your work.

2012-11-15 18:20:01

Dr Bruno Reversade first scientist outside of Europe to win prestigious European awardSingapore, Nov 15, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Dr Bruno Reversade from A*STAR's Institute

Space Match 2012 On November 20th
2012-10-30 10:14:43

It’s a familiar dilemma: you want to find a partner, but you aren’t sure how to do it. If you’re lucky enough to be a European space technology, or are looking for one, on 20 November you can turn to Space-Match.

2012-10-26 12:34:15

Digital spending - the acquisition of media products in digital format - tripled from 2006 to 2010 worldwide, with the recording music sector now achieving 30% of its global sales in the digital market.

2012-10-23 20:46:09

Fostering and improving medical research education is crucial to biomedical research and clinical patient treatment, and as such it has been identified as the main challenge in every joint European Science Foundation (ESF) - European Research Medical Councils (EMRC) strategy report.

Old Star May Have A Companion
2012-10-10 15:10:33

Astronomers have discovered an unexpected spiral structure in the material around an old star called R Sculptoris

2012-10-02 12:59:02

New genome editing technologies developed at the University of Minnesota for use on livestock will allow scientists to learn more about human diseases.

Invitation To ESO’s 50th Anniversary Gala Event, 11 October 2012
2012-09-18 08:22:57

WHAT Media representatives are invited to participate as working journalists at the gala event celebrating 50 years since the signing of the ESO convention in 1962, which established the European Southern Observatory (ESO). WHO ESO's Director General, Professor Tim de Zeeuw, and the Council President, Professor Xavier Barcons, will welcome Ministers and representatives from the Member States and the host country Chile, as well as the ESO Council, representatives of ESO committees, past...


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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