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2014-07-08 23:05:24

Sirius technology expert has been awarded the status of Chartered Fellow Sirius technology expert has been awarded the status of Chartered Fellow by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

2014-06-18 23:01:26

QinetiQ North America announced today it was awarded the 2014 James S.

2014-06-02 08:26:48

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's world-leading tech sector will be showcased in June as the capital holds the first London Technology Week.

2014-05-27 08:34:35

New company offers full-spectrum of innovative, high-quality services and solutions to the federal marketplace CHANTILLY, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SI Organization, Inc.

2014-05-23 12:24:55

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) has received a Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to develop a novel

2014-04-22 08:41:11

Combination creates industry leader with a complete spectrum of mission critical solutions CHANTILLY, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SI Organization, Inc.

From Red Mars To Green Earth
2014-04-15 13:36:50

How can a sensor for analyzing the atmosphere of Mars help us to cut greenhouse emissions on Earth? By going where no human or machine has been before.

2014-02-27 23:25:33

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that it has joined a team of leading industry partners in aviation sustainment, training and operations to offer innovative solutions for the Saudi

2014-02-11 23:03:18

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded two task orders under the U.S.

2014-01-22 08:33:19

LONDON, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand C116 22nd - 26th January 2014 At Bett 2014, the leading learning technology event in the UK,


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William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.