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2015-04-22 12:40:45

Internet2/NSRC program brings Bhutanese IT professionals to United States to network with global research and education leaders WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-21 12:41:59

Global Summit Meeting Showcases NET+ Initiative's Cloud Provider and Higher Ed Collaborations WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud applications are changing the way we compute:

2015-04-10 12:26:07

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms presented tribute rifles to nineteen deserving individuals who serve the state and country last night at The National NRA

2015-04-08 08:40:48

Day-long celebration honors Bell Labs' Nobel Prize winners and provides insight on how the Murray Hill research facility continues to explore and advance the future of connectivity and communications

2015-03-27 23:00:41

Titan Slicing Systems has been awarded a patent for its IVS system in the United States, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. South Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) March

2015-03-25 04:24:27

Research strength of Bell Labs and market experience of Alcatel-Lucent, new specialized team collaborates with services providers and enterprises to understand and shape the future network MURRAY

2015-03-24 16:33:45

MONROE, La., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its first quarter 2015 earnings

2015-03-24 08:22:43

X-47B named Project of the Year LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) engineers were recently recognized by The Engineers' Council for their significant

2015-03-23 23:06:56

Pioneering work in hepatitis B to be recognized with the foundation’s highest scientific honor Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2015 Date: April 17, 2015 Time:


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.