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Bell Labs Prize winners selected, receiving a total of $175,000 in cash prizes and the unique opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned Bell Labs to further explore their ideas MURRAY
Pantex, Y-12, and Los Alamos and Livermore National Labs Recognized with 12 Awards RESTON, Va., Dec.
Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution WASHINGTON, Dec.
Company's Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering now available to federal agencies WASHINGTON, Dec.
Company welcomes Verizon into newly opened ACC7 location in Ashburn, VA WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology Inc.
KARLSRUHE, Germany, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbag 2014 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
HERNDON, Va., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently supported the successful flight testing of the U.S.
Prolific inventor created technologies used globally for cleaner-burning fuels and environmental remediation. WASHINGTON, Nov.
BAYONNE, N.J., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms is pleased to introduce the newest rifle in its collection, The Henry Golden Boy EMS Tribute Edition Rifle.
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 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...
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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