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Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced the opening of the company’s first outage control center to provide vital central monitoring and response to its utility customers’ outage
LINTHICUM, Md., Sept.
Board to include Alan Heeger (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry), Arno Penzias (Nobel Laureate in Physics) and Warren Stern (former Director of DNDO) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.
Apple co-founder ignites Saturday morning, January 24 at global music product trade show CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept.
BAYONNE, N.J., Sept.
A unique experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) will look at the very structure of our universe and answer some big questions - including whether we live inside a 2-D hologram.
Hear Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist, talk about Internet governance, privacy, safety and fraud, as well as the future of the Internet during a free webinar on August 25th, 10
NEW YORK, Aug.
MONROE, La., Aug.
Cooperative flights by X-47B, F/A-18 prove viability of joint carrier operations USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea, Aug.
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...
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.