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2014-07-08 08:33:30

Advanced Plater Serves Emerging Technologies - Cuts Cost in Half SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClassOne Technology today announced its new Solstice(TM) line of electroplating tools. Described as "advanced plating for the rest of us," Solstice is designed specifically for the smaller-substrate users in emerging technologies such as MEMs, LEDs, Power Devices, RF Communications, Interposers, Photonics and Microfluidics. Solstice aims to set new standards for plating...

2014-06-09 08:28:22

Leadership team expanded following achievement of technology milestones SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Biologics LLC, a company focused on the targeting and delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics, today announced that Dr. Lou Tartaglia joined as President and Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors. In addition, John Borgeson joined as Chief Financial Officer. The expansion of the leadership team follows the achievement of internal technology...

Shadows Of Petra Awaken Its Astronomical Orientation
2014-03-05 13:20:32

SINC During the winter solstice, the sun is filtered into the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, illuminating the podium of a deity. Just at this moment, the silhouette of the mountain opposite draws the head of a lion, a sacred animal. These are examples from a study where researchers from Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias and CSIC (Spain) showed how celestial events influenced the orientation of the great constructions of the Nabataeans. The movement of the Sun in the skies of Petra...

2014-03-04 23:02:18

Dental Sleep Medicine Education Company, Sleep Group Solutions is pleased to provide dental continuing education credits to Solstice Benefits members and providers looking for education in Dental Sleep Medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) remains one of the more common sleep disorders in America, affecting over 20 million people each night.  Adversely, OSA remains undiagnosed in over 80 percent of those who suffer.  Sleep Group Solutions is a...

2014-02-04 23:20:30

Solstice Medical (Solstice), a leading provider of advanced surgical supply chain (SSC) software solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today new company leadership and growth plans. Columbia City, IN (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Daniel Sands, Solstice Medical’s Founder and current CEO announced that new CEO, Todd Melioris, will lead the company. Sands will remain Executive Chairman of the Board and focus on strategic growth initiatives, and will continue daily involvement as...

2014-01-22 12:21:41

Blowing Agent Technology with Low Global Warming Potential Provides Superior Insulation BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced it has implemented the use of Honeywell's Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), into its environmentally responsible and energy efficient insulation used in U.S.-made refrigerators and freezers. The global warming potential (GWP) of the new foam blowing agent is 99.9%(i) lower than 245fa the most...


Latest Solstice Reference Libraries

Tropic of Capricorn
2013-02-21 13:31:57

The Tropic of Capricorn, alternately called the Southern Tropic, is a marker of the most southerly latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs at the December solstice, when the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun at its maximum degree. It is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. It presently lies 23 degrees 26’ 16’’ south of the Equator. Currently, the Tropic of Capricorn is drifting towards the north at...

Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Ecliptic -- The ecliptic is the geometric plane that contains the orbit of the Earth. The orbits of most planets in the Solar System lie very close to it. Seen from the Earth, this is the great circle on the celestial sphere that contains the different positions of the Sun relative to the background stars throughout the year, and most planets can be seen close this circle. The zodiac also lies along the plane of the ecliptic. Because there are about 365.25 days in a year and 360...

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