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2011-09-20 12:54:47

PTB scientists determine a new value of the Boltzmann constant - The international community of scientists wants to redefine all base units with the aid of fundamental constants Metrologists are measurement artists who are very precise - in the case of the Boltzmann constant up to the sixth decimal place. Whoever is able to determine it very exactly will cause a small revolution in the field of worldwide temperature measurement: The temperature unit will then no longer be based - as...

Extreme Summertime Temps Could Become A Regular Thing
2011-09-11 04:09:34

  To happen even if expected increases in global temperatures are avoided In an article in the current issue of the journal Climatic Change Letters, Boston University researchers have estimated the impact near-term increases in global-mean temperatures will have on summertime temperatures in the U.S. and around the globe. The “2°C global warming target” is in reference to the current international efforts to reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases and limit...

2011-08-29 13:00:39

Using a modern version of open-wide-and-keep-this-under-your-tongue, scientists today reported taking the temperature of individual cells in the human body, and finding for the first time that temperatures inside do not adhere to the familiar 98.6 degree Fahrenheit norm. They presented the research at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. Haw Yang and Liwei Lin, who collaborated on the research, did not use a familiar...

2011-08-16 12:33:00

PARADISE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Compac Engineering Inc., a leading temperature, liquid level, and flow sensor manufacturer, is pleased to announce they have released an all new product group: the Series 11 group of temperature switches. The new Series 11 temperature switches are low cost, slow response sensor switches that are incredibly useful for OEM applications where the detection of cold or high temperature limits is required. These temperature switches can sense...

2011-07-28 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation's (NYSE: SPW) Service Solutions business unit today announced the worldwide availability of the company's next generation Robinair AC1234 Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery machines for vehicle servicing. Additionally, the company announced that two of its new Robinair units (AC1234-7 and AC1234-8) have recently been approved by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), an organization dedicated to safety,...

2011-07-21 06:40:00

FREEHOLD, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aginova Inc., a sensor technology company, announced today it is launching iCelsius Pro, a product that extends your iPad by using a temperature probe that turns iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a digital thermometer. The app downloaded from the App store will read the temperature, create graphs, set up alerts, store data and email graphs. Temperature is typically measured using some type of thermometer, usually one containing a liquid like...

2011-07-18 11:35:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's tough to keep your cool when the inside of your car is full of hot air from a malfunctioning air conditioning (A/C) system. According to the Car Care Council, an annual checkup of your vehicle's A/C system will help prevent it from breaking down when you need it most, especially as sky-high temperatures are hitting many parts of the country. "Getting stuck in traffic is hard enough but getting stuck in traffic during the heat...

2011-07-07 09:10:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonder what the outdoor temperature will be at the 82nd Annual All Star Game on July 12 in Phoenix, Arizona? Exergen® Corporation, sponsor of ESPN's major league baseball radio broadcasts and ongoing "Exergen Game Time Temperature" contest, is expected for the first time to report a "high fever" air temperature level of as much as 106.6 degrees Fahrenheit that day. This is based on the National Weather Service's...

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2011-07-06 14:05:00

Team of scientists uncovers new information By Judy Holmes, Syracuse University The question seems simple enough: What happens to the Earth's temperature when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels increase? The answer is elusive. However, clues are hidden in the fossil record. A new study by researchers from Syracuse and Yale universities provides a much clearer picture of the Earth's temperature approximately 50 million years ago when CO2 concentrations were higher than today. The results may...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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