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2011-07-13 08:11:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Block Engineering, a leading developer of MEMS, laser and FTIR spectroscopy sensors, announced today that Jeff Sherman has joined the company as its new Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Jeff will lead all sales activities at Block, as the company aggressively pursues the introduction of its Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCLs) based handheld and portable spectrometers for detection and identification of chemical threats. Petros Kotidis, CEO of...

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2005-07-07 14:25:00

Mars is a rocky planet with an ancient volcanic past, but new findings show the planet is more complex and active than previously believed - at least in certain places. Astrobiology Magazine -- Mars is a rocky planet with an ancient volcanic past, but new findings show the planet is more complex and active than previously believed - at least in certain places. Finding those places, however, turns out to be trickier than just looking at landforms like river valleys or lakebeds or searching...

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2005-03-15 20:57:43

JPL -- NASA has suspended use of one of the mineral-identifying tools on the Opportunity Mars rover while experts troubleshoot a problem with getting data from the instrument, the robot's miniature thermal emission spectrometer. "As always, our first priority is to protect the instrument, so we have turned it off while we plan diagnostic tests," said Jim Erickson of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., project manager for the Mars Exploration Rover Project. "Opportunity's other...


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