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Panasonic Shows Off World's Fastest Solar Car At CES
2012-01-11 04:52:08

Panasonic showed off the Tokai University's solar car Tuesday at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The car is the defending champion for the World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Australia, which is one of the largest solar-powered car races in the world. Panasonic is supplying the Japanese university team with its Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer (HIT) solar cells.  The solar cells, along with the car, had a dedicated display among Panasonic's massive...

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2005-03-01 07:25:03

TOKYO (AFP) -- Two Japanese observatories started a probe to find signs of extraterrestrial life using radio and optical telescopes, in Japan's first government-backed search for aliens. "I don't think it would be any wonder if life like us exists somewhere else as space is vast," said Mitsumi Fujishita, radioastronomy professor at Kyushu Tokai University, who heads the research. The five-day search is being done jointly at the Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory, run by western Hyogo...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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