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New Ways To Study How Ordered Materials Arrange Themselves
2013-05-21 14:04:23

A fried breakfast food popular in Spain provided the inspiration for the development of doughnut-shaped droplets that may provide scientists with a new approach for studying fundamental issues in physics, mathematics and materials. The doughnut-shaped droplets, a shape known as toroidal, are formed from two dissimilar liquids using a simple rotating stage and an injection needle. About a millimeter in overall size, the droplets are produced individually, their shapes maintained by a...

2013-04-30 23:01:47

A documentary called Randy´s Donuts is now being developed by TBLN Films, Neverending Light Productions, and actor/publisher Thomas Jane of RAW Studios in order to inform the world about a new form of mathematics called vortex-based mathematics, which has the potential to provide exponential growth in the alternative energy industry. The group is seeking donations to fund the creation of the film, book, and further research for the theory. (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Based off of the theory...

2010-10-14 03:00:00

LONDON and TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, has announced the successful development and deployment of a state-of-the-art global risk engineering platform for Torus Insurance. The new platform streamlines Torus' analytical risk engineering processes enabling better differentiation of risks with superior pricing accuracy, thus improving service to buyers and their...

2010-03-15 07:00:00

BOLIVAR, Mo., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for the insurance industry, announced it signed an agreement with Torus Specialty Insurance, a subsidiary of Torus Services US, Inc., for Duck Creek Policy Administration(TM) and Duck Creek Billing(TM). Torus is a specialty insurance company providing commercial, professional and specialty insurance and reinsurance products to a global base. Torus is expanding in the US market...

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2009-07-31 07:45:00

At the end of June the Gaia mission passed a significant milestone when the 17 individual segments of the torus, a key structural element of the spacecraft, were brazed into one coherent structure at the BOOSTEC premises at Bazet near Tarbes, France. The successful results of this process were concluded after a Mandatory Inspection Point of the torus on Monday July 20, 2009. The 3-meter diameter, quasi-octagonal torus, which will support the two Gaia telescopes and the focal plane assembly,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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