Latest Trojan Stories

2010-08-12 20:12:02

There are places in space where the gravitational tug between a planet and the Sun balance out, allowing other smaller bodies to remain stable. These places are called Lagrangian points. So-called Trojan asteroids have been found in some of these stable spots near Jupiter and Neptune. Trojans share their planet's orbit and help astronomers understand how the planets formed and how the solar system evolved. Now Scott Sheppard at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism...

2010-06-30 14:35:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans looking to heat things up in the bedroom may want to keep an eye on their local forecast, according to new research from the makers of Trojan® Brand Condoms. The Trojan® "Degrees of Pleasure" survey links hot weather and precipitation to increased sexual frequency and satisfaction, finding 83 percent of Americans rate rain as the best weather condition for sexual intercourse, while respondents in hotter...

2010-06-23 18:00:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Trojan Battery Company, the world's leading manufacturer of deep cycle batteries, today announced new distribution agreements in China, a strategy that further expands Trojan's presence and strengthens its leadership across Asia. Trojan's new authorized distributors are Getz Bros. Hong Kong Ltd., JSB Ltd., YHI Corporation (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and ShangHai Link Trade Co., Ltd. Each distributor will be responsible for overseeing the...

2010-06-17 15:44:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than 2,000 entries and thousands of votes from fans, the makers of TROJAN® Brand Condoms and musician and entertainer, Ludacris, have announced the winner of the Magnum® "Live Large" Project. Atlanta native Lerish "RC" Collins bested a competitive pool of musicians and everyday fans to become the contest winner and will perform live at one of the largest hip-hop concerts in the country, Birthday Bash...

2010-06-15 12:53:00

BOSTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over, Trojan®. Make room, Durex®. There's an exciting new condom brand now available in Target stores nationwide. These heavyweights now share shelf space with ONE®, the industry's fastest-growing condom manufacturer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-04-30 10:10:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of TROJAN® Brand Condoms and GRAMMY award winning musician and actor Ludacris today announced the launch of the Magnum "Live Large" Project, which gives emerging musicians the opportunity to compete for a chance to be crowned winner by Ludacris. Aspiring artists are invited to record or mix their own Magnum song, featuring audio tracks approved by Ludacris at www.MAGNUMLiveLarge.com. Participants can submit their songs...

2009-11-02 17:00:00

More Than 15,500 condoms subjected to CR's tough tests -- inflating, bursting, and submerging YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports Health has some good news you can take right to the bedroom. That is, once you make a stop at the pharmacy. In its latest tests of 20 latex condoms, Consumer Reports Health found that all of the condoms, with one exception, are a fine choice. Consumer Reports Health tested the condoms for strength, reliability, leakage, and...

2009-09-23 08:05:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new dimension to the way people can buy and carry condoms, the makers of Trojan(R) Brand Condoms recently introduced Trojan 2GO(R), a new condom two-pack in a thin, protective and discreet plastic case. The new product, which is designed to stand-up to purses, wallets, pockets and backpacks, will be sold at the checkout counters of many food, drug and convenience retail locations, making Trojan 2GO both easy to carry and easy to...

2009-02-12 10:40:00

The sale of condoms in the United States has actually increased as the country has been mired in an economic downturn, The Nielsen Co. says. The information and media company said during last year's fourth quarter, sales of the safe-sex items increased by 5 percent nationwide. USA Today said Thursday condom sales in January increased 6 percent compared with the same time period in 2008. Jim Daniels, who serves as marketing vice president for the Trojan condom manufacturer, suggested the sales...

2006-06-16 09:38:26

Washington, DC -- Three new objects locked into roughly the same orbit as Neptune -- called "Trojan" asteroids -- have been found by researchers from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) and the Gemini Observatory in Hilo, Hawaii. The discovery offers evidence that Neptune, much like its big cousin Jupiter, hosts thick clouds of Trojans in its orbit, and that these asteroids probably share a common source. It also brings the total of known Neptune Trojans...

Latest Trojan Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Lagrangian Point -- In Lagrangian mechanics, a Lagrangian point (or L-point) is one of five positions in space where the gravitational fields of two bodies of substantial but differing mass combine to form a point at which a third body of negligible mass would be stationary relative to the two bodies. Bodies at the L-point will not move relative to the parent bodies if they are not perturbed by other gravitational forces. They are sometimes also referred to as libration points. The...

Telesto (Saturn Moon)
2004-10-19 04:45:41

Telesto is a small Trojan moon of the sixth planet from the sun, Saturn. Telesto, which was discovered in 1980 by Smith, Reitsema, Larson and Fountain, is one of around 200 natural satellites in Saturnian orbit. It is one of only 62 moons that have a secure orbit, and only one of 53 named moons orbiting the ringed planet. Telesto was officially designated S/1980 S 13 and was officially named in 1983 after the Greek sea goddess of the same name. This moon is also designated as Saturn XIII...

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