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2012-01-04 12:30:32

Some vacuum cleaners – those basic tools for maintaining a clean indoor environment in homes and offices – actually contribute to indoor air pollution by releasing into the air bacteria and dust that can spread infections and trigger allergies, researchers report in a new study. It appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Lidia Morawska and colleagues explain that previous studies showed that vacuum cleaners can increase levels of very small dust...

2011-12-13 22:00:44

Towards a better understanding of subatomic particles using a new cold-atom setup A team of scientists have made it easier to study atomic or subatomic-scale properties of the building blocks of matter (which also include protons, neutrons and electrons) known as fermions by slowing down the movement of a large quantity of gaseous atoms at ultra-low temperature. This is according to a study recently published in EPJ D´ as part of a cold quantum matter special issue, by researchers...

2011-12-10 08:00:00

Builders and contractors rate BEAM as the top quality central vacuum system. It's the eighth year in a row that BEAM has earned the top quality rating. Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) December 10, 2011 Home builders and building contractors have rated BEAM by Electrolux as the highest quality central vacuum systems on the market for the eighth year in a row and an increasing number of builders are installing them in new homes. âœOur consistent top-quality ratings reflect...

2011-11-29 17:00:00

Compact, lightweight yet powerful the Miele S6 is the ideal vacuum for any home. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Good news for all householders, but especially for those who enjoy top quality and excellent performance. This week, Miele is launching a new series of advanced vacuum cleaners: the New S6 Series Canisters. Designed like a perfect jewel , both technically and visually, the new S6 comes with the quietest newly released Miele Vortex Motor and casing along with several...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

In order to reach their clients in a different format, Yield Engineering Systems, Inc. announced that they will be featured on âœManufacturing Marvelsâ which airs on Fox Business Network. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Yield Engineering Systems, Inc. (YES), a quality process equipment manufacturer, announced today that they will be featured on âœManufacturing Marvelsâ Tuesday, November 29, 2011, which airs...

Creating Light From A Vacuum
2011-11-19 05:05:04

Scientists at Chalmers have succeeded in creating light from vacuum — observing an effect first predicted over 40 years ago. The results have been published in the journal Nature. In an innovative experiment, the scientists have managed to capture some of the photons that are constantly appearing and disappearing in the vacuum. The experiment is based on one of the most counterintuitive, yet, one of the most important principles in quantum mechanics: that vacuum is by no means empty...

2011-11-17 14:00:00

Wu-Hsing Electronics Co., Ltd improves vacuum sealer performance and efficiency, successfully fights a way out of the market flooded with cheap models in 2011. Taichung, Taiwan (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Since 1991, Wu-Hsing Electronics Co., Ltd. has been manufacturing numerous different packaging and sealing machines. In 2002, the company successfully introduced its Nozzle-Type Vacuum Sealer into the local market. In the following year, a new type of Non-Nozzle Type Mini Vacuum Sealer was...

Image 1 - First Round Of Thermal Vacuum Testing For Landsat's TIRS Instrument
2011-11-02 09:03:23

[ Watch the Video ] The Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) that will fly on the next Landsat satellite came out of its first round of thermal vacuum testing Tuesday, October 4 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. The two-month test marked the first time engineers evaluated the fully-assembled instrument at its normal operating temperature, a frigid 43 Kelvin (-382° F). The verdict is that TIRS is living up to its design and even exceeding expectations in some areas. The...


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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.