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2014-05-07 23:09:58

Yamaha Portable Grand Function and Built-In Yamaha Education Suite Enables Students to Teach Themselves Piano on a Portable Instrument That Sounds like a Full-Size Grand Piano Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Yamaha announces today that the PSR-E443 portable keyboard, which offers comprehensive tools for beginners as well as those ready to take to the stage, is now shipping. The model’s learning features include the Yamaha Portable Grand function and the built-in Yamaha Education...

2014-04-30 23:15:22

Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for acceptable levels of Electromagnetic Radiation and Electric Field radiation. Cokato, MN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Finnleo, the leader in the sauna and steam industry, has once again set a standard by which others should be measured. Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for...

2014-04-30 23:09:56

Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa near MacDill Air Force Base. Tampa, FLA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A Quiet Revolution has been Growing for Years Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa...

2014-04-25 23:08:27

Code 3®, Inc. introduces a revolutionary new amplifier system that significantly changes how warning sounds are utilized in emergency response. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Banshee™ amplifier system offers a selection of tones, features, and options that have never been available in one siren amp system before: (3) low frequency tones, multiple dual tones and the truest sounding electronic air horn on the market. All of this plus additional built in tones created for...

2014-04-24 12:33:52

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Unified Communications bringing about a convergence of big data in a variety of formats, FiberPlex Technologies introduces a new tool for the AV production toolbox capable of adapting between media and transport formats, including optical fiber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77899 FiberPlex's new TD-6010 adapter, to debut at InfoComm 2014, takes a variety of SFP/SFP+ modules for any format...

2014-04-22 14:02:45

Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species. However, an important component of climate research, the UV-B radiation, is often neglected. The landscape ecologists from UFZ in collaboration with their colleagues from the Universities in Olomouc (Czechia), Halle and Lüneburg have processed UV-B data from the U.S. NASA space agency in such a way that they can be used to study the influence of UV-B radiation on...

2014-04-10 12:30:03

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82pdt4/signals_ahead) has announced the addition of the "Signals Ahead: Chips and Salsa XVII - When Iconic meets Anechoic" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82pdt4/signals_ahead ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Leading Smartphone OTA Performance Benchmark Study This 17th Chips and Salsa...

2014-04-01 23:31:42

Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) utilized Acoustifence in construction of a new sound barrier to reduce noise levels. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Located eight minutes from downtown Dawsonville, GA, Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) is a private member country club for motorsports enthusiasts who own a sports car and want a place to drive it fast and legal. Cars and trucks run on AMP’s 2-mile, professionally designed race circuit where the average lap speed is about 124 MPH. Noise levels from...

2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sound Seal noise barrier ceiling tile covers is the solution for office privacy. Even with standard drywall construction, voices can still be heard between the adjacent offices. Why is that? Voices heard between offices most often are not going through the wall but over the top of the wall through the acoustic...

Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is a result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears. "Mammals usually have large moveable ears, but alligators do not, so they have solved the problems of sound localization a little differently,” said...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.