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NASA missions monitor a waking black hole

July 1, 2015 9:30 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

NASA's Swift satellite detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from the constellation Cygnus on June 15, just before 2:32 p.m. EDT. About 10 minutes later, the Japanese experiment on the International Space Station called the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) also picked up the flare....

Study identifies organic compounds of potential concern in fracking fluids

July 1, 2015 9:28 am | by University of Colorado at Boulder | News | Comments

A new University of Colorado Boulder framework used to screen hundreds of organic chemical compounds used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows that 15 may be ...

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New method can make cheaper solar energy storage

July 1, 2015 9:27 am | by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | News | Comments

Storing solar energy as hydrogen is a promising way for developing comprehensive renewable energy systems. To accomplish this, traditional solar panels can be used to generate an electrical current ...

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Producing spin-entangled electrons

July 1, 2015 9:24 am | by RIKEN | News | Comments

A team from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science, along with collaborators from several Japanese institutions, have successfully produced pairs of spin-entangled electrons and demonstrated, for the first time...

High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

July 1, 2015 9:20 am | by SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space....

Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building

July 1, 2015 9:18 am | by ADAM SCHRECK Associated Press | News | Comments

Fast-growing Dubai, where something new is always being added to the skyline, may have found a way to make construction move even faster...

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First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

July 1, 2015 9:15 am | by STACY A. ANDERSON Associated Press | News | Comments

A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered at the White House on Tuesday...

New Chinese law reinforces government control of cyberspace

July 1, 2015 9:13 am | by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press | News | Comments

China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation's leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security....

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Review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

July 1, 2015 9:12 am | by ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential....

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Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

July 1, 2015 9:09 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society"...

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225 Watt AC-DC supply designed in a 2” x 4” package

July 1, 2015 9:07 am | by XP Power | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power today announced the EPL225 series of high efficiency open frame AC-DC power supplies approved for industrial, IT and medical applications. The series comprises seven single-output models that offer a range of standard output voltages from +12 VDC to +48 VDC. A secondary 12 VDC / 0.5 A fan output is provided across the range. Packaged in an extremely compact low profile 2 x 4 inch...

SPDT switch finds home in defense aerospace

June 30, 2015 7:19 pm | by Rfmw Ltd | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for the SKYA21001, AEC-Q100 qualified SPDT switch...

Raytheon presents Powerex with supplier award

June 30, 2015 4:34 pm | News | Comments

On May 27, Michael Shaughnessy, Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and Diane Foley, Senior Director of Mission Assurance for Raytheon...

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SCHURTER Inc. announces retirement of founder and management changes

June 30, 2015 4:07 pm | by SCHURTER Inc. | News | Comments

SCHURTER Inc. announces the retirement of founder Bruno H. Schurter...

Power magnetics lab kit for electrical engineering educators

June 30, 2015 4:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coilcraft has developed a new Power Magnetics Lab Kit to help educators provide hands-on experience in their classrooms and instructional labs...

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