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Spin welding

Spin welding is a technique used to model thermoplastic materials. The material is remodelled by using enough friction to make it so the material will be heated so much that is able to change its shape or have something attached to it. This is do ...

Standardization

In order to be able to work together, people and companies need to agree on a common set of rules, and units. These agreements are called standards. The process of agreeing is called standardization or standardisation. Companies that have product ...

Sticky note

A sticky note is a small piece of paper with a strip of glue along one edge that make it "sticky," so you can stick it to things. It was invented by Arthur Fry. The most common sticky note is the Post-it, which is made by a company called 3M. In ...

Surveillance

Surveillance means watching someone or something. It may be secret, and many methods are used including telephone tapping to listen to the persons calls and putting an electronic listening device, a bug, into a room. Governments and the military ...

System administrator

A system administrator is a person hired by a company or organization to control the technical stuff of the company. For example, the system administrator takes care of the server of the company to ensure that it always stays online to allow cust ...

Technological singularity

The technological singularity is the idea that a machine or computer, or a group of machines and computers, will one day be smarter than humans. Because it has not happened yet, nobody really knows what the technological singularity will do, or i ...

Technologist

A technologist/technician is a person who specializes in using technology. A technologist/technician is someone who completely understands the technology and other technologies that can be applied. In the field of health care, for example, may be ...

Technosexuality

Technosexuality is a word used to mean two things: Having a strong love of gadgets. This is a joining of the two words "technophile" and "metrosexuality". It was first used by Ricky Montalvo to describe someone who was in love with himself and hi ...

TED (conference)

TED is short for "Technology, Entertainment, Design". It is a conference that began in 1984 and met every year at Long Beach, California until 2014. Since then, it has met in Vancouver. People give talks about many things, for example, science, a ...

Telemetry

Telemetry is a technology that allows measurements to be taken from far away. Usually this means that an operator can give commands to a machine over a telephone wire, or wireless internet from far away, and the computer can report back with the ...

Undersea cable

An Undersea cable or Submarine communications cable is a cable that is laid in the sea or in waterways. Usually such cables either carry electricity or they are used for telecommunication. Cables longer than about 70 kilometres use direct current ...

Unnax

Unnax is a financial technology platform that provides Banking as a Service. It provides applications to quickly, economically, and safely connect banks and companies.

User guide

A user guide is a book about how to use something. It is also called an instruction manual. A computer usually has a user guide to tell people how to use it. A computer program also often has a user guide. The user guide is often written by the p ...

Validated numerics

Validated numerics is a numerical analysis with mathematically strict error evaluation. In order to do so, a technology called interval arithmetic is used. Validated numerics is needed for the following reasons. It can be applied to computer-assi ...

Video

Video is a technology. It records moving images onto some medium. The recorder may be a separate machine such as a videocassette recorder or built into something else such as a video camera. A popular 20th century videotape format was VHS. It was ...

Video editing

Video editing is the act of changing video by arranging or changing the order, or content of the video. It is used to show information in things like video essays, movies, television and adverts. Video editing has been used more in recent years b ...

Virtual learning environment

A virtual learning environment is a kind of e-learning system placed on a website. It gives learners online access to tools and information to help them with learning something. Common tools offered on a VLE are: online quizzes, email, discussion ...

VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware, targeted at server, desktop and embedded use. Many Operating Systems work on VirtualBox, For Example, NextStep OS can be installed on Virtual Box.

VMU

The Sega Dreamcast VMU is a memory card made just for the Sega Dreamcast machine that plays video games. It is put in slot one or two on the Sega Dreamcast controller. It can save games, backgrounds and other extra features for the Sega Dreamcast ...

Welding

Welding is a way of heating pieces of metal using electricity or a flame so that they melt and stick together. There are many kinds of welding, including arc welding, resistance welding, and gas welding. The most common type is arc welding. Anyon ...

Wireless

The word wireless is used to refer to any type of electrical or electronic operation which is done without a "hard wired" connection. Wireless communication is the transfer of information over a distance without the use of wires. The distances in ...

Wolfram Mathematica

Today, Wolfram Mathematica is used for the following purposes: This system is made with the Wolfram Language programming language named after Stephen Wolfram.

X-ray crystallography

X-ray crystallography is a way to see the three-dimensional structure of a molecule. The electron cloud of an atom bends the X-rays slightly. This makes a "picture" of the molecule that can be seen on a screen. It can be used for both organic and ...

Moirang

Moirang, also spelt as Moilang, is a small town and an assembly constituency, situated in Bishnupur district in the Indian state of Manipur. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Northeast India.

(524522) 2002 VE68

2002 VE 68 is an asteroid and a temporary quasi-satellite of Venus. It was the first quasi-satellite to be found around a planet in the Solar System. It looks like it travels around venus during one Venerean year but it actually orbits the Sun, n ...

120347 Salacia

120347 Salacia is a trans-Neptunian object in the Kuiper belt. It is approximately 850 kilometers in diameter. As of 2018, it is found about 44.8 astronomical units from the Sun.

Blazar

A blazar is a very compact quasar. They have a presumed supermassive black hole at the center of an active, giant elliptical galaxy. Blazars are among the most energetic phenomena in the universe and are an important topic in astronomy. Blazars a ...

Canis Major dwarf

The Canis Major dwarf galaxy or Canis Major overdensity is a disputed dwarf irregular galaxy in the Local Group. It is in the same part of the sky as the constellation Canis Major. The supposed small galaxy contains a relatively high percentage o ...

Earth

Earth is the planet we live on. It is the third planet from the Sun. It is the only planet known to have life on it. The Earth formed around 4.5 billion years ago. It is one of four rocky planets on the inside of the Solar System. The other three ...

Einsteins Cross

Einsteins Cross is an image of a quasar which is 8.000.000.000 light years or 2.500.000.000 parsecs away. The quasar sits directly behind ZW 2237+030, Huchras lens, the lensing galaxy. Four images of the same distant quasar appear around this for ...

Ice giant

An ice giant is a huge planet made mostly of elements heavier than hydrogen and helium, such as oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur. There are two known ice giants in the Solar System, Uranus and Neptune. In astrophysics and planetary science th ...

Orion complex

The Orion complex is a huge star-forming area in the constellation of Orion. It is a large group of bright nebulae, dark clouds, and young star clusters. The cloud is between 1.500 and 1.600 light-years away and is hundreds of light-years across. ...

Orion OB1 Association

The Orion OB1 stellar association is the group of hot giant stars in a large cluster. They are spectral types O and B. There are thousands of lower-mass stars also in this group, and some protostars. The association is part of the larger Orion Mo ...

Planetary system

Planetary system is the general term for a star with planets and other objects in orbit around it. The solar system is one of these. It is now clear that many other stars have planetary systems. The 21st century has become a golden era of planeta ...

Protoplanetary disk

A protoplanetary disk is a rotating circumstellar disc of dense gas and dust surrounding a young star that has just formed. Protoplanetary disks have radii up to 1000 AU. Protoplanetary disks have been seen around several young stars in our galax ...

Provisional designation in astronomy

A provisional designation in astronomy is the naming convention of astronomical objects as soon as they are found. The provisional designation is usually replaced by a permanent name once a good orbit has been calculated. With asteroids, so many ...

Quasi-satellite

A quasi-satellite is an astronomical object that crosses a planets orbit during its own orbit. A quasi-satellites orbit around the Sun takes exactly the same time as the planets orbit. Its eccentricity is different from the eccentricity of the pl ...

Sagittarius A

Sagittarius A is a complex radio source at the galactic centre of the Milky Way. It is in the Sagittarius constellation, but hidden from view by large clouds of cosmic dust in the spiral arms of the Milky Way. It consists of three components: the ...

Sagittarius A*

Sagittarius A* is a bright astronomical radio source at the center of the Milky Way. It is in the direction of the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius. The radio source is part of a larger astronomical feature known as Sagittarius A. Sagittar ...

Sloan Digital Sky Survey

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey or SDSS is a major multi-spectral imaging and spectroscopic redshift survey using a 2.5-m wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, United States. The project was named after the Alfred P ...

Tychos Supernova

Tychos Supernova – also called SN 1572 or B Cassiopeiae – was a supernova of Type Ia in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is one of eight supernovae visible to the naked eye in historical records. It appeared in early November 1572 and was indepen ...

Void (astronomy)

In astronomy, voids are the empty spaces between filaments. Both filaments and Voids are one of the largest-scale structures in the Universe. There are no or few galaxies in voids. Most voids have a diameter of 11 to 150 Mpc. Especially large voi ...

Oumuamua

Oumuamua is an object from another star system that visited our solar system. Its official name is 1I/2017 U1. Oumuamua is the first interstellar object that we know has passed through our solar system. Oumuamua was first discovered on 19 October ...

Anarkali Salwar Suit

An Anarkali Shalwar suit is a form of womens dress. The anarkali suit is made up of a long, frock-style top and features a slim fitted bottom. It is mostly worn by women in Pakistan and other countries in South Asia such as India and Bangladesh. ...

Batik

Batik is a method of dyeing cloth and making it resistant using wax. Such fabrics originally come from Indonesia. They can also be found in Malaysia, Japan, China, Azerbaijan, India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, and Singapore.

Bikini

A Bikini is a type of swimsuit for women. It consists of two parts; pants and a bra top, leaving an uncovered area between the two. The bikini is an ancient invention, reinvented after the Second World War. The bikini is perhaps the most popular ...

Blindfold

A blindfold is a piece of cloth tied over a persons eyes. Sometimes a blindfold is made of material other than cloth. Blindfolds make it impossible to see. They are used for many different reasons: In magic tricks. For erotic play. In a ransom so ...

Body armour

Modern body armour is protective clothing. It is designed to absorb and/or deflect slashing, bludgeoning, and penetrating attacks. It was first used to protect soldiers, today it is used to protect riot police, private security guards and bodygua ...

Cape

A cape can mean any outer piece of clothing that has no sleeves. However, it usually it is long and covers only the back half of the wearer, It fastens around the neck. Capes were common in medieval Europe, especially when combined with a hood. C ...

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