Reuters reported on February 22 that Airgas is urging its shareholders to reject a $60-per-share bid from rival company Air Products and Chemicals.
Month: February 2010
CDMS member receives DOE award
A member of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment has been granted DOE's Early Career Research Award to support his research in developing technology for a dark-matter detector to be located in the proposed Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory.
SGD releases new specialty gas equipment catalog
SGD Inc., Emerson NJ, has released its new specialty gas equipment catalog, "Catalog 29."
AMS experiment departs for ESTEC for testing
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer left CERN on the morning of February 12th, marking the beginning of a journey that will eventually lead to its launch into space.
Romania to begin 5-year pre-membership to CERN
An agreement was signed on February 11 by Romanian Minister of Education, Research, Youth and Sport, Daniel Petru Funeriu and CERN Director General Rolf Heuer that formally recognizes Romania as a Candidate for Accession to membership of CERN.
Air Products to supply LNG heat exchangers for to Gorgon Project
Air Products has announced that it will supply its proprietary liquefied natural gas (LNG) process technology and equipment to Chevron Australia Pty Ltd for three process trains that will produce up to 15 millions tons of LNG per annum at the Gorgon Project.
“Absolute Zero” TV program wins AIP award
Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold, a TV special that ran on PBS in 2007, has won the Science Writing Award from the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
LHC’s proton collisions point to high number of mesons
A team of researchers from MIT, CERN and the KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics in Budapest, Hungary has completed work on the first scientific paper analyzing the results of collisions at the LHC.
M&I Materials visited by the Prince of Wales
In early February, M&I Materials was visited by the Prince of Wales at their Manchester UK facility.
TcSUH receives $3.5 million grant
The University of Houston's Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH) has received a $3.5 million grant from the Texas Emerging Technology fund (TETF) to help expand the research capabilities of the center's Applied Research Hub.
Oxford Instruments delivers its 50th Cryofree® dilution refrigerator
Oxford Instruments announced in late January that the company has delivered its 50th Cryofree® dilution refrigerator, which allows for cooling of samples to temperatures below 10mK without the need for liquid helium.
Brookhaven, AES open facility to produce SRF cavities
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Advanced Energy Systems have opened a hi-tech facility at the AES site that will produce superconducting radiofrequency (SRF) cavities for particle accelerators.