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Dsca-Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 02

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Report on Audit of the Mcpherson Square Bookstore

By: Robert G. Andary

Excerpt: An Office of Inspector General audit team conducted an audit of the McPherson Square Bookstore in December 1998. The audit determined that the operations and administration of the McPherson Square Bookstore were generally satisfactory. It also identified several instances of noncompliance with the Bookstore Manual and deficiencies in the Government Printing Office's (GPO) inventory records resulting from insufficient internal inventory controls and procedures. T...

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Plant Genome Research Program (Pgrp)

By: Dr. Jane Silverthorne

Excerpt: The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces its intent to continue support of plant genome research that began in FY1998 as part of the National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI). The long-term goals of this program are to support research on plant genomics and to accelerate the acquisition and utilization of new knowledge and innovative approaches to the analysis of fundamental biological processes in plants. The program focuses on plants of economic importanc...

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Intelligence Memorandum

Excerpt: The material prescnted in this memorandum is the result of a continuing effort by cia to estimate the costs of the soviet space program. It is believed that in the aggregate the estimates in this memorandum represent a useful...

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For Official Use Only Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Sounding Rocket Program Handbook (Srph)

Introduction: This Handbook was written with the primary objective of assisting the Sounding Rocket Program’s customers in developing payloads that will reliably perform the requirements necessary to meet the scientific objectives of the mission. It also serves a guideline that defines the minimum requirements for an effective quality system (ISO 9001). Customers of the Program are also referred to within this document as: principal investigators, program users, scientists, and experimenters.

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Radiating Flows

Excerpt: The primary piston-driven shock finally emerges at t = 1200s. Radiation losses have a profound effect on the propagation of this shock. First, the radiating shock’s velocity remains nearly constant, in sharp contrast to an adiabatic shock that accelerates rapidly as it rises. Second, the temperature jump in the radiating shock is quite small, T,I,OJG -- 1.2, in contrast to an adiabatic shock for which Tshock/TO- 2 to 10. The compression behind the nearly isother...

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Fas Newsletter

Excerpt: A Pointless Point Four? Said President Harry Truman in his inaugural address on January 20, 1949: “For we must embark on a bold new program for meeting the benefits of our scientific advances and industrial progress available for the improvement an- growth of underdeveloped areas. 1 believe that we should make available to peace-loving peoples the benefits of how store of technical acknowledge in order to help them realize their aspirations for a better life. Or...

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End-Use Monitoring of Defense Articles and Defense Services Commer...

Excerpt: This report describes the actions the Department of State took in the past fiscal year under Section 40A of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) to implement end-use monitoring of the commercial export of defense articles, services, and related technical data subject to licensing under Section 38 of the AECA. The Office of Defense Trade Controls in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM/DTC), Department of State, is responsible for administering the Internat...

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For Biology and Medicine

By: Donald Petersen

Excerpt: In 1940, Otto Frisch and Rudolph Peierls wrote a memorandum to the British government warning of the possibility of a German atomic bomb. In it, they impressed upon the British government the importance of determining, in the aftermath of the explosion of an atomic bomb, “the exact extent of the danger area, by means of ionizing measurements, so that people can be warned from entering it.” Even as Frisch and Peierls made the first serious consideration of an ato...

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Matte Coated Cover

Excerpt: Use information: This paragraph is informational only and is not exclusively definitive of the end use. For high quality multicolor face and back offset printing of covers for books, periodicals, etc. Printed matter may include text, line illustrations up to 150-line screen, and solid reverses. Unless the option below is specified, the following ‘basic’ specification applies.

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 01

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International Materials Institutes (Imi)

By: Carmen I. Huber

Excerpt: Synopsis of Program: The National Science Foundation supports International Materials Institutes (IMIs) in order to enhance international collaboration between U.S. researchers and educators and their counterparts worldwide. These Institutes advance fundamental materials research by coordinating international research and education projects involving condensed matter and materials physics; solid state and materials chemistry; and the design, synthesis, character...

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Criminal Victimization 1998 Changes 1997-98 with Trends 1993-98

By: Callie Marie Rennison, Ph. D.

Excerpt: Americans age 12 or older experienced approximately 31 million violent and property victimizations according to National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data. Overall criminal victimizations included about 22.9 million property crimes (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and household theft), 8. million violent crimes (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault), and about 0. million personal thefts (pocket picking and purse snatching).

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Country Training Activities

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 01

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Andrew Johnson

By: William C. Mccauslen

Excerpt: For the Senate’s Vice Presidential Bust Collection, Andrew Johnson’s daughter, Martha Johnson Patterson of Greeneville, Tennessee, reviewed photographs of various portrait modelsher father. She selected one by sculptor William C.McCauslen of Washington, D.C.

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The Reagan Energy Policy: Incomplete, Inconsistent, And Incoherent

By: Jeremy J. Stone

Excerpt: The November Report does more than criticize the ministration to amend its own program. Reagan absence of an energy policy; it also supplies some Therefore, FAS calls upon the Democratic Party to of the essential elements which a well-designed energy plan design such an alternative. Why not formally convene a should contain. But, obviously, even were FAS to design a task force to provide a counterpart to the legislatively man complete energy plan, we could not, ...

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National Conference on Sex Offender Registries

By: Patty Wetterling

Acknowledgments: This report was prepared by SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Kenneth E. Bischoff, Chairman, and Gary R. Cooper, Executive Director. The project director was Sheila J. Barton, Deputy Director. Twyla R. Cunningham, Manager, and Eric C. Johnson, Writer/Researcher, Corporate Communications, edited the proceedings. Jane L. Bassett, Publishing Assistant, provided layout and design assistance. The federal project monitor w...

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Super Symmetry in Quantum Mechanics

Excerpt: I intend to develop here some of the algebra pertinent to the basic concepts of supersymmetry. I will do this by showing an analogy between the quantum-mechanical harmonic oscillator and a bosonic field and a further analogy between the quantum-mechanical spin-% particle and a fermionic field. One result of combining the two resulting fields will be to show that a “tower” of degeneracies between the states for bosons with fermions is a natural feature of even th...

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