umbra


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comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

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a region of complete shadow resulting from total obstruction of light

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It is precisely this type of alienation that Dent and his Umbra colleagues were attempting to resolve in their development of a new aesthetic.
Schober and Schroll (9) carried out measurements using their eyes and a ball bearing and found that the Moon grew 10 magnitudes dimmer when it entered the umbra during the Aug.
MacDonald will continue to manage the day-to-day operations of Umbra Solar Services and, in his role as vice president of operations, will manage BlueNRGY's 24/7 Network Operations Center (NOC) to optimize the reliability, safety and performance of renewable assets globally.
One thing all of us in Umbra shared was contempt for the middle class.
As the eclipse path stretches through central Austria and Hungary, the umbra narrowly misses Vienna and Budapest, both of which experience partial eclipses similar to Paris.
Livingston says his images challenge the accepted view that the umbra has a relatively uniform, granular structure.
Umbra is a GPU accelerated rendering optimization middleware available for PC, Xbox360 and PS3.
2] is the radius of the umbra (which term applies to both total and annular eclipses) at a height Z above the fundamental plane, and n is the speed of the shadow (my emphasis), both reckoned in units of the Earth's equatorial radius.
Designer Matt Carr scouted out vintage teacups for this limited-edition timepiece from Umbra.
A recipient of two Poets Foundation awards and the Lucille Medwick Prize, his scholarly reviews and essays were published nationwide, and he was a founding member of the Umbra workshop and a major figure in the Black Arts Movement.
Much like the black collectives of the past such as The Dark Room poetry collective in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Umbra collective in New York's Lower East Side and Harlem--which nurtured Rosa Guy, Ishmael Reed and Amiri Baraka--present-day black writers are focusing on literary aesthetics as well as social issues.
In the penumbra shadow - a larger area either side of the darker umbra shadow - there will be a partial eclipse as observers see only a part of the Sun masked.
Turbine has shown that they have the ability to take large, innovative and complex virtual worlds to new places," said Marko Nurro, CEO for Umbra Software.
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Murad also shared the impression given by MILF renegade commander Umbra Kato, who left the MILF because of his perception that the ongoing peace negotiation was an "exercise in futility".