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Cardiology Carvedilol or Metoprolol European Trial. A trial comparing carvedilol and immediate release metoprolol tartrate on clinical outcome in patients with moderate to severe heart failure
Conclusion Cardiovascular deaths occurred in 29% of carvedilol patients and in 35% of metoprolol patients
ENT Combined microscopic & endoscopic technique. An alternative to the technically demanding endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic sinus diseases, a technique which allows less experienced operators to manage these diseases with fewer complications
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We might imagine the two cometary halos interdigitating, interpenetrating--the individual comets mingling, but widely separated--while remaining loyal to the stars around which they were born.
Consistent with cometary models, it is rather fragile and weak.
The first part of this work begins with an extended discussion of historiographical matters, continues with cometary theory and lore up to the sixteenth century, and ends with the dilemma posed to traditional cosmologies, religious and philosophical by the comet of 1577.
Comet 2012 X1 (LINEAR) showed another aspect of cometary behaviour--an explosive outburst as described by Richard Miles on page 363 of this Journal.
It is said that when the Apocalypse arrives it will be something quite unexpected - a plague, cometary collision, mobile phone mast radiation, hungry aliens or something like that.
This is due to the fact that fireballs originate from larger particles of cometary material.
This early onset of cometary activity offers scientists the opportunity to study dust production and structures within the coma at an early stage of the mission.
This is in itself unusual as most meteors are associated with cometary orbits.
These observations included total cometary magnitude (m1) as well as coma size and degree of condensation (DC).
Cometary dust is composed of as much as 25 percent carbon by weight, so Mercury would be exposed to a steady bombardment of carbon from these crumbling comets.
This suggests a periodic source of additional dust, for example, a cometary debris field.
Nick Schneider, a University of Colorado planetary scientist working on NASA's Maven orbiter mission, estimated that thousands of shooting stars -- specks of cometary dust burning up in the atmosphere -- streaked across the Martian sky that night.