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  2000-2004 Chrysler and Dodge Neon - news and reviews
Considering a Neon ES is only riding on 15 inch Goodyears, that's impressive.
Neon continues its front-but-not-rear-power-windows and awkward vent controls.
Nicole Shumate reported that her 2001 Neon came without the clips that hold the PCV hose in place, resulting in a serious crash when the PCV hose interfered with the accelerator cable.
www.allpar.com /neon/neon2.html   (3387 words)

Neon is Llamasoft's latest and most breathtaking light synthesiser.
Neon can run purely off audio input or from up to four joypads, each controlling a different display element with incredible ease and precision and generating hypnotic, multi-layered end results that are way ahead of every other piece of audio visualisation software available.
A version of Neon comes built into Microsoft's Xbox 360, on sale toward the end of the year.
www.llamasoft.co.uk /neon.php   (0 words)

  Chemistry : Periodic Table : neon : key information
In a vacuum discharge tube, neon glows reddish orange.
Of all the rare gases, the discharge of neon is the most intense at ordinary voltages and currents.
Neon is present to a small extent in the atmosphere and is obtained as a byproduct from the liquefaction and separation of air.
www.webelements.com /webelements/elements/text/Ne/key.html   (185 words)

  Neon - MSN Encarta
A member of group 18 (or VIIIa) of the periodic table, neon is one of the noble gases.
Neon is obtained for commercial purposes from air by the process of fractional distillation.
Neon gas produces a distinctive reddish-orange glow when an electric current is forced through a tube containing the gas at a low pressure.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761578914/Neon.html   (428 words)

 Neon Signage Encyclopedia Articles @ aNewLow.com (A New Low)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The neon sign is an evolution of the earlier Geissler tube (also called a Crookes tube), which is a glass tube for demonstrating the principles of electrical discharge.
The development of neon signs is credited to Georges Claude and the first public display of a neon sign was of two 38-foot long tubes in December of 1910 at the Paris Expo.
Neon or argon are the most common; krypton, xenon, and helium are used by artists for special purposes.
anewlow.com /encyclopedia/Neon_signage   (715 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The word "Neon" is also used generically for these types of lights when in reality many other gases are used to produce different colors of light.
Neon (Greek neos meaning "new") was discovered by Scottish chemist William Ramsay and English chemist Morris Travers in 1898.
Neon, like water vapor, is lighter than air; unlike water vapor, which condenses into a liquid below the stratosphere and is thus trapped in Earth's atmosphere, neon may slowly leak out into space, which explains its scarcity on Earth.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Neon   (626 words)

 Neon Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liquefied neon is commercially used as a cryogenic refrigerant in applications not requiring the lower temperature range attainable with more expensive liquid helium refrigeration.
Neon is a monatomic gas at standard conditions.
Neon, like water vapor, is less dense than air; unlike water vapor, which condenses into a liquid below the stratosphere and is thus trapped in Earth's atmosphere, neon may slowly leak out into space, which could explain its scarcity on Earth.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Neon   (500 words)

 Neon (Ne) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental effects
Neon is the second-lightest noble gas, its colour is reddish-orange in a vacuum discharge tube and in neon lamps.
Neon is also used generically for these types of lights when in reality many other gases are used to produce different colors of light.
Neon is a rare gas that is found in the Earth's atmosphere at 1 part in 65,000.
www.lenntech.com /Periodic-chart-elements/Ne-en.htm   (598 words)

 Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Neon is a rare gaseous element present in the atmosphere to the extent of 1 part in 65,000 of air.
In a vacuum discharge tube, neon glows reddish orange.
Neon is used in making the common neon advertising signs, which account for its largest use.
www.scescape.net /~woods/elements/neon.html   (226 words)

 Neon Transformer Dismantling \ Repairing.
Commercial neon transformers are placed in a container which has appropriate insulated lead-out wires, and the container is then filled with an insulating material (or potting compound) that completely engulfs the transformer.
Neon transformers can be potted in asphalt, though some newer units use other types of potting compounds (such as epoxy resins) which may not be removable.
Neon sign transformers that have been rebuilt may be fired dry.
www.hills2.u-net.com /tesla/neon.htm   (1147 words)

 It's Elemental - The Element Neon
Neon was discovered by Sir William Ramsay, a Scottish chemist, and Morris M. Travers, an English chemist, shortly after their discovery of the element krypton in 1898.
Neon is also used to make high voltage indicators and is combined with helium to make helium-neon lasers.
Neon is highly inert and forms no known compounds, although there is some evidence that it could form a compound with flourine.
education.jlab.org /itselemental/ele010.html   (115 words)

 NEON: About NEON   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As such, NEON will transform the way we conduct science by enabling the integration of research and education from natural to human systems, and from genomes to the biosphere.
Social scientists and educators will join ecologists and physical scientists in NEON planning and design and participate as observatory users, recognizing that we live on landscapes that are, to varying degrees, human-dominated ecosystems.
NEON will transform ecological research by enabling studies on major environmental challenges at regional to continental scales.
www.neoninc.org /about   (290 words)

 Rich's Plymouth Neon Page
The second generation Neon is only available in Sedan form; the Coupe has been discontinued :(The Coupe had been produced in the Toluca, Mexico plant; it made way for the Chrysler PT Cruiser, the companies runaway success story.
The Neon was introduced in early 1994 as a 1995 model.
When the Neon bows out, the name will have been in production 12 years, almost equaling the 1978-1990 run of the Plymouth Horizon/Dodge Omni (though that model changed very little indeed) The car was a profitable one for Chrysler, even as the model survived the extinction of Plymouth by Dodge sharing the name.
richweb.allpar.net /Neon.htm   (1963 words)

 NEON Design Consortium and Project Office
NEON will be the first national ecological observation system designed to answer scientific questions at regional and continental scales for ecological forecasting.
Just as the nation's network of meteorological stations allows scientists to predict changes in the weather, NEON will make it possible for scientists to predict changes in the nation's ecosystems and their consequences, according to Bruce Hayden, professor at the University of Virginia and principal investigator for the project.
NEON will transform the way ecological research is conducted by bringing ecologists and engineers together with social, computer, and earth scientists to investigate important ecological phenomena across large geographical areas and long periods of time, and by creating new collaborative environments across multiple scientific disciplines.
www.aibs.org /neon   (304 words)

 NEON technology
NEON technology is a 64/128-bit hybrid SIMD architecture developed by ARM to accelerate the performance of multimedia and signal processing applications including video encode/decode, 3D graphics, speech processing, compressed audio decoding, image processing, telephony, and sound synthesis.
NEON’s large register file with its multiple views enables efficient handling of data and minimizes access to memory, enhancing data throughput performance.
NEON provides at least 3x the performance of ARMv5 and 2x ARMv6 SIMD at the same frequency on a range of media and signal processing applications.
www.arm.com /products/CPUs/NEON.html   (615 words)

 ARM NEON Technology Fuels Consumer Electronics Growth With Next-Generation Mobile Multimedia Acceleration
NEON technology is a 64/128-bit SIMD (single instruction multiple data) instruction set that provides standardized acceleration for next generation media and signal processing applications.
NEON technology's diverse instruction set has been designed in conjunction with vectorizing C compiler technology and will be released with C compiler support for the ARM developer community.
NEON technology is designed to complement the ARM OptimoDE™ data engine, and employs a fixed instruction set designed to address a broad range of applications in software running on general purpose processors.
www.arm.com /news/6540.html   (741 words)

Neon lamps are made by removing the air from the glass tube (the bulb), and filling it with neon gas.
Neon liquifies under normal pressure at -246.048 degrees celcius, and freezes at -248.67 degrees celcius.
Neon is quite expensive, but very little is needed for lamps.
www.mvschools.org /ms/projects/html/black/neon.htm   (730 words)

with a gigantic neon billboard framework on it, and the other letters of the ad are long gone except for one gigantic "R" with a period next to it.
Advertisers considered both the IND subway and the Gowanus Expressway as prime territory to imprint their wares on the engrams of commuters making their way into Manhattan from Bay Ridge, Flatbush, Gravesend and all points of Kings County.
It's purple neon sign no longer burns brightly but it reminds folks for miles around that there was once a Kentile.
www.forgotten-ny.com /SIGNS/neonbillboard/neon.html   (621 words)

It has been said that "neon once meant progress, vitality and urban excitement, symbolizing America's energy." Neon has been a defining aspect of Albuquerque's personality and energy since the 1930s when neon signage, with its sassy vibrancy and clever versatility, was used all along Route 66 (now Central Avenue).
The centerpiece of a neon tour of Albuquerque is the historic Nob Hill district that extends along Central Avenue from Girard to Washington.
Neon is drawing with a linear light in space.
www.collectorsguide.com /ab/abfa03.html   (912 words)

 Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What we have here is a neon tube, the size of a swizzle stick, that has no wires or connections, yet glows like it's plugged into the wall.
Early 1998, a laboratory received a parcel from a mysterious gentlemen (not wishing to be identified) and claiming to live on the outskirts of Roswell, New Mexico.
Neon wire combines durability with beauty as you use it for many applications.
abc.eznettools.net /cgi-bin/ez-catalog/cat_display.cgi?2X348591   (688 words)

 Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This inert gas is well known for its orange light seen in 'neon signs'.
Neon (as well as krypton, xenon and radon.) was extracted by William Ramsey and M. Travers from liquid air in 1898 in London.
The emission spectrum of neon may be demonstrated to our general chemistry students.
chemlab.pc.maricopa.edu /periodic/Ne.html   (68 words)

 nsf.gov - Biological Infrastructure (DBI) Funding - National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) - US National ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEON’s synthesis, computation, and visualization infrastructure will create a virtual laboratory that will permit the development of a predictive understanding of the direct effects and feedbacks between environmental change and biological processes.
NEON will create innovative learning environments and pathways for K-20 students and foster integration of research and education through institutional and multi-institutional networking, partnerships, alliances, and collaborations.
NEON will forge new disciplinary alliances and push interdisciplinary scientific, information, and technological frontiers, and thus will create education and training opportunities leading to new career paths.
www.nsf.gov /bio/neon/start.htm   (383 words)

 10 Neon
Neon glows red when an electrical charge was passed through it.
Neon lighting quickly became a popular fixture in outdoor advertising.
Visible even in daylight, people would stop and stare at the first neon signs dubbed "liquid fire." Red is the color neon gas produces, almost every other color is produced using argon, mercury and phosphor.
www.vanderkrogt.net /elements/elem/ne.html   (627 words)

 Wallpaper Expert, NeoN Reminder - Neon Labs - software solutions for you
NeoN Reminder is a powerful and easy to use personal reminder for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP users, that includes calendar and reminder functions.
NeoN Reminder employs simple and user-friendly interface to make working with this software simple and intuitive.
The advanced features of NeoN Reminder allow you to organize all of the important dates, appointments, and occasions in your life.
www.neon-labs.com   (0 words)

 Amazon.com: Hit Me Again: Music: Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Neon, a trio composed of Josh Bitmead (vocals/guitar), Britt Spooner (bass), and Jamie Gurney (drums/vocals), relies on catchy guitar hooks and sweet, sticky melodies to create genuine, undiluted power pop.
Neon is perfect music for the arrival of summer.
Neon are an Australian band that go for the hard rock of Thin Lizzy and Cheap Trick.
www.amazon.com /Hit-Me-Again-Neon/dp/B0007KTB0S   (995 words)

 Say 'Bye to Neon
The high (low?) point came when "Crazy" Eddie Yeznaian, intrepid rally racer and wildebeest extraordinaire, actually power-braked the car to the floor, cut the wheel to the left, and hit the nitrous in reverse.
The pony car came out of the shoot even with the Neon, and pulled ahead by the 300-ft mark.
The Neon mini-motor wound tight-right to the rev limiter.
www.ag.auburn.edu /users/gparmer/articles/neon   (1050 words)

Dry-as-a-bone riffing of (Hit Me Again),sublime psych-pop hooks (Dizziness) and a rousing cover of Cheap Trick (Hes A Whore) come as a standard, but with it, comes an opaque lyricism which suggests that beneath the riffola a darker mindset.
Neon: prepare to bathe in their sleazy glow.
We're just signing off on cover art so me thinks Neon will be receiving some album sample magic soon (fwd us your postal address).
www.myspace.com /neontheband   (1398 words)

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