PPARC


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PPARC

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Nuclear Physics) Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
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PPARc activates and moderates the activation of AMPK, causing a decrease in the expression of LOX-l.
Thirteenth Census of Federal Government Civil Servants (PPARC, 2003) and Bulletin of employees of Autonomous/Semi-autonomous bodies/ Corporations under the Federal Government (PPARC, 2006) were used to procure a comprehensive list of public sector administrative units based in Islamabad having a minimum of 20 female employees.
Deptartment of Energy National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PPARC Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council TFLOPS Teraflops For More Information Cray, Seattle, WA www.cray.com HECToR, University of Edinburgh, UK www.hector.ac.uk Numerical Algorithms Group, Oxford, UK and Downers Grove, IL www.nag.co.uk; www.nag.com
PPARC chief executive Professor Richard Wade said: 'It's incredible to think that when you hold a meteorite you are handling something that may have travelled millions of miles to fall on the Earth.
Professor Ian Halliday, chief executive of PPARC, said: 'Aurora is an exciting programme of space exploration to unravel the mysteries of our immediate cosmos.'
PPARC lends the samples free of charge to educational and scientific organisations in the UK.
The UK's Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) has awarded UK contractor SEA (Group) Ltd.
The project will help coordinate national Grid projects, many of which are already under way.Alongside CERN and ESA, the other main partners are CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy), NIKHEF (National Institute for Nuclear Physics and High Energy Physics, the Netherlands), and PPARC (Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, UK).
(PPARC), which funds Britain's observatories, announced that it may spend $90 million to join the European Southern Observatory and another $18 million a year thereafter to remain a member.
The committee's report appeared on 2003 October 6, and came out very strongly in favour of firm control of waste light: 'We regret that PPARC and the Government have adopted a defeatist attitude towards light pollution and astronomy in the UK'.
Prof Ian Halliday, chief executive of the PPARC said: 'At the time of the Big Bang sub-atomic particles rushed around at fantastic speeds and in less than one minute all the particles that make up all the atoms in the universe that we see today had been created.
The decision to join ESO was taken at a meeting in December of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC).