Closer to home the Virgo Cluster, the nearby galaxies M51 and M33, and the Andromeda Galaxy are all targets for AXAF
's X-ray eyes.
carries two main cameras, the AXAF
CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS), which has 10 chargecoupled devices (CCDs) akin to the chips used in camcorders, and the High Resolution Camera (HRC), which has microchannel-plate detectors developed specially for X-ray astronomy.
CRAF/Cassini and AXAF
top the priority lists in two separate divisions of NASA's space science office -- Planetary Exploration and Astrophysics -- and they are just two the numerous projects in the plan, all of which already have won endorsement by various NASA advisory bodies and other organizations.
ING (NYSE: ING) (INGA.AS) and AXA (AXAF
.PA) (EPA: CS) have said that they have entered into an exclusive, long term, multi-country bancassurance partnership to provide insurance products and related services through a central digital insurance platform.
A physicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, MARTIN ZOMBECK is Project Scientist for the High Resolution Camera on NASA's Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF
), due to be launched in August 1998.
Insurer, Axa (AXAF
.PA), is to purchase XL Group in a mega insurance deal.
The servicing mission to install new instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope later this year, the planned launch of the AXAF
X-ray satellite in 1998, and the growth of millimeter- and submillimeter-wave astronomy should all continue to provide exciting new views of clusters across the spectrum.
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (AXAF
.PA) (EPA: CS), a financial protection company, has said that it has appointed Jeffrey J.
AXA SA (AXAF
.PA) (EPA: CS) (OTC: AXAHY), a global insurance company based in France, has planning an initial public offering for its U.S.
.PA) (EPA: CS) has said that it has appointed Kevin Molloy as head of Investor Relations (IR) for AXA US and Stephen Scanlon as head of Retirement Plan Services (RPS).
BNP Paribas SA (BNPP.PA) is said to be exploring a fund-management tie-up with Axa SA's (AXAF
.PA) European asset-management unit.
In 2007, Bidet joined Societe Generale (SocGen) (SOGN.PA) (OTC: SCGLY) (GLE.FR) AXA (AXAF
.PA) (EPA: CS), where she developed the Rating Advisory activity for banks.