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  • abbr. single-cell protein

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  • abbr. Senior Crown Prosecutor


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  • It is obviously intended to complement the term SCP and to avoid the use of the latter when referring to the complex combinations of substrate and micro-organisms that are the main concerns of this workshop.

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  • An international team of astronomers has found an object in deep space, which they call SCP 06F6, using the Hubble Space Telescope during a Cluster Supernova Survey.

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  • While supernovae normally take three weeks to reach their peak brightness (or at most 70 days), this object, called SCP 06F6, took significantly longer.

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  • Seattle Computer Products had a product called SCP-DOS which Gates bought and which Microsoft then completed the debugging and fine-tuning of it which resulted in the first version of the MS-DOS operating system, which would power the original IBM PC.

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  • Microsoft bought an operating system called SCP-DOS or QDOS (for quick and dirty operating system) that ran on the 8088 processor for $80,000 ....

  • With SSH, you can even run GUI applications. (the output and interface will appear on your screen instead of that of the remote machine) SSH has a companion program called SCP that allows you to send files back and forth through an encrypted tunnel.

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  • As the glow was discovered during the Supernova Cosmology Project, it received a similar name, and is now known as SCP 06F6.

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  • The object, called SCP 06F6, was first spotted in the constellation Bootes in February 2006 in a search for supernovae by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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  • The SCP was the lowest temperature prior to the onset of freezing; this individual froze at − 4. 5°C. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0008259.g001

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  • The strange object known as SCP 06F6 was first noted in 2006 by supernovae researchers in the US taking images with the Hubble Space Telescope, seeing it appearing out of nowhere, and fading again into oblivion, over the course of 120 days.

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