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A new exhibition in London focuses on Winston Churchill's wartime scientific discoveries that aided in WWII.
SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST NILE RODGERS & CHIC TO PERFORM NEW YORK, Jan.
GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD® WINNER EDDIE REDMAYNE AND FELICITY JONES STAR IN THE REMARKABLE ROMANCE OF STEPHEN AND JANE HAWKING UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan.
Boots and Hearts Delivers Top Current Country Acts and Home Grown Canadian Talent ORO-MEDONTE, ON, Jan.
On January 24, 2015 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct the sale of memorabilia from the historic Caribou Ranch® to include instruments and furnishings used by Elton John.
Artwork by Award-Winning Artist Jim Kay NEW YORK, Jan.
SAN DIEGO, Jan.
FacialNetwork, Inc., a world leader in facial recognition technology, to present at 2015 International CES® as a finalist in contest designed to identify companies likely to achieve $1 billion in
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Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...
William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...
Formal Aspects of Computing (FAC) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. It covers the area of formal methods and associated topics in computer science. The journal is associated with BCS-FACS (The British Computer Society Formal Aspects of Computing Science Specialist Group). FAC's editors-in-chief are Jim Woodcock and Cliff Jones. The main goal of the journal is to promote growth of computing science, to show its relation to practice and to...
Masiakasaurus, meaning "vicious lizard", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (70 million years ago), and possibly existed until the end of the dinosaur reign (66 million years ago). The type species, M. knopfleri, was named after musician Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, whose music inspired the expedition. Unlike most theropods, the front teeth of this small predator projected forward rather than straight down. This characteristic suggests that Masiakasaurus had a...
Thomas Harriot (c. 1560 - 1621) was an English astronomer. He was also a mathematician, ethnographer, and a translator. He is sometimes credited for introducing the potato to Great Britain and Ireland. He was also the first person to make an accurate drawing of the moon through a telescope. His drawing (July 26, 1609) was accomplished nearly four months before Galileo's. Harriot's surname is sometimes spelled Harriott, Hariot, or Heriot by different sources. Harriot was born in 1560 in...
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