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2006-02-15 03:44:49

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - David L. Abell, whose Beverly Boulevard piano store served for 40 years as a resource for motion picture, pop, rock and jazz performers, died February 11 of lung disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 75. Instruments from David L. Abell Fine Pianos were sought by Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Stevie Wonder, Jackson Browne, Elton John, Andre Previn, Emanuel Ax, Quincy Jones, George Shearing, Tony Bennett, Benny Carter, the Eagles,...


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2010-09-07 17:13:57

Abell 2142, also called A2142 and located in the constellation Corona Borealis, is an X-ray luminous galaxy cluster. Its creation is due to the merger between two galaxy clusters. It is one of the largest objects in the universe and is six million light years across. It holds hundreds of galaxies and enough gas to make a thousand more. The pressure fronts in the system have been traced in detail and are relatively cool 50 million degree Celsius. The central region is embedded in large...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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