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Thomas Parnell (scientist)

Thomas Parnell (5 July 1881 – 1 September 1948) was the first Professor of Physics at the University of Queensland. He started the famous pitch drop experiment there. British physicist (1881–1948) Thomas Parnell Thomas Parnell of the University of Queensland, c.1920, Photo courtesy of the University of Queensland Archives, S177 p831 Born (1881-07-05)5 July 1881 […]

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El Salvador

El Salvador is a country in Central America . It is bordered on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, and lies between Guatemala and Honduras. . . . El Salvador . . . El Salvador regions – Color-coded map   Western El Salvador   Eastern El Salvador A Mayan pyramid at the San Andres Archeological […]

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1838 in Wales

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1838 to Wales and its people. List of events ← 1837 1836 1835 1834 1833 1838 inWales → 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 Centuries: 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st Decades: 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s See also: List of years in Wales 1838 in The […]

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Kengo: Master of Bushido

Kengo: Master of Bushido is a fighting game and the first entry in the Kengo series. Developed by Genki, it was released for the PlayStation 2 as Kengo in Japan on December 14, 2000 and as Kengo: Master of Bushido in North America and Europe on January 3, 2001 and March 30, 2001 respectively by […]

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Newmarket (Ontario)

The Town of Newmarket is a town of 84,000 people (2016) in the centre of the Region of York in Ontario. It is halfway between Toronto and Barrie along Highway 11/Yonge Street. The surrounding towns include Aurora (south), Bradford (northwest), East Gwillimbury (north), Schomberg (west), and Uxbridge (east). Newmarket covers about 38 km² and is […]

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Red Armed Panther

Red Armed Panther, or Red Sleeve (also known as Red Around the Mouth, Red Arm, and Bloody Arm), was a Northern Cheyenne Scout at Fort Keogh during the late 1870s. He was brought into the Chiefs Council of Forty-four during the summer of 1864. He actively participated during Chief Little Wolf’s trail back to the […]

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Ace Records (United Kingdom)

Ace Records Ltd. was started in 1978.[1] Initially the company only gained permission from the similarly named label based in Mississippi to use the name in the UK, but eventually also acquired the rights to publish their recordings.[2] When Chiswick Records‘ pop side was licensed to EMI in 1984, Ace switched to more licensing and […]

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X Crucis

X Crucis is a classical Cepheid variable star in the southern constellation of Crux. Variable star in the constellation Crux X Crucis Observation data Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000 Constellation Crux Right ascension 12h 46m 22.2678s[1] Declination −59° 07′ 29.120″[1] Apparent magnitude (V) 8.1 – 8.7[2] Characteristics Spectral type G1Ib[3] B−V color index +0.87[4] Variable type δ Cep[2] Astrometry Radial velocity(Rv) -25.0[5] km/s Proper […]

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Etiquette in South Korea

In South Korea, etiquette, or the code of social behavior that governs human interactions, is largely derived from Korean Confucianism and focuses on the core values of this religion.[1] In addition to general behaviour, etiquette in South Korea also determines how to behave with respect to social status. Although most aspects of etiquette are accepted […]

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Ochi concert (2015)

The Oxi concert was a concert/Rally held on Friday 3 July 2015 in Syntagma square to support the NO vote in the 2015 Greek bailout referendum. Performers included Thanos Mikroutsikos, Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Alkinoos Ioannidis, Rita Antonopoulou, Afroditi Manou, Sokratis Malamas, Rallia Xristidou, Kostas Thomaidis, Electric Litany, Iro, Eleni Vitali and Chainides.[1][2][3][4] It is estimated that […]

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