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Georges Lemaître, (born July 17, 1894, Charleroi, Belgium—died June 20, 1966, Leuven), Belgian astronomer and cosmologist who formulated the modern big-bang theory, which holds that the universe began in a cataclysmic explosion of a small, primeval “super-atom.” A civil engineer, Lemaître served as an artillery officer in the Belgian Army during World War I. After the war he entered a seminary and in 1923 was ordained a priest. He studied at the University of Cambridge’s solar physics…
Other articles where Vulcanian eruption is discussed: volcano: Six types of eruptions: The Vulcanian type, named for Vulcano Island near Stromboli, generally involves moderate explosions of gas laden with volcanic ash. This mixture forms dark, turbulent eruption clouds that rapidly ascend and expand in convoluted shapes.
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Luis Alvarez, American experimental physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1968.
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Homo habilis, extinct species of human, the most ancient member of the human genus. It inhabited parts of sub-Saharan Africa from roughly 2.4 to 1.5 million years ago. Many of its features appear to be intermediate between the relatively primitive Australopithecus and the more-advanced Homo species.
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Land isn't the only thing Alaska has more of.
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Latitude and longitude, coordinate system by means of which the position or location of any place on Earth’s surface can be determined and described. Latitude is a measurement of location north or south of the Equator. Longitude is a similar measurement east or west of the Greenwich meridian.
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Coriolis force, in classical mechanics, an inertial force described by the 19th-century French engineer-mathematician Gustave-Gaspard Coriolis in 1835. An inertial force must be included in the equations of Newtonian laws of motion if they are to be used in a rotating reference frame.
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Carl Jung, Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist who founded analytic psychology. Jung developed the concepts of the extraverted and the introverted personality, archetypes, and the collective unconscious. His work has been influential in psychiatry and in the study of religion, literature, and related fields.
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Other articles where Highveld is discussed: Eswatini: Relief and soils: …to east they are the Highveld, the Middleveld, the Lowveld, and the Lubombo (Lebombo) escarpment. Geologically, the oldest formations are in the west, and the youngest are in the east.
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