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Ferrner, Bengt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 words.

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International Maritime Satellite Organization

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — International Law.

This organization was established by the Convention on the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) signed at London on 3 September 1976 (15 I.L.M. 1051 (1976)) ‘to make...

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Ljungberg, Jøns Mathias

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Mathematics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 words.

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Moon Treaty

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Property styled the Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, this treaty was adopted on 5 December 1979 (1363 U.N.T.S. 3). The Moon Treaty ...

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Richardson, William

Roger Hutchins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1125 words.

Richardson, William (b. 1796/7, d. after 1846), astronomer and accused murderer, was born in Pocklington, Yorkshire. With his friend and future brother-in-law William Rogerson of Leeds, he...

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space law

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The rules, principles and standards governing activities related to outer space (cf airspace). Space law includes international treaties, national laws, judicial decisions and regulations...

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