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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Schott, Charles Anthony

Nathan Reingold.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geophysics. 952 words.

Schott, Charles Anthony (07 August 1826–31 July 1901), geophysicist, was born in Mannheim, Germany, the son of Anton Carl Schott, a merchant, and Anna Maria Hoffman. Schott graduated as a...

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Bauer, Louis Agricola

Gregory A. Good.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Geophysics. 1410 words.

Bauer, Louis Agricola (26 January 1865–12 April 1932), geophysicist and scientific administrator, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Ludwig Bauer and Wilhelmina Buehler, occupations...

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Using synthetic seismicity to evaluate seismic hazard in the Wellington region, New Zealand

Russell Robinson, Russell Van Dissen and Nicola Litchfield.

in Geophysical Journal International

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 10498 words.

Summary

A computer synthetic seismicity program for the Wellington region has been implemented and used to infer the effect of the 1848 Awatere and 1855...

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Unwinding the discovery of spiral nebulae

M E Bailey, C J Butler and J McFarland.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 1591 words.

Abstract

Evidence for spiral structure in distant galaxies was first noticed by William Parsons, the Third Earl of Rosse, in April 1845 within a few months...

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