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1848

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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H and D

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 19 words.

[F. Hurter; UK 1844–98 and V. C. Driffield; UK 1848–1915]

photography. See film speed.

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rowland

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 40 words.

[H. A. Rowland; USA 1848–1901]

astrophysics. A unit of the order of an angstrom used in the 1980s for expressing a discrepancy in published data on solar spectra, arising from a...

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eötvös

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 97 words.

[R., Baron von Eötvös; Hungary 1848–1919]

geology. Symbol E. Used for expressing horizontal gravitational field gradient, i.e. the change in gravitational acceleration, being...

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Foss, Hugh Rose (1902–1971), cryptanalyst

Michael Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 1071 words.

Foss, Hugh Rose (1902–1971), cryptanalyst, was born on 13 May 1902 in Kobe, Japan, one of five children of Hugh James Foss (1848–1932), Anglican bishop of Osaka, and his wife, Janet Ovans (bnull...

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