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Greek Science - History

Greek Science - History

The Greeks, led by Aristotle, developed the principles of scientific investigation: empirical research -- systematic observation -- as the basis for generalization.The most famous scientist of the period was Archimedes. Archimedes developed important aspects of the mathematics of geometry. Archimedes also designed many important inventions.

Natoya SP-396 - History

Natoya SP-396 - History

Natoya(SP-396: t. 12; 1. 44& 39;6& 34;; b. 9& 39;7& 34;; dr. 4& 39;; s. 10 k.; cpl. 9; a. 1 1-pdr.)Natoya (SP-396), a wooden motor boat built in 1909, was acquired by the Navy 11 June 1917 from R. M. Haddock Ossining, N.Y.; and commissioned at New York 11 June 1917.During World War I, Natoya operated in New York Harbor on section patrol until decommissioning for repairs 11 January 1918.

Age of majority in Washington state in 1945?

Age of majority in Washington state in 1945?

What was the age of majority in Washington state in 1945?

Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

Image Credit: ShutterstockThe Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker is an enormous Cold War-era subterranean shelter and former operations centre in Brentwood, Essex.Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker historyIn 1952, the spectre of the Cold War loomed ever-more menacingly over Britain. With Europe already firmly divided into two hostile and ideologically opposed camps, and with the Korean War raging in East Asia, the nuclear arms race became increasingly frenetic.

Adhara- AK-71 - History

Adhara- AK-71 - History

Eastern ShoreShipping Board name retained.(AK: dp. 14,606; Ibp. 425& 39;; b. 53& 39;8& 34;; dr. 28& 39;4& 34;; s. 12 k.;cpl. 70)Eastern Shore (No. 3500), a cargo ship, was built in September 1918 by Harima Dockyard Co., Ltd., Harima, Japan, for the U.S. Shipping Board, converted for naval use at Puget Sound Navy Yard, transferred from the Shipping Board 1 December 1918; and commissioned the same day, Lieutenant Commander F.

Scipio Africanus, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Scipio Africanus, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

The General Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BC), original from the Tomb of the Scipiones, end of the 2nd century BCE. (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen)