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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Physics

Physics: c. 13.7 billion years ago - 2010  

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...6 19th century 1900s 20th century Science Germany 1902 1902 A.E. Kennelly and Oliver Heaviside independently see the link between the atmosphere and the behaviour of radio waves Heaviside, Oliver (1850–1925) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1900s 20th century Science Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain North America United States 1903 1903 Ernest Rutherford and Frederick Soddy identify the phenomenon of radioactive half-life half-life World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Science War Great...

Science

Science: c. 13.7 billion years ago - 2011  

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...of its kind aspirin n. A Dictionary of Psychology 3 19th century 1900s 20th century Medicine Social and domestic Germany Society 1900 1900 Sigmund Freud publishes one of his most significant works, The Interpretation of Dreams Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century 1900s 20th century Medicine Austria 1900 1900 German physicist Max Planck proposes the revolutionary concept of the quantum theory quantum theory A Dictionary of Physics 6 19th century 1900s 20th century Physics Germany 1900 1900 The Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov keeps...

Astronomy and space

Astronomy and space: 2781 BCE - 2011  

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...2 rev 1900s 20th century Technology North America United States 1905 1905 Percival Lowell predicts the existence of an unknown planet, almost exactly where Pluto is discovered 25 years later Lowell, Percival (1855–1916) A Dictionary of Astronomy 2 rev 1900s 20th century Technology North America United States 1915 1915 The nearest star to earth, the red dwarf Proxima Centauri 4.22 light years away, is discovered by Robert Innes, Scottish director of the Johannesburg Observatory Proxima Centauri A Dictionary of Astronomy 2 rev 1910s 20th century Science...

Engineering

Engineering: c. 515 BCE - 2010  

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...British History 1 rev Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Technology War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1906 1906 The Simplon rail tunnel, the longest in the world (20 km), is opened between Switzerland and Italy railway World Encyclopedia 1 1900s 20th century Technology Europe Italy Switzerland 1906 1906 The Cunard company launches the Lusitania on the Clyde as a sister ship to the Mauretania Lusitania The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea 2 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Technology...

Communication

Communication: c. 3100 BCE - 2010  

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...Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military 1 1910s 20th century Technology North America United States 1915 1915 Alexander Graham Bell again summons his assistant Thomas Watson (as in 1876), but this time he is in New York and Watson in San Francisco 1910s 20th century Technology North America United States 1915 1915 Radiotelephone messages are transmitted from Arlington in Virginia to the Eiffel Tower in Paris Information and Communication Technology The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History 1 1910s 20th century Technology Europe France North America...

Technology

Technology: c. 27,000 years ago - 2011  

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...engine A Dictionary of Physics 6 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Inventions and discoveries Switzerland Society 1905 1905 Percival Lowell predicts the existence of an unknown planet, almost exactly where Pluto is discovered 25 years later Lowell, Percival (1855–1916) A Dictionary of Astronomy 2 rev 1900s 20th century Astronomy and space North America United States 1906 1906 The Simplon rail tunnel, the longest in the world (20 km), is opened between Switzerland and Italy railway World Encyclopedia 1 1900s 20th century Engineering Europe Italy...

Life sciences

Life sciences: c. 3 billion years ago - 2010  

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...A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour 1 1900s 20th century Science Europe Spain 1905 1905 German biologists Fritz Schaudinn and Erich Hoffmann discover the micro-organism Treponema pallidum which causes syphilis syphilis A Dictionary of Public Health 1 1900s 20th century Science Germany 1905 1905 English physiologists William Bayliss and Ernest Starling coin the word 'hormone' for glandular secretions into the bloodstream Starling, Ernest Henry (1866–1927) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Science War Great Britain - from 1707...

Chemistry

Chemistry: c. 13.7 billion years ago - 2011  

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...1 1910s 20th century Science Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1922 1922 Linus Pauling, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology, begins theoretical work on the nature of the chemical bond Pauling, Linus Carl (1901–1994) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 1920s 20th century Science North America United States 1939 1939 US chemist Linus Pauling publishes his collected discoveries on The nature of the chemical bond Pauling, Linus Carl (1901–1994) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1930s 20th...

Steam

Steam: c. 75 - 1902  

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...Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society Britain 1902 1902 French automobile pioneer Leon Serpollet sets a new land speed record, driving a steam car at 75 mph along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice steam engine A Dictionary of Physics 6 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Technology Engineering Europe France...

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