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George Stokes was the youngest son of the Reverend Gabriel Stokes , rector of Skreen , County Sligo , Ireland , where he was born and brought up in an evangelical Protestant family. After attending schools in Skreen, Dublin , and Bristol , he matriculated in 1837 at Pembroke College, Cambridge

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Sir George Gabriel Stokes , 1st Baronet FRS (13 August 1819–1 February 1903), was a mathematician and physicist , who at Cambridge made important contributions to fluid dynamics (including the Navier– Stokes equations ), optics , and mathematical physics (including Stokes ' theorem

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Gabriel Stokes was born in the Kilkenny County of Northern Ireland and was educated at Kilkenny, Armagh and Trinity College, Dublin . [ edit ] Indian civil service Stokes cleared the Indian civil service examinations and qualified for the civil service in 1871. In India, he served as

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Elizabeth Fahrenheit, married Benjamin Ephraim Krueger of an aristocratic Danzig family. [ 6 ] Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit began training as a merchant in Amsterdam after his parents died on August 14, 1701 from eating poisonous mushrooms. However, Fahrenheit's interest in natural science

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Suicide of Christian Theology , (Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1970). ISBN 0-87123-521-8 Mack B. Stokes , "The Nontheistic Temper of the Modern Mind," Religion in Life , Vol. 24 (Spring 1965), pp. 245–257. [ edit ] External links Gabriel Vahanian, "The Otherness of Time: Secularisation

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Lord Kelvin is widely known for realising that there was a lower limit to temperature, absolute zero ; absolute temperatures are stated in units of kelvin in his honour. On his ennoblement in honour of his achievements in thermodynamics, and of his opposition to Irish Home Rule , [ 2 ] [ 3

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Bernard was born in 1813 in the village of Saint-Julien near Villefranche-sur-Saône . He received his early education in the Jesuit school of that town, and then proceeded to the college at Lyon , which, however, he soon left to become assistant in a druggist's shop. His leisure hours were

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The Campbell Stokes recorder (sometimes called a Stokes sphere ) is a kind of sunshine recorder . It was invented by John Francis Campbell in 1853 and later modified in 1879 by Sir George Gabriel Stokes . The original design by Campbell consisted of a glass sphere set into a wooden bowl

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The series became hugely popular when, a year into its run, vampire Barnabas Collins (played by Jonathan Frid ) appeared. Dark Shadows also featured werewolves , ghosts, zombies , man-made monsters , witches , warlocks , time travel (both into the past and into the future), and a parallel

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Texas , in 1843, where he died two years later at the age of approximately 60. [ edit ] Sources Gabriel Moore at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress United States House of Representatives Preceded by John Crowell Representative of Alabama March 4, 1821