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James Webb Space Telescope

NASA created the James Webb Space Telescope with support from the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency. The telescope is named after James E. Webb, who served as NASA administrator from 1961 to 1968 and was instrumental in the Apollo program. JWST’s primary mirror, the Optical Telescope Element, consists of 18 hexagonal mirror …

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Cohen & Gresser

Cohen & Gresser LLP is a global legal practice with offices in New York, Paris, Washington, DC, and London. Throughout the world, the company represents clients in complicated litigation and corporate transactions. Since its inception in 2002, the company has expanded to include seventy attorneys divided into eight practice groups: corporate, employment, intellectual property and …

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Stream and River Deposits

As you possibly already know, the Earth’s surface is constantly eroded by flowing water. After rivers erode rock and soil, they deposit (drop) their load downstream. This process is known as deposition. Rocks and soils deposited by streams are known as “sediments”. Rivers and streams deposit sediment where the speed of the water current decreases. In …

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Rosa de Castilla

Rosa de Castilla is a Mexican singer and actress who goes by the stage name Mara Victoria Ledesma Cuevas. She is regarded as one of the great folkloric leading women of Mexican cinema’s “golden period.” She has travelled the world as a singer, performing in places such as Israel. De Castilla made her feature film …

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Exchange-traded fund

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of investment fund and exchange-traded product, i.e. they are traded on stock exchanges. ETFs are similar in many ways to mutual funds, except that ETFs are bought and sold from other owners throughout the day on stock exchanges while mutual funds are bought and sold from the issuer based on their price at day’s end. An ETF …

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Nouria Mérah-Benida

Nouria Merah-Benida (born October 19, 1970 in Algiers) is a former Algerian middle distance runner. At the 1999 All-Africa Games in Johannesburg Merah-Benida won silver medals in both 800 meters and 1500 meters. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney she won an extremely surprising gold medal ahead of Romanians Violeta Szekely (silver) and Gabriela Szabo (bronze). The same year she won an 800 m silver medal and a 1500 m gold medal …

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Spectre (2015 film)

Spectre is the twenty-fourth James Bond film, produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures. It is the fourth film in the James Bond franchise to star Daniel Craig as the fictitious MI6 agent James Bond, and the second directed by Sam Mendes after Skyfall. John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and Jez Butterworth …

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Gouda

Gouda, or “How-da” as the locals say, is a Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60% of the world’s cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard cheese celebrated for its rich, unique flavour and smooth texture. The …

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Banknote

A banknote (often known as a bill (in the US and Canada), paper money, or simply a note) is a type of negotiable promissory note, made by a bank or other licensed authority, payable to the bearer on demand. Banknotes were originally issued by commercial banks, which were legally required to redeem the notes for legal tender (usually gold or silver coin) when presented to the chief cashier of …

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