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Richard C. Tallman

Richard Charles Tallman (born March 3, 1953) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a former Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review. Born in Oakland, California, Tallman received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 from the University …

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Apollo 16

Apollo 16 (April 16–27, 1972) was the tenth crewed mission in the United States Apollo space program, administered by NASA, and the fifth and penultimate to land on the Moon. It was the second of Apollo’s “J missions”, with an extended stay on the lunar surface, a focus on science, and the use of the …

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Dune (novel)

Dune is a 1965 science fiction book by American author Frank Herbert that was first published as two independent serials in Analog magazine. It shared the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1966 with Roger Zelazny’s This Immortal, and it won the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel. It is the first episode in the …

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Flexner Report

The Flexner Report is a book-length landmark report of medical education in the United States and Canada, written by Abraham Flexner and published in 1910 under the aegis of the Carnegie Foundation. Many aspects of the present-day American medical profession stem from the Flexner Report and its aftermath. The Report called on American medical schools …

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The A.R.K. Report

The A.R.K. Report – Secret for the Century is a 2013 action-adventure science fiction short film and television pilot produced by Canadian-Israeli research professor, Harry Moskoff and directed by Shmuel Hoffman. The lead actress is Katy Castaldi who plays Karmi. The lead actor is Pascal Yen-Pfister who plays Roth.

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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Binary tree

A binary tree is a tree data structure in computer science wherein every node has at most two offspring, referred to as the left child and the right child. A (non-empty) binary tree is a tuple (L, S, R), where L and R are binary trees or the empty set, and S is a singleton …

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Social network

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors. The social network perspective provides a set of methods for analyzing the structure of whole social entities as well as a variety of theories explaining the patterns observed in these structures. The study of these structures uses social …

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Sociology

Sociology is a social science that focuses on society, human social behavior, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and aspects of culture associated with everyday life. It uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis  to develop a body of knowledge about social order and social change.  While some sociologists conduct research that may be applied directly to social policy and welfare, others focus primarily on refining the theoretical understanding of …

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Gundula Janowitz

Gundula Janowitz is an Austrian lyric soprano singer of operas, oratorios, lieder, and concerts. She is one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century and was pre-eminent in the 1960s and 1970s. Born 2 August 1937 (age 84)Berlin, Germany Nationality Austrian Occupation Soprano singer Years active 1959–1997 Organisation Vienna State Opera Title Kammersängerin Awards Austrian Decoration for Science …

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