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Happy 370th birthday Sir Isaac Newton

On January 4, 2013 is the 370 anniversary of the birth of the world of mathematics, physics and the discoverer of gravity, Isaac Newton…  Happy 370th birthday Sir Isaac Newton   Category:Isaac Newton|”Sir Isaac Newton” (1642–1727) by :Category:William Theed|William Theed (1804–1891) , 1858, bronze; ”St Peter’s Hill”, :Category:Grantham|Grantham. View from the front Isaac Newton, based …

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Sandy Hook victims

Sandy Hook victims, names and pictures | Friends and family in Newtown, Connecticut, have been mourning the 20 children and six adults killed by Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook elementary school on Friday morning. Among the victims were 12 girls and eight boys. Sixteen of the children were born in 2006 – they were six …

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Ada Lovelace

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s early … Wikipedia Ada Lovelace’s 197th Birthday in Google logo today A gallery employee looks at Margaret Carpenter’s painting ‘Ada Lovelace (1815 -1852) Mathematician; …

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Wassily Kandinsky

“Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.”       “The more frightening the world becomes … the more art becomes …

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Larry Hagman in Pictures

Larry Martin Hagman, full life   Born: Larry Martin Hagman September 21, 1931 Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. Died: November 23, 2012 (aged 81) Dallas, Texas, U.S. Nationality: American Occupation: Actor, director, producer Years active: 1950–2012 Known for: I Dream of Jeannie Dallas (1978-1991) Dallas (2012) Spouse(s): Maj Axelsson (m. 1954-2012, his death) Children: Heidi Kristina …

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson Born: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson 13 November 1850 Edinburgh, Scotland Died: 3 December 1894 (aged 44) Vailima, Samoa Occupation: Novelist, poet, travel writer Nationality: Scottish Period:Victorian era Notable work(s): Treasure Island A Child’s Garden of Verses Kidnapped Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Spouse(s): Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne Children: …

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