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Old 15-07-2014, 09:35 PM   #495
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Ultraviolet (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays, that is, in the range between approximately 400 nm and 10 nm, corresponding to photon energies from 3.1 eV to 124 eV.. It is so-named because the spectrum consists of electromagnetic waves with higher frequencies (and shorter wavelengths) than those visible to humans as the colour violet.. Under ideal laboratory conditions, children and young adults can see ultraviolet down to wavelengths of about 310 nm, and people with aphakia can also see some UV wavelengths.. Near-UV is visible to a number of insects and birds..The ultraviolet index or UV Index is an international standard measurement of the strength of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun at a particular place and time..D√úVs were German organizations founded in the 19th century by a group of German entrepreneurs to ensure the technical safety of steam boilers, which was an immanent issue at that time..The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War donated a sundial that was dedicated on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol September 8, 1940..

Proculus was an ambitious soldier, who had commanded more than one legion as tribune; when in 280 he was asked by the people of Lugdunum (Lyon) who had started a rebellion against Emperor Probus to take the purple, he accepted, proclaiming himself joint emperor with Bonosus. "He was, nevertheless, of some benefit to the Gauls, for he crushed the Alamanni — who then were still called Germans — and not without illustrious glory, though he never fought save in brigand-fashion" (Historia Augusta)..There exists a letter by Proculus that was cited by Gibbon and that is perhaps fictitious but nevertheless interesting. It begins with an apparent boast about his sexual prowess: "From Proculus to his kinsman Maecianus, greeting. I have taken one hundred maidens from Sarmatia. Of these I mated with 10 in a single night" ...Gibbon comments of Proculus and his co-usurper Bosunus, a heavy drinker, that the "distinguished merit of those two officers was their respective prowess, of the one in the combats of Bacchus, of the other in those of Venus"..The Thuringii, a Germanic tribe, appears in the Harz Mountains (Thuringia) of central Germania..Emperor Sima Yan occupies most of the southern Kingdom of Wu and unites the Chinese Empire under one rule, he founds the Western Jin Dynasty. Ending the periode of the Three Kingdoms, the capital becomes the old and prosperous city of Luoyang..King Bahram II of the Sassanid Empire (Persia) send envoys to seek peaceful relations with Rome..The Gupta Empire (India) is founded...The Greek mathematician Pappus demonstrates geometrically the property of the center of gravity..Saint George, soldier of the Roman Empire and later Christian martyr..Center of gravity is the point in a body around which the resultant torque due to gravity forces vanish.. Near the surface of the earth, where the gravity acts downward as a parallel force field, the center of gravity and the center of mass of an arbitrary body are the same..An experimental method for locating the center of mass is to suspend the object from 2 locations and to drop plumb lines from the suspension points..The intersection of the 2 lines is the center of mass..280 Ribble Valley Express Clitheroe to Preston... Is that all it has been since I inherited the world?. Only 3 years.. Seems like 100 million..How many more of these will I have to make..They want my blood...

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