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Twiss, William

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  • Twiss, William — SUBJECT AREA: Canals, Civil engineering, Weapons and armour [br] b. 1745 d. 14 March 1827 Hardon Grange, Bingley, Yorkshire, England. [br] English army officer and military engineer. [br] William Twiss entered the Ordnance Department at the age… …   Biographical history of technology

  • William Twiss — General William Twiss, (1745 ndash; 14 March 1827), was a British Army Royal Engineer, responsible for the design of many military defenses. Probably born in Kent in 1744 or 1755, Twiss worked in the ordnance office at the Tower of London from… …   Wikipedia

  • William Allen Zajc — (pronEng|ˈzaɪts zites ) is a U.S. physicist and professor at Columbia University in New York, NY, USA, where he has worked since 1987. Born in Wisconsin on November 14, 1953, he received his Bachelor s degree from the California Institute of… …   Wikipedia

  • William Allen Zajc — (auch Bill Zajc oder William Zajc oder William A. Zajc) (* 14. November 1954 in San Francisco) ist in US amerikanischer Physiker. Zajc erhielt den BA 1975 am California Institute of Technology und den Ph.D. im Jahre 1982 an der University of… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richard Q. Twiss — (1920 ndash; 20 May, 2005) is famous for his work on the Hanbury Brown and Twiss effect with Robert Hanbury Brown. This led to the development of the Hanbury Brown Twiss intensity interferometer in the UK in 1954. Their work was controversial as… …   Wikipedia

  • Civil engineering — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Albert, Prince Consort Aubert, Jean Bailey, Sir Donald Coleman Bateman, John Frederick La Trobe Bell, Imrie Booth, Hubert Cecil Bouch, Sir Thomas …   Biographical history of technology

  • Canals — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Aubert, Jean Bachelier, Nicolas Berry, Henry Boutheroue, Guillaume Brindley, James By, Lieutenant Colonel John Clinton, De Witt …   Biographical history of technology

  • Weapons and armour — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Abel, Sir Frederick August Anderson, John Armstrong, Sir William George Belidor, Bernard Forest de Bode, Hendrik Wade Bodmer, Johann Georg Bothe, Walter Wilhelm Georg Franz …   Biographical history of technology

  • Regius Professor of Civil Law (Oxford) — The Regius Chair of Civil Law, founded in the 1540s, is one of the oldest of the professorships at the University of Oxford.FoundationThe Regius chair of Civil Law at Oxford was founded by King Henry VIII, who established five such Regius… …   Wikipedia

  • Dover Castle — Dover, Kent, England Entrance to Dover …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Engineers — British Army Arms and Services Combat Arms Royal Armoured Corps Infantry Guards Division Scottish Division …   Wikipedia

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