Newton-Hooke controversy in the opinion of scientists
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A presentation of Hooke’s 1674 monograph introducing the idea of universal gravity was included in the Philosophical Transactions (Royal Society 1775) and subsequently several letters containing observations, including one of Huygens. But obviously, after the publication of Principia in 1687, … Read More

American Music
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American Music, by Nicolae Sfetcu The music of the United States is so cool! It reflects the country’s multicultural population through a diverse array of styles. Rock and roll, hip hop, country, rhythm and blues, and jazz are among the … Read More

Abortifacients
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Bas-relief at Angkor Wat, Cambodia, c. 1150, depicting a demon inducing an abortion by pounding the abdomen of a pregnant woman with a pestle. An abortifacient is a substance that induces abortion. History The ancient Greek colony of Cyrene at … Read More

Betfair
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Betfair Type Betting exchange Genre Online gambling Founded 2000 Founder Andrew Black and Edward Wray Headquarters London, United Kingdom Website http://www.betfair.com/ Betfair is the world’s largest Internet betting exchange. The company is based in Hammersmith in West London, England. Since … Read More

Betting exchanges
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A betting exchange is a p2p gambling website acting as a broker between parties for the placement of bets. The concept is similar to that of a stock exchange or a futures exchange, where in this case the commodity being … Read More