Friday, November 18, 2005

Puffbird

Puffbirds feed on flying insects. They resemble their close relatives the jacamars in habits

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Yuma Desert

The Yuma Desert is a region of low sandy plains and dunes. The area is nearly barren,

Monday, August 08, 2005

Coincidence Counting

In physics, the detection of two nuclear or cosmic ray events that occur almost simultaneously (e.g., within a time of 10-5 second). Coincidence counting involves two or more particle counters exposed to the same source of cosmic rays or nuclear radiation and connected to an electronic coincidence circuit. One principal use of the coincidence technique is to detect particles

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Narratology

The foundations of narratology

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Fischer-dieskau, Dietrich

Fischer-Dieskau studied with Georg Walter before serving in World War II and with Hermann Weissenborn afterward. In 1947 he made his concert debut in Johannes Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem at Freiburg, and the next year

Friday, July 08, 2005

Mole Crab

Also called  sand bug (Emerita, or Hippa, talpoida)  crab of the Atlantic beaches from New England to Mexico. It is so named from its digging mole-fashion in sand. The shell is about 3.75 centimetres (1.5 inches) long, somewhat egg shaped and yellowish white with purplish markings. It lives on beaches in the intertidal zone. E. analoga, a broader and flatter species, occurs on the California coast.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Kadoma

City, Osaka fu (urban prefecture), Honshu, Japan, bordering Osaka city. The city is located on the left bank of the Yodo River and is known for its cultivation of lotus flowers. After the establishment of a railway connection to Osaka in 1909, industrialization was rapid. The Matsushita Electric Industrial Company moved to Kadoma in 1933 to establish factories producing electrical