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A unit of horizontal gradient of gravitational acceleration, equal to a change in gravitational acceleration of 10-9 galileo over a horizontal distance of 1 centimeter.



(also Eötvös unit), a subsidiary unit of gradient of acceleration of free fall in a gravitational field, equal to a change in acceleration of 10–6 m/sec2 upon a change in altitude of 1 km—that is, equal to 10–9 sec–2. The unit is named for L. von Eötvös.

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In 1989 a special counseling program for helping students solve their mental conflicts via quasi-analytic introspection was begun at the Department of Experimental Psychology of Eotvos Lorand University of Budapest.
He serves as director of the Mathematical Institute at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest and president of the International Mathematical Union.
Lead author Gabriella Lakatos of the Hungarian Academy of Science and Eotvos Lorand University, found that dog's reacts sociably to robots that behave socially towards them, even if they look nothing like a human.
Contributing to the long study of links between Greek and Coptic, the final stages of Egyptian, Hasznos (Egyptology, Eotvos Lorand U, Budapest, Hungary) makes observations on syntax and stylistics in translated and original Coptic literature.
Farago and Havasi are affiliated with Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary.
Glyndebourne may take creative risks--the specially commissioned Love and Other Demons by Peter Eotvos last year, for example--but a stroll through the gardens on a fine summer night will confirm that the ritual has remained superbly unchanged.
dagger]) Department of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics, Eotvos Lorand University, H-1518, Budapest, Pf.
In a following paper and for the same liquid systems, they presented data on drop deformation as a function of Reynolds, Eotvos, and Morton numbers (Ohta et al.
Ferenc Horvath is currently the director of the Institute of Geography and Earth Science, Eotvos Lorand University and a professor and head of the Department of Geophysics.
This addition to Ideale Audience International's Juxtapositions series features Hungarian filmmaker Judit Kele exploring two of these "exports," Gyorgy Kurtag and Peter Eotvos, delving into their distinct musical universes to craft portraits of the composers at work and helping us discover why Hungary has played such an important role in defining Europe's contemporary musical culture.
Csanyi, who has written more than 20 books, studies animal behavior at Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary.
The latest research, highlighted in New Scientist magazine today), was led by Adam Miklosi at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest.