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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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Professor, Institute of Health Promotion and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Education and Psychology, ELTE Eotvos Lorand University.
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Telepresence for People with Communication Impairment (Gyula Voros, Andras Sarkany, Andras Nemeth, Anita Vero, Gyula Szaffner, Andras Lorincz, Eotvos Lorand University)
Hematologic and plasma biochemistry parameters of barn owls (Tyto alba) were studied in collaboration by the Exotic Division of the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the Szent Istvan University and the Eotvos Lorand University, both in Budapest, Hungary.
Since its inception, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande has played, and continues to play, an active role in the history of music by discovering and supporting contemporary composers and premiering their works in Geneva (Britten, Debussy, Eotvos, Holliger, Honegger, Jarrell, Martin, Milhaud or Stravinski).