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Fischer

1. Emil Hermann . 1852--1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902
2. Ernst Otto. 1918--94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
3. Hans . 1881--1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
4. Robert James, known as Bobby. born 1943, US chess player; world champion 1972--75
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The Fischer FiberOptic with two ( FO2) or four ( FO4) optical channels features some major revolutionary novelties.
The anti-imperialist in Fischer couldn't endure marching in lockstep with Bush's neocons while they re-engineered the Arab world.
the band cranked out engaging, eclectic metal from 1984 until their disbandment in 1992, after which Fischer went on to form the similarly adventurous but more electronically-influenced Apollyon Sun.
True to his word, Fischer lambasted the Indian cabinet when he received the prize: telling his audience that the government's claim that leprosy would be eradicated by the year 2000 was completely wrong.
A theologically trained correspondent, Fischer proves himself to be an ideal biographer of the new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church as he presents the history of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger for three decades, culminating in his being elevated to the Papacy, facing the problems and opportunities for the Catholic Church in the 21st Century.
Smetana's inspired musical depiction of a river (the Vltava in Czech; the Moldau in German) received an especially evocative performance under Fischer.
The Justice Ministry gave Fischer the go-ahead to travel to Iceland after he was granted Icelandic citizenship Monday by a special act of the Althingi, Iceland's parliament.
Combining the archeological with the poetic, Fischer confronts transience and longevity, issues that have haunted art for much of the past half-century, from Rauschenberg's rotted, mud-covered canvases and the Earthworks of Nancy Holt (incidentally Smithson's wife), to Meg Webster's plant works and Mark Dion's Vivarium, 2002-2003 (an homage to Smithson's Dead Tree, 1969).
For the supposed crime of playing chess in defiance of a UN embargo, Fischer faces the prospect of 10 years in prison, a sizeable fine, and forfeiture of $3 million in prize money earned by defeating Spassky for a second time.
Theodore Presser will continue to be known as Theodore Presser, and Carl Fischer will remain as Carl Fischer.
Furthermore, Fischer says, conventional packaged HVAC equipment--which includes heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning all in one unit--often is simply not capable of providing sufficient outdoor air on a continuous basis without causing indoor humidity problems.
Whatever the hook is, Fischer welcomes the attention and the chance to make audiences at colleges and lesbian bars across North America swoon again with the Men of Club Casanova Tour 2001.