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Halley

Edmund. 1656--1742, English astronomer and mathematician. He predicted the return of the comet now known as Halley's comet, constructed charts of magnetic declination, and produced the first wind maps

Halley

 

(until 1977, Halley Bay), a British scientific station at the coast of Coats Land, Western Antarctica; situated on the surface of the Brunt Ice Shelf. Halley, which began operating on Jan. 16, 1956, has a wintertime staff of ten to 38 persons. Meteorological, geophysical, and glaciological observations are made at the station, and medical and biological research is conducted. Halley serves as a base for field studies in adjacent regions of Antarctica.

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After three years, Halley decided to go on her own and establish a business that showed off her floristry skills.
The Lockheed Martin team set up their flight simulator in the NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka material support warehouse to be able to engage with pilots and flight officers on both Commander Task Force 70 and 7th Fleet staffs and really show them what this aircraft is all about, Halley said.
Lovell has a number of initiatives designed to help first-time buyers at the Maes Halley development including its Shared Equity scheme.
It's crazy," says Halley of the range and complexity of the projects he's handling, "but the good thing is I wouldn't want to be doing anything else.
A smaller field helped Oscar Baby, according to trainer Diana Grissell, and Halley said: "She's a nice filly who just wants a trip.
The New Zealand Herald quoted Halley as saying that he wanted to say a karakia (prayer) for the victims of the quake, and even urged the operational commander of the United Kingdom International Search and Rescue team, Shaun Moody, to take part.
To help save the rain forests, Halley donates 20% of all proceeds to the Tropical Sierra Foundation to promote reforestation efforts.
The traffic circle in Queen Mary Avenue at the bottom of Kenneth Gardens becomes the hub ("Not a full stop, but a poetic navel" (Murray 2009: 16)) from which the young Halley plots her own development: "She takes the circle as a centre from which her life, like that of others, has begun slowly to emerge.
As Halley wrote in 1982, "the 'stucco' texture is a reminiscence of motel ceilings"--the implied horizontality providing the abject coup de grace.
Halley cruised in for two quick tries and, though Quins captain Rob Purdham drove over, it was a brief respite.
Por un lado Halley propone un feminismo diverso y vibrante en el que dominan el feminismo radical, (1) el cultural (2) y el post-moderno (para llamar de algun modo el feminismo de Butler (3)-si, aqui Butler es ferozmente feminista).
Halley anticipates this stance, and doubtless she would appreciate that I am disclosing it early in this review, in what she would call, with one of her many annoying writerly tics, a "cards-on-the-table moment.