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Ernst . 1838--1916, Austrian physicist and philosopher. He devised the system of speed measurement using the Mach number. He also founded logical positivism, asserting that the validity of a scientific law is proved only after empirical testing
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An operating system kernel under development at Carnegie-Mellon University to support distributed and parallel computation. Mach is designed to support computing environments consisting of networks of uniprocessors and multiprocessors. Mach is the kernel of the OSF/1.
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Mach kernelA Unix-like operating system developed at Carnegie-Mellon University in the period between 1985 and 1994. It was designed with a microkernel architecture that makes it easily portable to different platforms. Operating systems based on Mach include NextStep, OSF/1 and Mac OS X. See microkernel, Mac OS X and Open Group.
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