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Langley

Samuel Pierpont. 1834--1906, US astronomer and physicist: invented the bolometer (1878) and pioneered the construction of heavier-than-air flying machines
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langley

[′laŋ·lē]
(physics)
A unit of energy per unit area commonly employed in radiation theory; equal to 1 gram-calorie per square centimeter.
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