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Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s
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(QUANTitative analyst) A financial analyst who uses the computer and complex algorithms to develop derivatives and other intricate financial instruments. See quantitative.
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Few scholars would contest that Wernher von Braun, a skillful rocket engineer in his own right, managed to promote and establish himself as the preeminent rocket scientist in American history.
She wasn't great at making friends, but with the help of what she learned at Girl Scouts, she applied to her life and she succeeded and excelled, from girl scout to Stanford University to becoming a rocket scientist. (Ages 10-12)
We are told that we do not need to be rocket scientists to realize our currency exchange rate problem.
This journey saw him immensely contribute to India's rocket science - some major achievements being sending satellites Chandrayaan - 1, Mangalyaan and other PSLVs into orbit during his stint with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) using the Vikas engine - and come to be fondly known as India's 'rocket scientist'.
"We're on the cusp of FFP and you don't have to be a rocket scientist to realise we've spent a lot of money."
BORN GERONIMO, Apache leader, 1829 TUPAC Shakur, US rapper, 1971 ENOCH Powell, English politician, 1912, above DIED GEORGE Reeves, US actor, 1959 WERNER von Braun, rocket scientist, 1977 LORD Reith, British broadcaster, 1971, above
So after checking all the stuff we could think of, we got the owner's manual out and handed it to the rocket scientist on the team.
Among the aged suspected Nazis are concentration camp guards, troops, and even a rocket scientist who used slaves in order to conduct his research.
New Zealandbased rocket scientist Phil Vukovich holds the world record for sending a sugar- propelled rocket to a height of 12 km in November 2013.
YOU don't need to be a rocket scientist to work out in which direction Subaru is headed with its latest "concept" car.
It does not take a rocket scientist to realise that wind power is completely unreliable.
ROCKET GIRL: THE STORY OF MARY SHERMAN MORGAN, AMERICA'S FIRST FEMALE ROCKET SCIENTIST tells of a young farm girl who wants to become a chemist back in 1938, the same year that a young German rocket enthusiast dreamed of building a rocket that could fly him to the moon.