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Stark

1. Dame Freya (Madeline) . 1893--1993, British traveller and writer, whose many books include The Southern Gates of Arabia (1936), Beyond Euphrates (1951), and The Journey's Echo (1963)
2. Johannes . 1874--1957, German physicist, who discovered the splitting of the lines of a spectrum when the source of light is subjected to a strong electrostatic field (Stark effect, 1913): Nobel prize for physics 1919
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In 1962, Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall tasked Starker Leopold with addressing the issue of wildlife population control in national parks.
Some suggested that in Apple's next mobile operating system, Ive is pushing a more "flat design" that is starker and simpler, according to developers who have spoken to Apple employees but didn't have further details.
Just let me be the musician who tries to do the job for which I am qualified" declares no-nonsense cellist Janos Starker when summing up his life's story.
But it was not until Mauro Bigonzetti tapped her for his Diamond Project premiere In Vento, that Reichlen discovered a starker, stronger quality in herself.
Janos Starker, cello; Stanislaw Skrowaczewski and Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra.
The next section covered the full range of "Anthropometries," including a large and fussy vertical Untitled of 1960 (number 101 in Paul Wember's 1969 catalogue), replete with negative imprints of tree leaves between positive blue and gold imprints of female bodies; an even larger and starker Untitled of the same year (number 106), in which eight distinct imprints of female nudes are disposed in a friezelike fashion, as in some of Matisse's later paper cutouts; and The Grand Blue Anthropometry, also from 1960, in which the furious traces left by Klein's "living brushes" amount to unidentifiable tachist blobs.
However, European Union reaction to the December 26 ballots could hardly have been starker.
Christ has undone what Adam did, and the choice for humanity could not be starker.
NEW YORK The contrast between the evening's entertainment and the man of honor couldn't have been starker at the Recording Industry Assn.
To many, Zeuna Starker GmbH of Augsburg meant very little indeed.
A cellist, he studied with Janos Starker and was a member of the Vaghy String Quartet from 1969-1981.
Four years ago, when the economy was strong, the country wasn't at war, and both presidential candidates ran as moderates, just 43 percent of adults told an early April Gallup poll that they had been thinking about the election "quite a lot" This April, when the issues seem much bigger and the differences between the candidates much starker, Gallup found that 61 percent of adults said they had been giving "quite a lot" of thought to the election.