The Life and Legacy of G. I. Taylor

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Author: G. K. Batchelor,Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521461214

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 285

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G.I. Taylor, one of the most distinguished physical scientists of this century, used his deep insight and originality to increase our understanding of phenomena such as the turbulent flow of fluids. His interest in the science of fluid flow was not confined to theory; he was one of the early pioneers of aeronautics, and designed a new type of anchor that was inspired by his passion for sailing. Taylor spent most of his working life in the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, where he investigated the mechanics of fluid and solid materials; his discoveries and ideas have had application throughout mechanical, civil, and chemical engineering, meteorology, oceanography and materials science. He was also a noted research leader, and his group in Cambridge became one of the most productive centers for the study of fluid mechanics. How was Taylor able to be innovative in so many different ways? This interesting and unusual biography helps answer that question. Professor Batchelor, himself a student and close collaborator of Taylor, is ideally placed to describe Taylor's life, achievements and background. He does so without introducing any mathematical details, making this book enjoyable reading for a wide range of people--and especially those whose own interests have brought them into contact with the legacy of Taylor.

The Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ

Learning from Our Lord and Saviour

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Author: Godsword Godswill Onu

Publisher: Osmora Incorporated

ISBN: 2765910138

Category: Religion

Page: 161

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Jesus Christ is our Perfect Example. The Bible says, “Looking unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith, Who for the Joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising Shame, and has set down at the right hand of the Throne of God” (Heb. 12:2). Looking into and studying the Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ, there are many things we can learn: the prophecy about His Coming to this earth, His Birth, His Growth, His Empowerment, His Ministry, and His Suffering, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension are full of big lessons and examples for us.

Life and Love of a Kamelyn

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Author: Angel David Sanabria Jr.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1462895387

Category: Poetry

Page: 66

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Angel David Sanabria, Jr 1984-2010 Angel died August 21, 2010. He was 25 years old, Born in Austin, Texas, He and his parents Angel D. Sr, and Evette moved to Puerto Rico then later to Atlanta Georgia. He graduated in 2002 from Creekside high school located in Fairburn, Georgia where he displayed outstanding talent in poetry along with the love for people. His first poem was published in 2000 "Between Darkness and light", "The bay." Angel studied IT at IAU Dunwoody, Georgia. He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast, employed by Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia. He made many friends and most of all enjoyed riding his bike. Loved life to the fullest and gave inspiration to all and loved by all. His motto; "I'm always on the go... today I'm here and tomorrow I may be across the globe... I might as well live life while I can, theres a lot to see and do in this world but not enough time to do it all... I at least want to do most of it.... Ask anyone..." Angel's Father, mother, brother, step father, step sister and family all loved him deeply as a "wonderful son and brother."

The Love of My Life

A heartbreaking story of love, loss and family

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Author: Louise Douglas

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330509063

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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‘I miss him with every breath and heartbeat. He should have been my happy ending. Instead, he is the sad beginning to my story.’ Olivia and Luca Felicone had known each other nearly all their lives, but when they fell in love as teenagers and eloped to London, they broke the hearts of those closest to them. Luca’s parents run Marinella’s restaurant, the colourful hub of life in the otherwise bleak north-eastern seaside town of Watersford, and his mother, Angela, has never forgiven Olivia for causing such a rift in her beloved family. On a freezing January night Olivia’s life is shattered when she learns that Luca has been killed in a car accident on the M1. She is left with nothing, and after suffering from weeks of overwhelming grief, she abandons her job and returns North to where Luca has been buried in Watersford, just to be close to him – even though she knows she will not be welcome at Marinella’s. Olivia’s chance meeting with Luca’s married twin brother, Marc, leads to the realization that he is experiencing a loss almost as painful as her own. Their desolation draws them into an affair which both know has no future, but fills the space where Luca should be. It is a course of action that can only spiral out of control, and when it does, the consequences are both explosive and cruel. The Love of My Life by Louise Douglas is a beautiful novel that portrays both the innocence of childhood, and the dynamics of love and loss with deftness and sensitivity. It is, above all, a stunning debut from an author with a unique and natural narrative voice.

The Life of Nelson

The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

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Author: Alfred Thayer Mahan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108026052

Category: History

Page: 492

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A highly influential biography of Nelson, first published in 1897, providing a tactical and historical analysis of his naval career.

The Life and Times of James Joyce

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Author: Golgotha Press

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621074048

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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James Joyce's life was just as complicated as his books; find out more about the man in this short biography about the life and times of James Joyce.

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CORMAK THE SKALD - A Viking Saga

A Norse Saga of love, jilting and fighting to win a woman

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Author: Unknown

Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1907256482

Category: Fiction

Page: 190

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This is the story of a poet, poor and proud, with all the strength of a Viking and all the weakness of genius. He loves a fine lady, a spoiled child; who bewitches him, and jilts him, and jilts him again. In true Viking style he fights for her, kills for her, writes verse for her, and rises, for her sake, to the height of all that a man in his age could achieve. Then, after years, he has her at his feet, and learns of her heartlessness and worthlessness. He bids her farewell; but in the end dies with her name on his lips. The motive of the book is very modern, yet at the same time as ancient as the human race itself. It is dramatic and imaginative in the sense that it is told by one who was an artist in his craft of saga-telling. The diction is of the simplest and there is no fine writing, but the plot is balanced like a Greek play and the action drives along to its close. The result is conveyed without a word of moralizing. The characters are broadly drawn, and their types are still valid today. Without needless detail, there are touches enough of realism. It reads like a novel, and yet it is a true story. 33% of the net profit will be donated to charities for educational purposes.

Memoirs of the Life and Religious Labors of Edward Hicks

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Author: Edward Hicks

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1429018852

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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""With our American Philosophy and Religion series, Applewood reissues many primary sources published throughout American history. Through these books, scholars, interpreters, students, and non-academics alike can see the thoughts and beliefs of Americans who came before us.""