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  Encyclopedia: Aston Clinton
Aston Clinton is a village that sits on the main A41 road in Buckinghamshire, England between Tring and Aylesbury.
The Aston part of the village name was used in the company name of the car manufacturer Aston Martin, after co-founder Lionel Martin had great success in the hill climb competition up Aston Hill.
Categories: Villages in Buckinghamshire Aston Clinton House, (also known as Green Park though referred to as simply Aston Clinton by the Rothschild family) was a large mansion to the south east of the village of Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Aston-Clinton   (998 words)

 Aston Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aston Martin was founded in 1914 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford.
The 1929 Aston Martin International was another successful racer and was followed by the Le Mans and the Ulster.
Interestingly, the filming of the Aston going over the cliff was not considered dramatic enough by the director (due to the explosion looking too "faked") and so rather than destroy another Aston, a Lancia mocked up to look like its British counterpart was pushed over the edge for the second take.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aston_Martin   (1242 words)

 HOASM: Hugh Hugh Aston [Ashton]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hugh Aston, with seven large-scale works to his credit, is the most important of the less famous composers represented in the Forrest-Heyther and Peterhouse partbooks.
Aston may have been in London and associated with the royal court from 1510 to 1525.Aston was master of the choristers at St Mary Newarke College, Leicester in 1525, and remained there until the College was dissolved in 1548.
Much of Aston's music is in fact very vigorous and forceful, sometimes rather in the manner of Taverner, but with a fondness for tiny florid touches which sometimes produce rather rough unessential dissonances.
www.hoasm.org /IVM/Aston.html   (211 words)

 Aston Shell - powerful, flexible, fast and stable Destkop solution.
Aston is a shell replacement application, which gives you to get a completely new, powerful and easily configurable desktop, making your computing a more pleasant and productive experience.
Aston is known to be one of the most stable Windows shells ever.
Aston looks great out of the box and if you want more, you can get free Themes from our Themes section or one of numerous related sites.
www.astonshell.com /aston   (664 words)

 Gladiators Software: Aston Shell, AltDesk, StarBlaze and other useful free and shareware programs for you.
Aston also supports Themes, which allow you to change its appearance and functionality according to your mood and needs.
Aston features a powerful and user friendly interface, which lets you change your new desktop's appearance and behavior in few seconds.
Aston is very stable and has a small memory footprint and low CPU usage, so you can free your processor time for other tasks.
www.astonshell.com   (437 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Constructors > Aston Martin
In 1924 the Aston Martins appeared in a variety of voiturette races but failed to win while the company suffered a serious setback with the death at Monza of Zborowski, who hit a tree in his Mercedes Grand Prix car.
Throughout the 1950s Aston Martin would battle for victory in the classic French race but it was not until 1959 that the team scored an historic 1-2 finish with Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby leading home Maurice Trintignant and Paul Frere.
In the mid-1950s a single-seater Aston Martin based on the DB3 raced in New Zealand with Reg Parnell finishing second at Dunedin and Lex Davison later drove to second place in the Australian GP at Lowood in 1960.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/con-aston.html   (742 words)

 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato unveiled at Pebble Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The design of the new Aston Martin Zagato has been supervised and orientated by Henrik Fisker, Director of Design at Aston Martin, who only wanted to make sure that Zagato’s design would keep its strong identity and yet fit with the future design philosophy he is developing for Aston Martin.
Aston Martin’s project leader Claire Cook, says that a number of private presentations to some one hundred and twenty established and prospective customers, in London and its own headquarters in Bloxham have confirmed there is a lot of interest for the car.
Aston Martin said it would give the green light to the project only after 75 orders for the very special 'fuoriserie' have been confirmed.
www.cardesignnews.com /news/2002/020819aston-zagato   (388 words)

 Aston Martin DBR9 - RSportsCars.com
Aston Martin Racing has unveiled the DBR9, which will spearhead the British marque’s return to international motor racing in 2005.
Aston Martin Racing will run two cars at Sebring and then move to Europe to prepare for the Le Mans 24 hours in June 2005.
Aston Martin Racing will build 12 Works cars, which will be run by three Works teams in the major international GT series.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/astonmartin_dbr9.asp   (500 words)

 Aston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the district of Aston in Birmingham, England.
For other places called Aston and other uses, see Aston (disambiguation).
Aston is a district of Birmingham in England, though when both were towns it was for some time the larger of the two.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aston   (95 words)

 Aston-patterning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Because the Aston approach focuses on the entire person--mind, body, and spirit--there is no set treatment for managing a problem.
Aston's system evolved after she experienced injuries in a car accident in the late 1960s.
While there are no scientific studies to prove the effectiveness of Aston- Patterning, anecdotal evidence suggests that it can improve balance and posture, increase strength and endurance, speed recovery from injuries, and assist in the management of chronic conditions such as headache and back and neck pain.
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/substances_view/1,1525,10118,00.html   (800 words)

 Aston Enterprises® | "Be In Your Best Body"
The Aston Paradigm is an evolution of realizations by Judith Aston about the nature of human existence.
Key to the paradigm is the recognition that the human body is an asymmetrical structure, that its motion and form take on three-dimensional asymmetrical spiral patterns and that each human body is unique.
Aston-Patterning® is the application of the Aston Paradigm to human movement of the body, mind and spirit, as well as, bodywork and ergonomics, matching human function to its environment.
www.astonenterprises.com   (329 words)

 Aston in Hertfordshire, an English village community
Located in Hertfordshire on a ridge between the new-town of Stevenage and the Beane Valley, the village of Aston is just 10 minutes drive from the A1(M).
A mile north of Aston lies Aston End, a hamlet which has strong social and geophysical ties with the village.
Aston is known locally for its conviviality and, despite its modest size, boats a great many clubs, societies and interest groups as well as hosting a very successful annual Fun Day
www.astonvillage.org.uk   (92 words)

 LLT Vol5Num3 Aston: Text Categories and Corpus Users   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Corpora like the BNC are designed to provide sample data from which to infer generalisations about the language as a whole, or about particular broad categories of texts, concerning frequencies of occurrence and co-occurrence (collocation, colligation, and so on).
Guy Aston is Professor of English Linguistics in the School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators at the University of Bologna, Italy.
Aston, G., and Burnard, L. The BNC handbook: Exploring the British National Corpus with SARA.
llt.msu.edu /vol5num3/aston   (1878 words)

 Aston Martin DB7 - Ford, Jaguar & Aston Martin, Concepts & Supercars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The maximum speed of both the manual and automatic transmission models is in excess of 160 mph, and from rest to 60 mph is achieved in 5.7 seconds for the manual transmission model.
The Aston Martin DB7 was designed and developed with the assistance and support of Sir David Brown, who was the owner of Aston Martin Lagonda from 1947 to 1972 and whose initials have long been associated with this exclusive, world famous range of British sports cars.
A comprehensive range of specialist performance parts designed and engineered to enhance the outstanding dynamics of the Aston Martin DB7 and generate even more responsive handling is now available for installation by Aston Martin or any of its 89 sales and service specialists in 31 countries throughout the world.
supercars.ifn.cx /db7/index.php   (696 words)

 Aston, Francis William --  Encyclopædia Britannica
British physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1922 for his development of the mass spectrograph, a device that separates atoms or molecular fragments of different mass and measures those masses with remarkable accuracy.
Aston used the mass spectograph to discover a large number of nuclides…
Aston used the mass spectograph to discover a large number of nuclides, or nuclear species that differ in mass.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9009981   (755 words)

DETROIT, MI Jan. 6, 2003: Aston Martin has again reinforced the new direction the company is taking by unveiling a spectacular concept car that is destined to become the most significant model in the company’s 89-year history.
There are also a number of traditional Aston Martin design cues which have been incorporated into the AMV8 Vantage’s styling such as the front grille shape and the typical side strakes found on all Aston Martin models.
Aston Martin will never ever become a volume car manufacturer, but this model will allow just a few more people to enjoy the Aston Martin experience,“ said Dr Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=14125   (928 words)

 :: Shell-Shocked :: Review: Aston Shell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
That was the birth of Aston, one of the most actively developed commercial shells around.
I can't say Aston was perfect when I first saw it: older releases had some Explorer compatibility problems on several systems, which made Aston crash on certain operations.
I think that Aston is probably the most actively developed program and that it shall rapidly compete with more commercial programs such as window blinds.
shell-shocked.org /article.php?id=187   (1847 words)

 2000 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Pictures and Specifications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The DB7 Vantage, available in both Coupe and Volante body styles, is the first ever Aston Martin to be powered by a 12 cylinder engine and is being offered for sale to customers in 31 different countries throughout the world.
The new 420 horsepower, 48 valve, all-alloy V12 engine delivers 400lbs ft of torque and is the first of a totally new generation of advanced technology Aston Martin power units which are already capable of exceeding the most stringent of current and projected emission standards.
And to emphasize the “supercar” performance of this new Aston Martin DB7 he has created a new design impact absorbent front bumper, complementary design sill panels and a new rear bumper system which accommodates the increased diameter exhaust tail pipes.
www.fast-autos.net /astonmartin/astonmartinvantage.html   (732 words)

 Aston Martins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Aston claims a 190mph maximum, and if you can tame the wheelspin you'll hit 60mph in just over five seconds.
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage is probably the most important car in the long and chequered history of the Aston Martin Marque.
The V8 Vantage itself is as aggressive and stylish in looks as it's big brother, the DB9 but is significantly smaller and therefore uses a smaller, but still impressive, 4.3 litre 380bhp V8, delivering 303lb foot of torque at 5000rpm, as it's source of power.
www.aston-martins.com   (559 words)

 Aston Martin Search Results
The 2005 Aston Martin DB9 is a carryover from 2004.
The 2005 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish is a carryover from 2004.
The 2005 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish S is a 2-door, up to 4-passenger luxury sports car, available in one trim only, the Coupe.
www.autobytel.com /content/research/detail/Aston-Martin.htm   (604 words)

 Aston Martin DB7 News
Aston Martin DB7 News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Aston Martin DB9, Bentley Continental GT, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG: Motor Trend puts the crop to a quartet of 12-cylinder GTs, in search of victory -- or at least one helluva ride.
Aston Martin North America turns to direct mail to generate interest in a 30-city, four-week tour for its DB9 Coupe and DB9 Volante sports cars, both due in U.S. showrooms this summer.
www.topix.net /autos/aston-martin-db7   (294 words)

 Aston Apartments Melbourne South Yarra
Aston Apartments are in South Yarra nestled in quiet locations & residential areas, close to the Chapel St, Bridge Rd and Toorak Rd shopping precincts & factory outlets.
Aston apartments South Yarra and Royal Albert apartments St Kilda offer comfort & value for money, with a range options available to suit either the corporate traveller or the budget conscious tourist.
Aston Melbourne apartments are located close to dozens of wonderful tourist attractions & Aston Apartments is within a few kilometres of them all: The Arts Centre, Concert Hall, Botanic Gardens, National Tennis Centre, MCG, Crown Casino, Melbourne CBD, Albert Park Lake GRAND PRIX track and lots more.
www.discountapartments.com.au   (430 words)

 Aston Martin Picture Gallery - Aston Martin DB2/4
It's Aston Martin that we have to thank for bringing the world the 'hatchback'.
This came about as the DB2/4 was a four seater (really a 2+2) unlike the pure two seat DB2, and rear access was required for the occupants luggage.
Almost all of the Aston Martins featured on this site are highly polished and well preserved examples of the marque.
www.astonmartins.com /feltham/db2_4.htm   (254 words)

He began research of Aston history in the British Museum, county record offices and museums, arranged exhibitions, slide and talk shows and a multi-projector audio/visual show to raise money to help keep the project going and also to help charities in the village such as the church and womens institute.
It is his aim to preserve this primary documentary evidence of the lives of people from the village to keep the memories of Aston's past alive: to continue to record, document and disseminate the voices and images of Aston and to make this available to a wider audience.
He formed a trust and made applications to the National Lottery for funds to assist with publication of the material but was unsuccessful.
astonvillage.tripod.com /astonvillage   (423 words)

He was killed September 10, 1640, at the siege of that town by the forces of Oliver Cromwell; his brains were dashed out with his wooden leg during the massacre that followed the capture (D. Murphy, Cromwell in Ireland, Dublin, 1897, p.
Walter, father of the preceding and son of Sir Edward Aston, of Tixall in Staffordshire, educated under the direction of Sir Edward Coke, sent as one of the two ambassadors to Spain (1619) to negotiate a marriage treaty between Charles (I), Prince of Wales, and the Infanta, daughter of Philip 111.
William, born April 22, 1735, educated at St.-Omer, entered the Society of Jesus in 1761, and taught for several years in the Society's colleges of St.-Omer, Watten, and Bruges, until the suppression in 1773; died at Liège, March 15, 1800, as canon of the cathedral.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02018c.htm   (335 words)

 In Loving Memory of... Ken Aston MBE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Aston, soccer’s legendary inventor of the red and yellow cards.
Friday November 30, 2001 at 7:30 P.M. AYSO and USSF Referees are invited.
An encounter with him at Ken Aston Cup in 1999.
www.kenaston.org /KenAston/KenAston.htm   (349 words)

 Salt Spring Island Accommodations: Aston House Luxury B&B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Aston House is truly a one of a kind.
Their aim is to introduce their clients to a fresh concept in BandBs, combining art and the comforts of a first class style of living with casual elegance.
Here you are greeted by a tasteful display of Eric Klemm's own oil paintings, photographs and a carefully chosen private collection of sculptures and crafts from the works of some of the local artists who abound on the island.
www.astonhouse.ca   (280 words)

 Welcome back to Aston
Your relationship with your University doesn't end when you graduate and we value the association we have with each and every one of you.
We are currently in touch with over 26,000 Aston graduates all over the world.
There are many ways you can put something of value back into the life of the University today and many ways you can keep in touch with your fellow graduates through e-groups, discussion forums and the In-touch Service.
www.aston.ac.uk /alumni   (133 words)

 Work & organisational Psychology Group, Aston Business School
In addition to this broad range of topics covered, members of WandOP group members have expertise in state-of-the-art methods such as multilevel analysis and run several large scale surveys (including the annual NHS staff survey with more than 200,000 respondends).
Aston's high international reputation as a research-led business school owes much to the tradtion of the 'Aston Studies' conducted by the Organisation Studies group (as WandOP was formerly called) in the 1960s and 1970s.
It covers individual, team and organisational effectiveness, creativity and innovation, cross-cultural leadership, the organisation of health services, high quality health care and employee well-being, composition and processes in top management teams and how they relate to organisational effectiveness.
org-studies.abs.aston.ac.uk   (357 words)

 Welcome to the School of Languages and Social Sciences
The School of Languages and Social Sciences has an established reputation for excellence in the areas of English and European Languages, Translation Studies, Politics, Sociology and the History, Culture, Society and Institutions of Europe.
Language programmes at Aston focus on practical language competence and develop research skills, which enable in-depth exploration of the contemporary political, social, cultural and economic contexts in which those languages are used.
Our language graduates enter the working world with near-native competence in their chosen languages, because as many subjects as possible are taught through the medium of the target language.
www.les.aston.ac.uk   (309 words)

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