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  The UCL Periodic Table of the Lecturers: Morris Travers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Morris Travers was born in Stroud in Gloucestershire.
Travers was Ramsay 's right hand man during the exciting years of the discovery of the noble gases and subsequently worked on the liquefaction of gases.
Travers' book with the catchy title "The Experimental Study of Gases - An Account of the Experimental Methods Involved in the Determination of the Properties of Gases, and of the More Important Researches Connected with the Subject." was published in 1901.
www.chem.ucl.ac.uk /resources/history/people/travers.html   (308 words)

 The Abominable Snowmen
Travers tells Khrisong that his suspicions about the Doctor were all a mistake, but the warrior is not about to be dissuaded so easily.
Travers tells him that the source of the evil is the spreading ooze in the cave.
Travers has reached the cave by this point, and he and Ralpachan see the ooze emerging from the cave and spreading down the mountain, lit by its own eerie light.
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 Travers, Morris William   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
English chemist who, with Scottish chemist William Ramsay, between 1894 and 1908 first identified what were called the inert or noble gases: krypton, xenon, and radon.
Travers was born in London and studied there at University College, where he became professor 1903.
Travers continued his researches in cryogenics and made the first accurate temperature measurements of liquid gases.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/T/Travers/1.html   (208 words)

 VIPNET Science Club Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Morris William Travers(1872-1961) is credited as co-discoverer (along with Ramsay) of three noble gases viz.
Travers came to India in 1906 as first Director of the Indian Institute of science, Bangalore and he served the Institute till 1914.
The `Morris Travers Memorial Lecture' instituted by the Indian Institute of Science is delivered annually by an eminent scientist.
www.vigyanprasar.com /vipnet/apr2000/vipnewsapr2000.htm   (3270 words)

 AIM25: University College London: Travers Papers
Administrative/Biographical history: Morris W Travers was a demonstrator at University College London from 1894 (Assistant Professor from 1898).
In 1904 Travers was appointed Professor of Chemistry at University College Bristol.
Scope and content/abstract: Typescript autobiography (incomplete) of Morris Travers.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/13/4076.htm   (130 words)

 AIM25: University College London: Ramsay Papers
Morris W Travers was a demonstrator at University College London from 1894 (Assistant Professor from 1898).
Morris W Travers was Ramsay's biographer, whose Life of Sir William Ramsay was published in London in 1956.
Travers added to these papers others which he had collected himself, and had them all bound up into 24 volumes, adding introductions and explanatory notes.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/13/1549.htm   (602 words)

 The Litchfield Enquirer - News - 11/07/2003 - Region 6 towns go GOP
In Morris and Goshen, the top seat was open, while Republican First Selectman Jack Travers in Warren was chosen for the first time by voters, as he took office after being appointed to fill an un-expired term.
Travers was appointed in Sept. 2002 to replace longtime first selectman Luke Tanner, who stepped down for personal reasons last year.
Travers was joined on the ballot by Calvin Tanner, Mr.
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 Geometry.Net - Artists: Morris William
Morris' work has been strongly influenced by his interest in archeology and ancient pagan cultures, and addresses the timeless relationship between humans and their enviroment.
Another unique aspect of Morris' work is his treatment of surface texture, achieved by various techniques such as sprinkling powdered glass and minerals onto a blown surface, etching, and acid washing to achieve "ancient" and textural diversity.
Morris was an English poet, artist, and socialist reformer, who rejected the opulence on the Victorian era and urged a return to medieval traditions of design, craftsmanship, and community.
www4.geometry.net /detail/artists/morris_william.html   (2559 words)

 Outpost Gallifrey: Episode Guide
Khrisong, the chief warrior, is keen to kill the Doctor, blaming him for the sudden aggressiveness of the Yeti and the deaths of four monks.
Travers has been watching the cave and enters it once Songsten and the Yeti have gone.
Victoria is invited to enter the inner sanctum by Padmasambhava and she watches as the old man directs four Yeti into the monastery to attack the monks.
www.gallifreyone.com /episode.php?id=nn   (2027 words)

 Kr-history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Ramsay and Travers set a method for collecting the gas so well, that after discovering the element, the density was also obtained in a single day (May 30, 1898).
Ramsay, now with the aid of Dr. Morris Travers, first tried isolating the gas by heating rare minerals which was used successfully in the past as part of Ramsay's work with nitrogen and the discovery of argon.
Ramsay and Travers discovered the gas sometime after lunch on May 30, 1898 and working until 11 pm that night, the two were also able to determine the density and that the gas belonged between bromine ad rubidium on the periodic table.
www.doane.edu /Dept_Pages/new_SCIENCE/CHEM/His/Kr.html   (310 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columns :: Need: An intelligent investigation by Cal Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Interviewed on Fox News Channel last Friday (May 17), Morris warned fellow Democrats that they would be doing Bush a favor by politicizing the war on terrorism.
The president, said Morris, could then ask voters to send more Republican reinforcements to the Senate and House to replace those who won't stand united against America's common enemy.
Having abandoned bipartisanship, Morris believes Democrats would then be vulnerable to a political counterstrike by Republicans on their strongest post 9/11 issue: patriotism.
www.townhall.com /columnists/calthomas/ct20020521.shtml   (436 words)

 Ramsay, William   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In 1895 Ramsay produced helium and in 1898, in cooperation with Morris Travers, identified neon, krypton, and xenon.
In 1903, with Frederick Soddy, he noted the transmutation of radium into helium, which led to the discovery of the density and relative atomic mass of radium.
During the next decade Ramsay and Travers sought the remaining rare gases by the fractional distillation of liquid air.
cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/R/Ramsay/1.html   (205 words)

 Cal Thomas
It is appropriate for the proper intelligence oversight committees in Congress to investigate the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, as the objective is to discover if there were intelligence breakdowns and repair any flaws to better protect us in the future.
In the Executive Branch, Travers suggested that U.S. national security policy had been more reactive than anticipatory: "Any attempt to program resources according to consumer needs is a recipe for getting whipsawed from crisis to crisis and cannot be sustained."
Further, "a combination of bureaucratic politics and self-inflicted wounds within the IC will prove to be critical factors responsible for our failure," Travers wrote.
www.jewishworldreview.com /cols/thomas052102.asp   (514 words)

 NEW! Team of the Week 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Malone; McMahon, Wood, Murdoch, Galley; Viola, Morris, Whyte, Paterson; Jeffrey, Neill
Brady; Watson, Newbigging, Donald, Fleming; Morris, Andreoni, McKee, Young; J Russell, McAleese
McLean; Shaw, McKenna, Fordyce, Donald; Morris, Monaghan, Johnston, Dobbin; Elfverson, Viola
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 Facts about Xenon
Xenon was discovered by Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers in England in 1898.
The famous Russian Scientist, Dimitri Mendeleev, perceived the correct classification method of "the periodic table" for the 65 elements which were known in his time.
The Standardised Periodic Table now recognises more periods and elements than Dimitri Mendeleev knew in his day but still all fitting into his concept of the "Periodic Table" in which Xenon is just one element that can be found.
www.facts-about.org.uk /science-element-xenon.htm   (381 words)

It was discovered by Sir William Ramsey and Morris William Travers in 1898.
It was thought to be inert but has been reported to have form highly, unstable compounds with flourine.
Sir William Ramsey(right) and Morris William Travers (left) discovered neon in 1898.
www.geocities.com /nobleproj/neon.html   (277 words)

 54 Xenon
Xenon occurs in slight traces in gases within the Earth and is present to an extent of about 0.0000086 percent, or about one part in 10,000,000, by volume of dry air.
In the sequence of several studies made by Sir William Ramsay (1852-1916) and Morris W. Travers (1872-1961), in 1898, and by repeated fractionation of Krypton an extremely dense gas was obtained that those two scientists were unable to identify (12 July 1898).
The spectroscopic analysis of that gas revealed that was a new element that was named Xenon.
elements.vanderkrogt.net /elem/xe.html   (290 words)

 36 Krypton
Kryton gas is used to define the scientific unit of length, the meter, which is about a yard long.
After his discovery of Argon, Sir William Ramsay (1852-1916), joined by an assistant, Morris W. Travers (1872-1961), continued to search for another member of the expected inert gas family lighter than Argon.
After the publication by Ramsay and Travers of their findings, Ramsay's friend Marcellin Berthelot (1827-1907) suggested a better name for Krypton: "La forte raie verte 5566.3 du krypton coïncide sensiblement avec la brillante raie n° 4 (5567) de l’aurore boréale.
www.vanderkroft.net /elements/elem/kr.html   (488 words)

 Ne-history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers were still celebrating their discovery of krypton in May when they discovered neon one month later in June.
With a clear trend of noble gases now established on the periodic table, the duo had a specific space to fill with an element that had an atomic weight of around 20.
Continuing their search for the lighter gas, Travers and Ramsay liquefied and solidified the argon by surrounding three liters of it with liquid air boiling under reduced pressure, allowing the argon to volatilize, while collecting the portion that distilled off first.
www.doane.edu /Dept_Pages/new_SCIENCE/CHEM/His/Ne.html   (182 words)

 Neon (Ne)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Neon is a colorless, odorless, gaseous element that makes up a tiny fraction of the earth's atmosphere.
It was first separated from other inert gases in 1989 by Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers who were British chemists.
Neon produces a crimson glow in a vacuum electric-discharge tube and is used extensively in the familiar neon light of advertising displays.
www.bayerus.com /msms/fun/pages/periodic/neon   (97 words)

 Encyclopedia: Xenon
Saturns atmosphere is made up of hydorgen, helium and methane...
Xenon (Greek xenon meaning "stranger") was discovered in England by William Ramsay and Morris Travers in 1898 in the residue left over from evaporating components of liquid air.
Jump to: navigation, search 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Xenon   (5331 words)

 10 Neon
After his discovery of Argon (1894) and the isolation of Helium (1895) the British chemist Sir William Ramsay ((1852-1916), was faced with an almost insuperable problem: he had found the first and the third member of the group of inert gases (Helium and Argon), and now needed to find the intermediate member.
Joined by an assistant Morris W. Travers (1872-1961), he continued to search this member of the inert gas family.
On 30 May 1898 they discovered Krypton (but, they were not looking for that gas, the fourth member of the inert gas family).
www.vanderkrogt.net /elements/elem/ne.html   (627 words)

 City Lights: Vancouver's Neon Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Further experiments by Geissler and Michael Faraday and William Crookes in England showed that all gases and vapors are capable of carrying a current and producing light.
Timothy Morris, Robert Weare and Herbert Monkton were granted British patents for a process that used coloured light from Geissler tubes filled with various gases for maritime signaling purposes.
Sir William Ramsay and his student Morris Travers develop a process for the fractional distillation of liquid air which enables them to extract rare gases such as neon, argon, krypton and zeon.
collections.ic.gc.ca /neon/neonscience/timeline.html   (785 words)

 Archive 2002
A turnout of 42 pairs was the largest for several years, stretching the organisational skills of tournament director Dave Debbage who had to cope with upstairs and downstairs sections (we consoled him with the fact that it was good exercise).
Ed Levy's team (Alex Morris, Michael Byrne and Andrew Woodcock of Lancs.), who had done extremely well to reach the second stage of the trials, gained valuable experience, but were not well placed.
Winners were Jeff Smith, Sid Travers, Joy and Irving Blakey who will represent Manchester CBA in the consolation event at the Games.
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 krypton --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Traces are found in natural gas, hot springs, and volcanoes, but most plentiful in Earth's atmosphere.
It was discovered in 1898 by Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers.
Six elemental gases are composed of such exceptionally stable atoms that they almost never react with other elements.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9046305?tocId=9046305   (695 words)

 www.dailyrecord.com - 9/11 - One Year Later   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Having grown up on the island of Manhattan, September 11th was a very personal day for me. My family's place of business, three generations old, was only two blocks from the WTC complex.
Luke, headmaster of Delbarton School in Morris Township, received his bachelor's degree from Columbia, his master's from Catholic University of America and his Ed.
In Morris, many find comfort in their faith
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 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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British chemists Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers first separated neon from other noble gases in 1898.
Neon and the other noble gases do not normally form compounds with other elements.
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 Margaret S. Travers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Margaret S. Travers, P.C. Dedicated to family law
Doherty, 53 Mass.App.Ct. 599, 761 N.E. 2d 965 (2002); Morris v.
The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.
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 Key step in atomic physics 100 years ago today - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
A year later, with Morris Travers, he found that heating certain uranium minerals released helium.
Ramsay and Travers showed that the element exists on Earth too.
In painstaking work, the duo went on to find tiny quantities of the other noble gases -neon, xenon and krypton - mixed in with the argon extracted from air.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=82497   (353 words)

 Technifab - About Neon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Neon was discovered by Sir William Ramsay, a Scottish chemist, and Morris M. Travers, an English chemist, shortly after their discovery of the element krypton in 1898.
Like krypton, neon was discovered through the study of liquefied air.
Neon is highly inert and forms no known compounds.
www.technifab.com /neon.htm   (97 words)

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