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 Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Sisyphus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sisyphus was founder and king of Corinth, or Ephyra as it was called in those days.
Finally Hades was released and Sisyphus was ordered summarily to report to the Underworld for his eternal assignment.
Kindly Persephone assented, and Sisyphus made his way back to the sunshine, where he promptly forgot all about funerals and such drab affairs and lived on in dissipation for another good stretch of time.
www.mythweb.com /encyc/entries/sisyphus.html   (384 words)

  
 Sisyphus (dialogue) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 SISYPHUS - Online Information article about SISYPHUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ares came and, freed Death, and delivered Sisyphus into his custody.
When a distinction was made between the souls in the under world, Sisyphus was supposed to be rolling up the stone perpetually as a punishment for some offence committed on See also:
The way in which Sisyphus cheated Death is not unique in folk-tales.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /SHA_SIV/SISYPHUS.html   (970 words)

  
 Society of Sisyphus Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Synopsis: "Sisyphus was condemned to Hades for a crime against the gods - the specifics of which are variously reported.
Only every time, by the greatest of exertion and toil, Sisyphus attained the summit, the boulder rolled back down again.
Sisyphus was condemned to repeat this task for eternity...."
www.nbc-links.com /sos.html   (101 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology - Sisyphus cooling, laser cooling, dressed states, Cohen-Tannoudji
Sisyphus cooling (sometimes also called Sisyphos cooling) is a mechanism for laser cooling of atoms or ions using light forces.
It has been understood in 1985 after the observation that laser cooling experiments with cesium atoms can lead to temperatures well below the Doppler limit, so that the simple mechanism of Doppler cooling is not a sufficient explanation.
The explanation of Sisyphus cooling is somewhat sophisticated and typically involves the pictures of dressed states.
www.rp-photonics.com /sisyphus_cooling.html   (185 words)

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