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  Mount Wilson Observatory
Founded in December 1904 by George Ellery Hale as one of the original scientific enterprises of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mt. Wilson Observatory is completing its first century as one of the world's premier astronomical observatories.
During the first half of the twentieth century Mt. Wilson was successively home to the world's two largest telescopes as well as the most powerful facilities in existence for studying the sun.
Mount Wilson ushered in 20th century astronomy and defined the field for much of the 20th century.
www.mtwilson.edu   (422 words)

 Woodrow Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia in 1856 to Reverend Dr. Joseph Ruggles Wilson and Janet Woodrow.
Wilson's difficulty in reading may have indicated dyslexia, but he taught himself shorthand to compensate and was able to achieve academically through determination and self-discipline.
Wilson was purposely, with few exceptions, kept out of the presence of Vice President Thomas R. Marshall, his cabinet or Congressional visitors to the White House for the remainder of his presidential term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Woodrow_Wilson   (4215 words)

 Joseph C. Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Two senior administration officials told me Wilson's wife suggested sending him to Niger to investigate the Italian report." Deputy Attorney General James Comey (then Attorney General John Ashcroft having recused himself from the case) named Patrick J. Fitzgerald as a special prosecutor to determine who was involved in disclosing the identity of a CIA operative.
Wilson is a 1972 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Wilson was a supporter and donor to the Kerry/Edwards campaign for the presidency and served as an unpaid advisor and speechwriter for the Kerry campaign in 2003 and 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joseph_wilson   (3142 words)

 Harold Wilson
Wilson was elected as the Labour MP for Ormskirk in 1945, and later represented Huyton on Merseyside.
Many of the Wilson government's initiatives, however, have proved to be far-reaching achievements: the foundation of the Open University; the liberalising of laws affecting homosexuals and obscene publications; and the ending of capital punishment.
Wilson surprised everyone when he resigned in March 1976, saying that he had lost interest in issues which had remained little-changed.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/page129.asp   (806 words)

 Wilson Visitors Bureau
One of Wilson's outstanding judges, Connor represented this district in the State Senate in 1885 and served in the House of Representatives from 1889 to 1901, acting as Speaker of the House in 1889.
Wilson Tech was one of the original 7 industrial education centers in the state.
Serving the citizens of Wilson and surrounding areas, the Arts Council's mission is to improve life for all citizens of Wilson County by providing leadership and opportunities in the arts.
www.wilson-nc.com /50things.cfm   (2714 words)

 Wilson's Disease Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder in which excessive amounts of copper accumulate in the body.
The primary consequence for approximately 40 percent of patients with Wilson's is liver disease.
Treatment of Wilson's disease generally consists of anti-copper agents to remove excess copper from the body and to prevent it from reaccumulating.
www.ninds.nih.gov /disorders/wilsons/wilsons.htm   (435 words)

 Paper on _The New Inquisition_
But, as Wilson points out, it was not Velikovsky's conclusions but his methods which "pushed the panic button of the Fundamentalists."16 Part of his methodology was to examine the myths of the ancient civilizations and suggest that they may contain truth.
Wilson, on the other hand, presents Reich in a favorable light, bringing up only instances of his work that seem more "reasonable." He recounts the burning of Reich's books in the 50's by the US government, portraying him as unjustly criticized.
Wilson's approach of examining every datum individually may be ideal in theory, however such a large amount of scientific data is collected these days that no one person could ever even make a dent in trying to examine it all.
www.kbuxton.com /discordia/new_inquisition.html   (2881 words)

Domestically, however, Wilson was a racist retrograde, one who attempted to engineer the diminution of both justice and democracy for American fls—who were enjoying little of either to begin with.
Wilson's own view, as he expressed it to intimates, was that federal segregation was an act of kindness.
Wilson appears to have perceived his presidency as an opportunity to correct history, and to restore white Americans to unambiguous supremacy.
reason.com /links/links121802.shtml   (1085 words)

 Gale - Free Resources - Black History - Biographies - August Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although Wilson's "decade" plays have not been written in chronological order, the consistent, and key, theme in Wilson's dramas is the sense of disconnection suffered by fls uprooted from their original homeland.
Wilson never fully embraced the religion of fl nationalism, however, which contributed to the failure of his first marriage to Brenda Burton, a member of the Muslim Nation of Islam.
Wilson has devoted his career to dramatizing these tensions within the fl community even while he upholds the dignity of the individuals who struggle with their past.
www.galegroup.com /free_resources/bhm/bio/wilson_a.htm   (2750 words)

 TIME.com: A War on Wilson? -- Page 1
Wilson says he explained in the report that several Nigerien government signatures would be required to permit such a sale — signatures that were either absent or clearly botched in the forged documents.
Wilson says that he never made the naïve argument that if Nigerien officials denied the sales, then their claims must be believed.
Wilson told TIME that he considers the matter settled now that the White House has admitted the Bush reference to Iraq and African uranium should not have been in the State of the Union address.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,465270,00.html   (1476 words)

 Plame's Input Is Cited on Niger Mission (washingtonpost.com)
Former ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV, dispatched by the CIA in February 2002 to investigate reports that Iraq sought to reconstitute its nuclear weapons program with uranium from Africa, was specifically recommended for the mission by his wife, a CIA employee, contrary to what he has said publicly.
Wilson has asserted that his wife was not involved in the decision to send him to Niger.
Wilson's reports to the CIA added to the evidence that Iraq may have tried to buy uranium in Niger, although officials at the State Department remained highly skeptical, the report said.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A39834-2004Jul9.html   (1099 words)

 Biography of August Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wilson then resumed work on an earlier unfinished project, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, a play about a fl blues singer's exploitation of her fellow musicians.
Richards worked with Wilson to refine the play, and when it was presented at Yale in 1984 it was hailed as the work of an important new playwright.
Wilson's subsequent plays include the Pulitzer Prize- winning Fences, which is about a former athlete who forbids his son to accept an athletic scholarship, and Joe Turner's Come and Gone, which concerns an ex-convict's efforts to find his wife.
www.dartmouth.edu /~awilson/bio.html   (2370 words)

 Wilson Tennis Racquets
Wilson nCode racquets are designed to be stronger, more stable and more powerful than ordinary racquets.
The nSix-Two is Wilson's evolution of the skunk (Hammer 6.2).
Wilson's replacement to the popular Hyper Hammer 6.2, the H6 Oversize gained notoriety as the racquet of choice for WTA touring pro Serena Williams during the 2003 & 2004 tennis seasons.
www.tennis-warehouse.com /WilsonRacquets.html   (1109 words)

 Welcome to Wilson, North Carolina!
By the mid-19th century, the area had developed to the point that the community of Wilson was chosen as the county seat for the newly established County of Wilson.
At this time, the railroad in Wilson County provided access to the port of Wilmington and cultural center of Richmond; the city and county prospered as a trading center at the heart of this vital railroad line.
At the center of this history, at the center of all the changes that have occurred here over the past three hundred and fifty years, are the citizens of Wilson and Wilson County, for the history of the region is the history of its people.
www.ibest.net /WelcomeToWilson   (439 words)

 Salon Directory
When he boarded the plane for Niger, Wilson could not have imagined how profoundly that trip would change his life and that of his wife, Valerie Plame -- nor how its consequences would disgrace the Bush administration, whose retaliatory actions against Wilson and Plame are still under investigation by a Justice Department special counsel.
Wilson would live to hear himself portrayed quite differently by Republican attackers after his break with the White House.
While those personal attacks were obnoxious, what astonished Wilson was the decision by senior administration officials to expose Plame, who worked undercover for the CIA to stem the spread of weapons of mass destruction around the world.
www.salon.com /news/feature/2004/05/03/wilson   (698 words)

 Wilson Antenna, Inc.
NOTE: Wilson Antenna does not manufacturer cell phone antennas or parts.
Wilson Antenna's products are available through a world wide network of dealerships, distributorships and importers.
Wilson Antenna has included this listing of "Authorized Dealerships" to make finding a dealer near you easier.
www.wilsonantenna.com   (225 words)

Then Richard Wilson moved to a study of nucleon structure by electron-proton scattering at the Cambridge Electron Accelerator from 1963 to 1970, and muon proton scattering at Fermilab in the E98 and E665 collaborations.
Richard Wilson was an early proponent of electron-electron and electron positron colliding beams with a tentative proposal in 1956, and a definitive proposal in 1962.
Richard Wilson is serves on the Board of Directors of the Andrey Sakharov Foundation of New York which endeavors to continue the work of Andrey Dmitreyvich Sakharov in human Rights and human progress.
phys4.harvard.edu /~wilson   (4919 words)

wilson was a year behind me at swat.
wilson is a poet, like a bluesman, trouble and sinnin' - a strange relationship with fate.
I tried to get Wilson into this web publishing bit, he's got a vociferous start up, and he did scan his face.
www.links.net /vita/swat/wilson   (617 words)

 Thomas Woodrow Wilson
In 1912, at the Democratic convention in Baltimore, Wilson won the nomination on the 46th ballot and went on to defeat Roosevelt and Taft in the election.
Wilson proceeded under the standard of the New Freedom to enact a program of domestic reform, including the Federal Reserve Act, the Clayton Antitrust Act, the establishment of the Federal Trade Commission, and other measures designed to restore competition in the face of the great monopolies.
Woodrow Wilson and the legacy of the civil war.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0760612.html   (477 words)

 Situated Instructional Design
Wilson, B. Situated instructional design: Blurring the distinctions between theory and practice, design and implementation, curriculum and instruction.
Wilson (in press b) argues for learning environments to complement our product, process, and systems metaphors for instruction.
Wilson, B., Osman-Jouchoux, R., and Teslow, J. The impact of constructivism on ID fundamentals.
carbon.cudenver.edu /~bwilson/sitid.html   (5506 words)

 The Incredibles
Wilson told Pincus that he had debunked Bush administration claims that Iraq had sought uranium from Niger.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity and on condition that the name of the former ambassador not be disclosed.
We know this because Wilson took his trip in February 2002 and the U.S. government did not receive those documents until October 2002.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/006/266weygj.asp   (529 words)

 ESPN.com: Houston Astros Player Card
He has a big swing and he is going to strike out, but the key for him is to swing at strikes.
Wilson is strong enough and has a quick enough bat to have power to all fields, and Coors Field has given him quick rewards for having that type of approach.
The Houston Astros agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract Tuesday with outfielder Preston Wilson, hoping to bolster an offense that was one of baseball's worst last season.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/players/profile?statsId=5994   (175 words)

 ESPN.com: Cincinnati Reds Player Card
His many arm problems have robbed Wilson of some of the stuff that had caused the Mets to make him the first player drafted in 1994.
However, he has made himself into a very competitive pitcher by refining his changeup and using the movement of a good cutter and sinker to keep batters off balance.
Paul Wilson thinks he's on track to play this season as he recovers from surgery to his throwing shoulder.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/players/profile?statsId=5561   (204 words)

 Wilson, KS
Wilson is only 7 miles from Lake Wilson, "The Clearest Lake in Kansas".
Large numbers of immigrants from Czechoslovakia in the 1870's came to work on the railroad and gave the area a unique culture.
Francis Swehla was the first Bohemian homesteader in 1874 and was instrumental in bringing more Czech settlers here which eventually lead to the Charter naming Wilson the "Czech Capital of Kansas" in 1974, 100 years later.
skyways.lib.ks.us /towns/Wilson   (220 words)

 Web Marketing Today -- E-Commerce, E-Mail Marketing, Internet Marketing - Wilson Internet
Ralph Wilson was named "among the best-known publishers and consultants who preach the responsible use of e-mail for marketing" by the New York Times.
Wilson offers many popular books that provide information on e-mail marketing, developing a landing page, affiliate management software, shopping carts, making e-books, and boosting conversion rates.
Content, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.
www.wilsonweb.com   (709 words)

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