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John Ambrose Fleming
SIR JOHN AMBROSE FLEMING FRS (29 November 1849 – 18 April 1945) was a British electrical engineer and physicist . He is known for inventing the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube . He is also famous for the left hand rule (for electric motors). He was born the eldest of seven children of James Fleming DD (died 1879), a Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Ann, at Lancaster , Lancashire
Lancashire
and baptised on 11 February 1850. He was a devout Christian and preached on one occasion at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London on the topic of evidence for the resurrection . In 1932, along with Douglas Dewar and Bernard Acworth , he helped establish the Evolution Protest Movement . Having no children, he bequeathed much of his estate to Christian charities, especially those that helped the poor
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Ferranti
FERRANTI or FERRANTI INTERNATIONAL PLC was a UK electrical engineering and equipment firm that operated for over a century from 1885 until it went bankrupt in 1993 (the Belgian subsidiary lives on as Ferranti
Ferranti
Computer
Computer
Systems and is now part of the Nijkerk Holding). Known primarily for defence electronics , the company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index
FTSE 100 Index
. The firm was known for work in the area of power grid systems and defence electronics . In addition, in 1951 Ferranti
Ferranti
began selling the first commercially available computer, the Ferranti Mark 1 . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Beginnings * 1.2 Expansion * 1.3 Defence electronics * 1.4 Industrial electronics * 1.5 Computers * 1.6 Semiconductors * 1.7 Acquisition of International Signal "> Ferranti
Ferranti
steam generating set, c
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University Of Cambridge
The UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE (informally CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge
Cambridge
, England
England
. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge
Cambridge
is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university . The university grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
after a dispute with the townspeople. The two medieval universities share many common features and are often referred to jointly as " Oxbridge ". The history and influence of the University of Cambridge
Cambridge
has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world
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Harold Barlow
HAROLD EVERARD MONTEAGLE BARLOW FRS (15 November 1899 – 20 April 1989) was a British engineer. He was born in Islington, London, the son of Leonard Barlow, an electrical engineer. He entered University College, London
University College, London
where, apart from the World War II years (which he spent ar Royal Aircraft Establishment , Farnborough), he spent most of his working life. He was taught by Ambrose Fleming
Ambrose Fleming
, who held the Pender Chair there. Barlow went on to succeed Fleming in that chair, and hence also in the post of head of department. Among his students, Barlow supervised Charles Kao , the 2009 Nobel Laureate for Physics, for a doctoral degree. CONTENTS * 1 Honours and awards * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HONOURS AND AWARDSIn March, 1961 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
Fellow of the Royal Society

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Edison Electric Light Company
GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
. As of 2016, the company operates through the following segments: Aviation , Current , Digital, Energy
Energy
Connections, Global Research , Healthcare , Lighting
Lighting
, Oil
Oil
and Gas , Power , Renewable Energy, Transportation , and Capital which cater to the needs of Financial services
Financial services
, Medical devices , Life Sciences
Life Sciences
, Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
, Automotive
Automotive
, Software
Software
Development and Engineering industries. In 2017, GE ranked among the Fortune 500 as the thirteenth-largest firm in the U.S. by gross revenue ,
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS is an English Anglican church at the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster
Westminster
, London
London
. It is dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours . There has been a church on the site since the medieval period. The present building was constructed in a Neoclassical design by James Gibbs in 1722–1726. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Roman era * 1.2 Medieval and Tudor * 1.3 Seventeenth century * 1.4 Rebuilding * 1.5 Recent times * 2 Royal connections * 3 Almshouses * 4 Vicars * 5 Music * 5.1 List of organists * 6 St Martin\'s school * 7 See also * 8 Notes and references * 9 External links HISTORYROMAN ERAExcavations at the site in 2006 led to the discovery of a grave from about 410 AD
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Doctoral Advisor
A DOCTORAL ADVISOR (also DISSERTATION DIRECTOR or DISSERTATION ADVISOR) is a member of a university faculty whose role is to guide graduate students who are candidates for a doctorate , helping them select coursework, as well as shaping, refining and directing the students' choice of sub-discipline in which they will be examined or on which they will write a dissertation . Students generally choose advisors based on their areas of interest within their discipline, their desire to work closely with particular graduate faculty, and the willingness and availability of those faculty to work with them. In some countries, the student's advisor serves as the chair of the doctoral examination or dissertation committees. In some cases, though, the person who serves those roles may be different from the faculty member who has most closely advised the student
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St John's College, Cambridge
ST JOHN\'S COLLEGE is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (the full, formal name of the college is THE MASTER, FELLOWS AND SCHOLARS OF THE COLLEGE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ). The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort . In constitutional terms, the college is a charitable corporation established by a charter dated 9 April 1511. The aims of the college, as specified by its Statutes, are the promotion of education, religion, learning and research. The college's alumni include the winners of ten Nobel Prizes, seven prime ministers and twelve archbishops of various countries, at least two princes, and three Saints
Saints
. The Romantic poet William Wordsworth studied at the college, as did William Wilberforce
William Wilberforce
and Thomas Clarkson , the two abolitionists who led the movement that brought slavery to an end in the British Empire
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University College School
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE SCHOOL, generally known as UCS HAMPSTEAD, is an independent day school in Frognal , northwest London
London
, England
England
. The school was founded in 1830 by University College London
London
and inherited many of that institution's progressive and secular views. According to the Good Schools Guide
Good Schools Guide
, the school "Achieves impressive exam results with a relaxed atmosphere". UCS aims to combine the highest standards of academic achievement and pastoral care with outstanding facilities for all-round education with a distinctive liberal ethos. The UCS Hampstead
Hampstead
Foundation is composed of four main entities: * "The UCS Pre-Prep" or "The Phoenix" as it was previously known, co-educational for ages 3 to 7 on the Finchley Road site
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Resurrection
RESURRECTION is the concept of coming back to life after death . In a number of ancient religions, a dying-and-rising god is a deity which dies and resurrects. The death and resurrection of Jesus , an example of resurrection, is the central focus of Christianity . As a religious concept, it is used in two distinct respects: a belief in the resurrection of individual souls that is current and ongoing (Christian idealism , realized eschatology ), or else a belief in a singular resurrection of the dead at the end of the world . The resurrection of the dead is a standard eschatological belief in the Abrahamic religions . Some believe the soul is the actual vehicle by which people are resurrected. Christian theological debate ensues with regard to what kind of resurrection is factual – either a spiritual resurrection with a spirit body into Heaven , or a material resurrection with a restored human body
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Congregational Polity
CONGREGATIONALIST POLITY, or CONGREGATIONAL POLITY, often known as CONGREGATIONALISM, is a system of church governance ("ecclesiastical polity") in which every local church congregation is independent, ecclesiastically sovereign , or "autonomous ". Its first articulation in writing is the Cambridge Platform of 1648 in New England
New England
. Among those major Protestant Christian traditions that employ congregationalism are those Congregational Churches known by the "Congregationalist" name that descended from the Independent Reformed wing of the Anglo-American Puritan
Puritan
movement of the 17th century, Quakerism
Quakerism
, the Baptist churches, and most of the groups brought about by the Anabaptist
Anabaptist
movement in Germany
Germany
that migrated to the U.S
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Fellow Of The Royal Society
FELLOWSHIP OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY (FRS, FORMEMRS and HONFRS) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society
Royal Society
judges to have made a "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge , including mathematics , engineering science and medical science "
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Douglas Dewar
DOUGLAS DEWAR (1875–1957) was a barrister , British civil servant in India, and ornithologist who wrote several books about Indian birds. He wrote widely in newspapers such as The Madras Mail, Pioneer, Times of India and periodicals such as the Civil and Military Gazette and Bird Notes, CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Writings * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYDouglas was born in London where his father Dr Dewar practiced at Sloane Street and Hampton Wick. He studied natural science at Jesus College , Cambridge , before joining the Indian civil service in 1898. Dewar married Edith, daughter of Alfred Rawles on 7 March 1902 at Bombay. He was posted Accountant General in Punjab from 1921 to 1924. Dewar however wrote most on ornithology and wrote numerous books on the birds of India. He particularly favoured the study of birds in life in the field wrote in his Birds of the Plains: "The ornithological world is peopled by two classes of human beings
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Alps
The ALPS (/ælps/ ; French : Alpes ; German : Alpen ; Italian : Alpi ; Romansh : Alps; Slovene : Alpe ) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe
Europe
, stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight Alpine countries : Austria
Austria
, France
France
, Germany
Germany
, Italy
Italy
, Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
, Monaco
Monaco
, Slovenia
Slovenia
, and Switzerland
Switzerland
. The mountains were formed over tens of millions of years as the African and Eurasian tectonic plates collided. Extreme shortening caused by the event resulted in marine sedimentary rocks rising by thrusting and folding into high mountain peaks such as Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn
Matterhorn

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Faraday Medal
The FARADAY MEDAL is the top medal awarded by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) (previously called the Institution of Electrical Engineers ). It is part of the IET Achievement Medals collection of awards. The medal is named after the famous Michael Faraday FRS, the father of electromagnetism. Faraday is widely recognized as a top scientist, engineer, chemist, and inventor. His electromagnetic induction principles have been widely used in electric motors and generators today
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Alma Mater
ALMA MATER ( Latin
Latin
: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college . In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, or a song or hymn associated with a school . The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students. Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its modern usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses , especially Ceres or Cybele , and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
Virgin Mary

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