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  • 1986
  • The proposal to name the summit Challenger Point was made by Colorado Springs resident Dennis Williams in 1986. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plaque reads: CHALLENGER POINT, 14080+' In Memory of the Crew of Shuttle Challenger Seven who died accepting the risk, expanding Mankind's horizons January 28, 1986 Ad Astra Per Aspera The Latin phrase "Ad Astra Per Aspera" translates as "To the stars through adversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flenniken JJ, Raymond AW (1986) Morphological projectile point typology: replication experimentation and technological analysis. (springer.com)
  • thus
  • Proteins can thus be separated according to their isoelectric point (overall charge) on a polyacrylamide gel using a technique called isoelectric focusing , which uses a pH gradient to separate proteins. (princeton.edu)
  • Tenderness at McBurney's point suggests the evolution of acute appendicitis to a later stage, and thus, the increased likelihood of rupture. (wikipedia.org)
  • This position is indicated as the exponent component, and thus the floating-point representation can be thought of as a kind of scientific notation . (wikipedia.org)
  • landmark
  • It was first charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-05, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, and so named by the British Naval Hydrographic Survey Unit in 1956-57 because the point was sighted as a prominent landmark almost daily by the crew of their motor-launch when homeward bond for Port Lockroy at the end of a day's survey work in the Bismarck Strait. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fouha Point, also known as Fouha Rock or Creation Point, is a National Natural Landmark on the island of the United States territory of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • The point was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1972. (wikipedia.org)
  • location
  • This point roughly corresponds to the most common location of the base of the appendix where it is attached to the cecum. (wikipedia.org)
  • In common mathematical notation, the digit string can be of any length, and the location of the radix point is indicated by placing an explicit "point" character (dot or comma) there. (wikipedia.org)
  • north
  • Challenger Point is a high mountain summit of the Crestones in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • 38.050) is a point midway along the north shore of Bird Island, South Georgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • One emigrant road forked by Big Meadow - its north branch came directly to West Point, which was a thriving trading post prior to the gold discovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Point Arguello also boasts one of the few space launch facilities in North America, at Vandenberg Air Force Base where many other rocket launch sites have been built since the start of the Space Age . (wikipedia.org)
  • island
  • 27.550) is a low-lying lava feature forming the southern point of Zavodovski Island in the South Sandwich Islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • 27.067) is the western point of Bellingshausen Island in the South Sandwich Islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mariners say that the chief reason that so many boats have struck there is that in bad weather typical of that shoreline, sailing a boat into the channel between San Miguel Island and Points Arguello and Conception is like sailing into the eye of a needle. (wikipedia.org)
  • name given
  • The American and non-Spanish European designation was Point Arguello, from the name given by George Vancouver in 1793, in honor of José Darío Argüello , then Commandant of the Presidio of Monterey . (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Accounts of pressure-point fighting appeared in Chinese Wuxia fiction novels and became known by the name of Dim Mak , or "Death Touch", in western popular culture in the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1954, the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee recommended that this name be altered to Harrison Point to avoid duplication with Matthews Point (also named for L. Harrison Matthews), a better known feature in Undine Harbour, South Georgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deep tenderness at McBurney's point, known as McBurney's sign, is a sign of acute appendicitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The area of land now known as Point Arguello was originally known by the ' Chumashan-Canalino Indian' name "Nocto" and was part of the territory ruled by Chief Salipuata at the time of the occupation by the Spanish missionaries . (wikipedia.org)
  • article
  • in a 1942 article in the Shin Budo magazine , Takuma Hisa asserted the existence of a tradition attributing the first development of pressure-point attacks to Shinra Saburō Minamoto no Yoshimitsu (1045-1127). (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, McBurney himself did not locate "his" point in such a precise way in his original article. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article generally follows the convention that the radix point is set just after the most significant (leftmost) digit. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, West Point has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate , abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps. (wikipedia.org)
  • The speed of floating-point operations, commonly measured in terms of FLOPS , is an important characteristic of a computer system , especially for applications that involve intensive mathematical calculations. (wikipedia.org)
  • A floating-point unit (FPU, colloquially a math coprocessor ) is a part of a computer system specially designed to carry out operations on floating-point numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • In computing , floating-point arithmetic ( FP ) is arithmetic using formulaic representation of real numbers as an approximation so as to support a trade-off between range and precision . (wikipedia.org)
  • western
  • A small stemmed projectile point from western Massachusetts possibly dating to the Late Woodland Phase (1100-300 years ago) but of unknown age (but in any case less than about 18,000 years old), was fabricated from a locally available crystal of orthoclase feldspar derived from granite or granodiorite. (springer.com)
  • made
  • For most open appendectomies (as opposed to laparoscopic appendectomies), the incision is made at McBurney's point. (wikipedia.org)
  • feet
  • A natural rock formation, the point rises to some 150 feet (46 m) above the waters of Fouha Bay, close to the village of Umatac. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grinnell Point (7,604 feet (2,318 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • An early electromechanical programmable computer, the Z3 , included floating-point arithmetic (replica on display at Deutsches Museum in Munich ). (wikipedia.org)
  • concept
  • The concept of pressure points spread through the Tamil martial art called Varma kalai , which is a martial art that concentrates on the body's pressure points. (wikipedia.org)
  • Floating-point representation is similar in concept to scientific notation. (wikipedia.org)
  • sometimes
  • The isoelectric point ( pI ), sometimes abbreviated to IEP , is the pH at which a particular molecule or surface carries no net electrical charge . (princeton.edu)
  • Other abdominal processes can also sometimes cause tenderness at McBurney's point. (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • On August 28, 1769, the Portola expedition camped near Point Arguello, where they found a small Chumash rancheria . (wikipedia.org)
  • British
  • It was charted in 1927 by Discovery Investigations (DI) personnel and named "Matthews Point" for L. Harrison Matthews, a British zoologist and member of the DI staff, 1924-35, who worked at South Georgia in 1924-27. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • For this reason, floating-point computation is often found in systems which include very small and very large real numbers , which require fast processing times. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • The racial makeup of West Point was 563 (83.5%) White , 0 (0.0%) African American , 43 (6.4%) Native American , 2 (0.3%) Asian , 7 (1.0%) Pacific Islander , 29 (4.3%) from other races , and 30 (4.5%) from two or more races. (wikipedia.org)
  • real
  • acupuncture points are no more real than the black spots that a drunkard sees in front of his eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • least
  • If the radix point is not specified, then the string implicitly represents an integer and the unstated radix point would be off the right-hand end of the string, next to the least significant digit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The radix point position is assumed always to be somewhere within the significand-often just after or just before the most significant digit, or to the right of the rightmost (least significant) digit. (wikipedia.org)
  • book
  • Hancock and Higashi (1905) published a book which pointed out a number of vital points in Japanese martial arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • lies
  • In scientific notation , the given number is scaled by a power of 10 , so that it lies within a certain range-typically between 1 and 10, with the radix point appearing immediately after the first digit. (wikipedia.org)
  • comes
  • Specific localization of tenderness to McBurney's point indicates that inflammation is no longer limited to the lumen of the bowel (which localizes pain poorly), and is irritating the lining of the peritoneum at the place where the peritoneum comes into contact with the appendix. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indian
  • வர்மம் varmam ) derives from the meridian points in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Indian Ayurveda and Siddha medicine , and the field of martial arts , and refers to an area on the human body that may produce significant pain or other effects when manipulated in a specific manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • mountain
  • Grinnell Point is an oft-photographed mountain, situated conspicuously just west of Swiftcurrent Lake across from the Many Glacier Hotel. (wikipedia.org)