Volta, Alessandro

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Alessandro, Italian physicist, 1745-1827.
volt (V, v) - the unit of electromotive force.
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1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
1678: John Bunyan's the Pilgrim's Progress was published 1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
In Greek mythology, what punishment did Alessandro Volta? Mick Jagger - see Question 9 Zeus impose on the king Ixion?
Edible oil vessel Sicem Cons ester is due to arrive at Port Qasim on same day, while two more ships C.V Nedlloyd Africa and M.V Alessandro Volta carrying Container and Coal are due to arrive on Tuesday.
1745: Alessandro Volta. Italian scient- Ist and inventor of the electric battery.
ALESSANDRO VOLTA, one of the Aidan O'Brien-trained trio who made an unsuccessful challenge for last year's Melbourne Cup, is to return to Australia, where he is to join the stable of David Hayes next month, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Septimus finished 18th while stablemates Alessandro Volta and Honoluluran came 20th and 21st respectively.
Much of the pre-race talk had been of the challenge for the $3.65 million race from European horses, particularly in the strong Irish presence headed by Aidan O'Brien's Septimus, Alessandro Volta and Honolulu.
He has more than enough ability to run well, while Wayne Lordan's mount Alessandro Volta is looking to bounce back from an unplaced run in the English St Leger.
He is one of eight possible runners for O'Brien along with Alessandro Volta, Bashkirov, Hindu Kush, King Of Westphalia, New Zealand, Washington Irving and William Hogarth.
The Bally doyle handler saddles Alessandro Volta, Bashkirov and William Hogarth in the Juddmonte sponsored affair.
O'Brien's second-choice jockey, Seamus Heffernan, relegated to the ride on Frozen Fire after No 1 Johnny Murtagh plumped for Alessandro Volta won his second Irish Derby in a row after storming to victory in 2007 aboard Soldier of Fortune.