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Nicholas A., French physician, 1858-1927. See: Gilbert syndrome.


Walter, 20th-century U.S. microbiologist and Nobel laureate. See: Maxim-Gilbert sequencing.


The unit of magnetomotive force or magnetic potential.
[W. Gilbert, English physicist, 1544-1603]
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(4) Nor, of course, is it a study of William Gilbert (1544-1603), the royal physician and early advocate of experimental methodology who was an important English figure in the Scientific Revolution, and who has himself been the subject of recent substantial re-examination.
Published in 1600, De Magnete, William Gilbert's book on the properties of magnets, bridges the divide between medieval scholarship and modern science.
Opening with the debut of "Princess Ida," we see librettist Sir William Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) in a rage over a review stating that the new work merely repeats well-worn themes that have already appeared in their work over the past 25 years.
Sullivan represents the purity of art; he suffers a serious crisis and ultimately tells his collaborator, lyricist William Gilbert (Jim Broadbent), that he no longer intends to work on their "trivial souffles" about topsy-turvy situations: He plans to compose grand opera.
William Gilbert is likewise barely acknowledged, even when Marshall has borrowed documentary evidence (Gilbert 1990 and 1992).
But it is known that William Gilbert, one of the boot and shoe makers to Rugby School, was responsible.
William Gilbert Grace first saw the light of day in the village of Downend, near Bristol, on 18 July 1848, the eighth child of nine born to Dr.
(1889-1955) whose Kipling collection, now housed at Dalhousie University, is one of the best in the world; William Gilbert Gosling (1863>>1930), also an eclectic collector but with a keen interest in Newfoundland and Labrador; Joseph R.
Calumet is preparing a formal proposal to Mexico's federal government, says one of the partners, William Gilbert of Springfield, Missouri.
The first well-known drawing of the Moon as it appeared to the naked eye was made by William Gilbert in 1603.
William Gilbert, who showed that Earth was a magnet (see 1600), found that rock crystal and a variety of gems showed the same attractive force when rubbed that amber did.