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Munich, Technical University of

(Encyclopedia) Munich, Technical University of, at Munich, Germany; founded 1868 by King Ludwig II, acquired its present name 1970. It has three main campuses, with faculties of architecture,?

Sault Sainte Marie

(Encyclopedia) Sault Sainte Marie so?o s?nt m?r?, city (1991 pop. 81,476), S Ont., Canada, on the St. Marys River opposite Sault Ste Marie, Mich. A bridge connects the two cities. Sault Ste Marie is?

National Institute of Standards and Technology

(Encyclopedia) National Institute of Standards and Technology, governmental agency within the U.S. Dept. of Commerce with the mission of working with industry to develop and apply technology,?


(Encyclopedia) Arlington, county (1990 pop. 170,936), N Va., across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Arlington is a residential and commercial suburb of Washington. Within its boundaries are?

World Intellectual Property Organization

(Encyclopedia) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), specialized agency of the United Nations, with headquarters at Geneva. WIPO became an agency in 1974, but its roots go back to 1883?

Kilby, Jack St. Clair

(Encyclopedia) Kilby, Jack St. Clair, 1923?2005, American electrical engineer, b. Jefferson City, Mo., B.S. Univ. of Illinois, 1947, M.S. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1950. In 1958, Kilby began working for?

audiovisual education

(Encyclopedia) audiovisual education, educational instruction by means of materials that use the senses of sight and hearing to stimulate and enrich learning experiences. The successful use of motion?


(Encyclopedia) Ostrava strv, formerly Moravsk Ostravamrfsk, Ger. Mhrisch Ostrau, city (1991 pop. 327,371), NE Czech Republic, in Moravia, near the junction of the Oder and Ostravice rivers?


(Encyclopedia) Telangana, state (2011 pop. 35,286,757), 44,340 sq mi (114,840 sq km), S central India. Created in 2014 from NW Andhra Pradesh, it is bordered by Maharashtra (N), Chhattisgarh and?

Bloomberg, Michael Rubens

(Encyclopedia) Bloomberg, Michael Rubens, 1942?, American businessman and politician, mayor of New York City (2002?2013), b. Boston, Mass., B.S. Johns Hopkins, 1964, M.B.A. Harvard, 1966. Rising?