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Am

(Encyclopedia) Am, symbol for the element americium .

AM

(Encyclopedia) AM: see modulation ; radio .

Saro-Wiwa, Ken

(Encyclopedia) Saro-Wiwa, Ken (Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa) sä´rō-wē´wä [key], 1941–95, Nigerian writer and environmental activist, b. Rivers state, grad. Univ. of Ibadan, 1965. He was a government admin...

Am and pm

The Question: What do the abbreviations am or pm (as in time) stand for? The Answer: AM is Latin for ante meridiem (before noon)…

I Am Sam

Director:Jessie NelsonWriters:Jessie Nelson and Kristine JohnsonNew Line Cinema; PG-13; 130 minutesRelease:1/02Cast:Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning I Am Sam is a s…

Porz am Rhein

(Encyclopedia) Porz am Rhein pôrts äm rīn [key], city, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River; chartered 1951. Manufactures of this industrial city include glass and agricultural machiner...

Neuhausen am Rheinfall

(Encyclopedia) Neuhausen am Rheinfall noi´houzən äm rīn´fäl [key], town (1990 pop. 10,619), Schaffhausen canton, N Switzerland, on the right bank of the Rhine River. It is a manufacturing center adjoin...

Küssnacht am Rigi

(Encyclopedia) Küssnacht am Rigi küs´näkht äm rē´gē [key], town (1990 pop. 9,461), Schwyz canton, central Switzerland, on the Lake of Lucerne. A small resort, it is known chiefly as the scene of the ...

Offenbach am Main

(Encyclopedia) Offenbach am Main ôf´ənbäkh äm mīn [key] or Offenbach, city (1994 pop. 116,870), Hesse, S central Germany, on the Main River. It is an industrial center long famous for the manufa...