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Heaviside

(ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd)
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(Biography) Oliver. 1850–1925, English physicist. Independently of Kennelly, he predicted (1902) the existence of an ionized gaseous layer in the upper atmosphere (the Heaviside layer); he also contributed to telegraphy
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Noun1.Heaviside - English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
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19| PRIVATE MICHAEL WILSON |HEAVISIDE, 20 October 1880 -26 April 1939, Durham Light Infantry Fontaineles-Croisilles, France, 6 May 1917 Durham-born Michael Heaviside enlisted in the army after the death of his mother and saw action in the Second Boer War as a stretcherbearer.
Maxwell died young in 1879, but his followers - men like George Fitzgerald, Oliver Heaviside and Oliver Lodge - were keen to use his work to show off the importance of theory to practical men.
It tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as 'the Jellicle choice', where they decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
Norman Eric Heaviside, provincial grand master for the Province of Durham, said the donation will be a big help.
where [THETA] (A) is the Heaviside step function and is equal to 1 when A is true and is equal to 0 when it is false, and [Q.
Ian Heaviside, 31, of Riversdene, Stokesley, fined PS245 for driving without due care and attention and using a vehicle with faulty tyres.
Level set formulation involves a smoothed Heaviside approximation H([PHI]).
daily mean Central England Temperature > 20oC) has also substantially increased since 1900 and is likely to increase further in the future (Vardoulakis and Heaviside 2012).
where H ([phi]) is defined as the function of Heaviside, which is calculated by following equation-
e action unfolds on one special night of the year when all Jellicle cats meet at the Jellicle Ball where Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, makes the Jellicle choice and announces which of them will go up to the heaviside layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.
That task fell to a small group of "Maxwellians," including Oliver Heaviside (who simplified Maxwell's math into the famous "Maxwell's equations") and Heinrich Hertz, who in 1888 demonstrated the existence of Maxwellian radio waves.