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 (gŏd′ərd), Robert Hutchings 1882-1945.
American physicist who developed and launched the first successful liquid-fueled rocket (1926) and invented numerous rocketry devices.
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(Biography) Robert Hutchings. 1882–1945, US physicist. He made the first workable liquid-fuelled rocket
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Robert Hutchings, 1882–1945, U.S. physicist.
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Goddard was the mistress of a Schoolnot of a seminary, or an establishment, or any thing which professed, in long sentences of refined nonsense, to combine liberal acquirements with elegant morality, upon new principles and new systemsand where young ladies for enormous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanitybut a real, honest, oldfashioned Boardingschool, where a reasonable quantity of accomplishments were sold at a reasonable price, and where girls might be sent to be out of the way, and scramble themselves into a little education, without any danger of coming back prodigies.
Goddard, requesting, in most respectful terms, to be allowed to bring Miss Smith with her; a most welcome request: for Miss Smith was a girl of seventeen, whom Emma knew very well by sight, and had long felt an interest in, on account of her beauty.
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* Cannon's work is not unconnected with that of Mosso, who maintains, as the result of much experimental work, that "the seat of the emotions lies in the sympathetic nervous system." An account of the work of both these men will be found in Goddard's "Psychology of the Normal and Sub-normal" (Kegan Paul, 1919), chap.
At that moment Miss Wilkinson tripped downstairs, singing a song by Benjamin Goddard. She had put her hat on, for she and Philip were going for a walk, and she held out her hand for him to button her glove.
NASA has announced it has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, the administration said.
SELF-styled "yellow vest" James Goddard has pleaded guilty to calling MP Anna Soubry a Nazi.
'YELLOW vest' protester James Goddard has been found guilty of assaulting a photographer who was covering a demo in Manchester city centre for the M.E.N.
MARION This week marked the 100th year since the historic Goddard Chapel in Marion's Rosehill Cemetery was completed and officially dedicated on Memorial Day, May 30, 1919.
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Fifty-five-year-old Debra Goddard had been keeping the ring in a box for the past 33 years.