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Mercury (satellite)
MERCURY is reportedly the name of a series of three United States spy satellites launched in the 1990s. These satellites were launched and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office with the participation of the United States Air Force. Two of the three launches from Cape Canaveral were successful

Mercury (song)
"Mercury" is a song by Bloc Party. It was produced by Jacknife Lee. Like "Flux", the band's previous single, the song uses mostly electronic instruments. The song was first played on Zane Lowe's show on Radio 1 on 7 July 2008 and was uploaded to the Radio 1 website about fifteen minutes later. The single was made available for digital download on 10 July 2008

Mercury-vapor lamp
A mercury-vapor lamp is a gas discharge lamp that uses an electric arc through vaporized mercury to produce light. The arc discharge is generally confined to a small fused quartz arc tube mounted within a larger borosilicate glass bulb

Mercy
Mercy is broad term that refers to benevolence, forgiveness and kindness in a variety of ethical, religious, social and legal contexts.The concept of a "Merciful God" appears in various religions from Christianity to

Mercy (1995 film)
Mercy is a 1995 English-language independent thriller starring John Rubinstein and Sam Rockwell, and written and directed by Richard Shepard. It was filmed in Queens, New York City. The film received an R rating by the MPAA for violence, adult situations, adult language, sexual situations.-Plot summary:Two people steal the daughter of a famous lawyer

Mercy (band)
Mercy is an American pop group from Florida. Mercy released a hit single "Love ," which soared to #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and also peaked at #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart

Mercy (cipher)
In cryptography, Mercy is a tweakable block cipher designed by Paul Crowley for disk encryption.The block size is 4096 bits—unusually large for a block cipher, but a standard disk sector size. Mercy uses a 128-bit secret key, along with a 128-bit non-secret tweak for each block. In disk encryption, the sector number would be used as a tweak

Mercy (game)
Mercy is a popular children's game of strength ,skill and endurance in Britain, Canada, Pakistan, India, U.S., also is played in the Middle East and Far East Asia in places like Malaysia and Brunei- although we don't actually know the origin. Many claim to have invented it but most likely it would have been played by school kids across the globe for centuries already

Mercy (song)
"Mercy" is a soul song performed by Welsh blue-eyed soul singer Duffy, released as the second single from her debut album, Rockferry . Co-written by Duffy and Steve Booker and produced by Booker, it was released over 2008 worldwide to critical acclaim and unprecedented chart success

Mercy (Steve Jones album)
Mercy is a 1987 hard rock album by Steve Jones. It was the first solo album from Jones, a former member of the Sex Pistols. The single Mercy was used in a Miami Vice episode called "Stone's War" and was also featured on the Miami Vice II soundtrack album.-Track listing:#"Mercy" – 5:04#"Give It Up" – 4:55#"That's Enough" – 4:05#"Raining in My Heart" – 5:33#"With You or

Mercy seat (disambiguation)
Mercy seat may refer to:* The mercy seat in the Bible, which sat atop the Ark of the Covenant* "The Mercy Seat" , a 1988 song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds* The Mercy Seat , a 2002 play by Neil LaBute

Mere
Mere may refer to:* Mere , a lake that is broad in relation to its depth* Mere , a Māori war club* Mere by Norwegian rock band deLillos* Ain-Ervin Mere , Estonian war criminal-Places:* Mere, Cheshire, England

Meredith
Meredith is a surname and given name of Welsh origin — see Meredith .Meredith may refer to:-People surnamed Meredith:*Billy Meredith , Welsh footballer*Bryn Meredith, Welsh rugby union player*Burgess Meredith, American actor

Meredith (name)
Meredith is an uncommon given name, and a surname common in parts of Wales. Meredith is a well known name of Welsh origin that may be used as both a personal name or as a surname. Until the 20th century, the name Meredith was associated as a masculine name, as the meaning is understood to be ‘battle lord’, or ‘lord of battle’

Merengue (band)
Merengue is a Japanese rock band licensed by Warner Music Japan. The band was created in 2002 by Kenji Kubo . In 2003, Takeshi Yamazaki and Tsuyoshi Takeshita joined the band .-Members:

Merge
Merge, merging, or merger may refer to:- Concepts :* Merger , the combination of two or more political or administrative entities such as municipalities into a single entity

Merge (linguistics)
Merge is one of the basic operations in the Minimalist Program, a leading approach to generative syntax, when two syntactic objects are combined to form a new syntactic unit . Merge also has the property of recursion in that it may apply to its own output: the objects combined by Merge are either lexical items or sets that were themselves formed by Merge

Merge (magazine)
Merge is an Australian magazine covering social and political topics in Australia. Initially in English the website is now translated into many languages and has found out that not may people care about this feature

Merginae
The seaducks, Merginae, form a subfamily of the duck, goose and swan family of birds, Anatidae.As the name implies, most but not all, are essentially marine outside the breeding season. Many species have developed specialized salt glands to allow them to tolerate salt water, but these have not yet developed in young birds

Mergus
Mergus is the genus of the typical mergansers, fish-eating ducks in the seaduck subfamily . The Hooded Merganser, often termed Mergus cucullatus, is not of this genus but closely related

Meri (mythology)
In the mythology of the Bororo people of Brazil, Meri is a folk hero and sun-god.A feature of Saturn's moon Hyperion has been named after him.

Meri (political party)
Meri , lit. Israeli Radical Camp) was a small radical left-wing political party in Israel. It was founded in the 1960s as HaOlam HaZeh – Koah Hadash by Uri Avnery, editor of HaOlam HaZeh.-History:

Meridian
-Earth science:* Meridian , imaginary circle in a plane perpendicular to the planes of the celestial equator and horizon* Meridian , an imaginary arc on the Earth's surface from the North Pole to the South Pole* Meridian arc

Meridian (Amtrak station)
Meridian, Mississippi's Union Station is located at 1901 Front Street. The station is included in the Union Station Historic District within the larger Meridian Downtown Historic District, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Meridian (W.I.T.C.H.)
Meridian, also known as Metamoor or Metaworld, is a fictional planet in the comic book series W.I.T.C.H. and in the animated series of the same name.- Culture and Customs :

Meristem
A meristem is the tissue in most plants consisting of undifferentiated cells , found in zones of the plant where growth can take place.

Merit
The term merit constitutes a desirable trait or ability belonging to a person or an object.It may refer to:* Merit * Merit * Meritocracymerit may also mean:

Merit (band)
Merit is an indie rock band from Syracuse, New York.-Band history:In 2002, Wil Mecum and Jeff Nelson joined forces with local singer songwriter Brenna Merritt, and took a variant spelling of her last name for their new band's name

Merit (cigarette)
Merit is a brand of cigarettes made by Altria. -Lawsuit:A lawsuit has been filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against Philip Morris USA, the cigarettes' manufacturer, for concealing information about certain fire hazards of the brand

Merit (legal)
Merits is a legal concept referring to the inherent rights and wrongs of a legal case, absent of any emotional or technical biases. The evidence is solely applied to cases decided on the merits, and any procedural matters are discounted.-External links:*

Meritocracy
Meritocracy, in the first, most administrative sense, is a system of government or other administration wherein appointments and responsibilities are objectively assigned to individuals based upon their "merits", namely intelligence, credentials, and education, determined through evaluations or examinations

Merk
Merk may refer to:* Merk , an ancient Scottish coin worth 13 schillings and 4 pence Scots. Also used as a measure of land area, the Merkland* Mobile Emission Reduction Credit , used in pollution reduction

Merkin (disambiguation)
Merkin may refer to:*merkin, a pubic wig*a nickname for an American, sometimes, not always derogatory*Merkin Concert Hall-People named Merkin:*Daphne Merkin , American novelist and cultural critic

Merkur (disambiguation)
Merkur is an automobile brand. Merkur can also mean:* Merkur * Merkur * Merkur , German/Scandinavian spelling for Mercury* Merkur Department Store, a building in early twentieth-century Stuttgart

Merle
Merle may refer to:*A name for the Common Blackbird, or any of the varieties of Icterids of which the male is predominantly black*Merle , a pattern in dogs’ coats*MS Merle, a ferry formerly operated by Belfast Freight Ferries

Merlin
Merlin is a legendary figure best known as the wizard featured in the Arthurian legend. The standard depiction of the character first appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae, written c. 1136, and is based on an amalgamation of previous historical and legendary figures

MERLIN
The Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network is an interferometer array of radio telescopes spread across England. The array is run from Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire by the University of Manchester on behalf of STFC as a National Facility.The array consists of up to seven radio telescopes and includes the Lovell Telescope, Mark II, Cambridge, Defford,

Merlin (bicycles)
Merlin Metalworks Inc. is a manufacturer of bicycles, specializing in custom titanium hand built models.-History:The company was founded by Gwyn Jones, Gary Helfrich, and Mike Augspurger in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1986 to manufacture bicycle frames and racing wheelchairs constructed from titanium, being the first to do so.The company's other unique characteristics was welding

Merlin (comics)
Merlin, in comics, may refer to:* Merlin , a the DC Comics version of the Arthurian wizard* Merlyn , a DC Comics supervillain and arch-rival of Green Arrow

Merlin (Marvel Comics)
Merlin is the name of multiple fictional characters in the Marvel Universe.-Fictional character biography:The first Merlin of the Marvel Universe is apparently the figure of Arthurian legend, hailing from 6th century A.D. Britain. He was born in Carmarthen, Wales. He was a powerful sorcerer who acted as teacher, advisor, and defender of King Arthur Pendragon of Camelot

Merlin (opera)
Merlin is the last of the operas of Isaac Albéniz. It is in three acts and the libretto was written in English by Francis Money-Coutts, 5th Baron Latymer .

Merlin (TV series)
Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure television programme by Julian Jones, Jake Michie, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps. It began broadcasting on BBC One on 20 September 2008. The show is based on the Arthurian legends of the wizard Merlin and his relationship with Prince Arthur but differs from traditional versions of the legend in many ways

Merlon
In architecture, a merlon forms the solid part of an embattled parapet, sometimes pierced by embrasures. The space between two merlons is usually called a crenel, although those later designed and used for cannons were called embrasures.-Etymology:

Merlot
Merlot is a darkly blue-coloured wine grape, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. The name Merlot is thought to derive from the Old French word for young blackbird, merlot, a diminutive of merle, the blackbird , probably from the color of the grape. Merlot-based wines usually have medium body with hints of berry, plum, and currant

Merman
Mermen are mythical male equivalents of mermaids – legendary creatures who have the form of a human from the waist up and are fish-like from the waist down.-Mythology:

Merman (album)
Merman is a 1996 album by Emilíana Torrini. It includes a cover of Tom Waits' "I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You".-Track listing:All songs written by Emilíana Torrini and Jón Ólafsson unless otherwise noted.

Meronymy
Meronymy is a semantic relation used in linguistics. A meronym denotes a constituent part of, or a member of something. That is,

Merosity
Merosity is the number of component parts in each whorl of a plant structure. It is most commonly used in the context of flowers, in which case it refers to the number of sepals in the calyx, the number of petals in the corolla, and the number of stamens in each whorl of the androecium

Merry
Merry may refer to:*Happy*Alcohol intoxication*Merry * Merry , an EP by Gregory Douglass* Merry , a song by American power pop band Magnapop* Meriadoc Brandybuck, from The Lord of the Rings* Merry Pemberton, from various DC Comics

Merry Andrew
Merry Andrew can mean:* Merry andrew * Merry Andrew , a musical comedy starring Danny Kaye and Pier Angeli

Merry Christmas (2000 film)
Felicidades is a 2000 Argentine comedy film directed and written by Lucho Bender with Pablo Cedrón.The film starred Gastón Pauls. The movie premiered at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on September 5 and in Argentina on September 7, 2000.

Merry Christmas (Bing Crosby album)
Merry Christmas is an album of phonograph records by Bing Crosby, released in 1945 on Decca Records, catalogue A-403. It has remained in print through the vinyl and compact disc eras, currently as the disc White Christmas on MCA Records, a part of the Universal Music Group, reissued in June 1995

Merry Christmas (Franciscus Henri album)
Merry Christmas is an album by Franciscus Henri. It was released in 1993 on CD by ABC Music's .-Track listing:#Christmas Bells #Mary Will You Be His Mum? #Hey, Hey, Hey She's Having A Baby

Merry-Go-Round (1923 film)
Merry-Go-Round is a feature film by Erich von Stroheim and his replacement, Rupert Julian, starring Norman Kerry and Mary Philbin,and released by Universal Pictures.-Cast:*Norman Kerry - Count Franz Maxmilian Von Hohenegg

Merry-Go-Round (1981 film)
Merry-Go-Round is a 1981 film by Jacques Rivette, starring Maria Schneider and Joe Dallesandro.

Merry-go-round (disambiguation)
A merry-go-round is another name for a carousel.Merry-go-round may also refer to:* Merry-Go-Round , an album by Elvin Jones, released 1972.* Merry Go Round , an album by Delinquent Habits.

Merry-Go-Round (radio programme)
Merry-Go-Round, also known as Mediterranean Merry-Go-Round and Middle East Merry-Go-Round, was a BBC comedy-variety radio show introduced as entertainment for British troops during World War II. It led to several spin-offs, such as Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh, Waterlogged Spa and Puffney Post Office

Merry-Go-Round (retailer)
Merry-Go-Round was a national clothing retail chain owned by Merry-Go-Round Enterprises Inc that thrived during the 1970s and 1980s, fell into bankruptcy during the 1990s, and eventually went out of business in 1996. It was famous for its ability to profit from short-lived fads and also owned men's clothing retailer Chess King

Mersey
Mersey may refer to:* River Mersey, in northwest England* Mersea Island, off the coast of Essex in England * Mersey River in the Australian state* Electoral division of Mersey in the state of Tasmania, Australian

Mersey (1805 ship)
For the River, see River Mersey.The Mersey was a ship wrecked in the Torres Strait, Australia about mid-June 1804. The Mersey was built in Chittagong, Bangladesh in 1801 and registered at Fort William, India. It was 350 tons and carried 10 guns . It was owned and captained by James Wilson

Mersey (1894 ship)
The Mersey was a 1,829 ton iron sailing ship with a length of 270.7 feet, breadth of 39 feet and depth of 22.5 feet. It was built by Charles Connell & Company of Glasgow, named after the River Mersey in north-western England and launched on 18 May 1894 for the Nourse Line. The ship was primarily used by the Nourse Line for the transportation of Indian indentured labourers to the colonies

Mersey (ship)
Mersey may refer to:* Mersey , a ship wrecked off Torres Strait, Australia in 1805* Mersey , a former Nourse Line and White Star Line vessel; scrapped in 1923

Merten
Merten is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

Merv (disambiguation)
Merv often refers to the Central Asian city: Merv.It may also refer to the historical Merv -People:Merv may be a nickname for Mervin or Mervyn, variants of Marvin:*Merv Connors, American baseball player

Meryl
Meryl is a given name, and may refer to:In people:* Meryl Cassie , South African-born actress* Meryl Davis , American ice dancer* Meryl Getline , American pilot, author, and columnist

Merzbow
is the main recording name of the Japanese noise musician , born in 1956. Since 1979 he has released in excess of 350 recordings.The name "Merzbow" comes from German artist Kurt Schwitters' artwork, "Merzbau”. This was chosen to reflect Akita's dada influence and junk art aesthetic

Steam distillation
Steam distillation is a special type of distillation for temperature sensitive materials like natural aromatic compounds.

Steam engine
A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.Steam engines are external combustion engines, where the working fluid is separate from the combustion products. Non-combustion heat sources such as solar power, nuclear power or geothermal energy may be used. Water turns to steam in a boiler and reaches a high pressure

Steam locomotive
A steam locomotive is a railway locomotive that produces its power through a steam engine. These locomotives are fueled by burning some combustible material, usually coal, wood or oil, to produce steam in a boiler, which drives the steam engine

Steam locomotives of British Railways
The steam locomotives of British Railways were used by British Railways over the period 1948–1968. The vast majority of these were inherited from its four constituent companies, the "Big Four".

Steam power during the Industrial Revolution
During the Industrial Revolution, steam power began to replace water power and muscle power as the primary source of power in use in industry. Its first use was to pump water from mines

Steam turbine
A steam turbine is a mechanical device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam, and converts it into rotary motion. Its modern manifestation was invented by Sir Charles Parsons in 1884.

Steamroller
A steamroller is a form of road roller – a type of heavy construction machinery used for levelling surfaces, such as roads or airfields – that is powered by a steam engine

Steamship Lexington
The paddlewheel steamship Lexington was the fastest vessel which traveled from New York City to Boston during 1835-1840. It sank on January 14, 1840 after catching fire the previous evening.-The Ship:

Stearic acid
Stearic acid is the saturated fatty acid with an 18 carbon chain and has the IUPAC name octadecanoic acid. It is a waxy solid, and its chemical formula is CH316CO2H. Its name comes from the Greek word στέαρ "stéatos", which means tallow. The salts and esters of stearic acid are called stearates

Stearidonic acid
Stearidonic acid is an ω-3 fatty acid, sometimes called moroctic acid. It is biosynthesized from alpha-linolenic acid by the enzyme delta-6-desaturase. Natural sources of this fatty acid are the seed oils of hemp, blackcurrant, corn gromwell and echium, and the cyanobacterium Spirulina.

Stede Bonnet
Stede Bonnet was an early 18th-century Barbadian pirate, sometimes called "the gentleman pirate" because he was a moderately wealthy landowner before turning to a life of crime. Bonnet was born into a wealthy English family on the island of Barbados, and inherited the family estate after his father's death in 1694

Stedingen
Stedingen is an area north of Bremen in the delta of the Weser river in north-western Germany.-Founding:In the year 1106, five Dutchmen made a long journey from the mouth of the Rhine to Bremen. They wanted to talk to the Archbishop of Bremen about taking over settling land on the Weser River, under certain conditions

Steel
Steel is an alloy that consists mostly of iron and has a carbon content between 0.2% and 2.1% by weight, depending on the grade. Carbon is the most common alloying material for iron, but various other alloying elements are used, such as manganese, chromium, vanadium, and tungsten

Steel Authority of India Limited
Steel Authority of India Limited from 116950 The company's current chairman is C.S Verma. With an annual production of 13.5 million metric tons, SAIL is the 14th largest steel producer in the world.

Steel dam
A steel dam is a type of dam that is made of steel, rather than the more common masonry, earthworks, concrete or timber construction materials.Relatively few examples were ever built

Steel fixer
A steel fixer is a tradesman who positions and secures steel reinforcing bars, also known as rebar, and steel mesh used in reinforced concrete on construction projects. The work involves following engineering drawings that detail the type of bar and the spacing used and setting out the work. The reinforcing bars are tied together with wire, which is cut using nips

Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross that stars Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah and Julia Roberts.

Steel Pier (musical)
Steel Pier is a musical written by the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb from the original book by David Thompson.-Productions:Directed by Scott Ellis with choreography by Susan Stroman, it opened on Broadway on April 24, 1997 and closed on June 28, 1997, running for 76 performances

Steel production by country
This article summarizes the world steel production by country. For the company-oriented account, see List of steel producers.In 2010, total world crude steel production was 1,413.6 million metric tonnes . The biggest steel producing country is currently China, which accounted for 44.3% of world steel production in 2010

Steel Pulse
Steel Pulse is a roots reggae musical band. They originally formed at Handsworth Wood Boys School, in Birmingham, England, composed of David Hinds , Basil Gabbidon , and Ronald McQueen .-History:

Steelmaking
Steelmaking is the second step in producing steel from iron ore. In this stage, impurities such as sulfur, phosphorus, and excess carbon are removed from the raw iron, and alloying elements such as manganese, nickel, chromium and vanadium are added to produce the exact steel required.-Older processes:The earliest means of producing steel was in a bloomery

Steelpan
Steelpans is a musical instrument originating from The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Steeplechase (horse racing)
The steeplechase is a form of horse racing and derives its name from early races in which orientation of the course was by reference to a church steeple, jumping fences and ditches and generally traversing the many intervening obstacles in the countryside

Steering wheel
A steering wheel is a type of steering control in vehicles and vessels .

Stefano Torelli
Stefano Torelli was an Italian painter. He was born in Bologna. He studied first under his father, Felice Torelli, and then under Francesco Solimena. The future King of Poland, Augustus III, brought him to Dresden in 1740, where he painted altar-pieces and ceiling decorations, many destroyed in the Seven Years' War

Stefanos Mengesha Seyoum
Prince Stefanos Mengesha Seyoum is a member of the Royal Family of Ethiopia. He serves as the Imperial Chancellor of Imperial Ethiopian Order of Saint Mary of Zion. He is the son of Ras Mangasha Seyum and Princess Aida Desta

Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf is a former World No. 1 German tennis player.In total, Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, second among male and female players only to Margaret Court's 24

Steganography
Steganography is the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one, apart from the sender and intended recipient, suspects the existence of the message, a form of security through obscurity

Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus is a genus of armored stegosaurid dinosaur. They lived during the Late Jurassic period , some 155 to 150 million years ago in what is now western North America. In 2006, a specimen of Stegosaurus was announced from Portugal, showing that they were present in Europe as well

Steinberg Cubase
Cubase is a music software product developed by Steinberg for music recording, arranging and editing as part of a Digital Audio Workstation. It is one of the oldest DAWs to still enjoy widespread use

Stele
A stele , also stela , is a stone or wooden slab, generally taller than it is wide, erected for funerals or commemorative purposes, most usually decorated with the names and titles of the deceased or living — inscribed, carved in relief , or painted onto the slab

Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou , born 14 February 1967) is a British entrepreneur of Greek Cypriot origin, currently a resident of Monaco. He is the scion of a wealthy, shipowning family, but is best known for setting up easyJet, a highly successful and profitable low-cost airline, with start-up funds provided by his father, the beginning of a series of ventures under the Easy brand.-Family

Stella Artois
Stella Artois is a 5% ABV lager brewed in Leuven, Belgium since 1926. In the UK, Canada and New Zealand a 4% ABV version is also available.-Production:

Stella Nickell
Stella Maudine Nickell is a Seattle-area woman who was sentenced to 90 years in prison for product tampering after she allegedly poisoned Excedrin capsules with lethal cyanide, which resulted in the deaths of her husband Bruce and of Susan Chapman Snow

Stellar classification
In astronomy, stellar classification is a classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics. The spectral class of a star is a designated class of a star describing the ionization of its chromosphere, what atomic excitations are most prominent in the light, giving an objective measure of the temperature in this chromosphere

Stellar nucleosynthesis
Stellar nucleosynthesis is the collective term for the nuclear reactions taking place in stars to build the nuclei of the elements heavier than hydrogen. Some small quantity of these reactions also occur on the stellar surface under various circumstances

Stem cell
This article is about the cell type. For the medical therapy, see Stem Cell TreatmentsStem cells are biological cells found in all multicellular organisms, that can divide and differentiate into diverse specialized cell types and can self-renew to produce more stem cells

Stem cell controversy
The stem cell controversy is the ethical debate primarily concerning the creation, treatment, and destruction of human embryos incident to research involving embryonic stem cells. Not all stem cell research involves the creation, use, or destruction of human embryos

Stendhal
Marie-Henri Beyle , better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir and La Chartreuse de Parme Marie-Henri Beyle (23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme Marie-Henri Beyle (23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The

Stentor (protozoa)
Stentor, sometimes called trumpet animalcules, are a genus of filter-feeding, heterotrophic ciliate protists, representative of the heterotrichs

Step function
In mathematics, a function on the real numbers is called a step function if it can be written as a finite linear combination of indicator functions of intervals

Stepfanie Kramer
Stepfanie Kramer is an American actress, writer, and singer/songwriter. She is probably best known for her role as the tough-minded detective, "Sgt

Stephanie Zimbalist
Stephanie Zimbalist is an American actress best known for her role as Laura Holt on the NBC detective series Remington Steele.-Background:

Stephanus pagination
Stephanus pagination is the system of reference and organization used in modern editions and translations of Plato . Plato's works are divided into numbers, and each number will be divided into equal sections a, b, c, d and e

Stephen A. Douglas
Stephen Arnold Douglas was an American politician from the western state of Illinois, and was the Northern Democratic Party nominee for President in 1860. He lost to the Republican Party's candidate, Abraham Lincoln, whom he had defeated two years earlier in a Senate contest following a famed series of debates

Stephen Barrett
Stephen Joel Barrett is a retired American psychiatrist, author, co-founder of the National Council Against Health Fraud , and the webmaster of Quackwatch. He runs a number of websites dealing with quackery and health fraud. He focuses on consumer protection, medical ethics, and scientific skepticism

Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter is a prolific British hard science fiction author. He has degrees in mathematics and engineering.- Writing style :

Stephen Benton Elkins
Stephen Benton Elkins was an American industrialist and political figure. He served as the Secretary of War between 1891 and 1893

Stephen C. Robinson
Stephen Craig Robinson was a United States federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York from 2003 to 2010.-Early life and education:

Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism

Stephen Foster
Stephen Collins Foster , known as the "father of American music", was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of the 19th century

Stephen Gray (scientist)
Stephen Gray was an English dyer and amateur astronomer, who was the first to systematically experiment with electrical conduction, rather than simple generation of static charges and investigations of the static phenomena.

Stephen Harper
Stephen Joseph Harper is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Conservative Party. Harper became prime minister when his party formed a minority government after the 2006 federal election

Stephen Hawking
Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA is an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity

Stephen Hopkins (politician)
Stephen Hopkins was an American political leader from Rhode Island who signed the Declaration of Independence. He served as the Chief Justice and Governor of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and was a Delegate to the Colonial Congress in Albany in 1754 and to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776

Stephen Hough
Stephen Andrew Gill Hough is a British-born classical pianist, composer and writer. He became an Australian citizen in 2005 and thus has dual nationality .-Biography:

Stephen Kearney
Stephen Peter Kearney, ONZM is a professional rugby league football coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Parramatta Eels in the NRL as well as the New Zealand national team

Stephen King
Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books

Stephen L. Carter
Stephen L. Carter is an American law professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and best-selling novelist.-Education:

Stephen Lang (actor)
Stephen Lang is an American actor and playwright. He started in theatre on Broadway but is well known for his film portrayals of Stonewall Jackson in Gods and Generals and George Pickett in Gettysburg , as well as for his 2009 roles as Colonel Miles Quaritch in Avatar and as Texan lawman Charles Winstead in Public Enemies, in addition to

Stephen Lawrence
Stephen Lawrence was a black British teenager from Eltham, southeast London, who was stabbed to death while waiting for a bus on the evening of 22 April 1993.

Stephen Moulton
Stephen Moulton was an Englishman who, as an agent of the U.S. rubber pioneer Charles Goodyear, first brought samples of vulcanized rubber to the UK

Stephen Oppenheimer
Stephen Oppenheimer is a British paediatrician, geneticist, and writer. He is a member of Green Templeton College, Oxford and an honorary fellow of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and carries out and publishes research in the fields of genetics and human prehistory.-Career:Oppenheimer trained in medicine at Oxford and London universities, qualifying in 1971

Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea is an Irish film and stage actor. Rea has appeared in high profile films such as V for Vendetta, Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire and Breakfast on Pluto

Stephen Stills
Stephen Arthur Stills is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash . He has performed on a professional level in several other bands as well as maintaining a solo career at the same time

Stephen Tindall
Sir Stephen Robert Tindall, KNZM is the founder of New Zealand retailer The Warehouse, and of the Tindall Foundation.He attended Takapuna Grammar School and has a Diploma of Management from the Auckland Institute of Technology.

Stephen Tompkinson
Stephen Tompkinson is a British actor. He is best known for his work in comedy and drama productions such as Drop the Dead Donkey, Ballykissangel, Grafters, In Deep, Wild at Heart and DCI Banks.

Stephen W. Burns
Stephen W. Burns was an American actor.-Career:Born in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, Burns is best known for playing 'Pete Stancheck' in Herbie Goes Bananas and 'Jack Cleary' in the The Thorn Birds mini-series

Stephen Williams (politician)
Stephen Roy Williams is a British Liberal Democrat politician who was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Bristol West in the 2005 general election, being re-elected with an increased majority in May 2010

Stephen Wolfram
Stephen Wolfram is a British scientist and the chief designer of the Mathematica software application and the Wolfram Alpha computational knowledge engine.- Biography :