Sir Robert Alexander, 1892–1973, Scottish physicist: helped develop radar.
Sir Robert Alexander. 1892–1973, Scottish physicist, who played a leading role in the development of radar
British physicist who pioneered the development of radar. In 1919 he produced a system for locating thunderstorms by tracking their radio emissions. In the 1930s Watson-Watt led the team that developed radar into a practical system for locating aircraft.
Robert, 1864–1928, U.S. lawyer and statesman: secretary of state 1915–20. a city in and the capital of Michigan, in the S part. a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago. a state in the N central United States. 58,216 sq. mi. (150,780 sq. km). Capital: Lansing. Abbreviation: MI (for use with zip code), Mich. Lake, a […]
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any of several American quail of the genus Colinus, especially C. virginianus (northern bobwhite) having mottled reddish-brown, black, and white plumage. Historical Examples Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast Harry Thom Payne Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast Harry Thom Payne Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific […]