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Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist.
Amatol is a highly explosive material made from a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate.
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The chemical compound ammonium nitrate, the nitrate salt of ammonium, has the chemical formula NH4NO3, simplified to N2H4O3.
The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.
The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading structure for undergraduate degrees (bachelor's degrees and integrated master's degrees) in the United Kingdom.
The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals.
Cheshire (or; archaically the County Palatine of Chester; abbreviated Ches.) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire).
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Cheshire County Council was a county council, of the second highest level of United Kingdom Government for the residents of Cheshire.
The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.
A consultant (from consultare "to discuss") is a professional who provides professional or expert advice in a particular area such as security (electronic or physical), management, education, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing (and public relations), finance, engineering, science or any of many other specialized fields.
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The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
A doctorate (from Latin docere, "to teach") or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree is an academic degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) awarded by universities that, in most countries, qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession.
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Dutch is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent of that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.
An explosive material, also called an explosive, is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure.
Fractionation is a separation process in which a certain quantity of a mixture (gas, solid, liquid, suspension or isotope) is divided during a phase transition, into a number of smaller quantities (fractions) in which the composition varies according to a gradient.
Frederick George Donnan CBE FRS (6 September 1870 – 16 December 1956) was an Irish physical chemist who is known for his work on membrane equilibria, and commemorated in the Donnan equilibrium describing ionic transport in cells.
The Haber process, also called the Haber–Bosch process, is an artificial nitrogen fixation process and is the main industrial procedure for the production of ammonia today.
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (21 September 1853 – 21 February 1926) was a Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate.
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 July 1853 – 4 February 1928) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect.
Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.
General Sir James Freeth KCB KH (1786 – 19 January 1867) was Quartermaster-General to the Forces.
John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton, GBE KCB QC PC FRAS FRS (18 November 1844 – 9 March 1921) was an English mathematician, barrister and judge.
Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland.
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Leiden University (abbreviated as LEI, Universiteit Leiden), located in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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Lostock Gralam is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, east of Northwich.
A Master Mariner or MM is the professional qualification required for someone to serve as the person in charge or person in command of a commercial vessel.
A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities upon completion of a course of study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Matriculation is the formal process of entering a university, or of becoming eligible to enter by fulfilling certain academic requirements such as a matriculation examination.
Nature is a British interdisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.
The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
New Scientist is a UK-based weekly non-peer-reviewed English-language international science magazine, founded in 1956.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.
Paul Ehrenfest (January 18, 1880 – September 25, 1933) was an Austrian and Dutch theoretical physicist, who made major contributions to the field of statistical mechanics and its relations with quantum mechanics, including the theory of phase transition and the Ehrenfest theorem.
Gibbs' phase rule Chapter 6 was proposed by Josiah Willard Gibbs in his landmark paper titled On the Equilibrium of Heterogeneous Substances, published from 1875 to 1878.
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Physical chemistry is the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of laws and concepts of physics.
Pieter Zeeman (25 May 1865 – 9 October 1943) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect.
Polyethylene (abbreviated PE) or polyethene (IUPAC name polyethene or poly(methylene)) is the most common plastic.
A quartermaster general is the staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army.
The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (In Dutch: Koninklijke Nederlandse Chemische Vereniging, abbreviated: KNCV) is the professional association for chemists and chemical engineers in the Netherlands.
The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.
Sandbach (pronounced sand-batch) is a market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
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The Silvertown explosion occurred in Silvertown in West Ham, Essex (now part of the London Borough of Newham, in Greater London) on Friday, 19 January 1917 at 6.52 pm.
The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a British World War II organisation.
Swindon is a large town within the Borough of Swindon and ceremonial county of Wiltshire, in South West England.
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Tata Chemicals Europe (formerly Brunner Mond (UK) Limited) is a UK-based chemicals company that is a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals Limited, itself a part of the India-based Tata Group.
Trinitrotoluene (TNT), or more specifically 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H2(NO2)3CH3.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England.
The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
William Rintoul OBE (1870 – 25 August 1936) was a British chemist and President of the Faraday Society between 1934 and 1936.
Winnington is a small, mainly residential area of the town of Northwich in Cheshire, England.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.