eddington eddington  /ˈɛ dɪŋ tən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)

News

  • Removal of Veazie Dam Set to Start This Month

    Removal of the Veazie Dam is set to start later this month. On July 22nd, crews will begin breaching the dam. That's one of the final steps before the Penobscot River becomes free flowing. Sargent Corp. has been hired to remove the dam, which spans the river between Veazie and Eddington. . . .
    on July 3, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor

Quotes

  1. AOC president John Coates said: "The Queensland Government and Victoria's Major Events boss, Sir Rodney Eddington, have both shown interest in bidding for an Olympic Games between 2020 and 2030, and I told Sir Rod that Australia's best chance is for...
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: John Coates Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Under the leadership of Sir Rod Eddington, this group has the capacity to cut through and identify the critical issues as well as the proven abilities to find innovative solutions to the infrastructure challenges Australia faces," Albanese says.
    on May 18, 2008 By: Anthony Albanese Source: Australasian Bus and Coach

  3. Referring to the Sir Rod Eddington and Kate Barker's recently published reviews, Brown said: "The theme of both the Eddington Review on transport and the Barker Review on planning flexibility is that we must systematically modernise and improve...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Gordon Brown Source: ePolitix

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