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komp tuhn

  • n  United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
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  • Boys' basketball: Compton gets its chance to be in the spotlight
    DeMar DeRozan brought lots of publicity to Compton during his playing days, but now the Tarbabes have the talent and experience to make a Southern Section title run, and Monday's Fairfax tournament will be an opportunity to see if Compton...
    June 24, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Cricket-Ashes hint as Root replaces Compton as opener
    LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Joe Root is on course to open in the forthcoming Ashes series against Australia after being named as opener in an England squad for a four-day warmup match against county side Essex starting on Sunday. Nick Compton, who scored consecutive test centuries in New Zealand this year but then struggled for form in the return series, has not been included in the side ...
    June 24, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Man Remains ‘Extremely Critical’ Following Compton Shooting
    A man remains "extremely critical" following a shooting on a Compton street Friday afternoon.
    June 23, 2013 - CBS 2 Los Angeles

  • Serena Williams in Los Angeles Times
    The more we play, the better it gets,Serena said. "You know, when we play our match on Saturday, it's for everything. This is what we dreamed of when we were growing up in Compton 20-something years ago. So, you know, this is what we...
  • Suge Knight in Forbes
    This is crazy,Knight told the Los Angeles Times in Thursday's editions. "I'm a 42-year-old businessman, not a gang member. I don't even live in Compton anymore."
  • Billy Williams in
    Go to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic or Venezuela and you'll find baseball academies bought and paid for by teams,Williams said. "We've got one up and running in Compton, and we're renovating a few ballfields in a few other places....

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