Tuesday, May 22, 2007

  • WOOD (Wood) a Henry Joseph (1869-1944), the English conductor, the teacher. The chief and the organizer of "Promenad-concerts" (with 1895) and other shared symphony concerts. Propagandized Russian and Soviet music. The musical and literary compositions (psevd. P.Klenovsky).
  • WOOD Robert Williams (1868-1955), the American physics - experimenter, foreign honorary member AN the USSR (1930). Transactionses on physical optician. Has discovered and probeed a resonance emission of steams Na and Hg and has advanced methods of spectroscopy. Has put in pawn a fundamentals ultra-violet and an infra-red photography.
  • WOOD the ALLOY, fusible (tïë68 °S) alloy Bi (50 %), Pb (25 %), Sn (12,5 %) and Cd (12,5 %). It is applied in some fireproof devices and advertisers, to manufacturing casting patterns, a filling up of metallographic microsections, etc. It is offered in 1860 English engineer B.Wood.
  • WOOD - BAFFALO (Wood Buffalo), national park in northwest of Canada. It is based in 1922. The area of 4428 thousand ga. Conifers and mixed forests, bogs. The largest population of bisons (over 50 individuals wood and 12 thousand steppe), a black bear, deers, the moose, a beaver; a unique place of a nesting of white American cranes.
  • VUDVORD (Woodward) Robert Burns (1917-79), American chemists - organics, foreign member AN the USSR (1976). Has executed synthesis of active agents much biologically (quinine, Cortisonum, chlorophyll, vitamin Â12, etc.). Has placed a structure of ferrocene (1952, together with Dzh. Wilkinson). Has formulated a number of the regulations used in structural chemistry. Together with R.Hofman has developed rules, predicting a reactivity of organic compounds (rule Vudvorda - Hofman, 1965). The Nobel Prize (1965).
  • VUDVORTS (Woodworth) Robert (1869-1962), the American psychologist. Has put forward a conception dynamic psychology; having dismissed basic concept of behaviorism " the stimulant - reaction ", has offered to include in it an intermediate joint - an organism and his installations.
  • VUDZHER (Woodger) Joseph Genri (1894-1981), the English philosopher and the biologist. Has undertaken the regular analysis of the main contrasts of biology (mehanitsizm and the vitalism, structure and function, an organism and medium, etc.), has constructed the first axiomatic theories of biology.
  • VUKOBRATOVICH Miomir (r. 1930), the Serbian scientist, the foreign member of the Russian Academy of Science (1991; foreign member AN the USSR with 1988). The main transactionses on automatics, control theory robotic systems.
  • VUKOVAR (Vukovar), city and a port in Croatia, on Danube. 54 thousand inhabitants (1991, with suburbs). Boot, textile, a food-processing industry.
  • VUKOTICH Dushan (r. 1927), a film director - intensifier. One of osnovatelej the Zagreb school of animated cartoon. Films: "Pikkolo" (1960), (1962 "Game), " the Spot on conscience " (1968), "Grasshopper" (1975), " Stay from the Galaxy " (1981), etc.
  • VUKTYL, city (with 1984) in the Russian Federation, Republic Komi, landing stage on r. Pechora. 19,0 thousand inhabitants (1992.) Center of a gas condensate deposit. The beginning of a gas-pipe " Glowing of the North " (Vuktyl - Ukhta - Torzhok).
  • VUKTYLSKOE the DEPOSIT gas condensate, in the Russian Federation, Republic Komi (the Timano-Pechora oil-and-gas-bearing province). It is open in 1964. Deposits on depth of 2,2-3,5 kms. Beginning inventories of gas 388,1 billion in m3. The content of methane up to 85 %, a condensation moisture of 352 g / m3. Center of production-. Vuktyl.
  • VUL Bentsion Moiseevich (1903-85), Russian physics, academician AN the USSR (1972), the Hero Socialist Transactionses (1969). Transactionses on physics of dielectrics and semiconductors, a quantum electronics. The lenin premium (1964), the State premium of the USSR (1946).
  • VULVERHEMPTON (Wolverhampton), city in the Great Britain, suburb of Birmingham. 249 thousand inhabitants (1991). A machine industry, manufacture of hardware, metallurgy.
  • VULIAGMENI, balneoklimatichesky a health resort in Greece, on p-ove Attica, on coast a hall. Saronikos Egejskogo m., to a southeast from Athenes. Thermal (ok. 25 °S) radon hloridno-natrivye mineral waters. Bliz a health resort - mineral an eskar. Vuliagmeni.
  • VULIS Abram Zinovjevich (r. 1928), the Russian literary critic, the Doctor of Philology (1973). The main orb of interests - a history of the Soviet literature, the theory satyrs. Books: " I.Ilf, E.Petrov " (1960), " the Soviet satirical novel. Evolution of a genre in 20-30-Ñ years " (1965), " In laboratory of laughter " (1966), " Metamorphosises comic " (1976), " In the world of adventures: Poetics of a genre " (1986), " Vacancies in it is washed an album " (1989).
  • BURNING MOUNTAIN, in Roman mythology the god of fire, the promoter of smithcraft. Corresponds grech. Gefestu.
  • BURNING MOUNTAIN (from an armour. vulcanus - fire, a flame), the geologic education originating above channels and cracks in earth crust on which on a surface are erupted a lava, ash, hot gases, water vapour and rock wastes. Distinguish operational, fallen asleep and lost volcanoes, and under the form - central, erupted of a central lead-out aperture, and fracture, which apparatuses look like gaping cracks or of some small cones. Main bodies of the volcanic apparatus: magmatic the locus (in earth crust or the upper mantle); the orifice - an outlet channel on which the magma is hoisted to a surface; a cone - a high ground on a surface of the Earth from products of blowout of a burning mountain; a crater - a deepening on a surface of a cone of a burning mountain. The modern burning mountains are located along large faults and tektonicheski mobile ranges (primarily on islands and coasts Quiet and Atlantic ok.) . Active active volcanoes: Klyuchevskaya Sopka and Avachinskaja the Mound (Kamchatka, the Russian Federation), Vesuvius (Italy), Izalco (El Salvador), Mauna Loa (the Hawaiian islands), etc.