Isaac Newton – English physicist and mathematician
Isaac Newton – Died 20.03.1727 (born in 1643), English physicist and mathematician.
Developed the law of universal gravity and other laws of mechanics. He formulated the
principle of conservation of momentum and angular momentum. He created the calculus
of variations. 10. 12. 1684 – His work “De Motu Corporum” about the concept of gravity
and its effect on the orbits of the planets, referring to Kepler’s laws, was read to the
Royal Society by Edmund Halley.
English rivers waters – Substances blocking fertility
English rivers waters – Substances blocking fertility – British scientists claim that in the waters of
the English rivers is a group of substances blocking the male sex hormone testosterone.
Thus reducing fertility in men. After examining fished out of the rivers fishes.
It turned out that these compounds stimulate the development of female characteristics in males.
John Harrison – English carpenter and watchmaker
John Harrison – English carpenter and watchmaker – In 24.03.1693 born
English carpenter and watchmaker J. Harrison. Creator of the first clock (chronometer),
used on ships and helpful in determining longitude. He was involved in the construction
and modernization of clocks. One of the first chronometer weighed 34 kg, one of the last 1.5 kg.
John Dalton – English physicist, chemist, meteorologist
John Dalton – English physicist, chemist, meteorologist – In 27.07.1844 died English physicist,
chemist and meteorologist J. Dalton (born in 1766). Founder of modern atomic theory of matter.
He described the vision defect, which was later called daltonism. Atomic mass unit,
also acquired his name (Da).
Charles Darwin – English naturalist
Charles Darwin – English naturalist – In 02.12.1809 was born English naturalist Charles Darwin.
The creator of the theory of evolution. He claimed that living organisms are subject to
natural selection and are derived from earlier forms.
Viking tomb southern England
Viking tomb southern England – In southern England near the town of Weymouth. Was found a mass grave with 51 headless human remains. Scientists have discovered the bones of the DNA married, after studies found that the skeletons belong to the people coming from Scandinavia – the Vikings.
Forcing sheep across London Bridge
Forcing sheep across London Bridge – In London, every citizen has the right to forcing a flock of sheep through London Bridge without paying tolls.
Whales from British coast
Whales from British coast – In Great Britain, the head of each found on the British coast whale belongs to the king, and the tail to the queen.
Vikings mass grave in Oxford
Vikings mass grave in Oxford – When putting the foundations for a new building of the university in 2008. Have been found the remains of nearly 40 bodies. Analyses revealed that the bones find mass grave was killed settlers – Vikings.
– Successful penalty kick (74.7 %)
– Saved by goalkeeper (18.2 %)
– Shot missed the goal (3.5 %)
– Hit the woodwork (and not ended with goal) (3.6 %)
Penalty kick statistics – European three seasons
Penalty kick statistics – In 2008. Castrol has commissioned a detailed study of penalty kicks executed in three seasons in football leagues: English, Spanish, Italian, French and German. The whole is complemented by the results of the Champions League, UEFA Cup and European Championship. With the 1527 penalty shoot the ball landed in the net in 75.7% of cases. It follows that the ¼ of penalties will not translate into goals. 3.6% of all shots landed outside the goal, stopped the remaining 3.5% of the posts or crossbar. Goalkeepers managed to defend up 18.2% strokes.