Previous (Ilaiyaraaja) Next (Iliad) Ilf and Petrov Ilya Ilf (Ilya Arnoldovich Faynzilberg (Russian: Илья Арнольдович Файнзильберг) (1897-1937) and Evgeny or Yevgeny Petrov (Yevgeniy Petrovich Kataev or Katayev (Russian: Евгений Петрович Катаев), 1903-1942) were two Soviet prose authors of the 1920s and 1930s.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (January 25, 1886 - November 30, 1954) was a German conductor and composer especially noted for his work with the Berlin Opera and the Berlin Philharmonic. A conductor of great stature, his unorthodox style emphasized the subjective interpretation of symphonic literature, rather than a literal reading of it, especially as pertains to presentation of structure, phrasing, and tempo.
West Germany (in German Westdeutschland ) was the common English name for the former Federal Republic of Germany, from its founding on May 24, 1949, to October 2, 1990. With an area of 95,976 square miles (248,577 square kilometers), or slightly smaller than Oregon in the United States, West Germany was bordered on the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; on the east by the former East Germany and the Czech Republic; on the south by Austria and Switzerland; and on the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Mitochondria and chloroplasts, which have double-membranes and their own DNA, are believed to have originated from symbiotic prokaryotic organisms (perhaps originally incompletely consumed or invading in character), which were adopted as a part of the host cell. This idea is supported in the endosymbiotic theory.
Uncertainty is a term used in subtly different ways in a number of fields, including philosophy, statistics, economics, finance, insurance, psychology, sociology, engineering, and information science. It applies to predictions of future events, physical measurements already made, or to the unknown. The philosophical problematics of uncertainty are often tied to a number of conditions: Fallibility of human beings; the limit of knowability of or accessibility to the past and future; contingency and spontaneity of human decisions and actions that affect social pheneomena.
Marco Polo (September 15, 1254 - January 8, 1324) was a Venetian trader and explorer who, with his father Niccolò and his uncle Maffeo, was one of the first Europeans to travel the Silk Road to China (then called Cathay ) and visit the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, Kublai Khan (grandson of Genghis Khan).