Yerkes

[ US /ˈjɝkiz/ ]
NOUN
  1. United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
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  • In December 1997, a technician at Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center was splashed in the eye with body fluid from a monkey infected with Herpes B; she died six weeks later as a result.
  • This week's awesome images are (in order of appearance): NGC 1444, King 7, Eta 3 and Eta 2 Fornacis, NGC 1049 (credit—Palomar Observatory, courtesy of Caltech), Walter Adams (credit—Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago) and M33 (courtesy of NOAO/AURA/NSF). Weekend SkyWatcher's Forecast – December 18-20, 2009 | Universe Today
  • Having seen the situation, a wealthy American businessman, Charles Yerkes, tried to improve the system by buying many of the different lines and setting up the Underground Group.
  • But by 1910 something drastic had clearly happened to the canvas, for the reproduction included in the Yerkes sale catalogue shows that during the intervening eight years it had been extensively repainted.
  • Individuals were drawn from two large, well-established social groups of captive brown capuchins from colonies at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and paired with a partner.
  • In December 1997, a technician at Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center was splashed in the eye with body fluid from a monkey infected with Herpes B; she died six weeks later as a result.
  • These is also a photometric photographic catalogue of the stars nearest to the pole in PARKHURST's “Yerkes actinometry” (1912), [11] which contains all stars in B. Lectures on Stellar Statistics
  • And yet the work of Fabry and Buisson, which has been verified by Professor Frost at the Yerkes Observatory, shows that the nebula is a seething mass of gaseous matter where there is no rest and over whose vast bulk relative motions of several miles a second are constantly, taking place. Photographing the Sky
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