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1 He was one of the most famous scientists who questioned the space in the early years of the 20th century.
2 The century plant blooms only once in its lifetime.
3 But have no fear, there is no risk of collision, at least for the next century or so (forecasting much beyond that is tricky).
4 Yet while liberals have cheered the result as a mark of social progress, it does not necessarily augur plain sailing for the al-Sabah family that has ruled Kuwait since the 18th century.
5 Drought conditions during most of the 21st century have forced water managers to plan for a day when the region's vast system of DAMS and reservoirs no longer have enough water to store.
6 Many institutions that most of us regard as the foundation stones of capitalism were not introduced until the mid-19th century, because they had been seen as undermining capitalism.
7 Paris was still the centre of the art world in the first half of the 20th century, so Egyptian artists naturally looked to France for both scholarship and patronage.
8 Built at the beginning of the 11th century, Lincoln Castle served as home of the legendary William the Conqueror.
9 Patents date back to Venice in the 15th century, but Communist China did not allow them until 1985.
10 Over the past century, there have been seven iterations of this ball.
11 as early as the first century B.C., the region was known as a meeting place for artisans and traders, not warlords and insurgents.
12 return to the golden era is certainly not the answer: it is now clear that Mr Koizumi danced atop an edifice, dominated for half a century by the LDP, that was about to crumble regardless.
13 And just as you fought for us, we're going to keep fighting for you - for more jobs, for more security, for the opportunity to keep your families strong and America competitive in the 21st century.
14 The USPS used an elaborate system ofpneumatic tubes during the early 19th century, but London took anentirely different approach and built this scaled-down railroad systemto be used only for parcels.
15 But for most of the past century, lawyers and regulators have battled over how to apply those terms in new industries where the rules are unclear.
16 God (1964) went back to the early years of the century to interrogate relations between traditional and colonial faiths and power structures.
17 Cities in the 21st Century will be increasingly divided into those who can afford to protect themselves and their families from these problems and those who cannot.
18 Some were still alive, and some were in the form of stumps left from logging that took place on the site at the beginning of the 20th century.
19 For this project, Mr.Taylor has been looking both high and low, collecting basal sprouts from the stumps of old redwoods, which were heavily logged in the 20th century.
20 But if you look at marriage in the United States over the past century, this interpretation doesn't stand up.
21 My family goes back to the 18th century.
22 19th century was the heyday of steam railways.
23 No one else approached the wreck site or even learned of the crash during the next half century.
24 a century, ever since its tongue lapped at the edge of Mingyong village, the glacier has retreated like a dying serpent recoiling into its lair.
25 Not only have we overcome them all, Buffett pointed out, but our standard of living has increased dramatically — nearly sevenfold in the last century.
26 We need to traverse the last century thoroughly.
27 In the 19th century European explorers like David Livingstone and John Hanning Speke came here searching for the source of the Nile.
28 France had more babies in 2006 than in any year in the past quarter century, capping a decade of rising fertility that has bucked Europe's greying trend.
29 Clearly, that hour of lunch at Bell Labs opened up a technological development path that was as broad and deep as nearly any in the 20th century.
30 Since the 14th century, celebrations in these countries have often included huge effigies (up to 3 yards tall) of historical, biblical, and sometimes contemporary figures. And dragons.