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Lent Bumps 2009 - Links To Races in Other Years
... Preceding year Current year Following year Lent Bumps 2008 Lent Bumps 2009 Lent Bumps 2010 May Bumps 2008 May Bumps 2009 May Bumps 2010 ...
Silas D. Alben - Research - Humpback-whales
... Brenner in a paper titled "How Bumps on Whale Flippers Delay Stall An Aerodynamic Model" ... with the humpback whale's agility due to bumps on the leading edges of their flippers ... Review and Nature, provides a theoretical basis for potential improvements in using bumps for more stable airplanes, more agile submarines, and more ...
Thermal Copper Pillar Bump - Applications - Hotspot Cooling
... Because of the small size of the thermal bumps and the relatively high density at which they can be placed on the active surface of the chip, these structures are ... In such a case, the distribution of the thermal bumps may not need to be even ... Rather, the thermal bumps would be concentrated in the area of the hotspot while areas of lower heat density would have fewer thermal bumps per unit area ...
May Bumps 1974
... The May Bumps 1974 were a set of rowing races held at Cambridge University in June 1974 ... The event was run as a bumps race and is one of a series of May Bumps which have been held annually in mid-June since 1887 ... See May Bumps for the format of the races ...
Lent Bumps 2009
... The Lent Bumps 2009 is a series of rowing races held at Cambridge University from Tuesday 24 February 2009 until Saturday 28 February 2009 ... The event was run as a bumps race and was the 122nd in the series of Lent Bumps which have been held annually in late-February or early March in this form ... See Lent Bumps for the format of the races ...

Famous quotes containing the word bumps:

    America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me.... The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you—no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks. And that is human contact.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)