What is Huxley?

  • (noun): English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917).
    Synonyms: Andrew Huxley, Andrew Fielding Huxley
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Star Riders' Championship - Results
1929-1935 Year 1st 2nd 3rd 1929 (Overseas) Frank Arthur beat Vic Huxley 1929 (Britain) Roger Frogley beat Jack Parker 1930 Vic Huxley beat Frank Arthur 1931 Ray ...
Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... Angeles Times, Archera called philosopher and author Aldous Huxley at home, saying that John Huston had promised to finance her proposed documentary film on the Palio di Siena if she could get Huxley to agree to write ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...
Huxley, Alberta - Demographics
... As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Huxley had a population of 85 living in 35 of its 41 total dwellings, a -4.5% change from its 2006 population of 89 ...
Mind At Large
... and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley ... In this book, Huxley explores the idea that the human mind filters reality, partly because handling the details of all of the impressions and images coming in would be unbearable, partly because it ... Huxley was administered mescaline, and had an interviewer prompt him to comment on various stimuli around him, such as books and flowers ...
Laura Huxley
... Laura Huxley (née Archera) (November 2, 1911 – December 13, 2007) was an Italian-American musician, author, psychological counselor and lecturer, and the wife of author Aldous Huxley ...

More definitions of "Huxley":

  • (noun): English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963).
    Synonyms: Aldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard Huxley

Famous quotes containing the word huxley:

    It had the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Which is better: to have Fun with Fungi or to have Idiocy with Ideology, to have Wars because of Words, to have Tomorrow’s Misdeeds out of Yesterday’s Miscreeds?
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)