Other articles related to "polar":

Henry W. Howgate - Military Career
... where he served as property and disbursing officer before becoming responsible for planning all polar expeditions ... Under his auspices, he was responsible for polar expeditions at a time when several countries were also supporting polar exploration and scientific studies ...
Polar Circle Marathon
... The Polar Circle Marathon is a classical 42.195 km marathon, which however has the very untraditional feature that it is situated on 66 degrees ... The Polar Circle Marathon is more demanding than usual marathons due to the cold weather and the slippery surface for the parts of the race that goes over the actual ice cap ... The Polar Circle Marathon was held for the 5th time in history on 18 October 2008 around Kangerlussuaq in Western Greenland ...
Protic - Polar Aprotic Solvents
... Polar aprotic solvents are solvents that will dissolve many salts, but lack an acidic hydrogen ... Although discouraging use of the term "polar aprotic", IUPAC describes such solvents as having both high dielectric constants and high dipole moments, an example being acetonitrile ... fail this criterion) solvents dissolve organic salts such as tetraethylammonium iodide Polar aprotic solvents are often essential for reactions that involve strong bases, such ...
Polar Angle
... In geometry, the polar angle may be one of the two coordinates of a two-dimensional polar coordinate system one of the three coordinates of a three-dimensional spherical coordinate system in this case it is ...
Polar, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 354 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

Famous quotes containing the word polar:

    In time your relatives will come to accept the idea that a career is as important to you as your family. Of course, in time the polar ice cap will melt.
    Barbara Dale (b. 1940)

    Professor Fate: My apologies. There’s a polar bear in our car.
    Arthur Ross. Professor Fate (Jack Lemmon)