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Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

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Malik Al Nasir was living in a hostel for homeless black youths when Gil Scott Heron - best known for his anthem The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1984.
Jim" Heron, 73 of Worcester, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 30th 2010 surrounded by his family.
Former teacher Ronald Heron is being sued for up to pounds 100,000 by a woman who he sexually abused over a six-year period when she was a child.
Harry Heron, an ex-corporal in the Territorial Army, served in Kenya with the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.
Steven Heron temporarily blinded the pilot of the chopper, which was searching for a missing person.
Turkey agreed with Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) and Elbit three years ago to buy 10 Heron UAVs for over 180 million USD.
The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), widespread throughout the Seychelles, is one of the few waders that breed on Aldabra Atoll (9[degrees] 24' S, 46[degrees] 20' E) (Feare and Watson 1984).
Peter Heron, 70, was charged with the murder of his wife Ann, 44, who was found with her throat cut in the grounds of her home at Middleton St George near Darlington on August 3, 1990.
Heron Corporation, the commercial property group run by Gerald Ronson, has given Crest Nicholson an 11-day deadline to open its books - but is once again being cold shouldered.
Smith & Wesson has selected Blue Heron Communications of Norman, Okla.
Terra Holdings, the parent company of Halstead Property and Brown Harris Stevens, has acquired Heron Ltd.
Clutching a branch destined for its nest, a Great Blue Heron spreads its wings above the Delta Ponds in Eugene, where a growing heron rookery, or heronry, has been established.
GREY, shaggy and abundantly patient: three words that completely sum up the grey heron, that stately bird frequently seen fringing our estuaries and river banks.
Patrick Heron is at heart a modernist in the tradition of Roger Fry and Clement Greenberg: the seventy-odd pictures on view at the Tate Gallery charted a logic of space, color, and rhythm evolving over six decades.
Heron declined to comment to CI, saying she was not present in an official capacity.