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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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Often I will come across a heron on the river, disturbing the poor thing so it has to raise those giant wings and take off.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has recently developed and demonstrated a breakthrough operational and technological capability for the Heron Family.
Lesley Allen, 62, who snapped the drama in Peterborough, Cambs, said: "The heron appeared with the weasel on the opposite bank of the River Nene.
Ash pictured the majestic bird on Sunday just after the heron had gobbled the last of the fish.
News that Heron was found dead inside his Los Angeles home in the morning.
Heron Food Group operates predominantly in the North of England, and has 251 stores.
Now the Heron deal gives it a new network of smaller shops across the North.
Alongside the existing Heron management team, the firm said it will continue to expand and develop the Heron business, initially through the addition of between 10 and 20 new stores a year.
A single great blue heron (Ardea herodias), three great egrets (Ardea alba), and 11 black-crowned night-herons were perched on the elevated margins of the pond.
His relentless passion and pride for his craft will allow him to play a larger role in the diverse levels of service that we offer to our clients and the media," said Gary Giudice, Blue Heron Communications president.
It might still be dark with the full light of dawn still an hour or two away but this grey heron is a resourceful bird and it uses the orange glow from the nearby streetlights to aid in its quest for fish.
The acquisition of HERON further strengthens our ability to offer our clients a full spectrum of services that aid in developing products with reimbursement and market access in mind.
TEL AVyV (CyHAN)- In the aftermath of a decision by the Turkish government to return Israeli-made Heron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the manufacturing country, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) officials have denied claims about the failures in technical support to UAVs delivered to Turkey.
Melbourne, Australia, Oct 16, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - MEO Australia Limited (ASX:MEO) (OTCQX:MEOAY) provides the following update in relation to Heron South-1 being drilled in NT/P68, operated by Eni Australia Ltd.