Attila the Hun was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in March 453. He was also the leader of a tribal empire consisting of Huns, Ostrogoths, Alans, and Bulgars. There is no surviving first-hand account of Attila’s appearance, but there is a possible second-hand source.
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The scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson said, “For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”
The 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race of Mercy and The Serum Run, was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S. territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and about 150 sled dogs across 674 miles in 5+1⁄2 days.
The court unanimously rejected an attempt by the Scottish National Party to force a vote next October. The decision is unlikely to stem the heated debate over independence that has loomed over British politics for a decade. Scotland last held a vote on the issue in 2014, when voters rejected the prospect of independence by 55% to 45%.
Mathematical disciplines began in antiquity with the Babylonians and with Hellenistic writers such as Archimedes and Ptolemy. During the classical period in Greece (6th, 5th and 4th centuries BCE) natural philosophy slowly developed into an exciting and contentious field of study.