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More important, the book also offers the first accurate and in-depth chronology of a turbulent journey from criminal to icon.
He took office when order reigned, and left it when times grew turbulent.
The adjustable straps stay closed no matter how turbulent the water, or what you wedge your foot in below its surface.
Dimples on a golf ball create a thin turbulent boundary layer of air that clings to the ball's surface.
The revolution there, with its daring protesters and turbulent course of events, has captured a global audience.
For example, barnacles from calm areas that were moved to turbulent seas grew short, wide members.
As a cyclone moves along a warm oceanic surface, it causes turbulent mixing in the oceanic mixed layer.
As had once been learned in the past, maintaining stability in a turbulent atmosphere can be a dangerous challenge.
Moreover, in some cases a pilot might wish to do the opposite and promote turbulent flow-for example, when slowing down.
Pilots do their best to fly around storms and to steer clear of turbulent areas reported by aircraft further along the route.
Marriage, one might think, is in turbulent enough waters already.
Some of this wealth is stashed offshore for safe keeping by the well-to-do from politically turbulent parts of the world.
Our correspondent reflects on two turbulent decades and explains why few will be celebrating the anniversary.
None of this is easy, especially in turbulent times.
With new stars living hot and fast, then violently exploding, conditions are probably too turbulent to allow life to evolve.
Instead the discovery was quickly engulfed in the turbulent waters of religion and politics.
X-ray astronomy is giving us spectacular vision of an explosive and turbulent universe.
He has braved toxic caverns and rappelled into active volcanoes with turbulent lava lakes.
Fire tornadoes occur when intense heat and turbulent wind conditions combine to form whirling eddies of air.
We urgently need to make the decision now to protect our last-remaining wilderness area through the turbulent times ahead.
It ultimately had a successful and turbulent life lasting six years.
The air over the rest of the surface is turbulent, creating drag.
But after four years of turbulent marriage, she didn't get a dime's worth of settlement.
But often in his turbulent career, bad days outnumbered the good.
Seismic waves form as a result of turbulent convection in the roiling stellar interior.
When you're in the middle of a mountain range, the air is pretty turbulent, and image quality goes down.
It also makes for a robot that, in a turbulent ocean, would be in danger of running onto the rocks while updating its map.
The flow remains laminar up to a point, where the flow then begins to break up into vortices and turbulent flow.
If it's low to the horizon, turbulent air makes it flicker and change color.
The convergence of faith and science shouldn't be a turbulent one, but one of understanding and communication.
Disregard the sideshow excursions into various religious traditions and the turbulent personal life.
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