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Eureka (or 'Heureka'; Greek εὑρηκα/ηὑρηκα) is a famous exclamation attributed to Archimedes, see: Eureka (word). For other uses, see Archimedes (disambiguation). ... Eureka (Eureka!, or Heureka; Greek (later ); IPA: (modern Greek), (ancient Greek, both former and later forms), Anglicised as ) is a famous exclamation attributed to Archimedes. ...


Places

Numerous places are named for the expression:


In the United States

Cities and towns

Motto: Eureka - (I have found it!) Map of California showing the location of Eureka Coordinates: Country United States State California County Humboldt Founded 1850 Incorporated April 18, 1856 (town) Re-incorporated February 19, 1874 (city) Government type Mayor-council  - Mayor Virginia Bass  - City manager David Tyson Area    - City  14. ... Eureka is a city located in Woodford County, Illinois. ... Eureka is a city located in Greenwood County, Kansas. ... Eureka is a city located in St. ... Eureka is a town located in Lincoln County, Montana. ... Eureka is a city located in Eureka County, Nevada, in the United States. ... Eureka is a town located in Wayne County, North Carolina. ... Eureka is a city located in McPherson County, South Dakota. ... Eureka is a city located in Juab County, Utah. ... Eureka is in Winnebago County. ... Eureka Springs is a town located in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, USA. The entire town of Eureka Springs is on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Arkansas. ...

Other place names
  • Ridgewood, New Jersey, Mike Paternoster's Garage. Bergen County.

Eureka Valley is a term for the greater Castro district of San Francisco, California. ... Eureka Valley is a term for the greater Castro district of the city of San Francisco, California. ... Eureka Valley is located in Inyo County, in eastern California in the southwestern United States. ...

Outside the United States

Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English, Canadian Gaelic Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... Eureka is a small research base on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. ... Flag of Transvaal For the Russian theme park, see Transvaal Park. ... Waikato is the name of a region in the North Island of New Zealand. ...

Historical

The Eureka is now docked at the Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco The Eureka is a side-wheel paddle steamboat, built in 1890, which is now preserved at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in San Francisco, California. ... The Eureka Flag The Eureka Stockade was a gold miners revolt in 1854 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, against the officials supervising the mining of gold in the region of Ballarat. ... The Eureka Flag The Eureka Flag is an Australian flag which has no official status, but which is used by a wide range of groups. ...

Science and technology

  • 5261 Eureka, an asteroid co-orbital with Mars
  • EUREKA, the pan-European research and development inter-governmental initiative
  • Eureka 147, also known as the Digital Audio Broadasting (DAB) system
  • Eureka beacon, used by Allies during World War II to guide paratroopers to drop zones
  • Eureka (Equation Solver), software first marketed by Borland in 1987; also known as Mercury; similar to TK Solver
  • Eureka (magazine), published by the Cambridge University Mathematical Society
  • Eureka (science magazine), published by Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishat, Kerala, India
  • Eureka (OPAC), a library search engine developed by RLG
  • Eureka! (computer program), a disk-catalogue program for the CP/M operating system
  • Eureka! (museum), a museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Heureka, a science centre in Vantaa, Finland

5261 Eureka was discovered at Mt Palomar on June 20, 1990 and turned out to be the first known Mars Trojan asteroid. ... // Eureka (or Heureka; Greek ) is a famous exclamation attributed to Archimedes, see: Eureka (word). ... Eureka 147 is a protocol for digital radio broadcasting originally developed in Europe, but now being deployed in many countries around the world. ... The Eureka beacon was a simple radio homing beacon used in combination with the airborne Rebecca receiver. ... TK Solver is mathematical modeling and problem solving software featuring a declarative, rule-based language. ... Eureka is a publication of the Cambridge University Mathematical Society (The Archimedians). Its focus is on articles of interest to the society, including problems and puzzles, discussions and humour. ... , Kerala ( ; Malayalam: കേരളം; ) is a state on the Malabar Coast of southwestern India. ... Eureka is the general user interface for RLIN (Research Library Information Network), a bibliographic resource containing records from libraries that are members of RLG (Research Library Group). ... Eureka! is an interactive educational museum for for children in Halifax, West Yorkshire. ... {Heureka} Heureka vetenskaps centrumet finns i Helsingfors i Finland. ...

Entertainment

Eureka is a prose poem by Edgar Allan Poe from (1848) in which he describes his illumination about the universe. ... Eureka is an album by American musician Jim ORourke. ... Disneys California Adventure is a theme park in Anaheim, California, adjacent to Disneyland Park and part of the larger Disneyland Resort. ...

Film and television

  • Eureka (TV series), 2006-, on the Sci Fi Channel (U.S.), shown in the UK as A Town Called Eureka
    • Eureka, Oregon, fictional science fantasy town of the television series, where Global Dynamics Corporation is located, and where the majority of the series occurs
  • Eureka! (TV series), a 1980s Canadian educational series produced by TVOntario
  • Eureeka's Castle, a TV series that ran on Nickelodeon from 1989 to 1995
  • Eureka Seven, a mecha anime by the BONES studio
  • Eureka, a main character in Eureka Seven. Though in this anime the title and her name, is pronounced eh-oo-wreck-ah
  • Eureka Maru, a fictional starship in the TV series Andromeda
  • Eureka (1984 film), directed by Nicolas Roeg and starred Gene Hackman, Rutger Hauer, Mickey Rourke, and Joe Pesci
  • Eureka Stockade (film), 1949, Australia. Directed by Harry Watt
  • Eureka (2000 film), directed by Shinji Aoyama
  • Eureka (2006 film), produced by Shell Films
  • Eureka (cable network), a German cable news network that broadcast in the 1980s
  • Eureka (BBC), a 1985 cult BBC children's TV series about science and inventiveness, with Wilf Lunn BBC link
  • Eureka! (Irish TV), an Irish Language quiz show for primary school students, broadcast on RTÉ in the mid-1990s

This article is about the US science-fiction television series For the Canadian educational science television series, see Eureka! (TV series). ... This is about the former Canadian educational series. ... Eureekas Castle was an American childrens television series following the adventures of Eureeka, a sorceress in training, who lived in a giants castle music box with her friends. ... Original run 17 April 2005 – 2 April 2006 No. ... The Gekkostate (minus Eureka and the children) This page lists the characters from the anime and manga series Eureka Seven, covering the characters who are widely considered to be primary to the plot of the story. ... The Eureka Maru is a fictional starship in the television series Andromeda. ... Eureka DVD cover Eureka is a film directed by Nicolas Roeg in 1984, starring Gene Hackman, Rutger Hauer, Mickey Rourke, and Joe Pesci. ... Eureka Stockade is a 1949 British film of the story surrounding Peter Lalor and the gold miners rebellion of 1854 at Ballarat, Victoria. ... Harry Watt, (18 October, 1906, Edinburgh, Scotland - 2 April, 1987, Amersham, Buckinghamshire), was a British documentary and feature film director, who began his career working for John Grierson and Robert Flaherty. ... Eureka is a 2000 Japanese film written and directed by Shinji Aoyama and stars Koji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, and Masaru Miyazaki. ... Wilf Lunn (Wilfred Makepeace Lunn, b. ...

Other meanings

The Eureka Tower is a residential building in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Australia. ... Photo of Eureka College, 1904 Eureka College is liberal arts college in Eureka, Illinois related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and founded in 1855. ... Malayalam (മലയാളം ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ... The Eureka was a French automobile manufactured from 1906 until 1909. ... The Eureka was an American automobile manufactured only in 1900. ... The Eureka was an American automobile, a wheel-steered highwheeler from St. ... The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay known popularly as E-Cell is a non-profit student organization which provides a support system for budding entrepreneurs. ... Eureka is a white kitten found by Dorothy Gales Uncle Henry, that he gives to her telling her that the name means I have found it!. She is introduced in Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz In a small cage, Dorothy carries Eureka in a small cage on a... Doctor Who character, see Ace (Doctor Who). ... Uncle Henry is a fictional character from The Oz Books by L. Frank Baum. ... Eureka is a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners. ... This article is about the current worldwide manufacturer of Electrolux products. ...

Games

  • Eureka (online game), by Free Fall Associates
  • Eureka, a non-licensed Lineage 2 game server running at 7X speed at L2-Paradise, voluntarily closed when L2Extreme shut down.
  • Eureka! (computer game), a text adventure

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Eureka, Nevada - Description & History, from The Complete Nevada Traveler by David W. Toll (1172 words)
Eureka produced more than four times the wealth that Austin did, yet its history is rather prim and staid compared to adventurous Austin.
The Eureka Sentinel Building a block south has been converted to a wonderful museum, with the old newspaper back-shop as it was left when the last tramp printer finally called it quits.
The country around Eureka will probably always provide excellent hunting, and simply breathing in the cedar-scented air of the wide open spaces is an act of pure pleasure, utterly unimaginable to the people who lived here breathing its poisonous smoke in the century before last.
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