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Encyclopedia > Gutenberg

There are several possible meanings for Gutenberg:

  • Johannes Gutenberg (c. 1400–1468), inventor of the European technology of printing with movable type
  • Beno Gutenberg (1889–1960), a German-born seismologist
  • Gutenberg Bible, printed by Johannes Gutenberg circa 1455, 200 copies
  • The Gutenberg Galaxy, a 1962 book by Marshall McLuhan
  • Project Gutenberg, a volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works
  • Gutenberg College, a four-year college in Eugene, Oregon
  • GUTenberg is the name of the French TeX Users Group
  • Gutenberg! The Musical!, Off-Broadway musical running in New York City
  • The Gutenberg discontinuity, a seismic propagation discontinuity at the Core–mantle boundary
  • Gutenberg, Germany, a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Movable metal type, and composing stick, descended from Gutenbergs invention Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (c. ... Beno Gutenberg (June 4, 1889 – January 25, 1960) was a German-born seismologist who made several important contributions to the science. ... A copy of the Gutenberg Bible, this version owned by the U.S. Library of Congress The Gutenberg Bible (also known as the 42-line Bible, and as the Mazarin Bible) is a print of the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible that was printed by Johannes Gutenberg, in Mainz... The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man (University of Toronto Press) is a 1962 book by Marshall McLuhan. ... Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works. ... Gutenberg College in Eugene, Oregon, is a four-year college providing a broad-based liberal arts education in a Protestant Christian environment. ... Gutenberg! The Musical! is a musical written by Scott Brown and Anthony King. ... The core-mantle boundary (or CMB in the parlance of solid earth geophysicists) lies between the Earths silicate mantle and its liquid iron-nickel outer core. ... Gutenberg is a municipality in the district of Bad Kreuznach in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany. ...

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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Johann Gutenberg (2103 words)
Gutenberg was the son of Friele (Friedrich) Gänsfleisch and Else Wyrich.
In 1450 Gutenberg formed a partnership with the wealthy burgher, Johann Fust of Mainz, for the purpose of completing his contrivance and of printing the so-called "42-line Bible", a task which was finished in the years 1453-1455 at the Hof zum Humbrecht (today Schustergasse, 18, 20).
Gutenberg next manufactured a new printer's outfit with the assistance he received from Conrad Humery, a distinguished and wealthy doctor of law, leader of the popular party, and chancellor of the council.
Beno Gutenberg, June 4, 1889—January 25, 1960 | By Leon Knopoff | Biographical Memoirs (8083 words)
Gutenberg calculated "the travel-times of waves to be reflected and refracted at the surface of the core, outside as well as inside"; the waves refracted at the core-mantle boundary are the P´ or PKP phases, and the reflected waves are the PcP phases.
Gutenberg confirmed and made precise the observations of Tams, Angenheister, and Macelwane in 1921-22, in which the velocities of propagation of surface waves were faster across the oceanic than across the continental portions of the Earth's surface (1924).
Gutenberg was especially pleased with his calculation of the distribution of the density, and hence the elastic moduli, as a function of depth in the Earth (1923).
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