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Cooks and Rockwood proposed the unit thomson (Th) for the phyiscal quantity mass-to-charge ratio: The thomson is defined by: 1 Th == 1 u/e == 1 Da/e. ... This article is about the media and entertainment company. ... Thomson-CSF was a major electronics and defense contractor. ... For other companies called Thomson, see Thomson (disambiguation). ... Thomson Local is a local business telephone directory published in the United Kingdom by Thomson Directories Ltd. ... Thomson Directories is a publisher of local directories based in Farnborough, Hampshire in the UK, including the Thomson Local. ... The Peltier–Seebeck effect, or thermoelectric effect, is the direct conversion of heat differentials to electric voltage and vice versa. ... TUI AG (Touristik Union International) (ISIN: DE000TUAG000) is a German based company. ... Thomson Holidays is a UK based travel operator and part of TUI AG. The company was founded as part of the Thomson Travel Group in 1965 following the acquisiton of various package holiday companies and the airline Britannia Airways by Roy Thomson. ... The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC TSX: TOC) is one of the worlds largest information companies, focused on providing integrated information solutions to business and professional customers. ... Thomsonfly is a British airline owned by the TUI Group with bases across the United Kingdom. ... link titleThomson is a city in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. ... The Thomson River is situated in western Queensland, Australia, and forms part of the Lake Eyre Basin. ... Thomson is an relatively narrow area stretching from Novena in the Central Region of Singapore up north till Sembawang. ... David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute is an English-language high school located in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. ...

People named Thomson

Several notable people have borne the names Thomson or Thompson, including:

Charles Thompson is the name of: Charles Peck Thompson (1843-1927), Pony Express rider Charles W. Thompson (1860-1904), US congressman from Alabama Charles James Thompson (1862-1932), US Congressman from Ohio Charles Hubbard Thompson (1891-1964), American ragtime musician Charles Thompson (Jazz) (b. ... Charles Winston Thompson (1860-1904) was born in 1860 in Tuskegee, Alabama. ... Charles Hubbard Thompson (born in St. ... Charles Phillip Thompson (born 21 March 1918), is an American swing and bebop pianist, organist and arranger. ... Charles S. Thompson was Hollywood set decorator, with nearly 200 films to his credit in a career that lasted 30 years. ... Charles L. Chuck Thompson (June 10, 1921 - March 6, 2005) was an American sportscaster best known for his broadcasts of the National Football League Baltimore Colts and Major League Baseballs Baltimore Orioles. ... Frank Black (born Charles Michael Kittredge Thompson IV on April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... Charles Thomson (November 29, 1729 - August 16, 1824) served as the secretary of the Continental Congress through its entirety (1774-1789). ... Charles Poulett Thomson, 1st Baron Sydenham (1799 - September 19, 1841) was the first Governor of the united Province of Canada. ... Charles Wyville Thomson Professor Sir Charles Wyville Thomson (March 5, 1830 - March 10, 1882), professor of zoology and chief scientist on the Challenger expedition. ... Sir Nicholas Serota Makes an Aquisitions Decision, 2000, painting by Charles Thomson Charles Thomson (born February 6, 1953) is a British artist, painter, poet, photographer. ... Cyndi Thomson is an American singer who had two hit singles before giving up the music industry. ... David Thomson (born 1941 in London, UK) is a noted film critic in the United States and the author of the lauded New Biographical Dictionary of Film. ... Donald Thomson (1901 – 1970) was an Australian anthropologist who was largely responsible for turning the Caledon Bay Crisis into a decisive moment in the history of Aboriginal-European relations. He is remembered as a friend of the Yolngu people, and as a champion of understanding, by non-Indigenous Australians, of... Earl John Thomson (February 15, 1895 - April 19, 1971) was Canadian athlete, a specialist in the high hurdles. ... Edward Thomson was an American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (and therefore also of the United Methodist Church), elected in 1864. ... Edward Thomson is a name common to a number of notable individuals: Edward Thomson, an American bishop Edward William Thomson (writer), a Canadian writer Edward William Thomson, a Canadian farmer Edward Deas Thomson, an Australian administrator Edward Thompson Category: ... Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 - March 13, 1937) was an engineer who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, Britain and France. ... George Thomson (1757–1821), born at Limekilns, Fife, Scotland, was a noted collector of the Music of Scotland and a friend of Robert Burns. ... Joe has no friends what-so-ever Sir George Paget Thomson FRS (May 3, 1892 – September 10, 1975) was a Nobel-Prize-winning, English physicist who discovered the wave properties of the electron by electron diffraction. ... e- redirects here. ... James Merriman Archer Thomson (1863-1913) was a British rock-climber and mountaineer. ... James Thomson may be James Thomson poet of the eighteenth century, author of The Seasons James Thomson poet of the nineteenth century, author of The City of Dreadful Night James Thomson, brother of William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin James Thomson, noted cell biologist at UW-Madison This is a disambiguation... James Thomson (September 11, 1700 – August 27, 1748) was a Scottish poet. ... James Thomson (1834 - 1882) was a Scottish poet, best known for his long poem The City of Dreadful Night (1874). ... James Jamie Alexander Thomson (born in Oak Park, Illinois) is an American developmental biologist who also serves as a professor of anatomy in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and as the chief pathologist at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center. ... James Thomson (February 16, 1822 - May 8, 1892) was an Irish engineer and physicist whose reputation would have been substantial had it not been overshadowed by that of his brother William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin. ... William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, FRSE, (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a British mathematical physicist, engineer, and outstanding leader in the physical sciences of the 19th century. ... There have been a number of notable people named John Thomson: John Thomson, a nineteenth century politician from Ohio John Thomson, was an Australian Politician John Thomson, one of the senior officers of the RAF John Thomson, a British actor and impressionist John Thomson, a pitcher with the Atlanta Braves... John Edgar Thomson John Edgar Thomson (February 10, 1808 – May 27, 1874) was an American civil engineer, railroad executive and industrialist. ... John Patrick Thomson (born Patrick Francis McAleer, April 2, 1969) is an English actor and stand-up comedian, known for his roles in The Fast Show and Cold Feet. ... John Carl Thomson (born October 1, 1973 in Vicksburg, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball player. ... John Thomson (1909 in Kirkcaldy - September 5, 1931) was a soccer player for Celtic and Scotland who died in an accidental collision during a match. ... The New Democratic Party of Ontario is one of three major political parties in Ontario, Canada. ... John Thomson (Edinburgh, 14 June 1837 - October 1921) was a Scottish photographer who was one of the first to travel and photograph the Far East. ... Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles John Thomson, usually Sir John Thomson (born 7 June 1941, died 10 July 1994) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force. ... John Renshaw Thomson (September 25, 1800-September 12, 1862) was a Democratic US Senator from New Jersey. ... Sir Joseph John Thomson Sir Joseph John Thomson (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940), often known as J. J. Thomson, was an English physicist, the discoverer of the electron. ... Judith Jarvis Thomson (born 1929) is an American moral philosopher and metaphysician. ... Kelvin Thomson Kelvin John Thomson (born 1 May 1955), Australian politician, has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1996, representing the Division of Wills, Victoria. ... Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet (1 September 1923 – 12 June 2006) was a Canadian businessman and art collector who, at the time of his death, was the ninth richest person in the world, according to Forbes. ... The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... The Honourable Michael A. Thomson, formerly a partner with the law firm of Tapper Cuddy LLP in Winnipeg, was appointed as a judge of the Family Division of the Court of Queens Bench of Manitoba on June 1, 2007. ... Robert William Thomson is also an Australian journalist. ... Robert James Thomson is an Australian journalist and editor of The Times newspaper in London, England. ... Roy Herbert Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet (June 5, 1894 – August 4, 1976), was a newspaper proprietor and media entrepreneur. ... Roy Hendry Thomson KStJ, DL, MA (Hons) was born on 1932-08-27. ... Tom Thomson Thomas John Thomson (August 5, 1877 – July 8, 1917) was an influential Canadian artist of the early 20th century. ... Vernon Wallace Thomson (November 5, 1905 – April 2, 1988) was Governor of Wisconsin from 1957 to 1959. ... Virgil Thomson, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1947 Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 - September 30, 1989) was an American composer from Missouri, whose rural background gave a sense of place in his compositions. ... There have been a number of people named William Thomson: William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, usually known as Lord Kelvin, was a 19th century British physicist. ... William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin has the same name as this man. ... William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, FRSE, (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a British mathematical physicist, engineer, and outstanding leader in the physical sciences of the 19th century. ... William Thomson ( 1695 - 1753) was a Scottish folk song collector and singer. ...


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As a Thomson Alumni, you already know that life at Thomson can be exciting and full of rewards.
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Thomson accomplished the feat by getting out of the day-to-day operations of the corporation — and presiding over the sale of assets that his father accumulated.
Roy Thomson once told his son that in order to be a success, you had to be a slave to the business.
Thomson donated most of the collection to the Art Gallery of Ontario, which is building an addition to house the material.
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