• WordNet 3.6
    • n Hess United States physicist (born in Austria) who was a discoverer of cosmic radiation (1883-1964)
    • n Hess Nazi leader who in 1941 flew a solo flight to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)
    • n Hess Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    • n Hess English pianist (1890-1965)
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In literature:

In 1850 he was general staff officer of the mobile division under von Tietzen in Hesse-Cassel.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Most of the German princes, even the enemies of the Ernestine and Hesse, felt like these soldiers.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I." by Gustav Freytag
Out of spite to them he married at the age of sixty-three a Princess of Hesse-Philippsthal.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
Our most direct route lay by Ulm, Cannstadt, Spires, Frankfurt, then by Hesse and Brunswick.
"Bartholomew Sastrow" by Bartholomew Sastrow
Hesse was the only young thing in the shabby old home; for, though it held many handsome things, it was shabby.
"Not Quite Eighteen" by Susan Coolidge
Hesse-Nassau, on the right bank of the Rhine and the railway from Frankfort-on-Main to Niederlahnstein.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Her mother, who died when she was six years old, was a Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
Hesse, Mrs. Irene, Broadway and Sixth street.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
Hutten (Ulrich von), German poet and reformer, b. of noble family Steckelberg, Hesse Cassel, 22 April 1488.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant

In news:

Paso Robles, CA — Saturday at approximately 11:00am Sheriff's deputies arrested 37-year-old Thomas Hess and 25-year-old Daniel Becker for burglary.
A gas can sits on the curb at a Hess Corp. Gas station in New York.
Nelida and Angel Veledo have waited at a Hess station in Gowanus, Brooklyn, every morning since Sandy walloped the region.
Christopher Dock girls' soccer coach Ray Hess can point to the middle of the season as when he knew his team had what it takes to go further in the postseason than in previous seasons.
Artists Nick DeFord and Jean Hess are truth seekers, not necessarily truth tellers, and that's a noble calling.
"We are committed to creating value and delivering sustainable growth in production and reserves from both our unconventional and conventional portfolios," says Hess spokesperson.
Adapted from a Food52.com submission by Jennifer Hess.
Emerging Designer 2011 winner Charlotte Hess prepares for her 2012 CFW Featured Designer show.
Back row pictured from left to right Mercede Hess, Jaicee Williams, Cooper McLaughlin, Victoria Poor Bear, Jace O'Rourke, Derek Griebel, Jack Ermish and Raiden Crawford.
Einhorn's Greenlight Buys Yahoo Shares, Sells UnitedHealth, Hess.
"I see how people appreciate a handcrafted item," Ms Hess said.
Sara Shayegi, Hess Corp Reservoir background puts new spin on drilling.
Stephanie Hess is a paralegal specializing in personal injury and medical malpractice.
Meet Perkaise's paraplegic power lifter, John Hess .
For John Hess , pumping iron has become a way of life.

In science:

One can add a paper by Hesse in volume 36 (1848) of the same journal.
Sextactic points on a simple closed curve
Fig. 1.— 2MASS Hess diagrams for: a) The LMC, showing the ma jor stellar sequences and emphasizing the bilinear C star sequence.
An Upper Limit to the Age of the Galactic Bar
M : df (x) = 0} is a submanifold of M and for each x ∈ crit(f ) we have Tx crit(f ) = ker(Hess(f )(x)).
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology
For a critical point c on h let indf (c) be the number of negative eigenvalues of Hess(f )(c) and indh (c) be the number of negative eigenvalues of Hess(h)(c).
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology
Choose 0 < δ < min({|λ| : λ ∈ σ(Hess(f )(x)) \ {0}, x ∈ crit(f )}.
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology