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Where Is Storm’s End on Game of Thrones?

While character after character falls on Game of Thrones, a few are actually rising up in the world. Perhaps no one’s rise has been as surprising — to viewers and to the character himself — as Gendry’s. The blacksmith has gone from a bastard boy alone in the world to the last living son of a king. And now, in the wake of his heroism at the Battle of Winterfell and the reveal of his lineage to everyone, he’s a nobleman. Following the battle, Daenerys legitimizes Gendry and gives him…

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Robert N. Hall, 96, Whose Inventions Are Everywhere, Is Dead

After the war, Dr. Hall returned to Caltech for a doctorate. With the encouragement of his advisers, who were excited by the atomic age, he began studying nuclear physics. He received his Ph.D. in 1948. Dr. Hall would never enter the field professionally. But though he never did nuclear research, a classmate did, and it was through him that Dr. Hall learned that nuclear physicists were bedeviled by a problem with the germanium used in devices that detected the gamma rays given off by radioactive activity — rays that are…

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