Where is the National Cancer Institute?

Where is the National Cancer Institute?

NCI was established by Congress in the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937 and is located on the NIH campus at 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, with satellite offices in Rockville and Frederick, MD.

How long is the Grand Canyon?

The Grand Canyon is indeed a very big hole in the ground. It is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and more than a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 meters) deep. It is the result of constant erosion by the Colorado River over millions of years.

What type of car was used in Back to the Future?

The DeLorean DMC-12 (commonly referred to simply as the DeLorean as it was the only model ever produced by the company) is a sports car manufactured by John DeLorean’s DeLorean Motor Company for the American market in 1981–83.

Why does the moon control the tides?

The tides are due to the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun on the Earth. Because the gravitational force decreases as the distance squared, the part of the Earth that is closer to the Moon or the Sun is pulled a little extra and a bulge is created.

Who deposed the last emperor of the Roman West?

Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor.

Where did the game of checkers originate?

Despite its name, the game is not a variation of checkers, nor did it originate in China or any part of Asia (on the other hand, the game known as “Chinese chess”, or xiangqi, is from China). The game was invented in Germany in 1892 under the name “Stern-Halma” as a variation of the older American game Halma.

What state does not have poisonous snakes?

The United States has about 20 species of venomous snakes which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, 2 species of coral snakes, one species of cottonmouth (or water moccasin), and one species of copperhead. At least one type of venomous snake is found in every state except Alaska and Hawaii.

What school has won the most NCAA football championships?

Princeton tops that list with 28 national titles. Yale comes in a close second with 27. The Crimson Tide are ranked third along with Michigan, Notre Dame and USC with 11 respectively. However, the total number of national championships teams have won varies according to the Associated Press and the NCAA. The NCAA recognizes Yale as the university with the most titles (18), while Alabama (16) and Princeton (15) complete the top three. The confusion and debate among these early titles centers around the polling and ranking systems for those respective years.