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Only those shock waves would produce neutrinos and fast radio bursts at the same time, Metzger says.Neutrinos could reveal how fast radio bursts are launched | Lisa Grossman | September 16, 2020 | Science News
Shortly after his own win, Carlsson shocked his children by getting his forearm inked with the words “World Champion” spiraling around a ladle.
“I can’t say as it comes as a huge shock to me,” Miyoshi said when told of the EEOC findings.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Confirms a Pattern of Age Discrimination at IBM | by Peter Gosselin, special to ProPublica | September 11, 2020 | ProPublica
I’m shocked and I don’t really have anything to say about that.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time | by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News | September 10, 2020 | ProPublica
Growth stocks, meanwhile, tend to do well when there’s a big shock, such as a pandemic.Global stocks climb—and futures jump—after Tuesday’s sell-off | Bernhard Warner | September 9, 2020 | Fortune
Citizens were watching in shock from above on the subway station.
But fans still feel the death was a last-minute decision made for shock value rather than to serve the story.
shock at what the government considers dangerous and high risk could be read across social media.The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’ | Aurora Snow | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She lost control of her bladder as she crouched in a corner, shaking, and unable to move her body due to the shock.
Some were silent from shock, others giddy and smiling as they boarded the U.S. Air Force C-130s.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis | Nina Strochlic | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like an electric shock, the well-known chords of the Tragala aroused his hearers—every one crowded round the singer.
The violent shock dazed Malcolm for a second, but all might yet have been well were it not for an unavoidable accident.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
He feared to shock her by the sudden mention of the Senora's death; yet that would harm her less than continued anxiety.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
Were he a young man, they could save him by cutting off his leg high up, but as it is he would not stand the shock.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
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