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Images Dated 4th April 2003

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Aerial firework display over Tower Bridge, London Featured 4 Apr 2003 Print

Aerial firework display over Tower Bridge, London

Fireworks. Multi-coloured aerial fireworkdisplay at night over Tower Bridge (at centre) inLondon, Great Britain. Fireworks consist of aninflammable substance, such as charcoal orsulphur, mixed with an oxygen-giving chemical, such as potassium chlorate or perchlorate. Thiscombination leads to a very vigorous combustionwhich leads to an explosion. The colours of thefirework explosions can be altered by addingvarious metals; these burn with a particularlight. Tower Bridge was built during 1886-94 and, because of its distinctive shape, has become amajor tourist attraction

© Francoise Sauze/Science Photo Library

RFA Fort Victoria Featured 4 Apr 2003 Print

RFA Fort Victoria

RFA Fort Victoria on operations in the Middle East.
Fort Victoria and Fort George combine the functions of fleet oilers and stores ships. Being large and adaptable they are equipped with an expansive flight deck, supported by hangars for three Sea King-sized helicopters. This class can embark and support both anti-submarine helicopters and troop-carrying Sea King Mk4 helicopters, which can transfer large amounts of stores to other ships.
For dual-purpose replenishment rigs are fitted amidships, enabling transfer of fuel and stores to two ships simultaneously. Both can fuel vessels over the stern. The variety of tasks that these vessels can be employed upon is reflected in their complements. The ship's company of RFA officers and ratings is supplemented by civilian Warship Support Agency staff and RN personnel who maintain the weapons

Kidney disease Featured 4 Apr 2003 Print

Kidney disease

Kidney disease. Light micrograph of a section through a lesion (centre) in a kidney. This is a Kimmelstiel-Wilson lesion, which may develop in patients with diabetes mellitus. A lesion is a zone of tissue with impaired function as a result of damage by disease. Solid material has been deposited in round nodules (pink) in glomerular tufts. The glomerulus is a tightly coiled network of blood vessels. Magnification unknown

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