Eureka


Eureka

"Eureka" (or 'Heureka'; Greek polytonic|εύρηκα/ηύρηκα) is a famous exclamation attributed to Archimedes, see: Eureka (word).

Places

Numerous places are named for the expression:

In the United States

Cities and towns

*Eureka, California
*Eureka, Illinois
**Eureka College
*Eureka, Indiana
*Eureka, Kansas
*Eureka, Louisiana
*Eureka, Missouri
*Eureka, Montana
*Eureka, Nevada
*Eureka, North Carolina
*Eureka, South Dakota
*Eureka, Utah
*Eureka, Wisconsin
*Eureka Springs, Arkansas
*Eureka Township, Adair County, Iowa
*Eureka Township, Michigan
*Eureka Township, Dakota County, Minnesota
*Eureka Valley (Inyo County), California
*Eureka Valley (San Francisco), California, a neighborhood

Outside the United States

*Eureka, Nova Scotia in Canada
*Eureka, Nunavut in Canada
*Eureka Sound, Nunavut, Canada
*Eureka, Transvaal in South Africa
*Eureka, Waikato in New Zealand
*Eureka, New South Wales in Australia
*Eureka Pass, a pass on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada
*Eureka, Mid-Atlas, Morocco

Historical

*Eureka, Arizona, late 19th century ghost town 30 miles north of Yuma on the Colorado River
*Eureka (ferryboat), an 1890-built steam ferryboat now preserved in San Francisco
*Eureka Stockade, an 1854 goldminers' rebellion in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
**Eureka Flag, a symbol of the Eureka Stockade

cience and technology

*5261 Eureka, an asteroid co-orbital with Mars
*EUREKA, the pan-European research and development inter-governmental initiative
*Eureka 147, also known as the Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) system
*Eureka beacon, used by Allies during World War II to guide paratroopers to drop zones
*"Eureka" (magazine), published by the Cambridge University Mathematical Society
*Eureka (OPAC), a library search engine developed by RLG
*Eureka! (museum), a museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
*Heureka, a science centre in Vantaa, Finland
*The Eureka, a machine for generating Latin verses
*EURECA, a European scientific satellite

Entertainment

* "", 1848 essay by Edgar Allan Poe
* "Eureka" (Jim O'Rourke album) whose title track was featured in the 2000 film
*Eureka! (video game), a text adventure

Film and television

* "Eureka" (TV series), 2006–, on the Sci Fi Channel (U.S.), shown in the UK as "A Town Called Eureka"
* "Eureka!" (TV series), a 1980s Canadian educational series produced by TVOntario
* "Eureeka's Castle", a TV series that ran on Nickelodeon from 1989 to 1995
* "Eureka Seven", a mecha anime by the BONES studio; using the Japanese alphabet, the pronunciation of the word as it is used in the anime is "Eh-oo-re(le)-ka"
**Eureka, a main character in "Eureka Seven"
* "Eureka Maru", a fictional starship in the TV series "Andromeda"
* "Eureka" (1984 film), directed by Nicolas Roeg and starred Gene Hackman, Rutger Hauer, Mickey Rourke, and Joe Pesci
* "Eureka" (2000 film), directed by Shinji Aoyama
* "Eureka Stockade" (film), 1949, Australia

Other meanings

*Eureka Tower, a 91-storey residential building in Melbourne, Australia
*Eureka (French automobile), a French automobile
*Eureka (1900 automobile), an American automobile
*Eureka (1907 automobile), an American automobile
*Eureka (Oz), Dorothy Gale's cat in "The Wizard of Oz", so named because Uncle Henry found her
*Eureka (vacuum cleaner)/The Eureka Company, a brand of vacuum and other floor care products currently owned by the parent company AB Electrolux


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