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Robinson published a number of papers in scientific journals, and the Armagh catalogue of stars (Places of 5345 Stars observed from 1828 to 1854 at the Armagh Observatory, Dublin, 1859), but he is best known as the inventor (1846) of the cup-anemometer for registering the velocity of the wind.
At Exeter also is the Robinson female seminary (1867), with 14 instructors and 272 students in 1906-1907.
It is met at several points by lines which serve the rich mining districts to the south; at Cobre by the Nevada Northern from Ely in White Pine county in the Robinson copper mining district; at Palisade by the Eureka & Palisade, a narrow-gauge railway, connecting with the lead and silver mines of the Eureka District; at Battle Mountain by the Nevada Central, also of narrow gauge, from Austin; at Hazen by the Nevada & California (controlled by the Southern Pacific) which runs to the California line, connecting in that state with other parts of the Southern Pacific system, and at Mina, Nevada, with the Tonopah & Goldfield, which runs to Tonopah and thence to Goldfield, thus giving these mining regions access to the Southern Pacific's transcontinental service; and at Reno, close to the western boundary, by the Virginia & Truckee, connecting with Carson City, Minden, in the Carson Valley, and Virginia City, in the Comstock District, and by the Nevada-California-Oregon, projected to run through north-eastern California into Oregon, in 1910, in operation to Alturas, California.
Robinson was unable to discover any certain traces of either name or ruins.
Edwards took over in 1844 from Edward Robinson, who had founded it in 1843, and of which Park was assistant editor until 1851 and editor-in-chief from 1851 to 1884.Advertisement
His intense application to affairs is noted by the English minister, John Robinson (1650-1723), who informed his court that there was every prospect of a happy reign in Sweden, provided his majesty were well served and did not injure his health by too much work.
Desultory warfare was carried on between the colonial troops and the Basuto until 1881, when the intervention of the high commissioner, Sir Hercules Robinson (afterward Lord Rosmead), was asked for.
In addition to th e se residents or natives of the locality, Shelley, Scott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Clough, Crabb Robinson, Carlyle, Keats, Tennyson, Matthew Arnold, Mrs Hemans, Gerald Massey and others of less reputation made longer or shorter visits, or were bound by ties of friendship with the poets already mentioned.
In Auburn are the Auburn (State) prison (1816), in connexion with which there is a women's prison; the Auburn Theological Seminary (Presbyterian), founded in 1819, chartered in 1820, and opened for students in 1821; the Robinson school for girls; and the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, for the education of working girls, with a building erected in 1907.
In 1885 a long fragment was discovered at Akhmim, and published by Bouriant in 1892, and subsequently by Lods, Robinson, Harnack, Zahn, Schubert, Swete.Advertisement
The most popular resorts are Manly Beach, Chowder Bay and Watson's Bay, in the harbour; Cabarita, on the Parramatta river; Middle Harbour; and Coogee Bay and Bondi, on the ocean beach; Botany, Lady Robinson's Beach, Sandringham and Sans Souci on Botany Bay.
Sir John Robinson, the first premier of Natal under responsible government, was the editor of the Mercury from 1860 until he became prime minister in 1893.
The leader of the party which sought responsible government was Sir John Robinson (1839-1903) who had gone to Natal in 1850, was a leading journalist in the colony, had been a member of the legislative council since 1863, and had filled various official positions.
Sir John Robinson remained premier until 1897, a year marked by the annexation of Zululand to Natal.
Sir John Robinson had been succeeded as premier by Mr Harry Escombe (February-October 1897) and Escombe by Sir Henry Binns, on whose death in June 1899 Lieut.-Colonel (afterwards Sir) Albert Hime formed a ministry which remained in office until after the conclusion of the Anglo-Boer War.Advertisement
Jameson and his men were conveyed to Pretoria as prisoners, and subsequently handed over to the high commissioner (Sir Hercules Robinson, who had succeeded Sir Henry Loch in June 1895).
Sir Hercules Robinson was unfortunately in feeble health at the time, and having reached Pretoria on the 4th of January, he had to conduct negotiations under great physical disadvantage.
Sir Hercules Robinson, in response to a message from Mr Chamberlain, who had been secretary of 'state for the colonies since July 1895, urging him to use firm language in reference to reasonable concessions, replied that he considered the moment inopportune, and on the 15th of January he left for Cape Town.
The first volume of his most famous work, the immortal story - partly adventure, partly moralizing - of The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, was published on the 25th of April 1719.
Robinson Crusoe was immediately popular, and a wild story was set afloat of its having been written by Lord Oxford in the Tower.Advertisement
A curious idea, at one time revived by Henry Kingsley, is that the adventures of Robinson are allegorical and relate to Defoe's own life.
Robinson Crusoe (especially the story part, with the philosophical and religious moralizings largely cut out) is one of the world's classics in fiction.
There is hardly in Robinson Crusoe a scene equal, and there is consequently not in English literature a scene superior, to that where the youthful pickpocket first exercises his trade, and then for a time loses his ill-gotten gains.
At a later period he was unjustly described as "a scurrilous party writer," which he certainly was not; but, on the other hand, Johnson spoke of his writing "so variously and so well," and put Robinson Crusoe among the only three books that readers wish longer.
The reprint (3 vols.) edited for the "Pulteney Library" by Hazlitt in 1840-1843 contains a good and full life mainly derived from Wilson, the whole of the novels (including the Serious Reflections now hardly ever published with Robinson Crusoe), Jure Divino, The Use and Abuse of Marriage, and many of the more important tracts and smaller works.Advertisement
Bohn's "British Classics" includes the novels (except the third part of Robinson Crusoe), The History of the Devil, The Storm, and a few political pamphlets, also the undoubtedly spurious Mother Ross.
It contains Chalmers's Life, annotated and completed from Wilson and Lee, Robinson Crusoe, pts.
If we turn to separate works, the bibliography of Defoe is practically confined (except as far as original editions are concerned) to Robinson Crusoe.
A facsimile reprint (1883) of Robinson Crusoe has an introduction by Mr Austin Dobson.
So long was the publication delayed that it was generally believed that Temple Franklin had sold all the papers to the British government; a French version, Memoires de la vie privie (Paris, 1791), was retranslated into English twice in 1793 (London), and from one of these versions (by Robinson) still another French version was made (Paris, 1798).Advertisement
This comes out in the writings both of Robinson and of Henry Jacob, both of whom passed gradually from Puritanism to Separatism at a time when the silencing of some 300 Puritan clergy by the Canons of 1604, and the exercise of the royal supremacy under Archbishop Bancroft, brought these " brethren of the Second Separation " into closer relations with the earlier Separatists.
His successors, Sir George Bowen, Sir James Ferguson, the marquess of Normanby and Sir Hercules Robinson, were content to be constitutional governors and to respect strictly the behests of the colonial office.
Of these Sir Hercules Robinson and Sir Arthur Gordon had but brief reigns; Sir Arthur Gordon quitted the colony in June 1882.
In addition to Miss Robinson's book cited above, see Church Quarterly Review, xlvii.
The reform was carried forward at University College, London, by Professor Key and by Professor Robinson Ellis in 1873, and was accepted at Shrewsbury, Marlborough, Liverpool College, Christ's Hospital, Dulwich, and the City of London school.Advertisement
When Robinson visited it in 1838 it was 105 ft.
The Robinson family was descended from an eminent Hamburg merchant, William Robinson (1522-1616), who represented York in parliament in Elizabeth's reign.
Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham (1695-1770), son of a later holder of the baronetcy, was created a peer in 1761, having been an indefatigable diplomatist plenipotentiary at the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, and secretary of state.
The younger, Frederick John (1782-18J9), created Viscount Goderich in 1827 and earl of Ripon in 1833, was the well-known "Prosperity Robinson."
But he had received some instruction in mathematics from a distant relative, Elihu Robinson, and in 1781 he left his native village to become assistant to his cousin George Bewley who kept a school at Kendal.Advertisement
These instances of the very early use of this metal, intrinsically at once so useful and so likely to disappear by rusting away, tell a story like that of the single foot-print of the savage which the waves left for Robinson Crusoe's warning.
He read and re-read in early boyhood the Bible, Aesop, Robinson Crusoe, Pilgrim's Progress, Weems's Life of Washington and a history of the United States; and later read every book he could borrow from the neighbours, Burns and Shakespeare becoming favourites.
Apion, the Alexandrine grammarian 1 Dr Armitage Robinson, in his edition of the Philocalia (extracts made c. 358 by Basil and Gregory from Origen's writings), proved that the passage cited below is simply introduced as a parallel to an extract of Origen's; while Dom Chapman, in the Journal of Theol.
Dupetit Thouars in the Biographie universelle; all these were collected under the title Memorials of Ray, and edited (with the addition of a complete catalogue of his works) by Dr Edwin Lankester, 8vo (Ray Society), 1846; Correspondence (with Willughby, Martin Lister, Dr Robinson, Petiver, Derham, Sir Hans Sloane and others), edited by Dr Derham, 1718; Selections, with additions, edited by Lankester (Ray Society), 1848.
Mr. John Buchan was succeeded by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Perry Robinson, Mr. Percival Landon by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Philip Gibbs, and Mr. Valentine Williams by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Beach Thomas.Advertisement
From this state of decay, however, it was raised, in the second half of the, 8th century, by the unwearied exertions of Archbishop Richard Robinson, 1st Lord Rokeby (1709-1794), which, seconded by similar devotion on the part of succeeding archbishops of the Beresford family, notably Archbishop Lord John George Beresford (1773-1862), made of Armagh one of the best built and most respectable towns in the country.
Besides these there is a fever hospital, erected by Lord John George Beresford; a college, which Primate Robinson was anxious to raise to the rank of a university; a public library founded by him, an observatory, which has become famous from the efficiency of its astronomers; a number of churches and schools, and barracks.
Most of the changes which he advocated were wise and have since been adopted; but the violence of Mackenzie's attacks roused great anger among the social and political set at York (Toronto), which was headed by John Beverley Robinson.
Gracian was punished for publishing without his superior's permission El Criticon (in which Defoe is alleged to have found the germ of Robinson Crusoe); but no objection was taken to its substance.
Scientific exploration does not begin before Edward Robinson, an American clergyman, who, after devoting many years to study to fit himself for the work, made a series of journeys through the country, and under the title of Biblical Researches in Palestine (1841-1856) published his itineraries and observations.Advertisement
The process of casting and annealing, in the case of the specula of the great Melbourne telescope, was admirably described by Dr Robinson in Phil.
Robinson, is shown in fig.
She married in 1848 William Stevens Robinson (1818-1876), who wrote in1856-1876the political essays signed ' Warrington " for the Springfield Republican.
Robinson and Lucy Larcom already named as bearing on the industrial conditions of the city between 1835 and 1850; and the famous description in the fourth chapter of Dickens's American Notes.
In 1897, however, Alexander Robinson of Kilmun was deposed by the presbytery of Dunoon acting under the orders of the Assembly on account of the views contained in his book The Saviour in the Newer Light, in which the results of modern criticism of the Gospels were set forth with some ability.
But after his stay at Malta, Coleridge announced to his friends that he had given up his "Socinianism" (of which ever afterwards he spoke with asperity), professing a return to Christian faith, though still putting on it a mystical construction, as when he told Crabb Robinson that "Jesus Christ was a Platonic philosopher."
His successor, Sir Hercules Robinson, reached the Cape at the end of January 1881.
Sir Hercules Robinson, who was regarded sympathetically by the Dutch population of South Africa, had succeeded Loch as high commissioner.
Robinson " (the only prominent Uitlander who stood aloof from the reform movement).
The retirement of Lord Rosemead (Sir Hercules Robinson) from the post of high commissioner was, however, taken advantage of by the British government to appoint an administrator who should at the fitting opportunity insist on the redress of the Uitlanders' grievances.
Ignoring Sir Thomas Robinson, the political nobody to whom Newcastle had entrusted the management of the Commons, he made frequent and vehement attacks on Newcastle himself, though still continuing to serve under him.
Sir Hercules Robinson, afterwards Lord Rosmead, was sworn in as governor in 1872.
Readman, experimenting with a Cowles furnace in Staffordshire in 1888, patented his process, and in the same year Parker and Robinson, working independently, patented a similar one.
Campe's German Robinson Crusoe (1816) and his Discovery of America were translated by Draghici (1835).
In 1880, Sir Bartle Frere, who by his energetic and statesmanlike attitude on the relations with the native states, as well as on all other questions, had won the esteem and regard of loyal South African colonists, was recalled by the 1st earl of Kimberley, the liberal secretary of state for the colonies, and was succeeded by Sir Hercules Robinson.
Rhodes had only held this position for six weeks when Sir Thomas Scanlen resigned, and in August of the same year he was sent by Sir Hercules Robinson to British Bechuanaland as deputy-commissioner in succession to the Rev. John Mackenzie, the London Missionary Society's representative at Kuruman, who in the previous May had proclaimed the queen's authority over the district.
In 1889 Sir Henry Loch was appointed high commissioner and governor of Cape Colony in succession to Sir Hercules Robinson.
During 1895 Sir Hercules Robinson was reappointed governor and high commissioner of South Africa in succession to Sir Henry Loch, and in the same year Mr Chamberlain became secretary of state for the colonies.
In 1897 Sir Alfred Milner was appointed high commissioner of South Africa and governor of Cape Colony, in succession to Sir Hercules Robinson, who had been created a peer under the title of Baron Rosmead in August 1896.
The congress opened at Utrecht on the 29th of January 1712, the English representatives being John Robinson, bishop of Bristol, and Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford.
Neander, Harnack, Dr Armitage Robinson and James Martineau, whether it represents a real utterance of Christ and not rather the liturgical usage of the region in which the first gospel was compiled.
The leader of the conservative freesoilers was Charles Robinson (1818-1894).
In January 1823 Vansittart was succeeded as chancellor of the exchequer by Robinson (afterwards Lord Goderich), and Huskisson became president of the Board of Trade.
In the following year, however, Mr George Robinson induced the remnant of the blacks to leave the mainland and take refuge, first in South Bruni and subsequently in Flinders Island, their numbers having then diminished from 5000, the original estimate of the aboriginal population, to 203.
Gordon sailed at once for the Cape, and saw the governor, Sir Hercules Robinson, Mr Thos.
A photo courtesy of Alan Robinson Jack proudly displays his winnings.
From the corner which followed, Robinson was harshly adjudged to have handled in the box & a penalty was awarded.
Robinson furiously backpedaled to parry the ball into the air but Giggs was lurking with intent and flicked a header... "
And why does Robinson keep getting beaten from long range?
Laybourn clinched bronze in the final in a time of 8.19 secs with Robinson a notable fourth in an improved time of 8.20 secs.
Kohner, Melford and Robinson worked closely as a team determined to improve upon the American version utilizing more fluid camerawork and enhanced lighting.
The packaging plant processes bright beer from Robinson's own brewery and many others ready for filling casks, kegs or bottles on site.
Robinson, K. & PATTERSON, R.D. APU 3314 The stimulus duration required to identify vowels, their octave, and their pitch chroma.
Roman Ã clef relating affair between Prince Regent and Mary Robinson, in the form of letters between the pair.
Robinson ran onto the ball, looked up, picked his spot and in it went, past the despairing dive of Allcock.
Phases of accretion of Denn beach foreshore are apparently related to phases of onshore bank migration (Robinson, 1975 ).
Emily Robinson, singer from the Dixie Chicks wore a form-fitting black dress that hugged her curves.
In turn, Scott introduces Robinson to the dazzling world of espionage and high-tech spy gadgetry.
Dr. Robinson indicated that the route of administration in the HESI studies was by oral gavage.
Even then the Brazilian still produced two flashes of brilliance, but on both occasions England Under-21 goalkeeper Robinson emphasized his potential.
Superb work from Academy keeper Hugh Belgrave gave the visitors a 5 wicket haul with a fine reaction stumping from Robinson's bowling.
He saved from Robinson, watched Earnie fire just wide then react smartly to touch a Gordon 30 yard howitzer over the bar.
Tony Robinson said groups like Labor Students should stop infighting and start campaigning.
Her old friend, William Robinson, tho very infirm, attended the funeral in a bath chair, at the age of 94.
William Robinson banished bedding systems, and turned to planting with native species and hardy exotics, creating informal, wild and woodland gardens.
Lindsay, AAA champion at U15 level last year locked horns with the 1999 ESAA junior boys javelin champion Andy Robinson.
He has also toured internationally.In addition to vibraphone; Robinson also plays marimba and saxophones.
Green was also linked with a move to Leeds to replace their highly marketable young keeper Paul Robinson.
Mr Robinson ran his car into a bus queue and was shot by a police marksman.
Mr Robinson's mother was hit by a meteorite.
Robinson was a gifted orator who knew how to talk to the Longbridge workforce.
Robinson paperboard Packaging (Toronto, North America) The North American paperboard division was established by acquisition in 1998 and 2000.
Former Leeds physical lecturer Don Robinson designed the University's - and the world's - first purpose-built climbing wall in 1964.
Recently (Feb 2006) I joined Prof C.V. Robinson's mass spectrometry group to continue structural investigation of eukaryotic ribosomes.
With over 20 years experience, E John Robinson is the perfect teacher to help you create stunning seascapes.
Recommended Reading - ' Tears at Night ' The author, Andrew Robinson, is a young seminarian dying of cancer.
The bronze statues in the gardens are the work of local sculptor John Robinson.
Like Robinson, the former United States President never knew his father, endured an abusive stepfather and idolized his mother.
Dr. Collins later married and took her husband's surname of Robinson.
He went on to play the charmless would-be tycoon Paul Robinson in Neighbors.
A change of national chairman from Robert Robinson to Duff Burrell has had little effect on the course of the increasingly vitriolic argument.
These two are joined by vocalist Andy Edwards, Tim Robinson on drums and bassist Doug Sinclair.
On this occasion Straddling quarrelled with Alexander Selkirk, who, at his own request, became the island's most famous colonist, for his adventures are commonly believed to have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.
In the Robinson anemometer the axis of rotation is vertical, but with this subdivision the axis of rotation must be parallel to the direction of the wind and therefore horizontal.
As for the Scrooby-Leiden church under John Robinson, it was in a sense the direct parent of historical " Congregationalism " alike in England and America (see below, section American).
In 1869 the governor, Sir Hercules Robinson (afterwards Lord Rosmead), obtained authority to demolish the fortifications, which were obsolete for purposes of defence, and required 6000 men to man them properly.
Several specimens of the ordination service for deaconesses have been preserved (see Cecilia Robinson, The Ministry of Deaconesses, London, 1878, appendix B, p. 197).
At the instance of the new Cape government, formed in May and under control of the Afrikander Bond, Mackenzie, who was accused of being too " pro-Bechuana " and who had been refused the help of any armed force, was recalled on the 30th of July by the high commissioner, Sir Hercules Robinson.
Much was expected at one time from the " direct salt-cake process " of Hargreaves and Robinson, in which common salt is M111111111111N01N1111??IIUilllllllf.111IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIillllllllillllllllllll1111111111111111l?iiiiiiillumismuriiiiiiiii???!II?!iiil I I?
So he sat down and wrote a wonderful story, which he called "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe."
Every boy has heard of Robinson Crusoe.
Robinson Crusoe sailed first on one ship and then on another.
All the sailors were drowned but Robinson Crusoe.
For a long time Robinson Crusoe was all alone.
At last a ship happened to pass that way and Robinson was taken on board.
Former Leeds physical lecturer Don Robinson designed the University 's - and the world 's - first purpose-built climbing wall in 1964.
Recently (Feb 2006) I joined Prof C.V. Robinson 's mass spectrometry group to continue structural investigation of eukaryotic ribosomes.
Collymore had a header plucked out of the air by Paul Robinson while Carbone 's long-range shot was also smothered by the keeper.
The usually competitive Contender of Mark Robinson was stymied by a lack of spinnaker in conditions where large sail plans were fastest.
Dr. Collins later married and took her husband 's surname of Robinson.
Robert Robinson had been saved out of a tempestuous life of sin, through George Whitefield 's ministry in England.
Colin Robinson is at best tiptoeing round the awfulness of the corporate world.
He was not Chinese at all, but an American vaudeville artist and conjuror called William Ellsworth Robinson.
We are a husband and wife team, Steve and Hannah Robinson.
Robinson was Wolves longest serving player after working his way up to the first team from the Youth Academy.
Shortly thereafter, we met up with Tony Robinson, a Keble alumnus who did yeoman work in setting up the dinner.
We've told you about this split before, but more details have since emerged about the breakdown of Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson's five-year marriage.
Hudson is divorced from Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson with whom she had a son.
Robinson wrote to Lohan in response to her arriving late on the set of Georgia Rule, if at all, claiming she was "dehydrated".
Mr. Robinson went on to let Lindsay know that if she did not show up on time, every time, he would hold her personally and financially responsible.
The covers are You Really Got a Hold on Me, originally recorded by Smokey Robinson, and I Should Have Known Better by The Beatles.
She appeared in a Night Court reunion episode of the comedy show 30 Rock, along with Harry Anderson and Charles Robinson.
Robinson - Jancis Robinson takes you on an 840-page journey of all things wine.
Frank Robinson, Pemberton's bookkeeper, named the drink Coca Cola and with his unique script handwriting wrote out that name.
Instructions from a website or a basic guidebook to origami such as World's Best Origami by Nick Robinson.
John Robinson and Ms. Sarah Robinson" if the couple is married.
One popular book on the subject is Unplug the Christmas Machine by Jo Robinson and Jean Coppock Staeheli.
Kate Hudson wore a five carat diamond Art Deco style ring designed by Neil Lane when married to Chris Robinson.
The Parent Trap II and remakes of Swiss Family Robinson and Escape to Witch Mountain were created during this period.
Joanna Barnes scored the part of Vicky Robinson, Mitch's gold-digging girlfriend.
Rocket Dog shoes can be found at department such as Dillard's, Robinson May, and Macy's--typically in the juniors department.
June Lockhart played many famous mothers throughout her career including the first Ruth Martin (the mother of little Timmy) on Lassie as well as Dr. Maureen Robinson on the 60s cult hit Lost in Space.
The Robinson family plays a pivotal role in the popular soap and Dennis is the only current cast member to appear in the first episode and remain on the show (although he did take a 13-year break in the 1990s).
John Robinson is the creator of Sideshow World, a website featuring the history of circus acts.
Robinson alleges that the song was inspired by an 1843 circus poster, which states that a "Mr.
Black silk stockings are iconic lingerie made popular by film characters like Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate.
The rapper appeared in the Chris Robinson directed 2006 release ATL.
Just when you were wondering if anyone would ever carry the torch for artists like Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye, John Legend came along.
The Black Crowes have Chris and Rich Robinson, Oasis has Noel and Liam Gallagher, Van Halen has Eddie and Alex Van Halen, The Kinks have Ray and Dave Davies, and so on.
Bedingfield married documentary film maker Matt Robinson in March 2009.
Smokey Robinson gave Lambert a standing ovation for his rendition of Robinson's The Tracks of My Tears.
Since taking home the million dollar prize, she has married Leander Robinson with whom she has a child.
The Danish show Expedition Robinson is a reality show like Survivor.
The concept for Survivor came from a 1997 Swedish TV show called Expedition Robinson.
The first season of Survivor stayed true to the Expedition Robinson format.
Survivor is based on a 1997 Swedish television series called Expedition Robinson, and since has become one of the most successful global reality TV franchises.
To set the series in its time, it's important to note that in 1960, Disney had a huge hit with its movie Swiss Family Robinson, based on the 1812 Wyss novel of the same name.
That film featured a shipwrecked family (from Switzerland, yet named Robinson), resourcefully surviving on a deserted island and making a home for themselves.
Lost is Space was clearly meant to capitalize on that popularity, by setting a resourceful family (also named Robinson) adrift in space in order to make a home as best they could.
Guy Williams, who starred as Dr. John Robinson, 'astrophysicist', was something of a heart-throb, having appeared in two movies and a TV series as Zorro, swashbuckling masked Robin-Hood-of-the-West.
June Lockhart, who played Dr. Maureen Robinson, was perhaps best known for her lengthy stint as Timmy's mother in the television series Lassie.
Mark Goddard played Major Don West, pilot of the expedition and romantic interest for the oldest Robinson daughter.
Marta Kristen played Judy Robinson, the oldest of the Robinson children and a young adult.
Bill Mumy played Will Robinson, famed for the catchphrase 'Danger, Will Robinson', as often spoken by the expedition's robot.
In the 1960s, the Jupiter 2 was launched from Earth with the Robinson family aboard to lead the way to Alpha Centauri in a colonization effort.
The Robinson anemometer, invented (1846) by Dr Thomas Romney Robinson, of Armagh Observatory, is the best-known and most generally used instrument, and belongs to the first of these.