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then resume dribbling). Various violations are generally called "fouls". Disruptive physical contact (a personal foul ) is penalized, and a free throw is usually awarded to an offensive player if he is fouled while shooting the ball. A technical foul may also be issued when certain infractions

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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

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The Drake equation (sometimes called the Green Bank equation or the Green Bank Formula ) is an equation used to estimate the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy . It is used in the fields of exobiology and the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence

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The Raelian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim . Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they were mistaken for angels

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fictional universe of the Babylon 5 television series. They were the first alien species to make open contact with the human race. [ 1 ] :154 Their homeworld is Centauri Prime, a small Earth-like planet consisting of two large continents and several smaller islands divided by large oceans

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Dribbling is bouncing the ball continuously with one hand without ever holding the ball. Dribbling is required in order for a player to take steps while possessing the ball. Crossover dribble In a crossover dribble, the ballhandler changes the ball from one hand to the other via a dribble

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the two galaxies in question cannot have shared any sort of information; they are not in " causal contact ". One would expect, then, that their physical properties would be different, and more generally, that the universe as a whole would have varying properties in different areas. Contrary

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The various codes of football share the following common elements: Two teams of usually between 11 and 18 players; some variations that have fewer players (five or more per team) are also popular. A clearly defined area in which to play the game. Scoring goals or points , by moving the

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insulated brackets, typically at intervals of 10 feet (3.0 metres) or so. The trains have metal contact blocks called "shoes" which make contact with the conductor rail. The traction current is returned to the generating station through the running rails. The conductor rail is usually made

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, the fourth episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1987, during which they made first contact with the United Federation of Planets in 2364 on the planet Delphi Ardu, though they had been mentioned in the series' pilot, " Encounter at Farpoint ". They and their culture are characterized