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Alf Horne

Alfred Horne was an English professional footballer who scored 64 goals from 316 appearances in the Football League, playing for Hull City, Southend United, Manchester City, Preston North End, Lincoln City and Mansfield Town. He played as a winger or inside forward, played at right half in the part of his career. Horne was born in Birmingham, he played football for non-league club Alvechurch before joining West Bromwich Albion in 1923. After failing to break into West Brom's first team, he returned to non-League football with Birmingham League club Stafford Rangers before signing as an outside right for Second Division club Hull City in 1925, he made his first appearance in the Football League against South Shields on 10 October, in his second game, two days against Nottingham Forest, scored his first goal as well as setting up another for William Cowan in a 5–0 win. The Hull Daily Mail's pseudonymous. Though not a flier, he is not put out of step, capable of giving as much as he received, he was tried at inside right, to accommodate George Richardson on the wing, but was to find himself playing as for the reserves as for the first team.

By the 1926–27 FA Cup draw with Everton, "Veritas" was suggesting that Horne had "clearly showed... that his time is not yet", outside-left George Martin would be better employed in his place. It was Horne's 26th and last appearance for Hull's first team, though he did help the reserves win the Midland Combination title. Horne left Hull City for Third Division South club Southend United ahead of the 1927–28 Football League season, he played the first 32 matches of the season, scoring 10 goals, joined Second Division promotion-chasers Manchester City as one of five forwards signed in the two weeks before the 17 March transfer deadline. Horne played in 7 of the remaining 12 matches, scoring twice, as City achieved promotion as Second Division champions, he appeared just four times in the First Division, returned to the Second Division with Preston North End in September 1929 for a £2,000 fee. At the start of the season, Preston were uncertain as to their best forward line; as at Manchester City, Horne became an infrequent selection, finishing a three-year spell with 40 League appearances.

He was transfer-listed in 1932, signed for Lincoln City, newly promoted to the Second Division. Horne was injured early in the 6–3 win against Grimsby Town in October 1932, "completed the game in a dazed condition, his first question on reaching the dressing room at the end of the match was'Have we won?'" His "return to form" in the next game contributed to a 6–0 defeat of West Ham United. Left out for a month after Phil Cartwright's return to fitness, he came back into the first team when Cartwright again sustained an injury, played for his remaining four years with the club, he finished the season with seven goals, including the opener in a 2–1 win against former club Preston, from 34 matches as Lincoln avoided relegation by three points. Lincoln had lost top scorer Allan Hall to Tottenham Hotspur in the summer, early in the new season, the forward line was shuffled in the hope of finding a goalscoring combination. Horne played at outside right and in both inside-forward positions, was responsible for taking penalties.

He was tried at right half for the reserves with the intention of filling the first-team gap left when Bill Dodgin was moved to centre half, but injuries elsewhere meant he continued in the forward line. Lincoln's relegation was confirmed with three matches still to play, Horne, who had finished the season at right half, began the 1934–35 Third Division North season as established first-choice in that position; the team was much more settled in general, Lincoln finished in fourth place. He returned to the forward line during the latter part of the season. Against Accrington Stanley in March 1935, he took a ball in the face followed by a tackle which left his face bloodied, but he returned after 13 minutes' treatment and set up the only goal of the game for Tommy Robinson; when he resumed his right-half duties, the Lincolnshire Echo wrote that "on the team captain's recent displays one can well imagine that the management wish they could play him in two or three positions at once, but he can be relied upon to continue a dominating figure at right half."

Having missed a penalty for the first time in a League match for Lincoln, albeit in a 6–0 win, in April, he atoned at the start of the 1935–36 season with a hat-trick of penalties to beat Stockport County 3–0. He missed a month with ankle ligament damage, but came back to score 14 goals, of which 7 were from the penalty spot, to enjoy what the Echo's review called his best season with the club so far; as captain, whether playing at right half or inside right, he was always an inspiration to his colleagues, was far from being a captain only in name. At home and away he always put all the energy and great skill he possesses into the game, while some other members of the attack were sometimes but a mere shadow of themselves on opponents' grounds, he was always in the thick of the game

Marion Palfi

Marion Palfi was a German-American social-documentary photographer born in Berlin, who moved to the United States in 1940.. Palfi was the daughter of German theater designer, Victor Palfi, a Polish mother, she studied dance at private schools in Germany, as a young woman she worked as a model and actress, appearing in at least one film in 1926. In rejection of Germany's radical politics, she began to use photography and art to effect social change. In 1932, Palfi became an apprentice at a commercial portrait studio in Berlin and began working as a freelance magazine photographer. Two years she opened her own portrait studio there. Fleeing the Nazis in Berlin, she opened her own successful portrait studio in Amsterdam in 1936, she fled Europe for the United States in 1940 after marrying an American soldier. In the U. S. Palfi supported herself by working in a photo-finishing lab in New York City and began working on a large project of photographic essays celebrating American minority artists. Great American Artists of Minority Groups opened doors for her: after meeting Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, Palfi was asked to photograph for a number of African American Causes.

One of her photographs was published on the cover of the first issue of Ebony magazine, featuring the Henry Street Settlement of New York's Lower East Side. Palfi was granted an award from the Rosenwald Fellowship in 1946. Between the years of 1946-1949, Palfi used photography to catalog racial discrimination in the United States. Palfi's photographic study on the State of Georgia was hosted as an exhibit around the United States in 1950, including Nashville, Detroit and Washington D. C, her work was used to garner legislative change when "The American Parents Committee" showed her photographs to members of Congress. From the mid-1960s to the 1970s, Palfi taught photography in Los Angeles. Institutions where she worked included the California Institute of the Arts, the Woman's Building, UCLA Extension, the Inner City Cultural Center. Palfi was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1967 and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 1974. Marion Palfi's work centered around equity and justice for all people.

In her photo book There is No More Time: An American Tragedy, Palfi documented racism and segregation in Irwinton, GA, the site of the murder of Caleb Hill, the first reported lynching of 1949. Palfi's 1952 book Suffer Little Children focused on the living condition of disadvantaged children across the U. S. including the young inmates of the New York Training School for Girls. Palfi was a contributing photographer to Edward Steichen's landmark Family of Man exhibition in 1955. Palfi was the first photographer to arrive in Greenwood, Mississippi at the beginning of the town's civil rights protests in 1963, she photographed the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee offices after they were burned down, went to the residence of Dewy Green, met with activists. As protests increased in violence, she was told to leave Greenwood. Following her time there, her photography was used by the US Department of Justice to support lawsuits against segregation in Greenwood and Leflore County. Palfi attended March on Washington.

She additionally chronicled, in photography, the opening of Prince Edward County schools in 1964, the end of Massive Resistance. Palfi marched at Selma in 1965 with Martin Luther King Jr. Palfi taught photography at the Inner-City Cultural Center in LA, before passing from breast cancer in 1978. Palfi's husband, Martin Magner, donated much of her papers to the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Rosenblum, Naomi. A history of women photographers. New York: Abbeville. Zandy, Janet. Unfinished stories; the narrative photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi. Rochester: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press. Palfi, Marion. Marion Palfi. University of Arizona Press. "Marion Palfi at the Center for Creative Photography"

Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw

Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw is a Welsh-medium comprehensive school located in Trevethin, Pontypool in Torfaen and named for Saint Gwynllyw. The school had 926 pupils on roll in 2017; the school was founded in 1988 as the first Welsh-medium school in the former Gwent LEA area and is housed in accommodation used for Trevethin Comprehensive School. For its first three years Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw was housed in the old Abercarn Infant School house but soon outgrew the building; as one of the fastest growing schools in Wales, bigger premises were needed and the old Trevethin upper school was suggested by the education authority. Pupils at the school are taught in Welsh and come from a range of Welsh-language feeder schools; the aim is to immerse pupils in Welsh and to enable them to be educated in it as their native language. As of 2016, the number of new pupils each year has been falling due to the opening of a new Welsh comprehensive school in Newport. An inspection report by Estyn in 2008 stated 94.5% of the pupils came from homes where English is the main language.

The same report says that all pupils speak Welsh as a first language or to an equivalent standard. However, this was some time much can change in eleven years; the 2019 Estyn inspection resulted in the school being placed into special measures. This is evidence of the school's steady decline in standards over the course of multiple inspections now. In 2009 the school was given a grant to make improvements and replace the old static cabins with a new and improved complex building. In 2018 the school was given £3 million to develop a primary school, in 2020 the work began on construction, beginning with the demolition of the three remaining static cabins on the site of the future primary school. Official website

Science and technology in Argentina

The most important aspects of science and technology in Argentina are concerned with medicine, nuclear physics, nanotechnology and rocket technology and several fields related to the country's main economic activities. According to the World Bank, Argentine exports in high-technology are products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, electrical machinery. Benefiting from Latin America's highest literacy rates since shortly after President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento made primary education universally available in the 1860s and 1870s, Argentine researchers and professionals at home and abroad continue to enjoy a high standing in their fields. Argentine Bernardo Houssay was the first Latin American awarded with a Nobel Prize in sciences. Educated in a National University, Houssay went on to establish Argentina's National Research Council, a centerpiece in Argentine scientific and technological development, fifty years on. Many other Argentines have contributed to scientific development around the world, though sometimes having to emigrate to do so.

For that, the Argentine education is referred as the Latin American docta, which originates from the Latin docta. Despite its modest budget and numerous setbacks and the sciences in Argentina have enjoyed an international respect since the turn of the 1900s, when Dr. Luis Agote devised the first safe and effective means of blood transfusion as well as René Favaloro, a pioneer in the improvement of the bypass surgery. Argentina is the Latin American country with the most Nobel Prize laureates. Dr. Domingo Liotta created the first artificial heart in 1969, revolutionizing the heart transplant field, they have contributed to bioscience in efforts like the Human Genome Project, where Argentine scientists have mapped the genome of a living being, a world first. Argentina has its own satellite programme, nuclear power station designs and public nuclear energy company INVAP, which provides several countries with nuclear reactors. Other projects are focusing on IS, biotechnology, farming machinery and military defensive systems.

Established in 1991, the CONAE has since launched 8 indigenous built satellites AMSAT, MuSat, SAC-B, SAC-A, SAC-C, SAC-D/Aquarius, ARSAT I and ARSAT-2. In June 2009, secured an agreement with the European Space Agency on for the installation of a 35-m diameter antenna and other mission support facilities at the Pierre Auger Observatory; the facility will contribute to numerous ESA space probes, as well as CONAE's own, domestic research projects. Chosen from 20 potential sites and one of only three such ESA installations in the world, the new antenna will create a triangulation which will allow the ESA to ensure mission coverage around the clock. Social sciences have a strong tradition in Argentina. Home to 122 think tanks specializing in public policy and economics issues, Argentina ranks fifth in the number of these institutions worldwide. In April 2009, Dr. Sandra Díaz, researcher from the Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biologia Vegetal, was elected as a foreign associate member to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her outstanding work on climate change, being the first Hispanic woman to achieve this honor.

Moreover, Dr. Diaz won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 as a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. There are further outstanding Argentine researchers in the mentioned institution as Alberto Carlos Frasch, Armando Parodi, Francisco de la Cruz. Among the public institutions devoted to research and development in Argentina are: CITEDEF: Defense Scientific and Technical Research Institute CNEA: National Atomic Energy Commission CONAE: National Space Activities Commission CONICET: the National Research Council INTA: National Agricultural Technology Institute INTI: National Industrial Technology Institute INVAP: Argentine high-technology research & development company Four out of five Argentine adults have completed grade school, over a third have completed their secondary education and one in nine Argentine adults have college degrees. Argentina has the highest rate of university students in Latin America, besides having more within the southern hemisphere with professors and institutions awarded prestigious prizes and fellowships from philanthropic institutions like the John S. Guggenheim Foundation awards or the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, to name a few.

Official sources reported 1,500,000 college students within the Argentine University System. Education in Argentina List of universities in Argentina Argentine defense industry Spanish language in science and technology Science and Technology in Argentina Science and Education in Argentina Argentine Higher Education Official Site The Argentine Education System

NGC 2146

NGC 2146 is a barred spiral galaxy type SBab pec in the constellation Camelopardalis. The galaxy was discovered in 1876 by Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, it has a diameter of 80,000 lyr. The galaxy's most conspicuous feature is the dusty lanes of a spiral arm lying across the core of the galaxy as seen from Earth, the arm having been bent 45 degrees by a close encounter with a smaller galaxy NGC 2146a about 0.8 billion years ago. This close encounter is credited with the high rates of star formation that qualify NGC 2146 as a starburst galaxy, it was host to supernova SN 2005V, a type Ib/c supernova discovered by LIRIS on 30 January 2005. SN 2018zd, a type II supernova, was discovered on 2 March 2018 by Koichi Itagaki. Media related to NGC 2146 at Wikimedia Commons