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Cavendish Laboratory

The Cavendish Laboratory is the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, is part of the School of Physical Sciences. The laboratory was opened in 1874 on the New Museums Site as a laboratory for experimental physics and is named after the British chemist and physicist Henry Cavendish; the laboratory has had a huge influence on research in the disciplines of physics and biology. The laboratory moved to its present site in West Cambridge in 1974; as of 2019, 30 Cavendish researchers have won Nobel Prizes. Notable discoveries to have occurred at the Cavendish Laboratory include the discovery of the electron and structure of DNA; the Cavendish Laboratory was located on the New Museums Site, Free School Lane, in the centre of Cambridge. It is named after British chemist and physicist Henry Cavendish for contributions to science and his relative William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, who served as chancellor of the university and donated funds for the construction of the laboratory.

Professor James Clerk Maxwell, the developer of electromagnetic theory, was a founder of the laboratory and the first Cavendish Professor of Physics. The Duke of Devonshire had given to Maxwell, as head of the laboratory, the manuscripts of Henry Cavendish's unpublished Electrical Works; the editing and publishing of these was Maxwell's main scientific work while he was at the laboratory. Cavendish's work aroused Maxwell's intense admiration and he decided to call the Laboratory the Cavendish Laboratory and thus to commemorate both the Duke and Henry Cavendish. Several important early physics discoveries were made here, including the discovery of the electron by J. J. Thomson the Townsend discharge by John Sealy Townsend, the development of the cloud chamber by C. T. R. Wilson. Ernest Rutherford became Director of the Cavendish Laboratory in 1919. Under his leadership the neutron was discovered by James Chadwick in 1932, in the same year the first experiment to split the nucleus in a controlled manner was performed by students working under his direction.

Physical Chemistry had left the old Cavendish site, subsequently locating as the Department of Physical Chemistry in the new chemistry building with the Department of Chemistry in Lensfield Road: both chemistry departments merged in the 1980s. In World War II the laboratory carried out research for the MAUD Committee, part of the British Tube Alloys project of research into the atomic bomb. Researchers included Nicholas Kemmer, Alan Nunn May, Anthony French, Samuel Curran and the French scientists including Lew Kowarski and Hans von Halban. Several transferred to Canada in 1943; the production of plutonium and neptunium by bombarding uranium-238 with neutrons was predicted in 1940 by two teams working independently: Egon Bretscher and Norman Feather at the Cavendish and Edwin M. McMillan and Philip Abelson at Berkeley Radiation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley; the Cavendish Laboratory has had an important influence on biology through the application of X-ray crystallography to the study of structures of biological molecules.

Francis Crick worked in the Medical Research Council Unit, headed by Max Perutz and housed in the Cavendish Laboratory, when James Watson came from the United States and they made a breakthrough in discovering the structure of DNA. For their work while in the Cavendish Laboratory, they were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962, together with Maurice Wilkins of King's College London, himself a graduate of St. John's College, Cambridge; the discovery was made on 28 February 1953. Sir Lawrence Bragg, the director of the Cavendish Laboratory, where Watson and Crick worked, gave a talk at Guy's Hospital Medical School in London on Thursday 14 May 1953 which resulted in an article by Ritchie Calder in the News Chronicle of London, on Friday 15 May 1953, entitled "Why You Are You. Nearer Secret of Life." The news reached readers of The New York Times the next day. The article ran in an early edition and was pulled to make space for news deemed more important.. The Cambridge University undergraduate newspaper Varsity ran its own short article on the discovery on Saturday 30 May 1953.

Bragg's original announcement of the discovery at a Solvay Conference on proteins in Belgium on 8 April 1953 went unreported by the British press. Sydney Brenner, Jack Dunitz, Dorothy Hodgkin, Leslie Orgel, Beryl M. Oughton, were some of the first people in April 1953 to see the model of the structure of DNA, constructed by Crick and Watson. All were impressed by the new DNA model Brenner who subsequently worked with Crick at Cambridge in the Cavendish Laboratory and the new Laboratory of Molecular Biology. According to the late Dr. Beryl Oughton Rimmer, they all travelled together in two cars once Dorothy Hodgkin announced to them that they were off to Cambridge to see the model of the structure of DNA. Orgel later worked with Crick at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Due to overcrowding in the old buildings, it moved to its present site in West Cambridge in the early 1970s. I

Stoyan Zagorchinov

Stoyan Zagorchinov was a Bulgarian writer. He is the author of Last Day, God's Day, one of the first social-historical epic novel in Bulgarian literature. Zagorchinov was an author of plays, portrait pieces and memoirs. Zagorchinov was born in 1889 in Bulgaria, it is unknown whether his birth date is 3 March. He studied history at Sofia University, he continued studies of history and philosophy in Geneva, Switzerland. He graduated from Sofia University with a major in French language. During the years 1920–1925 Zagorchinov taught French at the Naval Force School in Varna. Meanwhile, he took part in the wars between 1912 and 1918. During World War I he served in Kyustendil as an officer-translator at the Army Headquarters, he worked as a bank clerk in Varna, a history professor at the Marine Mechanical School in Varna and French at the National Military School in Sofia. He collaborated with the magazines "Modern Thought", "Bulgarian Thought", "Hyperion", "Fate", "Art and Criticism", "Art", "Balkan Review" and others.

He died in 1969 in Sofia. It is unknown if the date of his death is 31 January. Zagorchinov develops historical stories, evolving under the influence of Russian literature and French literature, he is the author of the historical legend "The Legend of Hagia Sophia", the "Last Day, God's Day" the novel "Boyan's Feast" and "Ivaylo", which continues the tradition of the Bulgarian historical novel, started by Ivan Vazov. He died in 31 January 1969 in Sofia. In addition to these works, he wrote a few drama plays: 1938 - "The First Tear of Don Giovanni" 1943 - "Ilieva's Hand" 1950 - The Bajratar 1964 - "Mother" 1965 - "Forest Traveler", "Love and Feat", "The Captive of the Mundraga". In 1956, he published the collection of critical Articles and "Fiddles", in 1966 the memoir "Shadow". From and for Stoyan Zagorchinov in catalogue "NLCB – National Library Catalogue in Bulgaria" Stoyan Zagorchinov

Brilliant Circles

Brilliant Circles is the second album led by American jazz pianist Stanley Cowell recorded in 1969 and first released on the Freedom label and rereleased on CD with bonus tracks on the Black Lion label. In his review for AllMusic, Scott Yanow states "The challenging repertoire falls between advanced hard bop and the avant-garde inspiring the talented players to play at their most creative. Recommended". There is a consensus among many collectors that the Black Lion CD edition, which includes one bonus track and an alternate take of the title track, was poorly mastered. All compositions by Stanley Cowell except as indicated "Brilliant Circles" - 15:33 "Earthly Heavens" - 7:45 "Musical Prayers" - 10:12 Bonus track on CD reissue "Boo Ann's Grand" - 9:07 "Bobby's Tune" - 10:42 "Brilliant Circles" - 15:45 Bonus track on CD reissue Stanley Cowell - piano Woody Shaw - trumpet, maracas Tyrone Washington - tenor saxophone, clarinet, tambourine Bobby Hutcherson - vibraphone Reggie Workman - bass, electric bass Joe Chambers - drums

The Book of Kane

The Book of Kane is a collection of fantasy short stories by Karl Edward Wagner featuring his character Kane. It was first published in 1985 by Donald M. Grant, Inc. in an edition of 2,125 copies, of which 425 copies were signed and slipcased. The first story first appeared in Wagner's earlier collection Death Angel's Shadow; the other stories appeared in the magazines Sorcerer's Apprentice, Escape! and Chacal. The collection is illustrated by Jeffrey Jones. "Reflections for the Winter of My Soul" "Misericorde" "The Other One" "Sing a Last Song of Valdese" "Raven’s Eyrie" Brown, Charles N.. "The Locus Index to Science Fiction". Retrieved 2008-06-06. Chalker, Jack L.. The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 331

Charlie Dick

Charles Allen Dick was an American Linotype operator, best known as the widower of Patsy Cline. Dick was born on May 1934 near Whitehall, Virginia, he moved to Winchester and worked as a Linotype operator for a local newspaper after high school. Dick met Patsy Cline during a dance in Winchester in 1956, they started dating. Dick married Patsy Cline in Winchester on September 15, 1957. After their marriage, they moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina where Dick was working as a Linotype operator at Fort Bragg, they moved back to Winchester in 1959 and remained married until 1963 when Cline died in a plane crash. They had two children together and Randy. After Cline’s death, Dick worked as a record promotor for Starday Records, a record label, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Dick married country singer Jamey Ryan in 1965 and they divorced in 1970, having one child together, he took part in many documentaries on Patsy Cline. According to Rolling Stone, "Throughout his life, Dick worked to preserve the legacy of Cline."

Wide Open Country called Dick "a lifelong champion of music" and "dedicated to keeping Patsy's legacy alive". The Tennessean referred to Dick as "a champion of her legacy for the last five decades."After Coal Miner's Daughter came out in 1980, spurring interest in Cline, Dick played a part in having her albums re-released as The Patsy Cline Collection in 1991. In 1997, he worked on the release of Patsy Cline: Live at the Cimarron Ballroom, a recording of a 1961 concert; this recording placed on the Billboard Country Albums Top 40 chart. Dick died at his home in Nashville on November 8, 2015, he was 81 years old. He is buried alongside Patsy Cline at Shenandoah Memorial Park in Winchester

Queensland State League (Soccer)

The Queensland State League abbreviated to the QSL, was a men's semi-professional soccer league in the Australian state of Queensland. The league was created by the state's governing body, Football Queensland, in 2008, to fill the gap between the national league and the various city and regional leagues in the State, it was replaced in 2013 by the National Premier League Queensland as part of a wider introduction of the National Premier Leagues across the Australian soccer league system. The QSL was conducted across Queensland during the winter season and administered by Football Queensland; the league replaced the State Cup, held from 2004 to 2007 as an end-of-season tournament for teams representing the various regional zones. The QSL was intended as the showcase for the state's elite talent, to provide a pathway from club soccer to the national ranks and a means of bringing soccer more into the media spotlight. Sponsored by the Hyundai Motor Company the league was known as the Hyundai Queensland State League.

Although the league involved no promotion or relegation to other leagues, its membership changed over the length of the league due to various reasons. For season 2010, Redlands City Devils and Logan United did not re-nominate to stay in the league. Gold Coast Stars and Southern Cross United joined the league for the 2011 season, however Southern Cross United withdrew from the competition on 19 April 2011 after completing only six rounds of the 2011 season. Hyundai Queensland State League official website Football Queensland official website Brisbane Strikers Bundaberg Spirit Capricorn Cougars Far North Queensland Bulls Gold Coast Stars North Queensland Razorbacks Olympic FC Southern Cross United Sunshine Coast FC Whitsunday Miners