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Charles Lane Poor

Charles Lane Poor was an American astronomy professor, noted for his opposition to Einstein's theory of relativity. He was born on January 1866 in Hackensack, New Jersey to Edward Erie Poor, he graduated from the City College of New York and received a Ph. D. in 1892 from Johns Hopkins University. Poor became an astronomer and professor of celestial mechanics at Columbia University from 1903 to 1944, when he was named Professor Emeritus, he published several works disputing the evidence for Einstein's theory of relativity during the 1920s. Poor published a series of papers. For 25 years, Poor was chairman of the admissions committee of the New York Yacht Club. In addition, he was a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and an associate fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he served several terms as mayor of Dering Harbor on Long Island, New York, invented a "line of position computers" for yachting navigation. At Columbia University, Poor was a teacher of the astronomer Samuel A. Mitchell, who went on to become director of the Leander McCormick Observatory at the University of Virginia.

He died on September 27, 1951. Criticism of relativity theory One of Poor's sons, Edmund Ward Poor, was one of ten co-founders of Grumman Aircraft on Long Island. Another son was an architect. Is Einstein Wrong? A Debate Rebuttal to Prof. Henderson's Article The Relativity Deflection of Light Relativity and the Law of Gravitation The Deflection of Light as Observed at Total Solar Eclipses What Einstein Really Did

Norm Friesen

Norm Friesen is Professor in Educational Technology at Boise State University. Norm Friesen studied German Literature, Secondary Education, Communication at the Johns Hopkins University, University of Alberta and Simon Fraser University, he has undertaken teaching and research at the University of Toronto, the University of Innsbruck and Athabasca University. He has led the CanCore Learning object metadata initiative from 2003 to 2010, is co-editor of the peer reviewed open content journal Phenomenology and Practice. Friesen is a member of the Canadian delegation to the ISO/IEC JTC1 subcommittee 36, for Learning and Training. Friesen has been involved in Wikiversity research. Friesen's research interests include media theory, alternative pedagogies, technical e-learning standardization and ethnomethodology. Friesen, N. Fisher, S. Roberts, A.. CanCore Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning Object Metadata. Athabasca University. Friesen, N.. Three Objections to Learning Objects. In McGreal, R. Online Education Using Learning Objects.

London: Routledge. Pp. 59–70. Friesen, N. & Hopkins J.' Wikiversity. Re-Thinking E-Learning Research: Foundations and Practices. New York: Peter Lang. Friesen, N.. The Place of the Classroom and the Space of the Screen. New York: Peter Lang. Friesen, N.. Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing. London: Routledge. Translation of: Klaus Mollenhauer.. Vergessene Zusammenhänge: Über Kultur und Erziehung. Munich: Juventa Verlag. Friesen, N.. The Lecture and the Textbook - Education in the Age of New Media. Johns Hopkins University Press. Friesen, N.. The pedagogical relation past and present: experience and failure; the Journal of Curriculum Studies 49, 743-756

List of Peterborough United F.C. players

This is a list of notable footballers who have played for Peterborough United. The aim is for this list to include all players that have played 100 or more senior matches for the club. Other players who are deemed to have played an important role for the club can be included, but the reason for their assumed notability should be indicated in the'Notes' column. For a list of all Peterborough United players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Peterborough United F. C. players, for the current squad see Peterborough United F. C.#Current squad. Players should be listed in chronological order according to the year in which they first played for the club, by alphabetical order of their surname. Appearances and goals exclude wartime matches. Further information on competitions/seasons which are regarded as eligible for appearance stats are provided below, if a player's data is not available for any of these competitions an appropriate note should be added to the table. League appearances and goals should include data for the following league spells, but should not include play-off matches: Midland League: 1934–35 to 1959–60 Football League: 1960-61 to present The figures for total appearances and goals should include the League figures together with the following competitions: Play-off matches FA Cup Football League Cup.

Kyoko Mizuki

Kyoko Mizuki is one of the pen names of Keiko Nagita. She is a Japanese writer, best known for being the author of the manga and anime series Candy Candy. Kyoko Mizuki won the Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shōjo Manga for Candy Candy in 1977 with Yumiko Igarashi. Keiko Nagita won the Japan Juvenile Writers Association Prize for Rainette, Kin Iro no Ringo in 2007, her short story Akai Mi Haziketa is printed in Japanese Primary School Textbook for 6th grade. Her picture book Shampoo Ōji series was adapted into an anime television series in October 2007; when she was 12 years old, her father died. She created "imaginary family Andrews" to relieve her loneliness and wrote their stories on a notebook. Mizuki said "I feel, they are the origin of my story writing". She spent a few years as an actress of Shiki Theatre Company in her late teens, some of her works reflect this. In eleventh-grade, she won a prize short story contest for young girls' magazine Jogakusei no Tomo. After selling her short story Yomigaeri, Soshite Natsu wa to the magazine when she was 19 years old, she decided to become a full-time writer.

In those days she was a frequent contributor of poems to Koukou Bungei magazine, famous poet Katsumi Sugawara appreciated her talent and she joined his poetry club. When she was 20, she published a collection of poems Kaeru privately. Five years her poetical works Omoide wa Utawanai was published by Sanrio Company, Ltd, she wrote short stories and love stories for young girls' magazines, Kodansha commissioned her to write stories for their shōjo manga magazine Shōjo Friend. In the 1970s, she wrote many shōjo manga stories as Ayako Kazu, Akane Kouda, Kyoko Mizuki and Keiko Nagita. In 1975, she wrote the Candy Candy for monthly Nakayoshi. In her twenties, she wrote the first story for a manga at the request of Mr. Higashiura the chief editor of Bessatsu Shōjo Friend, she wrote many shōjo manga stories for Friend and Nakayoshi in 1970s. Mr. Higashiura who took up the post of the chief editor of Monthly Nakayoshi drew up a project that a shōjo manga like a famous stories retold for children as Heidi.

She said "I lost my mother when I was 21 I was all alone in the world. To write the story healed my sorrow". Whoever are your parents, you must accept your destiny and stand on your own feet---I wanted to say so; when I started to write the story, it was two years after my mother passed away. My father passed away at my 12th year, I lived in solitude. Looking back on my years of writing Candy story, I realize that I healed my pain by writing".. The manga was adapted into anime television series in 1976 by Toei Animation. Since Candy Candy has made her one of the more successful female manga writers; the last episode of Candy Candy was written at a chateau-hotel in France. Mizuki said "I wanted to say good-bye to Candice in beautiful place. If possible, I wanted to go to the United Kingdom When I was into the room, tears welled up in my eyes because a picture of fox hunting was hung on the wall. Fox hunting--it took Anthony's life; when I remember Candice, autumn days at the beautiful hotel came to my mind.

The hotel was like the villa of Ardray family."Since 1980, she is writing juveniles and love stories for young girls as Keiko Nagita. Her Fūko to Yūrei series is popular. Music for Fūko to Yūrei series was composed by Toru Okada, a member of Japanese famous rock group Moonriders, the album called Siriau Maekara Zutto Suki 知りあう前からずっと好き was released in 1995. In 2001, she returned to publishing with the concluding part of Fūko to Yūrei, she won the Japan Juvenile Writers Association Prize 2007 for Rainette, Kin Iro no Ringo, a love story of a Japanese girl and a Belarusian boy, exposed to radiation of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. In May 2008, she wrote a story for Shōjo manga after an interval of 18 years; the manga Loreley was drawn by Kaya Tachibana. She has a husband and a daughter, they enjoy vacation at their cottage in Prince Edward Island every summer. Terry Kamikawa, a student of Anne of Green Gables and hostess of Blue Winds Tea Room in P. E. I, is her best friend, she has a collection of heart shaped objects.

Part of her collection is shown on the Aoitori Bunko official site. Sanremo ni Kanpai サンレモにかんぱい 1970 Brandenburg no Asa ブランデンブルグの朝 1970 Le Grand Anne Gou wa Yuku ル・グラン・アンヌ号はゆく 1970 Greenhill Monogatari グリーンヒル物語 1970-1971 Lorient no Aoi Sora ロリアンの青い空 1974-1975 Candy Candy キャンディ・キャンディ 1975-1979 Etruria no Ken エトルリアの剣 1975 Miriam Blue no Mizuumi ミリアムブルーの湖 1975 Hoshi eno Kaidan 星への階段 1975 Byakuya no Nightingale 白夜のナイチンゲール 1976-1977 Bara no Ki 薔薇の樹 1978 Premier Muguet プルミエ・ミュゲ 1979-1981 Kirara Boshi no Daiyogen きらら星の大予言 1980-1981 Sunday's Child サンデイズチャイルド 1980-1981 Tim Tim Circus ティム・ティム・サーカス 1981-

Mocha, Yemen

Mocha known as al-Makha, is a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Until Aden and al Hudaydah eclipsed it in the 19th century, Mocha was the principal port for Yemen's capital, Sanaʽa. Mocha is famous for being the major marketplace for coffee from the 15th century until the early 18th century. After other sources of coffee were found, Mocha beans continued to be prized for their distinctive flavor—and remain so today; the coffee itself did not grow in Mocha, but was transported from places inland to the port in Mocha, where it was shipped abroad. According to the Portuguese Jesuit missionary Jerónimo Lobo, who sailed the Red Sea in 1625, Mocha was "formerly of limited reputation and trade" but since "the Turkish assumption of power throughout Arabia, it has become the major city of the territory under Turkish domination though it is not the Pasha's place of residence, two days' journey inland in the city of Sana'a." Lobo adds that its importance as a port was due to the Ottoman law that required all ships entering the Red Sea to put in at Mocha and pay duty on their cargoes.

Mocha reached its zenith in the 17th century. The city boasted a stone wall enclosing a citadel, as well as a labyrinth of thatched huts that surrounded the wall from without. Of these, some four hundred accommodated Jewish households. Passing through Mocha in 1752 and 1756, Remedius Prutky found that it boasted a "lodging-house of the Prophet Muhammad, like a huge tenement block laid out in many hundred separate cells where accommodation was rented to all strangers without discrimination of race or religion." He found a number of European ships in the harbor: three French, four English, two Dutch, one Portuguese. In the 18th century, a plague killed half of the city's population, from which time the city never recovered. English and French companies maintained factories at Mocha, which remained a major emporium and coffee exporting port until the early 19th century. In August 1800 Phoenix visited. William Moffat, her captain, took the opportunity to prepare a chart of the mouth of the Red Sea.

Mocha was dependent on imported coffee beans from present-day Ethiopia, exported by Somali merchants from Berbera across the Gulf of Aden. The Berbera merchants procured most of the coffee from the environs of Harar and shipped them off in their own vessels during the Berbera trading season. In December 1820, HMS Topaze and ships and troops belonging to the British East India Company attacked the North and South Forts, destroying them; the action was in pursuit of British demands on the government of the city. A decade and a half Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt would attack the city and destroy its fortified wall closest to the sea, as well as its citadel. However, by that time, Mocha's trade in its country's precious commodity of coffee grains had been supplanted by Ethiopia, the principal trader of this commodity to North Africa and which sold for a third of the price of the same coffee imported from Arabia. Diplomat Edmund Roberts visited Mocha in the 1830s, he noted. The Turks took it over after they left Egypt while being disgruntled with the rule of Muhammad Ali of Egypt.

These "rebels", consisting of confederates throughout Arabia, had banded together under one leader named Turkie ben al Mas. Jacob Saphir who visited the city in 1859 wrote about seeing many houses that were vacant of dwellers, although the Turkish governor still dwelt there with a band of soldiers, collecting taxes from local traders and ships visiting the harbor; when the British took control over Aden, the port in Mocha fell into disuse. The general destruction of the city was still prominent as late as 1909, when German explorer and photographer, Hermann Burchardt, wrote of the city Mocha as he saw it: “This card will reach you from one of the most godforsaken little places in Asia, it exceeds all my expectations, with regard to the destruction. It looks like a city destroyed by earthquakes, etc.”Mocha was among the population centers in southern Yemen taken over by the Houthis during their military offensive in March 2015. The city was attacked by pro-Hadi forces in January 2017 and captured by pro-Hadi forces in February 2017.

At present, Mocha is no longer utilized as a major trade route and the current local economy is based upon fishing and a small number of tourists. The village of Mocha was relocated 3 kilometres west along the Red Sea shore to accommodate the building and demolition of several coastal highways. Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert. Mocha coffee bean Caffè mocha Almaqah Published in the 19th centuryWilliam Milburn, "Mocha", Oriental Commerce, London: Black, Parry & Co. OCLC 6856418 Jedidiah Morse. Morse, "Mocha", A New Universal Gazetteer, New Haven: S. Converse Josiah Conder, "Mocha", Dictionary of Geography, London: T. Tegg John Macgregor. "Mocha". Commercial Statistics. London: C. Knight and Co. Published in the 20th centuryChisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Mokha". Encyclopædia Britannica. 18. Cambridge University Press. P. 651. "Mocha". The New Student's Reference Work. 1914. Geographic coordinates: 13°19′N 43°15′E

Phanerolepida transenna

Phanerolepida transenna is a rare species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails. It is the sole living species in this genus; the small, carinated shell has a sturdy turbinate shape. It is inflated on the base and sculptured, its color pattern is yellowish with small ruddy spots. The sculpture consists of spirals with quasi unique net-like, finely incised rhombohedral patterns. A similar surface pattern appears in Homalopoma granuliferum" Nomura & Hatai, 1940. Close to the suture is a row of disconnected beads. Between this and the carina are three rows of appressed beads, of which the highest is the weakest; these four rows are parted from one another by furrows, each of, a little broader than the thread above it. The carina consists of a row of appressed beads, it is stronger than the other beads both in breadth and height, the furrow above it is a little broader and deeper than the rest. On the base are seven rows of appressed beads of nearly equal width and distance from one another.

These rows of beads make their appearance on the second whorl, on all the upper whorls more than on the body whorl. The carina is expressed by a constriction above and below it. Longitudinals—the whole surface is crossed obliquely by not quite contiguous threads, which are as strong as the spirals. Between the threads are narrow, long pits; each alternate thread is crowned by a bead at the suture. Color: the surface is dull and rough, sparsely spotted on the spirals with a ruddy brown, crimson on the infra-sutural beads; the spire is high and conical, the whorls being rounded. The apex is small but flattened, the embryonic 1¼ whorls scarcely project; the seven whorls increase in size in a regular manner. They are flat, while the body whorl alone is convex and carinated at the periphery and tumid on the base, in the center of, a most minute umbilical chink; the suture is and squarely impressed below the carina. The aperture is oblique and nacreous; the outer lip is thin slightly descending, drawn in a little horizontally at its junction with the body, well rounded in its whole sweep to the point of the columellar lip, near which it is externally crenulated by the ends of the basal threads.

The columella is short, straight tubercled on its inner side, hardly toothed in front, still less angulated at its junction with the outer lip. The columellar lip is thin excavated longitudinally, reverted on the minute umbilicus, which it wholly conceals. Behind it is a narrow furrow; the thin operculum has a concave-convex shape with no visible external spirals. The callus is extensively developed; this deep-water species occurs off the Philippines and Japan between 600 m and 800 m. To World Register of Marine Species