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Hunterdon Plateau

Hunterdon Plateau is a plateau in western Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It borders the higher Musconetcong Mountain to the northwest, the Delaware River to the west, Amwell Valley to the south and the lower lying areas of the Newark Basin to the east; the plateau's edge follows a line from Raven Rock to Flemington. From there it follows a curved path west of the South Branch Raritan River until it meets with the Musconetcongs, it is unmarred as a plateau, excluding some of the small valleys of tributaries along the Delaware, of Lopatcong Creek and Wickecheoke Creek and Cakepoulin/Capoolong Creek Valley. Other features are Thatcher's Hill and Sand Hill which form southeastward extensions to the plateau due to a valley of Walnut Brook and the curve of the plateau there; this occurs between Lockatong Valley and the Delaware River. A small ridge called Barren Ridge runs through Alexandria and Union Township rises above the rest of the plateau. Another feature in Holland Township called Gravel Hill rises above the rest of the plateau.

There are numerous cliffs along the Delaware where the plateau meets it such as Milford Bluffs where prickly pear cacti grow, a rarity in Hunterdon County. The plateau includes the boroughs of Milford and Frenchtown, as well as part of the borough of Flemington and parts of Kingwood, Franklin, Bethlehem, Alexandria and Holland townships; because of the soil types and flat terrain on the plateau, there are still many farms across the area. Frenchtown, a borough on the banks of the Delaware named after Swiss French-speaking Paul Henri Mallet-Prevost, with numerous galleries and lodgings Milford, a borough earlier called Burnt Mills and Millford, Milford sits along the Delaware with a handful of shops and restaurants Pittstown, a small village named after William Pitt, with a spa and a few restaurants and the southern end of the Capoolong Creek Trail Bridge Street in Frenchtown Capoolong Creek Trail D&R Canal Trail Milford Bluffs Oak Summit School, Kingwood Old Stone Church, Kingwood Phillips Farm- pick your own Schick Reserve Ship Inn Brewery Volendam Windmill

Samuel Eilenberg

Samuel Eilenberg was a Polish-American mathematician who co-founded category theory with Saunders Mac Lane. He was born in Kingdom of Poland to a Jewish family, he had spent much of his career as a professor at Columbia University. He earned his Ph. D. from University of Warsaw in 1936, where his thesis advisor was Karol Borsuk. He died in New York City during January 1998. Eilenberg's main body of work was in algebraic topology, he worked on the axiomatic treatment of homology theory with Norman Steenrod, on homological algebra with Saunders Mac Lane. In the process and Mac Lane created category theory. Eilenberg, with Henri Cartan, wrote the 1956 book Homological Algebra. In life he worked in pure category theory, being one of the founders of the field; the Eilenberg swindle is a construction applying the telescoping cancellation idea to projective modules. Eilenberg contributed to algebraic automata theory. In particular, he introduced a model of computation called X-machine and a new prime decomposition algorithm for finite state machines in the vein of Krohn–Rhodes theory.

Eilenberg was a prominent collector of Asian art. His collection consisted of small sculptures and other artifacts from India, Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Central Asia. In 1991–1992, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York staged an exhibition from more than 400 items that Eilenberg had donated to the museum, entitled The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art From the Samuel Eilenberg Collection. In reciprocity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art donated to the endowment of the Samuel Eilenberg Visiting Professorship in Mathematics at Columbia University. Eilenberg, Samuel. Automata and Machines, Volume A. ISBN 0-12-234001-9. Eilenberg, Samuel. Automata and Machines, Volume B. ISBN 0-12-234002-7. Eilenberg, Samuel. "On the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category of abstract groups". Annals of Mathematics. 2nd Series. 65: 517–518. Doi:10.2307/1970062. JSTOR 1970062. MR 0085510. Eilenberg, Samuel. "Relations between homology and homotopy groups of spaces". Annals of Mathematics. 46: 480–509. Doi:10.2307/1969165.

JSTOR 1969165. Eilenberg, Samuel. "Relations between homology and homotopy groups of spaces. II". Annals of Mathematics. 51: 514–533. Doi:10.2307/1969365. JSTOR 1969365. Eilenberg, Samuel. "Limits and spectral sequences", Topology, 1: 1–23, doi:10.1016/0040-938390093-9, ISSN 0040-9383 Eilenberg, Samuel. "The "fundamental theorem of algebra" for quaternions". Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 50: 246–248. Doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1944-08125-1. MR 0009588. Eilenberg, Samuel. "Axiomatic approach to homology theory". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 31: 117–120. Bibcode:1945PNAS...31..117E. Doi:10.1073/pnas.31.4.117. PMC 1078770. PMID 16578143. Eilenberg, Samuel. Foundations of algebraic topology. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. MR 0050886. Stefan Banach Stanislaw Ulam Eilenberg–Ganea conjecture Eilenberg–Ganea theorem Eilenberg–MacLane space Eilenberg–Montgomery fixed point theorem Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence Samuel Eilenberg at the Mathematics Genealogy Project O'Connor, John J..

Eilenberg's biography − from the National Academies Press, by Hyman Bass, Henri Cartan, Peter Freyd, Alex Heller and Saunders Mac Lane

Benignus of Armagh

Saint Benignus of Armagh was the son of Sesenen, an Irish chieftain in the part of Ireland, now called as County Meath. He was baptised into the Christian faith by St. Patrick, became his favourite disciple and his coadjutor in the Diocese of Armagh around AD 450, his gentle disposition suggested the name Benen, Latinised as Benignus. He followed his master in his travels and assisted him in his missionary labours, helping in the formation of choral services, his family may have belonged to the bardic order. From his musical achievements he was known as "Patrick's psalm-singer"; as Benignus had been trained by Patrick in sacred learning from his youth and was well versed in the language and learning of his native land, he was appointed secretary to the Commission of Nine, which a few years before had been directed to compile the Brehon Laws. Benignus is said to have contributed materials for the Psalter of Cashel, the Book of Rights, he succeeded St. Patrick's nephew Sechnall as coadjutor and became the first rector of the Cathedral School of Armagh.

He was present at the synod that passed the canon recognising "the See Of the Apostle Peter" as the final court of appeals in difficult cases. This canon is to be found in the Book of Armagh. St. Benignus died the same year, his feast is celebrated on November 9. In 433, Patrick clashed with King Laoghaire at Tara over religion. Legend reports. A pagan druid and Benignus were tied inside a burning timber building, the former was reduced to ash while Benignus was untouched, at this turning point, Christian teaching was established. Most authorities identified St. Patrick's psalm-singer with the St. Benignus who founded Kilbannon, near Tuam. However, Tirechán's collections in the Book of Armagh states that St. Benignus of Kilbannon was the son of Lugni of Connaught. St. Benignus of Kilbannon had a famous monastery, where St. Jarlath was educated, he presided over Drumlease, his sister Mathona served in Tirerrill. In Cavan, he established a monastery on today's Drumbannon. Other monasteries are in today's Kilbonane, West Cork.

Webb, Alfred. A Compendium of Irish Biography. Dublin: M. H. Gill & son – via Wikisource. Dumville, David N. "Auxilius, Iserninus and Benignus." In Saint Patrick, AD 493-1993, ed. by David N. Dumville and Lesley Abrams. Studies in Celtic history 13. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1993. Pp. 89–105. ISBN 0-85115-332-1. Teampull Bheanáin

26th New Zealand Parliament

The 26th New Zealand Parliament was a term of the New Zealand Parliament. It was elected at the 1938 general election in October of that year; the 1938 general election was held on Friday, 14 October in the Māori electorates and on Saturday, 15 October in the general electorates, respectively. A total of 80 MPs were elected. 995,173 voters were enrolled and the official turnout at the election was 92.9%. The 26th Parliament sat for an unprecedented 19 sessions by omitting the 1941 general election, was prorogued on 30 August 1943. A 1941 act extended the life of parliament to 1 November 1942, a 1942 act allowed extension to "one year from the termination of the present war", although a general election was held in 1943; the Labour Party had been in power since December 1935, Michael Joseph Savage led the Savage Ministry. The opposition had consisted of the United Party and the Reform Party, which merged in 1936 during the term of the 25th Parliament to form the National Party; the First Labour Government was confirmed at the 1938 general election with an increased majority, the Savage Ministry remained until Savage's death on 27 March 1940.

Savage was succeeded as Prime Minister by Peter Fraser, who formed the Fraser Ministry on 1 April 1940. The first Fraser Ministry resigned on 30 April 1940 and was reappointed, with some portfolios adjusted; the second Fraser Ministry remained in power until its defeat by the National Party at the 1949 election. A War Cabinet was formed on 16 July 1940, which held the responsibility for all decisions relating to New Zealand's involvement in World War II; the War Cabinet was dissolved on 21 August 1945. For some months in 1942, a War Administration was in place. Formed on 30 June and dissolved on 2 October, the War Administration had responsibility for all war matters, with the War Cabinet as its executive body; the following table shows the initial composition of the 26th Parliament: Key Labour National Country Party Independent Independent Liberal There were a number of changes during the term of the 26th Parliament. Gustafson, Barry; the First 50 Years: A History of the New Zealand National Party.

Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6. Scholefield, Guy. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949. Wellington: Govt. Printer. Wilson, James Oakley. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984. Wellington: V. R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103

University of North Texas Discovery Park

The University of North Texas Discovery Park Campus Research Park, is a satellite research facility of the University of North Texas. Discovery Park is located in Denton, north of the main campus, on U. S. Highway 77. In January 2004, the 550,000-square-foot facility occupied by Texas Instruments, opened to students from the UNT College of Engineering. In 2008, the newly formed College of Information joined the Discovery Park campus; the facility houses offices and labs for the Departments of Engineering Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Energy Engineering and Information Science and Learning Technologies. The Center for Technology Development and Transfer began operations from Discovery Park in 2006; the University of North Texas Discovery Park Library serves the Discovery Park Campus as a satellite branch of the UNT Library system. Cross country running meets are held at the facility; the Discovery Park Campus is located at 3940 North Elm Street, Denton, TX 76207.

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