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Giuseppe Occhialini

Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao "Beppo" Occhialini ForMemRS was an Italian physicist, who contributed to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay in 1947, with César Lattes and Cecil Frank Powell. At the time of this discovery, they were all working at the H. H. Wills Laboratory of the University of Bristol; the X-ray satellite SAX was named BeppoSAX in his honour after its launch in 1996. His father was the physicist Raffaele Augusto Occhialini, pioneer in the fields of spectroscopy and electronics theory. Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao Occhialini graduated at Florence in 1929. In 1932, he collaborated in the discovery of the positron in cosmic rays at the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge, under the leadership of Patrick Blackett, using cloud chambers. From 1937 to the 1944 he worked, on invitation of Gleb Wataghin, at the institute of physics of the University of São Paulo, in Brazil, he returned to Italy, in 1944, taught first in Genoa and in Milan. In 1947 he contributed to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay in collaboration with César Lattes and Cecil Frank Powell.

The discovery was made at the Wills Laboratory of Bristol using the technology of the tracks on specialized photographic emulsions. He was a protagonist in cosmic ray research with the nuclear utilization of photographic emulsions exposed to high energy cosmic radiation, work which culminated in 1954 with the European G-Stack collaboration. On with the coming of particle accelerators, Occhialini explored that new field of research, he made outstanding contributions to space physics contributing to the foundation of the European Space Agency. The Department of Physics of University of Milan Bicocca, active since 1997, is named after him; the satellite SAX, the first Italian satellite for the study of gamma rays, was renamed BeppoSAX from his nickname "Beppo". An asteroid, 20081 Occhialini was named for him. In 1949 he received the National Prize of the President of the Republic. In 1979 he was awarded the Wolf Prize for physics. In 2004, Prof. Antonio Vitale, Ordinary Professor of Physics at the University of Bologna, created the "Foundation Giuseppe Occhialini" with its seat at Fossombrone, birth town of Giuseppe Occhialini.

The Foundation has as its objective the popularization of physics in the superior schools, is active above all in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, where every year there is held a course with the allocation of scholarships for the worthiest students. In 2007 the Italian Physical Society together with the Institute of Physics instituted the Occhialini Prize to honour his memory. On 22 June 2009 a Milan's square was named after him, that same square where the Institute of Physics was at the time he first became professor there; the Square sign was unveiled at a ceremony with the Deans of both State Milan's universities, Enrico Decleva and Marcello Fontanesi, Beppo's daughter Etra and Professor Guido Vegni, one of Beppo's pupils and successor in particle physics research. Beppo Occhialini was an avid mountain climber. During WW II, staying in Brazil a country hostile to Italy, he became an authorized alpine guide in the Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, where there is a peak named "Pico Occhialini". Redondi, Pietro.

The Scientific Legacy of Beppo Occhialini. Bologna: Società Italiana di Fisica, Springer, 2006. ISBN 978-3-540-37353-7. Giuseppe "Beppo" Occhialini. Agenzia Spaziale Italiana. "Ricordando Beppo". Video on Giuseppe Occhialini's life. Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica – Italy

All in Love Is Fair

"All in Love Is Fair" is a song by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder recorded for his sixteenth studio album, Innervisions. Written and produced by Wonder, it was released as a 7" single in Brazil in 1974; the song is a pop ballad with lyrics that describe the end of a relationship through the use of clichés. Critical reaction to the song was varied: Matthew Greenwald of AllMusic wrote that it was among Wonder's "finest ballad statements", but Robert Christgau felt that the singer's performance was "immature". Wonder has included it on several of his greatest hits albums, including the most recent, 2005's The Complete Stevie Wonder. American vocalist Barbra Streisand released "All in Love Is Fair" as a single in 1974 for her fifteenth studio album, The Way We Were. Tommy LiPuma handled the production for the 7" single release by Columbia Records. Among music critics, Greenwald called her version "unforgettable", Rolling Stone's Stephen Holden wrote that it was "almost as interesting" as Wonder's original.

Commercially, the song peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States at number 63, Canada's Top Singles chart at number 60. The song has been recorded by a number of other artists, including Brook Benton, Nancy Wilson and Cleo Laine. "All in Love Is Fair" is taken from Stevie Wonder's sixteenth studio album, released on August 3, 1973 by Tamla Records. Despite not being released as a commercial single in his native country of the United States, Tapecar Records and Tamla released it as a 7" single sometime in 1974 in Brazil, it was paired alongside the opener track for side one of Innervisions, "Too High". The song is written in the key of D minor with Wonder's vocals ranging from C4 to A5; the lyrics of the composition describe two people. A pop ballad, "All in Love Is Fair" was compared to the works of Johnny Mathis by Lenny Kaye of Rolling Stone and the editors at Playboy. Lawrence Gabriel, author of MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide, described the track as a "classic" pop song.

Janine McAdams from Billboard found "dramatic intensity" within the lyrics, "I should have never left your side / The writer takes his pen / To write the words again / That all in love is fair". Author Herb Jordan included the track's lyrics in his book Motown in Love: Lyrics from the Golden Era. AllMusic's Matthew Greenwald found "All in Love Is Fair" to be among Wonder's "finest ballad statements", which contained "one of the most graceful and memorable hooks from the era". Brian Ives of described it as a "beautiful and sad piano ballad" that he thought could have come from the Broadway stage. Robert Christgau disliked Wonder's balladry singing in "All in Love Is Fair", considered his performance to be "immature". In contrast, author James E. Perone wrote that there was "no better example" of a "pure, autobiographical-sounding vocal showpiece for Stevie Wonder". After its initial release in 1973, Wonder placed "All in Love Is Fair" on several of his albums, it was included on the Motown compilation Baddest Love Jams, Vol. 2: Fire & Desire in 1995.

Wonder's fourth box set, At the Close of a Century featured the song. In that same year it was featured on Ballad Collection, in 2005 it was selected for inclusion on The Complete Stevie Wonder. Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums Scott Edwards – electric bass American vocalist Barbra Streisand recorded a version of "All in Love Is Fair" for her fifteenth studio album, The Way We Were. Shortly following the commercial success of her previous single, "The Way We Were", Columbia Records began compiling tracks for the singer's then-upcoming fifteenth studio album. Since time was limited, the majority of the tracks were taken from material recorded by Streisand as much as seven years previously. According to the liner notes of her 1991 greatest hits album Just for the Record, the only tracks created for the album were "All in Love Is Fair", "The Way We Were", "Being at War with Each Other", "Something So Right". "All in Love Is Fair" was recorded on December 1973, at United Recorders Studios in Los Angeles.

It was released in March 1974 as a 7" single through Columbia Records, would be paired alongside Streisand's previous single, "The Way We Were", on a 7" single released in 1975 by Columbia, in the United States and Canada. The staff at Billboard described Streisand's cover as a "musical gem", while author Allison J. Waldman enjoyed Streisand's personal take on it. Greenwald from AllMusic liked the singer's cover and wrote of the song's hook, "Streisand's performance – her phrasing of this line – is unforgettable". Stephen Holden from Rolling Stone compared her rendition to Wonder's version and wrote that it was "almost as interesting as the original". Streisand's version of "All in Love Is Fair" achieved moderate commercial success in the United States and Canada, it debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 on March 30, 1974, at number 82, becoming the week's "Hot Shot Debut", or the publication's highest entry position for that particular listing. It climbed the chart for an additional three weeks before reaching its peak position on April 20 of the same year, at number 63.

The following week, Streisand's rendition dropped to number 75, after which it left the Hot 100. On the Adult Contemporary chart, titled the Easy Listening chart, "All in Love Is Fair" peaked at number 10. On Canada's official chart, compiled

Nova 5

Nova 5 is an autonomous robot designed for intelligent search and rescue applications created by two electronics engineers and brothers Fady and Sami Khaled. Unlike remote-controlled robots, Nova 5 uses artificial intelligence to interpret its surroundings, process the information and navigate independently, it operates via a built-in fuzzy neural network which mimics the function of the human brain’s neurons. The robot is 68 cm wide and 70 cm in length and recognizes objects using on-board sensors, a camera and an advanced edge detection algorithm as well as a normalization algorithm; this mathematical algorithm is part of the on-board training model that detects and stores inputs while studying normal conditions. Utilizing electronic neurons, Nova 5 acquires data using a neural training model, stores the data and uses the relevant data to make better decisions; this enables the robot to use its past experiences for more accurate decisions. Nova 5 acquires input from its environment and reacts to those inputs without human intervention or control.

It is used in sniffing and reconnaissance applications, therefore participating in life saving situations. Nova 5 has the ability to detect human emotions using built-in facial recognition, it can recognize noise and gasses in the surrounding environment such as hydrogen sulfide gas. It can map an area and generate a 3D map of the area traversed. Nova 5 uses a communication system which operates via a 10 km wireless link and a radio link for enabling human control. Artificial intelligence Robot UGV Alta. Robot has humanlike decision-making abilities Usa Today Edmonton Journal Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems Canada AM - Nova 5 Video Nova Robotics

Live at Royal Opera House

Live at Royal Opera House and known as Vespertine Live at Royal Opera House is an official DVD released by Björk on 18 November 2002. It contains a live performance by Björk on the Vespertine World Tour, recorded live at the Royal Opera House in London, on 7 December 2001, it was one of the last of the concerts performed on that tour. With this concert Björk had become the first contemporary pop artist to perform in the Royal Opera House; the concert was premiered on UK television in the launch week of the BBC digital channel BBC Four on 12 March 2002. For the first half of the concert the majority of the songs were taken from her most recent album Vespertine, while the second half sees songs played from her previous solo albums; the first two songs from the concert film appear on the 2003/04 release, Vespertine Live. The closing song "It's in Our Hands" was released as the lead-off single from her Greatest Hits album; the track "Generous Palmstroke" is a B-side, appears in a different form on the "Hidden Place" single.

Although listed as "Frosti", the first song of the concert is a music box version of "Pagan Poetry", as it appears on the "Cocoon" single. The DVD omits performances of two songs that were performed on the night - "Play Dead" and "Bachelorette". A mini-documentary "Touring Vespertine" is included as a bonus feature, a working version of what was to become the Minuscule DVD. However, the Minuscule documentary does not include some material, included on "Touring Vespertine", such as the short interviews with composer Simon Lee. Notes "Unison" contains choral music from the anthem "Viri Galilaei" written by Patrick Gowers and performed by the choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, London. Live at Royal Opera House page at

Watershed Park

Watershed Park is a 153-acre temperate rain forest public park located in Olympia, Washington that supplied all the city's water from established wells in the late 1800s. The city acquired and operated the wells starting in 1917 until the 1950s when the municipal water source was replaced. In 1955 the forest was to be logged and the land sold but strong local opposition resulted in an ordinance preserving the area as a city park. Throughout, remnants of the waterworks are visible from the park trails; the park takes its name from the watershed of Moxlie Creek. Water wells for the city of Olympia were first created in the area now comprising Watershed Park in the late 19th century. Influential Western Washington businessman Henry Clay Heermans bought the entire waterworks in 1909, sold it to the City of Olympia in 1917. After operating the wells into the 1950s, the city planned to log the area and sell the property, leading to a Washington Supreme Court battle that led to the area's preservation, with a city ordinance protecting the area presently.

Local environmental activist Margaret McKenny is recognized as the impetus for establishing the park as a protected place. The Moxlie Creek Springs Basin, one of the largest spring basins in the region, is situated in the center of the park, forested by a temperate rain forest. Skunk cabbage and salmon berries grow alongside Moxlie Creek; the creek is fed by surface water runoff. Chinook, coho salmon and coastal cutthroat trout live in the creek. There are big leaf maple, douglas fir, red alder and incense cedar throughout the park, along with huckleberry, Oregon grape and sword ferns, devil's club; the one and a half-mile long, G. Eldon Marshall trail encircles much of the park. Evidence of the former waterworks in the form of pipes is scattered throughout the park, as well. A future expansion of the paved Karen Fraser Woodland Trail will extend that rail to run along the northwestern edge of the park to creat a connection with the Tumwater Falls park; this expansion will connect with Watershed's hiking trails.

The park has suffered from gypsy moth infestations. History of Olympia, Washington


Hiroki Tanabe is a Japanese professional wrestler better known by his ring name Hiroki. He is signed to Pro Wrestling Noah. Since debuting in 2000, Tanabe has worked for Kaientai Dojo, Michinoku Pro Wrestling, Apache Pro Wrestling and Freedoms. Tanabe trained in Puerto Rico and was a member of the first graduating class of Taka Michinoku's Kaientai Dojo, he made his debut on November 19, 2000 under the ring name Hi69. He returned to Japan, where he became a regular in both Michinoku Pro Wrestling and All Japan Pro Wrestling during the first two years of his career. Throughout 2002 he took part in AJPW's Giant Baba Cup, finishing last in Block A with zero wins and zero points. Whilst competing in AJPW, he debuted in Kaientai Dojo where he would become a mainstay for the majority of his career, winning the UWA World Middleweight Championship in October. Throughout 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007, he competed in a large number of different promotions, including Big Japan Pro Wrestling, Apache Pro Wrestling, Real Japan Pro Wrestling and became a regular on New Japan Pro Wrestling's Lock Up cards.

After resigning from K-Dojo in April 2006, he competed in Apache Pro Wrestling. On October 11, 2007, Hi69 was teaming with Tetsuhiro Kuroda and Mammoth Sasaki as Apache Army against GBH when Ishii countered a frankensteiner from Hi69 into a powerbomb which caused him to land awkwardly, suffering a fracture as well as a dislocation to his thoracic vertebrae. After the match, it was announced that the injury was career threatening and that he would require surgery. After over two years of surgery and medical procedures, Hi69 announced his return to the ring in February 2010, stating that he would be splitting his time between K-Dojo and Freedoms, would now be wrestling as Hiroki, his birth name. In his return match, he teamed with Miyawaki in a loss to his trainer Taka Michinoku and the man he made his debut against, Yasu Urano. On May 26 at a Freedoms show, Hiroki faced Ishii in a match billed as a "revenge match", with Ishii portraying the heel and claiming responsibility for Hiroki's serious injury.

The match was won by Ishii. On August 15, Hiroki and Kengo Mashimo captured the Strongest-K Tag Team Championship, defeating Kaji Tomato and Taishi Takizawa. On September 29, Hiroki defeated Tiger Shark to win the Tenryu Project International Junior Heavyweight Championship. On December 14, he dropped the title to Ryuji Hijikata. In early 2011, he teamed with Ricky Fuji in the 2011 Kaientai Dojo Tag League, finishing in Block A with 2 points and failing to advance to the next round. On October 9, after holding them for over a year and Mashimo lost the Strongest-K Tag Team Championship to Ryuichi Sekine and Saburo Inematsu. On November 6, he defeated Daigoro Kashiwa to capture the Independent Junior Heavyweight Championship. Hiroki held the championship for over a year before losing it to Ricky Fuji in January 2013. On March 2, 2014, Hiroki won the Strongest-K Tag Team Championship once again, teaming with Yuji Hino to defeat Kaji Tomato and Taka Michinoku. In September 2014, he once again began competing as Hi69.

In December 2016, he competed in Pro Wrestling Noah for the first time since 2005, teaming with Ricky Fuji in a loss to Daisuke Harada and Akitoshi Saito. After impressing new president Masayuki Uchida, he was offered a regular position with the promotion and began competing with them as a full-time roster member that month. In January, he began teaming with Taiji Ishimori, dubbing themselves "XX"; the duo captured the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship on February 18, defeating Hayata and Yo-Hey to win the vacant championship. On July 4, Noah announced that Hi69 had signed with the promotion. On August 26, XX lost the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship to Yo-Hey. On January 27, 2018, regained the tag team titles. However, they lost the titles once again against Yoshinari Ogawa and Minoru Tanaka on March 11, 2018. Ogawa and Tanaka vacated the titles. On April 15, 2018, Hi69 and Minoru Tanaka defeated RATEL'S to win the vacant GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. Apache Pro Wrestling WEW World Tag Team Championship - with Yusuke Obata and Hasegawa Freedoms New Year Six Man Tag Tournament Guts World Pro Wrestling GWC Tag Team Championship - with Masamune Kaientai Dojo Strongest-K Championship Strongest-K Tag Team Championship - with Kengo Mashimo and Yuji Hino UWA World Tag Team Championship - with Yasu Urano UWA World Middleweight Championship Independent Junior Heavyweight Championship Bo-So Golden Tag Tournament Pro Wrestling Illustrated Ranked No. 367 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2018 Pro Wrestling Noah GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship - with Taiji Ishimori and Minoru Tanaka Tenryu Project Tenryu Project International Junior Heavyweight Championship Tenryu Project International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship - with Masao Orihara