click links in text for more info

Jayme Tiomno

Jayme Tiomno was a Brazilian experimental and theoretical physicist with interests in particle physics and general relativity. He was member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and a recipient of the Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit, he was the son of Jewish Russian immigrants. He was a founder of the CBPF - Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas and one responsible for the creation of the Brazilian Physical Society. J. A. Wheeler and J. Tiomno, "Energy spectrum of electrons from meson decay," Reviews of Modern Physics 21, 144-152. J. A. Wheeler and J. Tiomno, "Charge-exchange reaction of the μ-meson with the nucleus," Reviews of Modern Physics 21, 153-165. C. N. Yang and J. Tiomno, "Reflection properties of spin 1/2 fields and a universal Fermi-type interaction," Physical Review 79, 495-498. J. Tiomno, "Non conservation of parity and the Universal Fermi Interaction," Il Nuovo Cimento 6, 912-916. J. Tiomno, A. L. L. Videira and N. Zagury, "Possible existence of a new meson," Physical Review Letters 6, 120-123.

M. J. Reboucas and J. Tiomno, Homogeneity of Riemannian space-times of Gödel type. Physical Review D, vol. 28, p. 1251-1264. M. J. Reboucas and J. Tiomno, A class of homogeneous Gödel type models. Il Nuovo Cimento B, vol.90, p. 204-210,1985. I. Soares, M. Galvão and J. Tiomno, "Geodesics in Gödel-type space-times," General Relative and Gravitation 22, 683-705. B. Figueiredo, I. D. Soares and J. Tiomno, "Gravitational coupling of Klein-Gordon and Dirac particles to matter vorticity and space-time torsion," Classical and Quantum Gravity 9, 1593-1617. Jayme Tiomno Biography. Brazilian Academy of Sciences

2018–19 European winter

The 2018–19 European winter occurred from late 2018 to early 2019. Notable events included the early snows in Spain and intense flooding in Italy, in cities such as Venice, the intense snow storms which affected central Europe in January, the snow storms in Greece over the New Year period, as well as the end of February; as well as severe winter weather, there was exceptional warmth across western Europe in the last week of February. Parts of France had their warmest February day on record, with temperatures up to 28.1 °C at Eus on the 27th. Many places in the United Kingdom broke temperature records, including the national record in Kew Gardens, at 21.2 °C on the 26th. Unlike previous winters, a developing El Niño was expected to influence weather patterns across Europe, although the affect is not known. Winter 2018–19 began in the Northern Hemisphere on the winter solstice, which in 2018 occurred on 21 December 2018, ended at the March equinox, which in 2019 occurred on 20 March 2019. Based on the meteorological definition, the first day of winter is 1 December and the last day 28 February.

However, as is the case wintry weather is not confined to these definitions. Accuweather released its European forecast on 18 October 2018, they highlighted that conditions in North Western Europe and Western Scandinavia would be wet and unsettled, with frequent windstorms in the United Kingdom, Northern France and Western Norway. Southeastern Europe was predicted to have occasional storms, with a swathe of warmer than average temperatures covering most of Portugal and Spain, as well as Italy and extending as far east as South Western Ukraine. Most of Eastern Europe, including parts of Scandinavia were predicted to have'cold shots', this area extended from eastern Sweden down to Ukraine; the most active part of the storm season was predicted to be from January to February, with such cities as Manchester, UK Belfast, UK and Glasgow, UK at the highest risk of impacts from storms. A cold spell with the severity of that of earlier in 2018, The beast from the east, was not expected. Accuweather predicted that in December, storms would be most frequent in Northern France.

Despite predicting above normal rainfall, they didn't expect extreme flooding, seen in the winter of 2013–14. Storms were predicted to continue into April. Unsettled weather was predicted to last throughout much of the season for Germany, too. Despite unsettled weather in Northern Europe, lasting warmth was predicted in Southern Europe, with drought not being a concern as a result of early rainfall winter. Cold shots were predicted to reach as far east as the Czech Republic. During the final week of August, temperatures started to decline across Northern and Central Europe, with frosts in the UK and heavy snow in Austria and Germany accompanied by temperatures below freezing. In Austria, the city of Salzburg reported 5 cm, with nearby mountains reporting as much as 40 cm. September 2018 saw the start of the Autumn season in Europe, with the first storms of the 2018–19 European windstorm season, Ex-Hurricane Helene striking western Europe on the 15th and 16th; the first named storm, affected the UK and Ireland on the 18th.

Parts of Germany and the Netherlands experienced record cold toward the end of the month, with Germany recording a national record low for September of −5.0 °C in Nuremberg. In the Netherlands, De Bilt recorded the countries lowest maximum temperature for 23 September, reaching 10.9 °C. In the month, the 30th was the coldest September temperatures in the Netherlands for 47 years, with temperatures falling to −1.5 °C. In the United Kingdom, Katesbridge in County Down, Northern Ireland recorded the coldest September temperature in the country since 2012, at −3.6 °C. This was the record low for Northern Ireland in September. For most parts of the Alps, the first substantial snowfall of the season occurred on the 1st. Most areas received 20 cm to 30 cm; the snow line was as low as 1400 m. From the 13th to the 15th, Ex-Hurricane Helene battered the Iberian peninsula with heavy rains up to 180 mm in places, winds gusting up to 110 mph. Storm Adrian was a severe storm that affected Western Europe and Northern Africa from 27 October until 3 November.

It brought heavy, flooding rains to Venice, with officials estimating that 75% of the city was underwater, with depths exceeding for only the 5th time in recorded history. The system brought winds of up to 117 mph; the system brought heavy snowfall to parts of France, with upper areas receiving up to 50 cm with lower elevations seeing up to 15 cm There was a cold snap in the United Kingdom at the end of the month, with temperatures as low as −9 °C at St Harmon, Wales on the 30th. This was the lowest reading in the UK in October since 1993. Halloween was predicted to be one of the coldest on record since a temperature of −10.6 °C was recorded in 1926. This period saw heavy snowfall across North East England and Southern Scotland, with some places experiencing a'white halloween' and the coldest day time temperatures in October since the 2008 cold snap. Depths of up to 10 cm were recorded. Overall, the UK recorded its coldest October since 2012. Weather during November was benign, with little noteworthy occurrences.

However, there were 3 named storms, Beatriz and Diana, which were named by the meteorological agencies of France and Portugal. The most severe of these storms was Diana, which produced a wind gust of 112 mph at Cairngorm, United Kingdom. Over Scandinavia, there was an unusual lack o

Arlene Theater

The Arlene Theater is the name of a performance theater in Downtown Minot, North Dakota. The theater is located on First Street Southeast in Downtown Minot; the building was built and dedicated as the Minot Labor Temple. The Mouse River Players theater group purchased the building in 2004, it was first called the Mouse River Players Community Arts Center, but renamed after Arlene L. Saugstad in 2006. Saugstad was instrumental in the organization of the Mouse River Players in 1971. In 2009, the theater installed stadium seating to accommodate two hundred audience members. Mouse River Players is an all-volunteer community theatre organization. Mouse River Players began in 1971 to providing quality theatre performances; the Arlene Theater has a children's theater program called the Mini Mousers. The program offers students between fourteen classes taught by local artists. Students in the program perform in the Mouse River Players annual family production

Büren, Solothurn

Büren is a municipality in the district of Dorneck in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. Büren is first mentioned in 1194 as Buoron. In 1317 it was mentioned as Bürron. Büren has an area, as of 2009, of 6.23 square kilometers. Of this area, 2.92 km2 or 46.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.84 km2 or 45.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.44 km2 or 7.1 % is settled, 0.02 km2 or 0.3 % is either lakes. Of the built up area and buildings made up 4.7% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.9%. Out of the forested land, 43.3% of the total land area is forested and 2.2% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 14.9% is used for growing crops and 22.8% is pastures, while 9.1% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is flowing water; the municipality is located at the foot of Schlingenberg mountain. The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Azure a Pear Tree issuant from a Mount of 3 Coupeaux Vert surrounded with three Mullets Or, one and two.

Büren has a population of 1,043. As of 2008, 9.4% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 7.3%. Most of the population speaks German, with Italian being second most common and Serbo-Croatian being third. There are 3 people who speak 1 person who speaks Romansh; as of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 50.2 % female. The population was made up of 53 non-Swiss men. There were 47 non-Swiss women. Of the population in the municipality 326 or about 37.5% were born in Büren and lived there in 2000. There were 67 or 7.7% who were born in the same canton, while 382 or 43.9% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, 74 or 8.5% were born outside of Switzerland. In 2008 there were 7 deaths of Swiss citizens. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 4 while the foreign population remained the same. There were 1 Swiss woman who emigrated from Switzerland. At the same time, there were 3 non-Swiss men and 2 non-Swiss women who immigrated from another country to Switzerland.

The total Swiss population change in 2008 was a decrease of 14 and the non-Swiss population decreased by 1 people. This represents a population growth rate of -1.6%. The age distribution, as of 2000, in Büren is. Of the adult population, 46 people or 5.3 % of the population are between 24 years old. 265 people or 30.5% are between 25 and 44, 202 people or 23.2% are between 45 and 64. The senior population distribution is 95 people or 10.9% of the population are between 65 and 79 years old and there are 14 people or 1.6% who are over 80. As of 2000, there were 386 people who never married in the municipality. There were 33 individuals who are divorced; as of 2000, there were 328 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.6 persons per household. There were 70 households that consist of 26 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 331 households that answered this question, 21.1% were households made up of just one person and there were 3 adults who lived with their parents.

Of the rest of the households, there are 101 married couples without children, 130 married couples with children There were 17 single parents with a child or children. There were 7 households that were made up of unrelated people and 3 households that were made up of some sort of institution or another collective housing. In 2000 there were 205 single family homes out of a total of 272 inhabited buildings. There were 25 multi-family buildings, along with 33 multi-purpose buildings that were used for housing and 9 other use buildings that had some housing. Of the single family homes 41 were built before 1919, while 55 were built between 1990 and 2000; the greatest number of single family homes were built between 1981 and 1990. In 2000 there were 388 apartments in the municipality; the most common apartment size was 4 rooms of which there were 123. There were 173 apartments with five or more rooms. Of these apartments, a total of 320 apartments were permanently occupied, while 51 apartments were seasonally occupied and 17 apartments were empty.

As of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 3.2 new units per 1000 residents. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 2.11%. The historical population is given in the following chart: In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 30.09% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP, the FDP and the SP. In the federal election, a total of 350 votes were cast, the voter turnout was 51.6%. As of 2010, Büren had an unemployment rate of 2.2%. As of 2008, there were 36 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 13 businesses involved in this sector. 8 people were employed in the secondary sector and there were 4 businesses in this sector. 123 people were employed with 22 businesses in this sector. There were 447 residents of the municipalit

Radio City (album)

Radio City is the second album by the American rock group Big Star. Released in 1974, Radio City was recorded during 1973 at Memphis' Ardent Studios. Though not a commercial success at the time, it is now recognized as a milestone album in the history of power pop music. Critically acclaimed upon its release, the record sold poorly due to a lack of promotion and the distribution problems of the band's struggling record label, Ardent Records; the album included "September Gurls" and "Back of a Car", which remain among the most famous Big Star songs. The original Ardent Records LP featured record-jacket photographs by noted photographer William Eggleston, including The Red Ceiling on the cover. Eggleston was a close friend of band member Alex Chilton; some of the outtakes from the album include "I Got Kinda Lost", "Gone with the Light", "Motel Blues", "There Was a Life". The singles released from the album were "O My Soul" and "September Gurls". Radio City's reputation has grown since its release, with many critics and listeners of the opinion that it is not only the definitive power pop album but one of the finest rock-music albums.

As writer Richard Meltzer told an interviewer, "Big the means through which most bands today who are influenced by the Beatles get their dose of the British Invasion." It was voted number 319 in the third edition of Colin Larkin's All Time Top 1000 Albums. In 2003, the album was ranked number 405 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, again in 2012. Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song "September Gurls" as number 178 on its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Sound & Vision ranked it number 43 on its Top 50 Albums of All Time list. In late 1972, following the release of the debut album, #1 Record, founding member Chris Bell left the group and the band became inactive for four months. Bell had contributed to the music and lyrics of "O My Soul" and "Back of a Car"—songs which Alex Chilton recalls were written "by committee"— but receives no official credit. Chilton, aided by drummer Richard Rosebrough and at times by bassist Danny Jones, completed the recording of "Mod Lang", "She's a Mover", "What's Going Ahn" without Jody Stephens or Andy Hummel.

After performing at the Rock Writers Convention in 1973, the band returned to the studio to start work on Radio City. On its release in February 1974, Radio City met with general acclaim. Record World judged the musicianship "superb". However, sales were thwarted by an inability to make the album available in stores. Stax Records, primary distributor for the band's Ardent Records label, had placed distribution of its catalog in the hands of the much larger Columbia Records; as a result, the album achieved only minimal sales of around 20,000 copies at the time. Giving an "A" rating, Robert Christgau calls the album "Brilliant, addictive", observing meanwhile that "The harmonies sound like the lead sheets are upside down and backwards, the guitar solos sound like screwball readymade pastiches, the lyrics sound like love is strange," concluding his review with, "Can an album be catchy and twisted at the same time?" AllMusic's William Ruhlmann considers that the band's follow-up to #1 Record "lacked something of the pop sweetness" of the debut but captured "Alex Chilton's urgency on songs that made his case as a genuine rock & roll eccentric.

If #1 Record had a certain pop perfection that brought everything together, Radio City was the sound of everything falling apart, which proved at least as compelling." Side one "O My Soul" – 5:40 "Life Is White" – 3:19 "Way Out West" – 2:50 "What's Going Ahn" – 2:40 "You Get What You Deserve" – 3:08Side two "Mod Lang" – 2:45 "Back of a Car" – 2:46 "Daisy Glaze" – 3:49 "She's a Mover" – 3:12 "September Gurls" – 2:49 "Morpha Too" – 1:27 "I'm in Love with a Girl" – 1:48 Big Star Alex Chilton – guitar, vocals Andy Hummel – bass guitar Jody Stephens – drums, vocalsAdditional musicians Danny Jones – bass guitar Richard Rosebrough – drums In 1981, the Searchers covered "September Gurls" on their album Love's Melodies, thus bringing full circle the influence that British Invasion bands had had on Big Star's sound. In 1986, The Bangles covered "September Gurls" on their album Different Light; the Gin Blossoms released a cover of "Back of a Car" on the 2002 deluxe edition of their album New Miserable Experience.

In 2011, Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional covered "I'm in Love with a Girl" on his album Covered in the Flood. In 2015, Lucero included "I'm in Love with a Girl" on their LP. Jody Stephens sang back up vocals and the title comes from the song. Lucero recorded the album at Ardent studios with Jody Stephens "popping in". Eaton, Bruce. Big Star's "Radio City". Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. ISBN 978-0-8264-2898-1. Jovanovic, Rob. Big Star: The Story of Rock's Forgotten Band. London: Fourth Estate. ISBN 978-0-00-714908-7. George-Warren, Holly. A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, from Box Tops to Big Star to Backdo

Timothy Bloodworth

Timothy James Bloodworth was an ardent patriot in the American Revolution, member of the Confederation Congress, vigorous anti-Federalist, U. S. congressman and senator, collector of customs for the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina. He was born 1736 in North Carolina to Timothy Bloodworth, Sr who had migrated to North Carolina from Virginia in the early 1700s, he spent most of his life before the American Revolutionary War as a teacher. He had two brothers and Thomas, who were active local politicians. In 1776, he began making arms including bayonets for the Continental Army. In 1778 and 1779, he served as a member of the North Carolina state legislature. Following this, he held a number of political posts sequentially until serving as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1786, he served as an Anti-Federalist delegate from New Hannover County to the Fayetteville Convention on the U. S. Constitution in 1789.: He was elected to the First United States Congress as a member of the House of Representatives, serving from 1790 to 1791 before returning to the North Carolina state legislature.

In 1794 Bloodworth was elected to the United States Senate, where he served from 1795 to 1801. From until 1807, Bloodworth served as collector of customs in Wilmington, North Carolina. During the Second World War, liberty ship SS Timothy Bloodworth was named in his honor. Benjamin Hawkins Thomas Jefferson United States Congress. "Timothy Bloodworth". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. North Carolina History Project