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Masovian Voivodeship

Mazovian Voivodeship or Mazovia Province is the largest and most populous of the 16 Polish provinces, or voivodeships, created in 1999. It occupies 35,579 square kilometres of east-central Poland, has 5,324,500 inhabitants, its principal cities are Warsaw in the centre of the Warsaw metropolitan area, Radom in the south, Płock in the west, Siedlce in the east, Ostrołęka in the north. The capital of the voivodeship is Warsaw; the province was created on January 1, 1999, out of the former Warsaw, Płock, Ciechanów, Ostrołęka, Siedlce and Radom Voivodeships, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998. The province's name recalls the traditional name of the region, with which it is coterminous. However, southern part of the voivodeship, with Radom belongs to Lesser Poland, while Łomża and its surroundings though part of Mazovia, now is part of Podlaskie Voivodeship, it is bordered by six other voivodeships: Warmian-Masurian to the north, Podlaskie to the north-east, Lublin to the south-east, Świętokrzyskie to the south, Łódź to the south-west, Kuyavian-Pomeranian to the north-west.

Mazovia is the centre of science, education and infrastructure in the country. It has the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and is classified as a high income province. Moreover, it is popular among holidaymakers due to the number of historical monuments and greenery. Additionally, the Kampinos National Park located within Masovia is a UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve. Masovian Voivodeship is divided into 42 counties: 5 city counties and 37 "land counties"; these are subdivided into 314 gminas, which include 85 "urban gminas". The counties, shown on the numbered map, are described in the table below; the voivodeship contains 85 towns. These are listed below in descending order of population: Protected areas in Masovian Voivodeship include one National Park and nine Landscape Parks; these are listed below. Kampinos National Park Bolimów Landscape Park Brudzeń Landscape Park Bug Landscape Park Chojnów Landscape Park Górzno-Lidzbark Landscape Park Gostynin-Włocławek Landscape Park Kozienice Landscape Park Masovian Landscape Park Podlaskie Bug Gorge Landscape Park Kowalski: 26,270 Wiśniewski: 21,940 Kowalczyk: 21,586 Lukasik: 15,562 Mazurkiewicz: Founding of Masovia Name.

Masovia Voivodeship, 1526–1795 was an administrative region of the Kingdom of Poland, of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, from the 15th century until the partitions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Together with Płock and Rawa Voivodeships, it formed the province of Masovia. Masovian Voivodeship was one of the voivodeships of Congress Poland, it was formed from Warsaw Department, transformed into Masovia Governorate. There are three main road routes that pass through the voivodeship: Cork–Berlin–Poznań–Warszawa–Minsk–Moscow–Omsk, Prague–Wrocław–Warsaw–Białystok–Helsinki and Pskov–Gdańsk–Warsaw–Kraków–Budapest. There are various stretches of autostrada in the area, with the A2 autostrada connecting the region, therefore the capital city, with the rest of Europe; the autostrada passes directly through the voivodship from west to east, connecting it with Belarus and Germany. However, the A2 is yet to be built east of Warsaw to connect Poland with Belarus; the S8 expressway connects Warsaw with Białystok in the neighboring eastern province, along with the S17 being built to connect Warsaw with Lublin.

The railroad system is based on PKP Intercity. The main international airport in the region is Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport. Mazovian Voivodeship is the wealthiest province in Poland, it produces more than 1/5 of Polish GDP, GDP per capita is 160% of country average. The unemployment rate stood at 4.8% in 2017 and was higher than the national and the European average. Second Polish Republic's Warsaw Voivodeship Official website Things to do in Warsaw

Ted Cooke-Yarborough

Edmund Harry Cooke-Yarborough was the lead designer of the Harwell Dekatron, one of the world's early electronic computers and a pioneer of radar. Ted Cooke-Yarborough was the only child of George Eustace Cooke-Yarborough, a Justice of the Peace, his wife Daphne, he was born at Campsall in northern England. Cooke-Yarborough was educated at Canford School in Dorset, southern England, where he built his first wireless equipment, studied Physics at Christ Church, where he was President of the University Physics Society. During World War II, he worked as part of the secret Air Ministry RDF radar project in Dundee and at Swanage within the Telecommunications Research Establishment, he led a team that produced an automatic airborne radar system, used to warn aircrews of aircraft approaching from behind. He continued his work in radar at Malvern and on guided weapons in the United States. After WWII, he was sent on a Combined Intelligence mission to interview German scientists concerning their development work on radar and guided weapons and.

In 1946, Cooke-Yarborough joined UK Atomic Energy programme to work on nuclear instrumentation. Soon after his transfer to the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in Harwell in 1948, he supervised the production of the Harwell Dekatron Computer, working with fellow designers Dick Barnes and Gurney Thomas. All three visited the EDSAC computer in Cambridge during the design stage. In 1951, Cooke-Yarborough attended the first Bell Labs symposium on the transistor. Afterwards he developed the Harwell CADET computer, one of the first digital computers to use transistors. In 1957, Cooke-Yarborough was appointed as head of the Electronics Division at AERE Harwell, published "An Introduction to Transistor Circuits". In 1980, Cooke-Yarborough was elected Fellow of the Fellowship of Engineering and was appointed Chief Research Scientist at AERE until he retired in 1982. On 20 November 2012, Cooke-Yarborough attended the reboot of the Harwell Dekatron Computer at the National Museum of Computing, the last time that he appeared in public.

Ted Cooke-Yarborough married Anthea Dixon in 1952. They had a son and daughter, grandchildren. Cooke-Yarborough, E. H.. Introduction to Transistor Circuits. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd. P. 139. Cooke-Yarborough, E. H.. "Some early transistor applications in the UK". Engineering Science & Education Journal. IEE. 7: 100–106. Doi:10.1049/esej:19980301. ISSN 0963-7346. Retrieved 7 June 2009

Love & Hero

Love & Hero is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Alien Huang's Mandarin solo debut studio album. It was released on 24 December 2009 by Rock Records and on 5 February 2010 a commemorate edition was released containing a bonus DVD version; the album debuted at number one on Taiwan's G-Music Weekly Combo and Mandarin Charts, number two on Five Music Chart. "玩具槍與玫瑰" "搞砸了" "我不要長生不老" "沒人愛俱樂部" "為自己" "懶得理你" "地球上最浪漫的一首歌" "總冠軍" "不要就拉倒" "Love Hero" "不屑" Live & Love: Alien Hunag «Final Champion» Collectible Edition黃鴻升『Love_Hero總冠軍』珍藏特輯 Length: 60 mins100 days of album recording Styling of Love_Hero MV's Making of "玩具槍與玫瑰" MV "搞砸了" MV "地球上最浪漫的一首歌" MV Love_Hero album info on Rock Records site Love_Hero album info on Rock Records site