Oscar Sala, Italian-Brazilian nuclear physicist and important scientific leader, Emeritus Professor of the Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo. Sala graduated in physics in 1943, at the recently created University of São Paulo, in São Paulo, Brazil; the Department of Physics of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters was started with two imminent Italian physicists, Gleb Wataghin and Giuseppe Occhialini, who specialized in researching cosmic radiation. He was contemporary with a brilliant generation of young Brazilian physicians, such as César Lattes, José Leite Lopes, Mário Schenberg, Roberto Salmeron, Marcelo Damy de Souza Santos and Jayme Tiomno. While still a student, Oscar Sala started research work with the group. In 1945, Sala published with Wataghin an important paper on showers of penetrating nuclear particles. Soon after graduation, he was hired as a teaching assistant by the Chair of General and Experimental Physics, led by Prof. Marcelo Damy de Souza Santos, his entire scientific and teaching career was spent at the same institution, which became the Institute of Physics.
In this new capacity, Sala became head of the Department of Nuclear Physics. In 1946 Oscar Sala received a scholarship from the Rockefeller Foundation and went to study in the U. S. first at the University of Illinois, subsequently, in 1948, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. There, he participated in the development of electrostatic particle accelerators for use in nuclear physics research, the first devices to use pulsed beams for the study of nuclear reactions with rapid neutrons. Upon his return to Brazil, Sala was responsible for installing and coordinating research efforts based on a large electrostatic Van de Graaff generator, he helped to build a pelletron at the University of São Paulo. As a scientific leader, Dr. Oscar Sala was one of the founders and a scientific director with the Foundation for Support of Research of the State of São Paulo (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo and president of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science, he was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Third World Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Prof. Sala was a member of the Board of Sponsors of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. WATAGHIN, G. and SALA, O. 1945. Showers of penetrating particles. Phys. R. vol. 67, p. 55. AXEL, P. GOLDHABER, M. and SALA, O. 1948. Internal conversion electrons accompanying slow neutron capture in Gd. Phys. R. vol. 74, p. 1249. HERB, R. G. and SALA, O. 1948. Design of electrostatic generator for the Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil. Phys. R. vol. 74, p. 1260. BOWER, J. GOLDHABER, M. HILL, R. D. and SALA, O. 1948. Short lived metastable state of an "Even-Even" nucleus Ge72. Phys. R. vol. 73, p. 1219. ACQUADRO, J. C. HUSSEIN, M. S. PEREIRA, D. and SALA, O. 1981. The contribution of quasi-elastic processes to the total reaction cross-section of heavy ions. Physical Review Letters. Vol. B100, p. 381. SALA, O. 1982. Post-accelerator for the Pelletron of the University of São Paulo. Workshop on Nuclear Physics, 5. La Plata, Argentina
The Ghost Building in Denver, United States is a ghost of its former self. Built at 15th and Glenarm Streets in 1889 for real estate developer Allen M. Ghost by architect William A. Lang, better known for designing the Molly Brown House; when this building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places #78000847, was threatened with demolition in the 1970s, a Denver architect Brian T. Congleton proposed disassembling the facade and reassembling it elsewhere. After nearly a decade in storage, Brown-Schrepferman reassembled this historic building on the corner of 18th and Stout in downtown Denver in 1984; the building was reconstructed using the original details and stone facade, around a modern steel structure. The current manifestation of the building is not listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Breakable You is the fourth novel written by American author Brian Morton. It was published in 2006 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; the book was made into a 2017 film starring Tony Shalhoub and Alfred Molina. The story, like most of Morton's books, focuses around three or four central characters, the omniscient point of view changes between them in each chapter. List of main characters: Maud Weller is a college graduate in her late twenties, she is described as 5' 10', having awkward but attractive features. She teaches a philosophy class at an unknown university, in the story is writing her dissertation on "how people treat each other". In the book, Morton alludes to Maud being somewhat mentally unstable, having had two mental breakdowns in her lifetime already. In the book, Maud has a third and is checked into a rehab center that she attended before. Samir is the love interest of Maud Weller, he remodels homes, but it's not his passion in life, he is described as intellectual. He is much shorter than Maud, something that Maud comes to like in him.
He is emotionally shut-down when he first starts dating Maud, he reveals that it is due to his daughter's death and divorcing his wife, which happened some time ago. Eleanor Weller is the mother of Maud Weller, she is in her sixties, she works as a therapist, but she's always had a yearning to publish a memoir of her family life growing up. She finds that her problem is that she wants to take care of people too and leaves her dreams on the side. Adam Weller is the father of Maud Weller and previous husband to Eleanor Weller before their divorce. Adam has published several novels, he is old too, is in fear of being lost in the crowd of a youthful world. Thea is the love interest of Adam Weller, she is a much younger woman and is described as hip, youthful and beautiful. She is very instrumental to Adam and furthering his reputation as an author. Isador Cantor is a friend of Adam Weller, he never appears in the novel, having died shortly before the story takes place but he is important to Adam's storyline.
He has always been Adam's main adversary in the literary world, Adam thinks that Izzy is a better writer than he. The book was reviewed well by a multitude of critics; the New York Times gave it a positive review saying "Terrible fates befall some of Morton’s characters, undeserved. It’s a complaint reserved for a higher power, a tribute to Morton’s craft: conjuring up lives so vivid the reader mourns their passing." The New York Sun wrote "Breakable You has succeeded in demonstrating, once again, Mr. Morton's appealing and humane gift." Http://www.nysun.com/arts/difficulty-of-empathy/38835/ http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/01/books/review/Mishan.t.html
"Inalcanzable" is a song written by Carlos Lara for RBD's fourth Spanish-language studio album, Empezar Desde Cero. The melancholic ballad combines piano with acoustic guitars and some wind instruments in its production. Produced by Lara and Pedro Damián, "Inalcanzable" is the first single released from Empezar Desde Cero. RBD themselves confirmed the release of the single at the "Worldwide RBD Day" press conference held on October 4, 2007; the song was released to radio stations and made available as a digital download on October 8, 2007. The song was well received by music critics and garnered award nominations on Premios Lo Nuestro, Premios Orgullosamente Latino and Premios Juventud; the song's accompanying music video went on to win an Orgullosamente Latino Award in 2008 in the category for'Latin Music Video of the Year'. The song's official remix, which features reggaeton duo Jowell & Randy and reggaeton solo artist De La Ghetto won an award, in the category'The Perfect Combo' at the 2008 Premios Juventud.
The single peaked at #6 on the US Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, becoming the group's last top-ten hit on the ranking, but reached #2 on the US Billboard Latin Pop Songs subchart. The music video for "Inalcanzable" was directed by previous RBD collaborator Esteban Madrazo; the video was filmed on November 7, 2007 over a course of 20 hours in an old house in the Colonia San Rafael of Mexico City. The video premiered on December 5, 2007 on the Ritmoson Latino TV channel, but had leaked onto the Internet the day before; the video features multiple special effects and shows each of the members of RBD going through a tough time, when some of their fans come to give them courage and support. The music video won the award for'Latin Music Video of the Year' at the 2008 Orgullosamente Latino Awards. RBD performed "Inalcanzable" for the first time at the'Evento 40' in Mexico on November 1, 2007. In November 2007, the sextet presented the single on the Mexican TV show Mojoe. On December 12, 2007, the group appeared without band member Alfonso Herrera at the FOX Sports Awards, where they performed the single.
On December 15, the group appeared on the 1st Annual Mi TRL Awards by MTV Tr3s, performed "Inalcanzable". In December 2007, the group appeared on the Mexican Teletón and performed the single. On January 26, 2008, RBD appeared at the'Evento Oye' in Mexico City to again perform "Inalcanzable". On February 1, 2008, RBD appeared on the festivities prior to Super Bowl XLIII and performed the hit. On February 10, the group appeared on the Mexican show En Familia con Chabelo to again perform "Inalcanzable". On February 24, the group performed the song on Latin American Boomerang's Boom Box en Estudio. In 2008, the group performed "Inalcanzable" on the Latin American musical variety TV show Noche de Estrellas, hosted by Mexican singer Yuri. On March 4, 2008, the group performed the song on the American morning show ¡Despierta América!. That same day, the sextet appeared on Escándalo TV to again perform the single. On March 20, RBD performed. On March 25, the group appeared in Spain's TVE gala, where they again performed the successful single.
In April 2008, RBD appeared again on the'Evento 40' in Mexico, organized by Los 40 Principales, to again perform "Inalcanzable". On June 19, 2008, the band performed the song again at the Exa TV concert in Mexico, but with the absences of Anahí, due to sickness, Maite Perroni, due to filming Cuidado con el Ángel. "Inalcanzable" was well received by music critics. Judy-Cantor Navas, director of online music service Rhapsody, complimented the song for being a "beautiful and sweet collective ballad." Cantor-Navas commented that the new music "could signal the start of a more mature phase for RBD". In the United States, "Inalcanzable" debuted at number thirty-six on the Billboard Latin Pop Songs airplay chart on November 4, 2007; the song made a big impact on the same chart the next issue by moving from #36 to #9, being bulleted as the song that increased the most in plays that week, peaked at #2. "Inalcanzable" became RBD's fifth top 10 hit on the US Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart, peaking at number 6 in its sixth week charting.
A total lunar eclipse will take place on 8 November 2022. The moon will pass through the center of the Earth's shadow, it will be visible over the Pacific, most of North America, will be seen rising over Australia and Asia, setting over South America and eastern North America. A partial solar eclipse on April 30. A total lunar eclipse on May 16. A partial solar eclipse on October 25. A total lunar eclipse on November 8; this eclipse is a part of Saros cycle 136, the first of the series that passes through the center of the Earth's shadow. The last occurrence was on 28 October 2004; the next occurrence is 18 November 2040. A lunar eclipse will be followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days. This lunar eclipse is related to two hybrid solar eclipses of Solar Saros 143; this eclipse is the third of four Metonic cycle lunar eclipses on the same date, 8–9 November: The Metonic cycle repeats nearly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year. Because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will be in nearly the same location relative to the background stars.
Glastenbury is a town in Bennington County, United States. The town was unincorporated by an act of the state legislature in 1937, is now a ghost town; the population was eight at the 2010 census. Along with Somerset, Glastenbury is one of two Vermont towns where the population levels have dropped so low that the town is unincorporated; the town has no local government and the town's affairs are handled by a state-appointed supervisor. Glastenbury is located in central Bennington County and is bordered by the town of Sunderland to the north, Shaftsbury to the west, Woodford to the south, Somerset in Windham County to the east. Most of the town is part of the Green Mountain National Forest; the highest point in town, near the town's geographic center, is 3,748-foot Glastenbury Mountain. The Long Trail and Appalachian Trail traverse the town from its north to south border, following the crest of the Green Mountains. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.4 square miles, all land.
Glastenbury was first chartered in 1761 by New Hampshire Governor Benning Wentworth, but settlers did not begin trickling into this rocky, forbidding mountainous area for some years after. At the time of Vermont's first census as a new state in 1791, only six families inhabited it; these first settlers found life on Glastenbury Mountain difficult, as would residents after, by 1800 they had been replaced by eight different families. Of these eight, only three would stay on until the next census ten years and only one of these would remain in decades. Despite the many hardships that greeted Glastenbury settlers, newcomers continued to arrive in small numbers, the population grew to 76 in 1810, but the years following 1810 were hard ones for all of Vermont, by 1840 there were only 53 left in Glastenbury. After the Civil War, Glastenbury began to experience more rapid growth. Business interests in nearby Bennington were eager to take advantage of the vast timber resources there, by 1872 had begun construction on a railroad which ran up the mountain.
The line terminated at the place where the brook forked. It was an improbable achievement, with some parts of the line climbing as much as 250 feet in altitude per mile. Remains of the old trolley tracks can still be seen today. Meanwhile, the population had grown to 199 in 1870, to 241 in 1880; this includes only the enumerated population. Two additional sawmills were built in the 1870s, one at the original settlement, called Fayville, one at the new settlement at the railroad terminus, which became known as South Glastenbury. Dozens of kilns were built at South Glastenbury for converting the lumber to charcoal. By the late 1880s, the mountain had been cleared of nearly all of its mature trees, the town's economy dipped dramatically. In 1889 the railroad operation ceased, it was revived in 1894 as an electric passenger trolley run by the Bennington & Woodford Railroad, a brief and promising effort was made to convert South Glastenbury to a tourist attraction. A small fortune was spent to convert the area into a mountain resort area which opened in the summer of 1898.
A freshet wiped out the railroad tracks that winter, marking the beginning of the end of Glastenbury as a functioning town. Population dwindled in the early twentieth century, down to only seven in 1937, when the legislature unincorporated the town; as of the census of 2000, there were 16 people, 6 households, 4 families residing in the town. The population density was 0.4 people per square mile. There were 11 housing units at an average density of 0.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 6.25 % from two or more races. There were 6 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 16.7% were non-families. No households were made up of individuals; the average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.60. In the town, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 50.0% from 45 to 64.
The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 77.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.4 males. The median income for a household in the town was $14,583, the median income for a family was $14,583. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $0 for females; the per capita income for the town was $15,436. None of the population was below the poverty line. Resch, Tyler Glastenbury: The History of a Vermont Ghost Town, Charleston: The History Press. Short article about Glastenbury's past This is Vermont, Glastenbury