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Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city; the city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles. The U. S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 469,298 as of July 1, 2018, it is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of Research Triangle Park, together with Durham and Chapel Hill; the "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located in Durham and Wake counties, among the three cities and their universities. The Research Triangle region encompasses the U. S. Census Bureau's Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 2,037,430 in 2013.

The Raleigh metropolitan statistical area had an estimated population of 1,214,516 in 2013. Most of Raleigh is located within Wake County, with a small portion extending into Durham County; the towns of Cary, Garner, Wake Forest, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Wendell and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns. Raleigh is an early example in the United States of a planned city. Following the American Revolutionary War when the US gained independence, this was chosen as the site of the state capital in 1788 and incorporated in 1792 as such; the city was laid out in a grid pattern with the North Carolina State Capitol in Union Square at the center. During the American Civil War, the city was spared from any significant battle, it fell to the Union in the closing days of the war, struggled with the economic hardships in the postwar period related to the reconstitution of labor markets, over-reliance on agriculture, the social unrest of the Reconstruction Era. Following the establishment of the Research Triangle Park in 1959, several tens of thousands of jobs were created in the fields of science and technology, it became one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States by the early 21st century.

Bath, the oldest town in North Carolina, was the first nominal capital of the colony from 1705 until 1722, when Edenton took over the role. The colony had no permanent institutions of government until the new capital New Bern was established in 1743. In December 1770, Joel Lane petitioned the North Carolina General Assembly to create a new county. On January 5, 1771, the bill creating Wake County was passed in the General Assembly; the county was formed from portions of Cumberland and Johnston counties. The county was named for the wife of Governor William Tryon; the first county seat was Bloomsbury. New Bern, a port town on the Neuse River 35 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, was the largest city was the result of a test experiment and the capital of North Carolina during the American Revolution; when the British Army laid siege to the city, that site could no longer be used. Raleigh was chosen as the site of the new capital in 1788, as its central location protected it from attacks from the coast.

It was established in 1792 as both county seat and state capital. The city was named for sponsor of Roanoke, the "lost colony" on Roanoke Island; the city's location was chosen, in part, for being within 11 mi of Isaac Hunter's Tavern, a popular tavern frequented by the state legislators. No known city or town existed on the chosen city site. Raleigh is one of the few cities in the United States, planned and built to serve as a state capital, its original boundaries were formed by the downtown streets of North, East and South. The plan, a grid with two main axes meeting at a central square and an additional square in each corner, was based on Thomas Holme's 1682 plan for Philadelphia; the North Carolina General Assembly first met in Raleigh in December 1794, granted the city a charter, with a board of seven appointed commissioners and an "Intendant of Police" to govern it. In 1799, the N. C. Minerva and Raleigh Advertiser was the first newspaper published in Raleigh. John Haywood was the first Intendant of Police.

In 1808, Andrew Johnson, the nation's future 17th President, was born at Casso's Inn in Raleigh. The city's first water supply network was completed in 1818, although due to system failures, the project was abandoned. In 1819 Raleigh's first volunteer fire company was founded, followed in 1821 by a full-time fire company. In 1817, the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina was headquartered in Raleigh. In 1831, a fire destroyed the North Carolina State House. Two years reconstruction began with quarried gneiss being delivered by the first railroad in the state. Raleigh celebrated the completions of the new State Capitol and new Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Company in 1840. In 1853, the first State Fair was held near Raleigh; the first institution of higher learning in Raleigh, Peace College, was established in 1857. Raleigh's Historic Oakwood contains many houses from the 19th century that are still in good condition. North Carolina seceded from the Union. After the Civil War began, Governor Zebulon Baird Vance ordered the construction of breastworks arou

Emery (band)

Emery is an American post-hardcore band from Seattle, Washington signed to BadChristian Music. Emery was founded in Rock Hill, South Carolina by Toby Morrell, Devin Shelton, Matt Carter, Josh Head, Joel Green and Seth Studley, moved to Seattle in order to reach a more music centered scene. Before signing with Tooth & Nail Records, Emery recorded two EPs, The Columbus EEP Thee and The Weak's End demo that they used to attract attention from labels. With Tooth & Nail, they have recorded five studio albums, two EPs; the Weak's End, their debut album, was released in 2004, followed by The Question in 2005 and I'm Only A Man in 2007. The latter fulfilled Emery's contract with Nail. However, the band re-signed with the label and released... In Shallow Seas We Sail on June 2, 2009 and We Do What We Want on March 29, 2011. After signing with BadChristian Music the band released You Were Never Alone on May 19, 2015, Eve on November 9, 2018. Emery formed in 2001 in Rock Hill, South Carolina but moved to Seattle, Washington in search of a better musical environment.

The band was named after a first grader that Toby Morrell met while working as an intern for a teacher in college. The four members in the band at the time, Toby Morrell, Devin Shelton, Matt Carter, Joel "Chopper" Green left Rock Hill, South Carolina for Seattle on September 11, the day of the terrorist attacks. Most of the members are from Joe 747, Simply Waynes and Oogie Brown. After a little while Seth Studley, one of the original members of the band, broke out of a serious relationship and followed them to Seattle and resumed his post as drummer; because Seth took over drums, Devin took the position of guitarist. After making Emerald City their new home in Seattle, Emery signed a record deal with Tooth & Nail Records of Seattle, in 2002. Wasting no time, Emery paired up with producer/engineer Ed Rose and worked on their debut album, The Weak's End, it was produced at the Black Lodge Studio in Kansas. The record was released in January 2004 by Nail Records. Emery toured extensively to promote their new release.

While touring, Seth Studley decided to leave the band in order to get married and Emery had to look for a new drummer. While touring with Haste the Day, Dave Powell was brought out to audition. Powell was put in the band in November 2005. Powell played in the Indianapolis-based metalcore/hardcore band The Bowels of Judas. Soon after touring, Emery went back into the studio to record their next record with production done by Aaron Sprinkle this time around; the band took five weeks in recording sessions. The Question was released on August 2, 2005. "Studying Politics" was released as the album's first single with a video emerging on June 29, 2005. On November 21, 2006, Emery re-released The Question, adding a DVD, five acoustic versions of recorded songs and two new demo tracks, which were produced by Matt Carter; the DVD included a documentary film of live songs and bonus footage. After the re-release, Joel "Chopper" Green decided to leave the band. On September 19, 2006, Emery posted a blog on their website explaining the departure.

Devin and Toby have now switched bass parts in the studio. While touring with Underoath in Australia, Emery announced that they were releasing a new album, I'm Only a Man, which leaked onto the internet before its official release on October 2, 2007, it was produced by Ryan Boesch and Matt Carter and recorded at Dark Horse Recording Studio in Tennessee. It received mixed reviews. Emery released a deluxe edition of the album as well, which featured four acoustic songs that were recorded while on the Take Action Tour with The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and DVD with live footage and a documentary; the iTunes version of the deluxe edition added a bonus track called "Whoa! Man". Emery announced in an interview on TVU that they finished a new 8-track EP entitled While Broken Hearts Prevail, released on October 28, 2008, they began premiering some of the new material while on tour opening for The Almost, including "Edge of the World. " In an interview with Toby Morrell, Emery announced that they would be releasing a new album called...

In Shallow Seas We Sail. Up until the announcement of Emery resigning to Tooth & Nail Records, it was unsure if the band would seek a new label, since their contract had expired, they soon gave out information on their new release. On April 7, 2009, Emery released a new song entitled "Cutthroat Collapse" on their Myspace, iTunes. On May 29, 2009, Emery put... In Shallow Seas We Sail in its entirety up on their Myspace. On June 2, 2009... In Shallow Seas We Sail was released. Emery confirmed during a chat thread on AbsolutePunk that their first music video off of the new album was going to be "Cutthroat Collapse". During their headlining U. S. tour, Emery had selected dates filmed for a DVD in the works. The release date is unknown at this time. Emery set out on tour supporting Underoath on their fall/winter headlining tour for the rest of the year. In the summer of 2010 they went on the "Scream it Like You Mean it" tour with Silverstein, Dance Gavin Dance, We Came as Romans, Sky Eats Airplane, I Set My Friends On Fire.

On January 26, 2011, it was announced that the band's fifth album, We Do What We Want, was set to be released on March 29, 2011. The band released a clip of a song titled "Scissors". Another song titled. On January 31, 2011, rhythm guitarist, bassist Devin Shelton announced he was taking an "indefi

Balloon satellite

A balloon satellite is a satellite, inflated with gas after it has been put into orbit. Abbreviations: pcr = passive communications reflector, satellite reflects microwave signals. Ado = atmospheric density observations spc = solar pressure calculations, estimate impact of solar wind on orbit. Tri = satellite triangulation. SC = Sensors and camera for earth curvature images The first flying body of this type was Echo 1, launched into a 1,600-kilometer high orbit on August 12, 1960, by the United States, it had a spherical shape measuring 30 meters, with a thin metal-coated plastic shell made of Mylar. It served for testing as geodetic satellite, its international COSPAR number was 6000901. One of the first radio contacts using the satellite was successful at a distance of nearly 80,000 kilometers. By the time Echo 1 burned up in 1968, the measurements of its orbit by several dozen earth stations had improved our knowledge of the precise shape of the planet by nearly a factor of ten, its successor was the built Echo 2.

This satellite circled the Earth about 400 kilometers lower, not at an angle of 47° like that of Echo 1, but in a polar orbit with an average angle of 81°. This enabled measurements to be made at higher latitudes. Taking part in the Echo orbit checks to analyze disturbances in its orbit and in the Earth's gravitational field were thirty to fifty professional earth stations, as well as around two hundred amateur astronomers across the planet in "Moonwatch" stations; the Pythagorean theorem allows us to calculate how far a satellite is visible at such a great height. It can be determined that a satellite in a 1,500-kilometer orbit rises and sets when the horizontal distance is 4,600 kilometers. However, the atmosphere causes this figure to vary slightly, thus if two radio stations are 9,000 kilometers apart and the satellite's orbit goes between them, they may be able to receive each other's reflected radio signals if the signals are strong enough. Optical visibility is, lower than that of radio waves, because the satellite must be illuminated by the sun the observer needs a dark sky the brightness of a sphere depends on the angle between the incident light and the observer the brightness of a sphere is much reduced as it approaches the horizon, as atmospheric extinction swallows up as much as 90% of the lightDespite this there is no problem observing a flying body such as Echo 1 for precise purposes of satellite geodesy, down to a 20° elevation, which corresponds to a distance of 2,900 kilometers.

In theory this means that distances of up to 5,000 kilometers between measuring points can be "bridged", in practice this can be accomplished at up to 3,000–4,000 kilometers. For visual and photographic observation of bright satellites and balloons, regarding their geodetic use, see Echo 1 and Pageos for further information. For special testing purposes two or three satellites of the Explorer series were constructed as balloons. Echo 1 was an acknowledged success of radio engineering, but the passive principle of telecommunications was soon replaced by active systems. Telstar 1 and Early Bird were able to transmit several hundred audio channels in addition to a television program exchanged between continents. Satellite geodesy with Echo 1 and 2 was able to fulfill all expectations not only for the planned 2–3 years, but for nearly 10 years. For this reason NASA soon planned the launch of the larger 40-meter balloon Pageos; the name is from "passive geodesic satellite", sounds similar to "Geos", a successful active electronic satellite from 1965.

Pageos was specially launched for the "global network of satellite geodesy", which occupied about 20 full-time observing teams all over the world until 1973. All together they recorded 3000 usable photographic plates from 46 tracking stations with calibrated all-electronic BC-4 cameras. From these images they were able to calculate the stations' position three-dimensionally with a precision of about 4 meters; the coordinator of this project was Professor Hellmut Schmid, from the ETH Zurich. Three stations of the global network were situated in Europe: Catania in Sicily, Hohenpeißenberg in Bavaria and Tromsø in northern Norway. For the completion of the navigational network exact distance measurements were needed; the global network enabled the calculation of a "geodetic date" on different continents, within a few meters. By the early 1970s reliable values for nearly 100 coefficients of the Earth's gravity field could be calculated. Bright balloon satellites are well visible and were measurable on fine-grained photographic plates at the beginning of space travel, but there were problems with the exact chronometry of a satellite's track.

In those days it could only be determined within a few milliseconds. Since satellites circle the earth at about 7–8 kilometers per second, a time error of 0.002 second translates into a devia

Emamzadeh Taher

Emamzadeh Taher is located in Iran in the town of Karaj, is one of the most famous cemeteries in Iran. Many prominent figures of Iranian literature and culture are interred here, including: Gholamhossein Banan – singer Hossein Qavami – singer Abdolali Vaziri – singer Ezzat Rouhbakhsh – singer Morteza Hannaneh – composer Pooran – singer Manochehr Sheybani - poet and painter Ahmad Ebadi – musician Taghi Zohuri – actor Abbas Mehr-Pouya – singer Habibollah Badiei – musician Hassan Golnaraqi – singer Ali-Asghar Bahari – musucian Ghazaleh Alizadeh – poet Maziar – singer Gholamhossein Bigdeli – writer Mohammad Mokhtari – writer Mohammad-Jafar Puyandeh – writer Ahmad Shamloo – poet Houshang Golshiri – writer Jafar Badiei – journalist Ahmad Mahmoud – writer Esmat Bagherpour Baboli – singer Shapour Jafroudi – folklore singer Aladin Pazargadi - Translator Nematollah Aghasi – popular singer Mahmoud Mosharraf Azad – poet Masoud Bakhtiari – folklore singer Babak Masoumi – futsal player and coach Jalal Zolfonun – musician Photo gallery of the graves in Emamzadeh Taher Cemetery, Zahir od-Dowleh Cemetery Data Base

Alex Tenorio Rodrigues de Lima

Alex Tenorio Rodrigues de Lima, known as Alex Lima, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a central defender. Born in Maceió, Alex Lima was a CRB's youth graduate, made his senior debuts in 2009. After representing Bahia de Feira and Grêmio Barueri, he signed for Avaí on 18 December 2012. In January 2014 Alex Lima moved to Atlético Goianiense. On 14 March, after appearing sparingly, he joined Ceará. On 5 January 2015 Alex Lima signed for Portuguesa, freshly relegated to Série C, he made his debut for the club on 1 February and scoring his side's second in a 3–2 away win against Ponte Preta for the Campeonato Paulista championship. On 12 May 2015, Alex Lima joined Confiança, shortly after being released by Lusa. On 27 July, he moved abroad and joined Kazma SC. Alex Lima at Soccerway

The Complete "Is" Sessions

The Complete "Is" Sessions is a 2002 Blue Note Records compilation / re-issue album by Chick Corea of material recorded in May 1969. The material of the "Is" sessions was released on two separate albums on two different record labels; the songs "Is", "This", "Jamala" and "It" were issued as Is on Solid State Records in 1969, whilst the remaining songs were released as Sundance on the Groove Merchant label in 1972. The 2002 Blue Note double CD package includes alternate takes from the original recording sessions. All tracks composed by Chick Corea. "It" – 0:30 "The Brain" – 10:10 "This" – 8:18 "Song of the Wind" – 8:05 "Sundance" – 10:02 "The Brain " – 7:26 "This " – 11:49 "Song of the Wind " – 6:46 "Sundance " – 12:28 "Jamala" – 14:07 "Converge" – 7:59 "Is" – 28:54 "Jamala " – 8:57 "Converge " – 7:59 Chick Corea – piano, electric piano Woody Shawtrumpet Hubert Lawsflute, piccolo flute Bennie Maupintenor sax Dave Hollandbass Jack DeJohnettedrums Horace Arnold – drums, percussion Malcolm Addey – engineer, mastering Michael Cuscuna – liner notes, release production Sonny Lester – producer Patrick Roques – artwork Francis Wolff – artwork, photography Gilbert, Robert.

"Chick Corea - The Complete "Is" Sessions album review". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-06-06. Chick Corea - The Complete "Is" Sessions album review by Thom Jurek, credits & releases at AllMusic Chick Corea - The Complete "Is" Sessions album releases & credits at Discogs Chick Corea - The Complete "Is" Sessions album to be listened as stream on Spotify