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Saverne is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is situated on the Rhine-Marne canal at the foot of a pass over the Vosges Mountains, 45 km N. W. of Strasbourg. In 2006, Saverne had a total population of 11,907, its metropolitan area, of 17,482. Saverne (Tres Tabernae Cesaris was an important place in the time of the Roman Empire, after being destroyed by the Alamanni, was rebuilt by the emperor Julian. During the German Peasants' War the town was occupied, in 1525, by the insurgents, who were driven out in their turn by Duke Anton of Lorraine, it suffered much from the ravages of the Thirty Years' War, but the episcopal palace destroyed, was subsequently rebuilt, in 1852 was converted by Louis Napoleon into a place of residence for widows of knights of the Legion of Honour. Saverne was conquered by Imperial Germany after the Franco-Prussian War, it was returned to French control after World War I. In 1913, the city was the theater of the infamous "Saverne Affair".

This event gave rise to the term Zabernism, meaning abuse of military authority, or unwarranted aggression. The emblem of the town is a unicorn. Legend has it, it is more that a narwhal's tooth was discovered and mistaken for a unicorn's horn. However, it gave its name to the Karlsbräu brewery making it, its principal building, the Rohan Castle, is the former residence of the bishops of Strasbourg, rebuilt by Cardinal de Rohan in 1779, it was used by the Germans as barracks. It now houses the city museum with its large archeological collection of Roman and Celtic artifacts, a hostel, a small arts and crafts museum as well as the collection of 20th century and ethnological art donated by feminist journalist and politician Louise Weiss. Other sights include the 15th century former castle and the adjacent 15th century Roman Catholic parish church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité with fine stained glass and sculptures. In the vicinity are the ruined castles of Haut-Barr, Grand Geroldseck and Greifenstein.

Hence a beautiful road, immortalized by Goethe in Dichtung und Wahrheit, leads across the Vosges to Pfalzburg. The mountain pass contains a vast botanical garden, the Jardin botanique du col de Saverne. Saverne is known for its famous Rose Garden, locally known as La roseraie, it is the host of the International Contest of New Roses every year. The Garden itself blesses visitors with over 550 varieties of roses. An old semaphore tower, relief of the former Landau to Paris semaphore line, can be seen in the vicinity, it was one of the 50 stations built by the first French Empire on this line, the second of this kind in France. Paul Acker, author of popular novels Émile Blessig, politician Jacques-Frédéric and François Joseph Français and mathematicians of the revolutionary era Robert Heitz, politician and art critic and French resistance Louis François Marie Auguste Knoepffler, timber merchant, Mayor of Saverne and a member of the Landtag Loïc Lambour, artistic photographer Venerable Francis Libermann, the son of the Chief Rabbi of Saverne.

He converted to Catholicism in 1826 and became known as "The Second Founder of The Holy Ghost Fathers". Erich Mercker and speed skater Franz Xaver Murschhauser and organist Gérard Oberlé, writer and bibliographer Georges Reeb, mathematician Dieprand von Richthofen, President of the Senate to the Court of the Reich and anti-Semitic policy Adrien Zeller, French politician Neighboring communes: Altenheim - Dettwiller - Eckartswiller - Ernolsheim-lès-Saverne - FriedolsheimFurchhausenGottenhouseGottesheim – Haegen – HattmattLandersheimLupsteinMaennolsheimMonswillerOttersthalOtterswillerPrintzheimReinhardsmunsterSaessolsheimSaint-Jean-SaverneSteinbourgThal-MarmoutierWaldolwisheimWesthouse-MarmoutierWolschheim - Marmoutier Communes of the Bas-Rhin department Official website

Rainbow gravity theory

Rainbow gravity is a theory that different wavelengths of light experience different gravity levels and are separated in the same way that a prism splits white light into the rainbow. This phenomenon would be imperceptible in areas of low gravity, such as Earth, but would be significant in areas of high gravity, such as a black hole; as such the theory claims to disprove that the universe has a beginning or Big Bang, as the big bang theory calls for all wavelengths of light to be impacted by gravity to the same extent. The theory was first proposed in 2003 by physicists Lee Smolin and João Magueijo, claims to bridge the gap between general relativity and quantum mechanics. Scientists are attempting to detect rainbow gravity using the Large Hadron Collider. Rainbow gravity theory's origin is the product of the disparity between general relativity and quantum mechanics. More "locality," or the concept of cause and effect that drives the principles of general relativity, is mathematically irreconcilable with quantum mechanics.

This issue is due to incompatible functions between the two fields. This mathematical split begins with the disparity between Einstein's theories of relativity, which saw physics through the lens of causality, classical physics, which interpreted the structure of space-time to be random and inherent; the prevailing notion about cosmic change is that the universe is expanding at a accelerating rate. If true, the Rainbow gravity theory prohibits a singularity such as that, postulated in the Big Bang; this indicates that, when viewed in reverse, the universe approaches a point of terminal density without reaching it, implying that the universe does not possess a point of origin. There are stringent constraints on energy-dependent speed-of-light scenarios. Based on these, Sabine Hossenfelder has criticised the rainbow gravity concept, stating that "It is neither a theory nor a model, it is just an idea that, despite more than a decade of work, never developed into a proper model. Rainbow gravity has not been shown to be compatible with the standard model.

There is no known quantization of this approach and one cannot describe interactions in this framework at all. Moreover, it is known to lead to non-localities. For what I am concerned, no papers should get published on the topic until these issues have been resolved." Steady State theory Eternal inflation Cyclic model

Laurence Ferrari

Laurence Ferrari is a French journalist, best known as a former anchor of the TF1 weekday evening news Le 20H. She works for Europe1 sometimes. Ferrari was born in Aix-les-Bains, the daughter of a former mayor of the city and member of the French National Assembly, Gratien Ferrari, of Italian ancestry from Emilia-Romagna, she attended the École Française des Attachés de Presse in Lyon and graduated from the Sorbonne University with a Master of'Communication Politique and Sociale'. She is the eldest of an accomplished pianist, she started her career in 1986 as a stringer at the French news agency, AFP, Le Figaro Magazine. She worked at the French language radio station, Europe 1, as a researcher with special responsibility for health policy, she began her television career in 1994 with Michel Drucker in Studio Gabriel on France 2 and thereafter with Jean-Pierre Pernaut in "Combien ça coûte?" on TF1. In 2001 she co-hosted the TF1 Sunday evening magazine Sept à Huit with her former husband, Thomas Hugues.

After her divorce, she moved in 2006 to Canal + to present the channel's weekly political magazine "Dimanche +" where she covered the French presidential election of 2007. In June 2008, she became the new anchor of "Le 20 Heures de TF1", replacing its long-serving anchor Patrick Poivre d'Arvor, taking over the weekday programme on 25 August 2008. Ferrari incited controversy in 2010 by wearing a veil to interview Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ferrari presented her final 8pm newscast for TF1 on 31 May 2012, a day after announcing her resignation from the network in order to join Direct 8. Laurence Ferrari has been an ambassador for SOS Children's Villages since November 2003. In March 2007, along with other famous personalities including journalists Claire Chazal, Marie Drucker, Tina Keiffer, Béatrice Schönberg and Mélissa Theuriau, she sponsored the La Rose Marie Claire project with UNICEF to help educate young girls. In October 2007, Laurence Ferrari and Thomas Hugues separated on friendly terms, after 14 years of marriage and two children.

Partners since 2008, she and the violinist, Renaud Capuçon, married in July 2009 in the 16th arrondissement of Paris and have one son, born in November 2010

2013–14 Copa del Rey de Futsal

The 2013–14 Copa del Rey was the 4th staging of the Copa del Rey de Futsal. The competition began on October 2013 with First round matches; the Final was played on 3 May at Bilbao. Barcelona Alusport won its fourth Copa del Rey title after defeating ElPozo Murcia 4–3 in the Final held in Bilbao, remains as the only winners of Copa del Rey since its inception in 2010–11 season. 15 clubs of Primera División 10 clubs of Segunda División 13 clubs of Segunda División B Draw was held on Friday, August 30. Matches to be played on 8/9 and 12 October 2013. All times are CEST. Draw took place on October 16 at 12:00 at RFEF headquarters. Round of 32 draw includes the five winners from the first round plus all Primera División and Segunda División teams. Matches to be played from 3 to 6 November 2013. Round of 16 draw took place on November 13 at RFEF headquarters; this round draw includes the 16 winners from the Round of 32 which in summary are nine teams from Primera División, four from Segunda División and three from Segunda División B.

Matches to be played on 10/11/12 and 18 December 2013. All times are CET. Quarter-finals draw took place on December 2013, at the RFEF headquarters. Matches to be played on 18 and 19 February 2014. All times are CET. First leg matches to be played on 31 March and second leg matches on 7/8 April. All times are CEST; the final took place on 3 May at the Bilbao Arena in Bilbao, Basque Country. Last updated: 3 May. Players in bold are still active in the competition. Source: own compilation 2013–14 Primera División de Futsal 2013 Copa de España de Futsal

Sead Hasanefendić

Sead Hasanefendić is a Croatian handball coach for ThSV Eisenach. Sead Hasanefendić first hesitated between handball. At the age of eighteen, Sead's parents left Novi Sad for Zagreb. In 1969, he returned there to learn the language. Contacted by AS Cannes while playing in Zagreb, he joined the French Riviera club in 1971. Vice-champion of France of Nationale 2 in 1974, Hasanefendić and the club thus evolve into Nationale 1 during the 1974 season -1975, he moved to SAS Guebwiller in 1976. After his military service in 1977, Sead Hasanefendić began his coaching career at Željezničar Sarajevo with which he became Yugoslavian champion in 1978. In 1979, he coached the junior Yugoslavian team; the same year, he took charge of RK Metaloplastika Šabac. In 1980, the Swiss Handball Association asked him to lead the Swiss national team with the mission of bringing it back to the World Cup, he thus participated in the 1982 World Men's Handball Championship in the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics and the championship of the 1986 World Men's Handball Championship organized home.

If Switzerland qualifies for the main phase, it finishes last in its pool and cannot do better than a modest eleventh place: Hasanefendić will not be extended at the head of the Swiss national team. Meanwhile, in 1982, he successfully assisted TSV St. Otmar St. Gallen in the European Cup matches and led the team to the final of the Champions Club Cup after eliminating Atlético Madrid TV Grosswallstadt. In 1987, he became cantonal coach of the city of Geneva. In parallel, he supported different clubs, such as the TuS Hofweier the US Créteil. Thus, for two seasons, he is coached on weekends while Thierry Anti manages training on weekdays and obtains the best results in the history of the club: vice-champion in 1988 champion of France in 1989 and finalist of the Cup. Europe of cup winners in 1989. At the Vénissieux HB between 1989 and 1992, he won the team's only 3 titles, the French D1 championship in 1992 and the French Cups in 1991 and 1992. Like many French players, he joined the Handball-Bundesliga in 1993 where he became vice-champion in 1994 with SG Hameln, the club's best result.

In 1996, following the disappearance of OM Vitrolles with which he has just won his 4th French championship, he joined the US Ivry with which he reached the semi-final of the EHF Cup Winners' Cup and won the LNH Division 1 with players like Stéphane Joulin, Vassili Koudinov, Raoul Prandi or Éric Amalou. Major financial efforts have been made by Ivry to obtain these results, in particular with the aim of achieving a good career in the Champions League, but the preliminary round against the Israelis of Hapoël Rishon LeZion turns to fiasco and the club is eliminated before having started the competition. A few weeks Hasanefendić left the club. Subsequently, he was the coach of the Slovenian clubs of RK Celje, Spanish of BM Granollers and German of VfL Gummersbach between 2002 and 2004. At the same time, he was the coach of the Bosnian National Team. In 2004, he became for the first time coach of the Tunisian national team with the objective of the 2005 World Men's Handball Championship organized at home.

The selection ended undefeated in the group stages and thus qualified for the semi-finals where they lose to Spain, the future world champion. Beaten by France in the bronze medal match, Tunisia finished in 4th place, the best result of a non-European nation at the time, he remained at the head of the selection with which he won the 2006 African Men's Handball Championship. However, these two good results were not confirmed: Tunisia finished 11th in the 2007 World Men's Handball Championship, failed to qualify its team for the Beijing 2008 Olympics and lost in the 2008 African Men's Handball Championship final against Egypt after leading 4 goals at halftime. In July 2008, he announced that he was leaving Tunisia for the German club VfL Gummersbach, which he had coached between 2002 and 2004. In three seasons, he won three European cups: the EHF Cup in 2009 and two Cups in 2010 and 2011. On July 7, 2013, he returned to head the Tunisian national team for the next 3 seasons. However, at the 2014 African Men's Handball Championship, Tunisia lost its title to the host country, without however calling into question its mandate as head of the Tunisian team.

In 2017, the Algerian Handball Federation announced that Hasanefendić will take the lead of the Algerian national team for the 2018 African Nations Championship, but an agreement is not reached between the two parties10. In 2018 he was appointed coach of the German club ThSV Eisenach, former club of the German Championship relegated to the 3rd division. EHF Cup Winners' Cup: Winners: 2010, 2011 Finalist: 1989 Semifinalist: 1997 EHF Cup: Winners: 2009 EHF Champions League: Finalist: 1982 Yugoslav Handball Championship: Winners: 1978 French Handball League: Winners: 1989, 1992, 1996, 1997 Runners-up: 1988, 1990, 1991 French Cup: Winners: 1989, 1991, 1992 Handball-Bundesliga: Runners-up: 1994 Slovenian First League of Handball: Winners: 1999, 2000 Slovenian Cup: Winners: 1999, 2000 World Men's Handball Championship: Semifinalist: 2005 African Men's Handball Championship: Winners: 2006 Runners-up: 2008, 2014 Coach of the year in Germany: 2010

1953 Clemson Tigers football team

The 1953 Clemson Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Clemson College in the Atlantic Coast Conference during the 1953 college football season. In its 14th season under head coach Frank Howard, the team compiled a 3–5–1 record, finished sixth in the ACC, was outscored by a total of 172 to 139; the team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in South Carolina. End Dreher Gaskin and tackle Nathan Gressette were the team captains; the team's statistical leaders included quarterback Don King with 706 passing yards and 243 rushing yards and Dreher Gaskin with 30 points scored. Three Clemson players were named to the 1953 All-South Carolina football team: Dreher Gaskin, Nathan Gressette, Don King