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Joker (Anna Rossinelli song)

"Joker" is a song performed by Swiss singer Anna Rossinelli from her debut studio album Bon Voyage. The single was released on 14 October 2011 as a digital download in Switzerland; the song was written by Phillipa Alexander, Ellie Wyatt, Alex Ball, Vicky Nolan and produced by Fred Herrmann. It's a cover of "The Joker" by Kato, a Belgian artist, it was her first single after her participation at Idols 2011; the single was released in June 2011 Lead vocals – Anna Rossinelli Producer – Fred Herrmann Lyrics – Phillipa Alexander, Ellie Wyatt, Alex Ball, Vicky Nolan Label: Universal Music Official website Anna Rossinelli on Facebook Anna Rossinelli on Twitter

Hector Rosales

Hector Rosales is an Uruguayan poet and writer. As a child, he lived in the Aires Puros barrio near Fazenda Ipiranga Airport, he attended a local elementary school before moving up to the Mother Ana Lyceum. As a young adult, he went on to attend Dr. Eduardo Acevedo Institute in Montevideo, studying advocacy, where he went on the achieve a Baccalaureate in Law. Like many children, he was introduced to the wonderful stories of literature at an early age, as his parents and grandparents read to him passing on their love of literature to young Hector, and as he grew into his teen years, the world of fiction provided a much-needed escape for Rosales. Through literature, he was able to experience the joys and happiness of life which the political turmoil in Uruguay, at that time, prevented him and others from enjoying; the world around him, the real world, was filled with misery and despair as a result of violent tactics employed by the ruling political party that had overthrown Uruguay’s former democratic government.

On June 27, 1973, when Rosales was just fifteen years old, a military coup established itself as the new form of government in Uruguay. The suffocating, repressive atmosphere of economic and social decline that followed that existed at the time of military rule, however influenced Rosales’s writings. In 1976, at eighteen years of age, he wrote his first short stories and poems, which express the sorrow and despair he felt about the political situation; these early works were not made public, but were passed around among friends and relatives to be read. Rosales would comment years that these first writings had little aesthetic value and were written only as an outlet for his adolescent despair. Between 1977-1978, Rosales wrote his first two books of poetry and Agonies and Night Mirrors. In January 1979, he made the decision to leave the turmoil of Montevideo behind him, move to Ruby, Spain. Near Barcelona, he became a Spanish national in 1980 and continued to stay busy with various writing and media projects.

He wrote numerous journal articles, collaborated on literary works with other writers, established the poets group known as “Group Now,” was involved in publishing, organized discussions, recitals, worked in graphic design and immersed himself in studying the works of Spanish poets. In 1992, he moved from 1993-1995 he ran a language school there. From November 1994-September 1996, he edited the folios for The Leaves of the Flood, an anthology of Latin American and Spanish poets. From 2000-2006, he was a member of the governing body of the English Library, he manages a group of schools in the Catalan capital of Barcelona. Rosales credits Juan Carlos Onetti, short story writer and novelist with having the greatest influence on its own writings. Onetti was imprisoned in 1974 for disseminating a short story by Nelson Marra whose subject matter offended the military dictatorship in Uruguay; the works of Hector Rosales have been translated into English, German, Polish and Galician. Rosales continues to write, at his leisure, away from the public and media splendor.

He continues to promote the works of his fellow Uruguayan writers as well as continuing on with his travels, all things which he says are in a constant battle with his “unique and disproportionate enemy:time.” PoetryVisions and agonies Mirrors at night Folder 1 Dende eigui / booklet Spectra Desvuelo Four texts / fold Five poems Rails / booklet Around the siege Four postal Sweden / fold Inhabitants cry incomplete The inverted spring / booklet'While rain does not erase the traces AnthologiesVoices in stone lit / Ten Uruguayan poet Chappies, the spines of the verse http://www.palabravirtual.com/rosales/, Spanish poets reading selected worksInterviewshttp://www.jornaldepoesia.jor.br/bh17rosales1.htm, Spanish-language interview in the Journal of Poetry https://web.archive.org/web/20080509062642/http://www.joanmaragall.com/fronesis/2/bibliografies_i_entrevistes/hector_rosales/hector_rosales.html, Spanish-language interview with the poetNewspapershttp://www.letralia.com/98/articulo05.htm, Spanish-language newspaper from Venezuela http://www.letralia.com/100/articulo03.htm, Spanish-language newspaper from Venezuela

Edopoidea

Edopoidea is a clade of primitive temnospondyl amphibians including the genus Edops and the family Cochleosauridae. Edopoids are known from the Late Carboniferous and Early Permian of North America and Europe, the Late Permian of Africa, they are among the most basal temnospondyls, possess a number of primitive features that were lost in members of the group. Edopoids are large temnospondyls, with many species estimated to have grown several meters in length; the skull of Edops is broad while those of cochleosaurids are elongated. Distinguishing features of edopoids include the presence of an intertemporal bone, absent in all other temnospondyls, the lack of a pineal foramen, a small hole on the skull roof of many early tetrapods. Relative to other temnospondyls, edopoids have enlarged premaxillae and nasal bones in the snout region, which constrict the nostrils to small holes and push them to the sides of the skull. Most edopoids lacked grooves in the skull called sensory sulci, which supported a lateral line system in other temnospondyls.

The lack of sensory sulci suggests that most edopoids were adapted to terrestrial lifestyles, as lateral lines are characteristic of aquatic animals. Nigerpeton is the only edopoid to possess sensory sulci, but only in its adult form; the skulls of edopoids have only one occipital condyle connecting them to the vertebrae of the neck, whereas more derived temnospondyls have two occipital condyles. Edopoidea was named as a superfamily of temnospondyls by American paleontologist Alfred Romer in the second edition of his textbook Vertebrate Paleontology, published in 1945, he recognized a close relationship between the families Cochleosauridae. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the relationship between these two groups was supported by many phylogenetic analyses. One phylogenetic analysis separated Edops and cochleosaurids, finding the cochleosaurids to group with more derived temnospondyls like Archegosaurus. However, the skull characteristics used in this analysis are common to all temnospondyls with elongated skulls, are not strong evidence of evolutionary relationships because long snouts could have appeared through evolutionary convergence.

Most recent phylogenetic analyses support a sister group relationship between Edops and Cochleosauridae, meaning that they are each other's closest relatives. Edopoids are placed at the base of Temnospondyli along with other primitive forms like Dendrerpeton and Capetus. Below is a cladogram showing the relationships of edopoids from Sidor et al.: Most edopoids are known from the Late Carboniferous and Early Permian of Europe and North America, which at the time formed a larger continent called Euramerica. Procochleosaurus, the oldest edopoid, is known from Ireland, while Edops, the most basal edopoid, is known from the United States suggesting that the group originated in Euramerica. Tropical and subtropical environments were widespread across Euramerica during the Carboniferous and Early Permian, meaning that edopoids could travel between what are now North America and Europe; the edopoid Nigerpeton is known from the Late Permian of Africa, extending the time span of edopoids by about 40 million years and expanding their geographic range outside Euramerica.

It lived in a mountainous tropical region near the equator, thought to have been a refugium for temnospondyls during the end of the Permian. At this time, the equatorial region was bounded by deserts to the north and south, which were too arid for amphibious animals like edopoids

Sam Treiman

Sam Bard Treiman was an American theoretical physicist who produced research in the fields of cosmic rays, quantum physics, plasma physics and gravity physics. He made contributions to the understanding of the weak interaction and he and his students are credited with developing the so-called standard model of elementary particle physics, he was a Higgins professor of physics at Princeton University, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and member of the JASON Defense Advisory Group. He was a student of Enrico Fermi and John Alexander Simpson Jr. Treiman published articles on quantum mechanics, gravity theory, condensed matter and the history of physics. Treiman's parents and Sarah, were Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe who emigrated to Chicago. Sam had a brother, six years older. Sam was educated in the Chicago public school system and, after graduating high school in 1942, he entered Northwestern University, electing to study chemical engineering. After two years at Northwestern he joined the navy, training as a radar repair technician and he spent the last year of the war as a petty officer in the Philippines, doing, in his words, "a prodigious amount of reading in the peaceful jungles - novels and science".

After the war he went to the University of Chicago, receiving a B. S. and M. S. having changed his major to physics. He received an Atomic Energy Commission predoctoral fellowship and in 1952 he was granted a PhD by the University of Chicago, his doctoral thesis dealt with the physics of cosmic rays, the work was done under the supervision of John Alexander Simpson. While at the university, Sam met Joan Little, an educational psychologist, they have three children - Rebecca and Thomas. Sam began teaching at Princeton in 1952 as an instructor, he spent his entire career at Princeton - associate professor and Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics. He served as chair of the physics chair of the University Research Board, his best known student at Princeton was Steven Weinberg, recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics in 1979. Other well known students are Nicola Khuri, Curtis Callan, Stephen L. Adler; when Fermilab was set up in 1970, the founder, Robert R. Wilson, invited Treiman to direct the theory group.

Rather than leave Princeton permanently, Treiman took a number of extended leaves of absence, in order to get the group started. As a member of the National Academy of Sciences and JASON Defense Advisory Group, he was a key advisor to the U. S. Government in the fields of plasma physics, physics education and strategic planning. Treiman and his wife were active members of CUSPEA - a program conceived by T. D. Lee to facilitate the admission of mainland Chinese students to graduate education in the U. S; the couple visited China in 1982 and 1988 to examine and interview prospective candidates. A feature of Treiman's work was his ability to devise simple, unambiguous experimental tests for theoretical predictions and phenomena. In addition to his own work, Treiman was recognized as a teacher and mentor, supervising more than two dozen graduate students over three decades, his Socratic teaching style enabled his students to gain valuable insights without having been spoon fed the results. He was known for his general wisdom as well as his expertise.

One of his more paradoxical sayings is known as Treiman's theorem: "Impossible things don't happen." He was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1963. Treiman was awarded the Oersted medal by the American Association of Physics Teachers in 1995, he was a member of the American Academy of the American Philosophical Society. Sam Treiman died of leukemia on November 30, 1999. 1957 - definitive theory of allowed beta decays, taking into account time and parity violations 1958 dispersion relations analysis of pion and nucleon beta decay, culminating in the Goldberger-Treiman relationship for the charged pion decay amplitude. This work led to the hypothesis of the conserved axial vector current, known as PCAC and to a deeper understanding of spontaneously broken chiral symmetry of the strong interaction. 1962 Treiman-Yang angle test for single pion exchange dominance 1966 derivation of the Callan–Treiman relations for K meson decay. 1971 scaling in vector gluon exchange theories, coining the term twist for the difference between the dimension and spin of an operator.

1972 deriving the implications of weak neutral currents for inclusive neutrino reactions. Sam Treiman's publication records in SPIRES Treiman, Sam B.. The Odd Quantum. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-00926-0. Photonics: Managing Competitiveness in the Information Era, Commission on Physical Sciences and Applications, Vice Chairman S. Treiman, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Academy of Sciences Abraham Pais, The Genius of Science: a Portrait Gallery of Twentieth Century Physicists, Oxford University Press Paul Hartman, A Memoir on the Physical Review, A History of the First One Hundred Years, American Institute of Physics ISBN 1-56396-282-9 Sam Treiman, "A Life in Particle Physics", Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, Volume 46, pp 1-30. "Sam Bard Treiman" A biographical memoir for the American Physical Society by Val Fitch. "Sam Bard Treiman" A biographical memoir for the National Academy of Sciences by Stephen L. Adler. Sam Treiman's photo Biography

Honorat Koźmiński

Blessed Honorat Koźmiński, born Florentyn Wacław Koźmiński, was a Polish priest and professed member from the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin who went on to establish sixteen religious congregations. He was a teacher before reinvigorating clandestine religious orders that the Russian Empire had suppressed during their occupation of Poland, he collaborated with a number of individuals in this venture and he publicised the Third Order of Saint Francis to people. His beatification, by Pope John Paul II, took place on 16 October 1988 in Saint Peter's Square, Rome. Honorat Koźmiński was born on 16 October 1829 in Biała Podlaska, the second son of Stefan Koźmiński and Aleksandra née Kahl, he was christened Florentyn Wacław Jan Stefan. He suffered a religious crisis at age eleven and it did not reignite within him until 15 August 1846 during his imprisonment, he from 1844 studied architecture in Warsaw at the Fine Arts School. His father died in 1845. On 23 April 1846 Russian troops arrested him and accused him of being a member of a secret patriotic organisation.

It was. He contracted typhus while incarcerated which forced his release from prison on 27 February 1847. On 21 December 1848 he entered the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin at their Lubartów monastery and started his novitiate, he made his first profession of vows on 21 December 1849 before going on a philosophical course in Lublin in 1849. He made his solemn profession of vows on 18 December 1850 and was sent in 1851 to Warsaw on a theological course until 1852. Koźmiński was ordained priest by archbishop Antoni Fijalkowski in Warsaw on 27 December 1852, his first job after ordination was as a lecturer in Warsaw from 1853 to 1855 before helping to found the Felician Sisters. In the hostile climate created by the Russian occupants against the Latin Church Koźmiński carried out his apostolate in secret, he was moved to two different cities after the Russians decreed the abolition of religious orders in 1863. He mentored numerous clandestine religious communities. From 1892 he was stationed in Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą where he became a popular and sought-after confessor and spiritual director.

He became a vocal advocate for the Third Order of Saint Francis. In 1905 he suffered ill health. Koźmiński died on 16 December 1916 after a painful illness, his collected writings include 21 volumes of letters. Kozminski co-founded a total of sixteen different religious congregations; those orders are: Secular Institute of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Lithuania Daughters of the Sorrowful Mother of God Franciscan Sisters of the Suffering Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate Vestiarki Sisters of Jesus Sisters Servants of Jesus Daughters of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Sisters of the Sacred Name of Jesus Little Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Sisters of the Holy Face Auxiliary Sisters of the Atoning Souls Daughters of Mary Immaculate Sons of Our Lady of Sorrows Sisters Consolers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Sisters Servants of the Mother of the Good Shepherd Other orders that he either founded or co-founded were disbanded: Servants of the Paralytics Adorers for Supplication Evangelical Ladies Housekeepers of the Holy Family Daughters of the Mother of God Marian Society of Priests Congregation of Saint Martha Valetudinarian Sisters The beatification cause for the late friar was conducted in the Warsaw archdiocese from 7 April 1949 until 12 January 1951 at which point the investigation turned to his writings.

His writings received theological approval on 5 April 1974 before the formal introduction to his cause came on 7 February 1983. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints validated the informative process on 1 February 1985 before receiving the Positio dossier from the postulation in 1986; the C. C. S. members approved the cause on 3 February 1987. One month on 16 March he was named as Venerable after Pope John Paul II confirmed his heroic virtue; the miracle leading to his beatification was investigated in Poland in an investigation that moved to Rome. C. S. Validated this process twice on 1 February 1985 and on 30 April 1987 before a medical board approved the miraculous nature of the healing on 14 October 1987. Theologians confirmed this miracle on 4 March 1988 as did the C. C. S. Two months on 17 May. John Paul II confirmed this miracle on 1 September and beatified Koźmínski on 16 October in Saint Peter's Square; the current postulator for this cause is the Capuchin friar Carlo Calloni. Luciana Mirri.

Il beato Onorato Koźmiński. Uomo di sapienza e santità. Atti del convegno, Lublino 23-24 ottobre 1998. Rome: Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini. ISBN 88-88001-16-6. CS1 maint: extra text: authors list Hagiography Circle Santi e Beati Catholic Online Capuchin Franciscans Province of St. Mary