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Worf

Worf, son of Mogh is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise. He appears in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and seasons four through seven of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as well as the feature films Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: Nemesis. Worf is the first Klingon main character to appear in Star Trek, in 11 seasons as a regular character on TNG and DS9, has appeared in more Star Trek franchise episodes than any other character, he is portrayed by actor Michael Dorn. Worf was not intended to be a regular character, as Gene Roddenberry wanted to avoid "retreads of characters or races featured prominently in the original Star Trek series". Accordingly, a cast portrait released in June 1987 to promote the upcoming series did not include Worf. Several "tall, black actors" auditioned for Worf before Michael Dorn came along, walking into the audition in character and not smiling. Not only did the Worf character become a regular on The Next Generation, he was continued on the Deep Space Nine series for several more years and talk of a spin-off Worf show continued into the 2010s.

He made his debut in 1987 in "Encounter at Farpoint", last appeared in character in 2002. Dorn as Worf made 282 on the most of any actor in the Star Trek franchise. Worf was orphaned as a child, raised on Earth by human parents: Helena and Sergey Rozhenko; this creates his desire to honor his biological heritage. He has two brothers, each with a unique backstory, as well as two adoptive human parents, one son. Important Star Trek episodes for Worf's family include "The Bonding", "Sins of the Father", "Family", "Reunion", "Homeward", "You Are Cordially Invited"; the House of Mogh was a family of high social and political rank, for a time represented on the Klingon High Council. In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Colonel Worf appears as the legal advocate of Captain James T. Kirk and Dr. Leonard McCoy after they are accused of killing Chancellor Gorkon of the Klingon High Council, he was a member of the Klingon delegation at Camp Khitomer. Although not explicitly stated, he was intended to be Worf's grandfather.

Worf has a son named Alexander with a half-human half-Klingon woman named K'Ehleyr, a character introduced in "The Emissary“. Alexander has to live aboard Enterprise-D. After TNG ends, Worf gets moved to the Deep Space Nine space station where he marries the Trill symbiont Jadzia Dax. On DS9 Worf misses the Enterprise-D "family" that he had bemoaning the cut-rate work ethic and unfriendliness on the wayward outpost; the episode "Sins of the Father" introduces Worf's long-lost brother Kurn, an orphan of the House of Mogh. His adoptive parents have Nikolai Rozhenko, whom Worf grew up with. Nikolai and Worf interact in "Homeward" where it is revealed that Worf will have a nephew or niece. In "The Bonding" Worf adopts an orphan boy into the House of Mogh. In the first Star Trek episode written by screenwriter Ron Moore, the orphan Jeremy has a special Klingon ceremony to be adopted into Worf's family. Worf was born in 2340 on Kronos as the son of Mogh. Five years his parents moved to the Khitomer colony.

Worf's parents were killed during a surprise attack by the Romulans on the Khitomer outpost. The colony's distress call was answered by the Federation starship USS Intrepid. Chief Petty Officer Sergey Rozhenko found Worf in the rubble and took him in after failing to find any living relatives. Rozhenko and his wife Helena raised him on a small farm colony on the planet Gault, a world of about 20,000 inhabitants all of them human. Worf has a human brother, with whom he quarreled, he spent time on Earth in his parents' native city of Minsk recommending it to Miles O'Brien as one of his favorite places on Earth. Worf did not take the Rozhenkos' last name, preferring to be addressed by the Klingon designation "Worf, son of Mogh". However, his son Alexander Rozhenko, raised by the Rozhenkos after his mother K'Ehleyr died, did use their surname. Although Worf was raised by humans, he considered himself a Klingon at heart and studied the ways of his people; as an adult, his mannerisms and personality, as well as his innate sense of honor, became more Klingon than human.

Worf's brother Kurn a year old at the time of the Khitomer attack, had been left behind on the Klingon homeworld Qo'noS by his parents. Lorgh, a friend to House of Mogh, was charged with the care of the younger son expecting Mogh's stay at the Khitomer outpost to be short-term. Lorgh adopted Kurn after the attack, but informed Klingon authorities that he had died with the rest of the family. Kurn was not revealed as being alive. In 2357, Worf entered Starfleet Academy, he graduated in 2361 and was commissioned with the rank of Ensign, becoming the first Klingon officer in Starfleet. Although Worf took immense pride and a sense of honor from serving in Starfleet, most other Klingons shunned and belittled his choice of vocation. In 2359, he became involved with K'Ehleyr, the daughter of a Klingon father and a human mother. In 2364, Worf was assigned to the USS Enterprise-D as relief flight control

Superman: World of New Krypton

Superman: World of New Krypton is a twelve-issue American comic book limited series produced by DC Comics. It is written by the team of James Robinson and Greg Rucka, who at the time of this publication are the current writers of the Superman and Action Comics titles, illustrated by artist Pete Woods. World of New Krypton takes place after the crossover Superman: New Krypton, in which 100,000 Kryptonians and their city of Kandor are saved by Superman from the alien Brainiac and restored to existence. After spending time on Earth, the Kryptonians raise the city into space where they form the planet New Krypton in Earth's solar system, it leads into Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton. This series was solicited to be written by Andrew Kreisberg. However, just before the first issue was to be released, Kreisberg dropped out of the title in order to focus on his work as a writer on the television series Fringe, as well as his other comic commitments to Green Arrow/Black Canary, he was promptly replaced by James Robinson and Greg Rucka, who are writing Superman and Action Comics, the normal Superman titles, without the regular title character.

For the majority of 2009, this was the only DC Comics title. Action Comics and Superman will have new feature characters for the duration of World of New Krypton, with the new incarnation of Nightwing and Flamebird in Action Comics and the Guardian and Mon-El in Superman. Due to the expansive nature of DC's 2009 summer event Blackest Night, World of New Krypton co-writer Greg Rucka stated, "Superman's on Earth in August." This ended up being foreshadowing for the tie-in mini-series Blackest Night: Superman, written by James Robinson and penciled by former Action artist Eddy Barrows. Superman appears in the main Blackest Night title by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis in a supporting role, with the main characters in that series being Green Lantern and The Flash; the events of the series lead into the major War of the Supermen storyline. In the build-up to this series, Superman agrees to a deal with his aunt Alura that he renounce his allegiance to Earth and severs ties there in order to live on New Krypton with his people.

He does not truthfully renounce all ties to his adopted home. He instructs his friend Mon-El to "take over for him," and has conversations with the Guardian and Jimmy Olsen before disembarking for New Krypton. Superman intends to live amongst the Kryptonians in the hopes of easing tensions with Earth and teaching them to use their powers responsibly; when he arrives on the planet, he receives a lukewarm welcome from members of the Kryptonian military. He is welcomed by Alura, who asks him to pick a guild with which to be employed while on the planet. While he is deciding this, it is revealed to him that General Zod has been released from the Phantom Zone and is lauded as a great leader and a hero, he is given his previous job as the head of the Kryptonian military, Superman finds this alarming. Zod maintains that he no longer has any reason to hate his fellow Kryptonians, as they have now accepted him. While deciding which guild to register for and having an argument with Zod, he is assaulted by his father Jor-El's former friend and lobotomized disciple of Zod, Non.

Superman disposes of him and makes it clear that while the New Kryptonians hostile to him are learning their powers, Superman has had his for years and demonstrates his vastly superior fighting skill and capability with his powers. When Alura asks Superman which guild he has chosen, he admits that he is not comfortable with any going so far as to liken the Kryptonians' working conditions to slavery. However, Superman is assigned to be a member of the Military guild and is referred to by General Zod as "Commander El." On Oa, the Guardians of the Universe discuss New Krypton, fearing that the Kryptonians while under the leadership of General Zod will return to a military expansion that the Guardians feared long ago before Krypton's destruction. On New Krypton, Zod boasts of a redesigned rifle made to kill native Kryptonian species, he puts "Commander El" in charge of the "Red Shard," a unit responsible for law enforcement and civic defense. As his second, Superman is assigned Lieutenant Asha Del-Nar.

Together, they find members of their new unit forcing Non, a recent transfer into the unit, to fight against a vicious Torquat. Superman reprimands the unit and shares a conversation with Alura about the Kryptonian guilds. Avoiding Zod, Superman runs into his servant of the labor guild. Zod arrives and orders Superman to kill a stampede of beasts that threatens a colony; when the Red Shard prepares to kill the animals with their new rifles, Superman orders them to put the weapons away and instead teaches them how to wrangle the beasts without killing them. Zod compliments Superman on handling the situation, but admonishes "Commander El" for challenging his authority, their conversation is stopped when news of a Labor Guild member taking hostages, including Alura, emerges. Commander Gor, a man responsible for killing several human police officers in Superman: New Krypton and threatens to kill them all if the hostages are not released; this leaves Zod Superman concerned that there could be a loss of life on his watch.

Superman tries to talk General Zod out of allowing Commander Gor to execute the Labor Guild prisoners. Zod is undeterred, but Superman convinces him to allow him to try to quell the situation without further violence; as a sign of good faith, Superman allows himself to be blasted with the red solar energy of an Archer rifle, which negates his powers for thirty minutes. Superman goes into the Galla where Labor Guild leader, Tam-Or, is k

Christian Dalrymple

Miss Christian Dalrymple of New Hailes daughter of Anne Brown and David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes. She inherited the Newhailes estate in East Lothian, Scotland, in 1792; the title of Baronet passed to James Dalrymple, who became 4th baronet, of Hailes. However, the feudal title of Baron of Hailes did pass to Miss Dalrymple. Miss Dalrymple did not marry, her estate of Newhailes and the Lordship and Barony of Hailes descended to her nephew Sir Charles Dalrymple Fergusson. As a possible explanation for why she never married, the 1868 edition of Robert Chambers's Traditions of Edinburgh includes the following: "1868 - Now that the grave has for thirty years closed over Miss Dalrymple, it may be allowable to tell that she was of dwarfish and deformed figure, while amiable and judicious above the average of her sex. Taking into view her beautiful place of residence and her large wealth, she remarked to a friend one day:'I can say, for the honour of man, that I never got an offer in my life.' " Historic Scotland Website Burkes Peerage Website

Ho Mann Jahaan

Ho Mann Jahaan is a 2016 Pakistani coming-of-age drama film and directed by Asim Raza at his directorial debut. The screenplay was written by Rashna Abdi, Imtisal Abbasi and Asim Raza, while dialogues were written by Asim Raza, Imtisal Abbasi, Rashna Abdi and Yasir Hussain; the film stars Adeel Hussain, Mahira Khan, Sheheryar Munawar and Sonya Jehan, along with veterans Bushra Ansari, Arshad Mahmud, Jamal Shah and Munawar Siddiqui. It is produced in Urdu; the film was released in the Middle East on 31 December 2015 by ARY Films and on 1 January 2016 in Pakistan. The film opened to a successful box office weekend and went on to run for several weeks, making it one the highest-grossing films of 2016. In Dec 2016 Ho Mann Jahaan was showcased at the Pakistani Film Festival in New York City. Ho Mann Jahaan is a coming-of-age urban story set in present-day Karachi; the film revolves around three main characters – Arhan and Nadir. The story is about their friendship born out of shared experiences, passion for music, aspiration for fame.

Sonya Jehan plays the role of Sabina, a powerful independent character symbolizing strength and wisdom. The film is a reflection of the struggle between individuals seeking to exercise free will but attracted to conformity. Parents impose restrictions and dictate terms, because they love their children but at times don't understand them. Mahira Khan as Manizeh Adeel Hussain as Nadir Sheheryar Munawar as Arhan Sonya Jehan as Sabina Bushra Ansari as Nadir's mother Arshad Mehmood as Nadir's father Nimra Bucha as Shahida Jamal Shah as Manizeh's father Atif Aslam in "Dil Kare" Song Fawad Khan as Rafael Hamza Ali Abbasi as Malang Baba Syra Yousuf in the "Shakar Wandaan" Song Bilal Maqsood Faisal Kapadia Zoheb Hassan Ahmed Ali Akbar Ali Zia Naqvi Syed Faizan Ali The film was shot in Karachi, some parts were shot in the northern areas of Pakistan; the film was shot using two Alexa cameras with two camera units. The film's first teaser was released on 25 March 2015 where the cast and crew got together for a press event at the film's largest and one of the industry's most expensive sets.

The soundtrack was digitally released on 1 November 2015. It comprises a total of ten songs by various artists; the album contains only three original tracks, written by Asim Raza. The album was produced by Ehtisham Malick at ET studios; the song "Khush Piya" was dedicated to Malika Pukhraj by Tina Sani. The film was scheduled to be released on the holiday of Eid al-Azha on 25 September 2015, but was rescheduled for release on 1 January 2016; the film has an IMDB rating of 7.4 making it one of the highest IMDB rated Pakistani films The film received mixed reviews. Rafay Mehmood of Express Tribune rated 2 out of 5 stars and criticised its script and camera work and said "Ho Mann Jahaan is a failed marriage between advertisement and film, the rest is just too long to sit and absorb". Hamna Zubair of Dawn News praised their acting; the editor praised its strong hitting social message and wrote that "Ho Mann Jahaan succeeds in its aim to entertain, I'm happy for everyone involved. Go watch the film, you'll like it".

Fatima Aleem of nation gave it a rating of 7 out of 10 and praised the film's content and marked that "Movie had a good lesson for parents to let their children choose the career line they want to opt rather than compelling them to fulfill their dreams and live a life they never wished for". Editor of Dunya News praised The Direction but criticised its predictable storyline and praised Shehreyar Munawar's acting but pointed out more negatives than positives. Haider Janjua praised the film its actors and wrote that "All in all, Ho Mann Jahan is a great and entertaining movie. Yes, it wasn’t perfect and there is always room for improvement in the story department but the great thing for me which made it such a compelling and heartfelt movie was the messages that it had hidden in the shining glossy wrapping". Ujala Ali Khan of The National praised the film and wrote that"A relatable story featuring likeable characters, teamed with great performances by both the lead and supporting actors, makes for an easy, pleasant viewing experience".

Galaxy Lollywood rated it 3 out of 5 stars and wrote that "Good performances by the lead actors, great music, some special guest appearances and a moving plot await you. Its not the best that Pakistani Cinema has offered, but its not the worst either". Adnan Murad of the Blasting News gave film 3 out of 5 stars and praised the film's screenplay and wrote "‘Ho Mann Jahaan’ works brilliantly because of some tremendous and understated work from all departments; the dialogues are quite cheesy at some instances. However, the casual dialogue writing makes it easier for the viewers to relate with the characters". Adnan Sarym of HIP gave a rating of 4 out of 5 Ho Mann Jahaan on IMDb Ho Mann Jahaan on Facebook

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These isotope tables show all of the known isotopes of the chemical elements, arranged with increasing atomic number from left to right and increasing neutron number from top to bottom. Half lives are indicated by the color of each isotope's cell. Colored borders indicate half lives of the most stable nuclear isomer states; the data for these tables came from Brookhaven National Laboratory which has an interactive Table of Nuclides with data on ~3000 nuclides. ← Previous | Next →Go to Unitized table Go to Periodic table ← Previous | Next →Go to Unitized table Go to Periodic table ← Previous | Next →Go to Unitized table Go to Periodic table ← Previous | Next →Go to Unitized table Go to Periodic table Interactive Chart of Nuclides The Lund/LBNL Nuclear Data Search An isotope table with clickable information on every isotope and its decay routes is available at chemlab.pc.maricopa.edu An example of free Universal Nuclide Chart with decay information for over 3000 nuclides is available at Nucleonica.net.

App for mobiles: Android or Apple - for PC use The Live Chart of Nuclides - IAEA Links to other charts of nuclides, including printed posters and journal articles, is available at nds.iaea.org

Fetcham Park House

Fetcham Park House is a Queen Anne mansion designed by the English architect William Talman with internal murals by the renowned artist Louis Laguerre and grounds landscaped by George London. It is located in the parish of Fetcham near Leatherhead in Surrey. Construction of the present mansion began in 1699, although a reference in the Domesday survey suggests that there was then a house at Fetcham Park; the house is built of red brick in Flemish bond with dressings of Portland stone and terracotta with a slate roof and brick chimneys. The floor plan is rectangular under a 2-span roof with extensions at both ends and an added bay to the east front; the house is constructed in two and a half storeys over cellars, with an original west front of 8 bays, with additions of 1 bay to the left and 2 bays to the right and features a mix of both mansard and gambrel roofing. It is the second highest ranking; the mansion was commissioned by Henry Vincent, who inherited the estate from his father in 1697.

He chose William Talman, an established architect with a reputation for his mercurial temperament, a pupil of Sir Christopher Wren and was in the service of King William III at Hampton Court. Before construction was complete, Vincent moved to Norfolk and let Fetcham Park House to Arthur Moore MP. Fetcham Park House was sold to Moore for £8,250 in 1705, he invested a fortune on the house and grounds, commissioning the stairway murals and ceiling paintings by the celebrated French artist Louis Laguerre, whose work can be seen at Blenheim Palace and Hampton Court. It was too that Capability Brown advised on the garden design. Laguerre was born in Paris in 1663 and came to England in 1684, his father had been in charge of the royal menagerie and Louis XIV was his godfather. As well as Fetcham Park House and Chatsworth, he worked at Burghley, Marlborough House, Hampton Court and Buckingham House, but Moore spent so extravagantly that after his death in 1730 there were insufficient funds to maintain the estate and it was sold in 1737 to Thomas Revell, Agent Victualler at Gibraltar.

Revell's descendants sold the estate totalling 1,326 acres, to John Richardson in 1788. It was soon re-sold to the London banker Thomas Hankey, whose family owned it for the next 138 years. Before his death in 1793 Thomas Hankey added two curved wings at the north and south ends of the house. By 1875 John Hankey inherited the property and commissioned a major refurbishment by the respected architect Edward I'Anson; this was designed to alter the appearance of the house and brought French and Flemish influences to the original Queen Anne design and the Georgian additions. I’Anson's legacy includes the mansard roof and typical Flemish turreted tower block on the west side, providing an entrance hall and two rooms above, a two-storey wing at the south end of the house. Captain George Hankey was the last of the family to live in the house, dying there in October 1924. Many members of the Hankey family are buried in the graveyard adjoining Fetcham Park; the house remained empty for two years until it was acquired by the Reverend James Wilkie, Rector of the Parish of Badingham in Suffolk.

Land to the east and south was sold for a housing development but the Rev Wilkie turned the mansion into a boys’ boarding school called Badingham College. Internal alterations were made and new buildings were added in the grounds, now less than 30 acres; the school thrived, but it had to be closed down in 1940 after several bombs had landed in the grounds. For the duration of the war, the building was taken over by University College Hospital's pre-clinical medical school; the Reverend Wilkie succeeded in restarting the school after the war, although he had to fight off a compulsory purchase order in the process. After he died in 1953, two of his sons took over the running of the school. In 1965, the school was moved to Norfolk and most of the grounds were sold off, leaving the mansion with four and a quarter acres; the house was badly neglected in the next few years, being "argued over, fought about and discussed but not occupied". In 1979 the derelict building was sold for £775,000 to a company called United Trading Group, which spent around £4 million returning it to its former splendour.

False walls concealing Laguerre's stair and hall paintings were removed and his artwork sensitively restored after the ravages of Victorian over-embellishment, smoke damage from a fire and damp from a leaking roof. The 1980–81 alterations included an extension to the second floor and the addition of catering facilities in the basement. Two of the rooms on the ground floor east side were panelled in oak and mahogany and the Shell Room, with its magnificent ceiling painting, was among those where the plasterwork and architectural details were painstakingly restored; the first and second floors were redecorated and adorned with French antique furniture and some fine paintings. The grounds were replanted and ponds and illuminated fountains were created. During the renovation, the discovery of tunnels at the front of the house led to speculation about their history but they were found to be Second World War air raid shelters. UTG House, as it was known, was sold in 1986 and renamed Fetcham Park House before being sold, with its contents, to local property investors The Wilky Group Ltd in 1999.

Fetcham Park House is operated as serviced office space. In November 2011, Fetcham Park was launched as a luxurious wedding and events venue by Parallel Venues; the house is available for exclusive use during most weekends and public holidays throughout the year and is licensed for civil ceremonies. The house featured in the 2013 film Diana, which chronicles the life