The first person to actually isolate and note the presence of these noble gases was Henry Cavendish (1731 1810: chemistry bigwig and discoverer of hydrogen) in 1785. He removed all the nitrogen and oxygen chemically from a receptacle contining air. The nitrogen was oxidised to NO2 by electric discharges and absorbed by a sodium hydroxide solution.
Though at its peak of production during World War II, Oak Ridge used one seventh of all the electricity produced in the United States and had a population of 75,000 making it the fifth largest city in Tennessee it didn’t appear on maps until 1949. Residents were required to wear identification badges whenever they went out of the house, and the Oak Ridge high school football team played only road games. But there was good reason for the clandestine measures: By late 1943, Oak Ridge’s Y 12 plant was using electromagnetism to create the highly enriched uranium that would be used in the “Little Boy” atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, helping to bring the war to an end.For Oak Ridge, those were the glory days, and the city works hard to keep their memory alive.
This is the fourth of a series of four articles on our digital future, where we explore the opportunities and impacts of digital technologies in a few areas. This article, Part 4 in the series, on digital government, dives into how digital technologies are transforming the delivery of government services, and how this transformation might affect the very way we are governed. Part 1 looks at the digital future as it relates to the subscription economy where increasingly consumers subscribe to rather than buy goods and services.
Could this be the end of the alphabetised CD rack? 7.15am All donations for the Shellharbour Mayor’s Giving Tree appeal can be placed on the giving box located on the ground floor at the Customer Care Desk at Stockland Shellharbour and under the giving tree which will be located on level one of Council’s Administration Building, Lamerton House. Donations will also be accepted at Blackbutt Youth Centre and at the public libraries throughout the city. Residents are encouraged to leave any unwrapped gifts at any of the locations until 21 December 2013.
Williams still fit well inside his familiar No. 51 jersey. He had received the Yankees blessing to use their minor league camp to work out in preparation for playing for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. Rove masterminded Chambliss attack on Senator Max Cleland, who had lost both legs and an arm in Vietnam, for his oath to protect and defend the Constitution. Chambliss, who did not enter military service because of a bad knee, issued a press release stating that Cleland had voted for an amendment to the Chemical Weapons Treaty that eliminated a ban on citizens of nations accused of sponsoring terrorist activities being on UN inspection teams in Iraq. The amendment had passed with Republican support and a majority vote, but Rove ingeniously manipulated Georgia voters into seeing Cleland vote as unpatriotic and assured Chambliss victory..