Erwin Schroedinger, born in Vienna, Austria in 1887 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1933, fled Austria in 1938 and established the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies on invitation from the Irish Dictator de Valera where he remained until 1955. Schroedinger’s Cat Quantum mechanics states that an object in a physical system can simultaneously exist in all possible configurations, but observing the system forces the system to collapse and forces the object into just
Czech pride in Jan Kubis, killer of Reinhard Heydrich People in the Czech Republic marked the seventieth anniversary (1942) in 2012, of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, one of the most senior figures in Germany's Third Reich. Heydrich - the overall head of security in Nazi Germany and a leading architect of the Final Solution - was killed by British-trained Czechoslovak parachutists in an operation codenamed Operation Anthropoid, prompting terrible reprisals by Hitler.
A meeting was held in Beirut, Lebanon, in November 2015, for all participants to work together in the military attacks on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. A spokesman from Washington discussed a vote on the individual attacks by Russia in Syria. Communications were tested by the incident over Turkey when a Russian two-seater Sukhoi fighter bomber was shot down on the Turkish/Syrian border by Turkmen fighters opposed to Assad. Both President Obama and Secretary of state John K
In March 1919, The Little Review was examined by the US Post Office Department who duly found an extract from a novel, in progress, called Ulysses in which Leopold Bloom recalled an afternoon with his girlfriend on Howth Head, Dublin. There was much kissing and caressing. The Post Office persisted and The Little Review of January 1920 was banned because Ulysses described Queen Victoria of England as ‘the flatulent old bitch that died.’ The March 1920 edition of The Little Rev