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Heaviside

(ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd)
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(Biography) Oliver. 1850–1925, English physicist. Independently of Kennelly, he predicted (1902) the existence of an ionized gaseous layer in the upper atmosphere (the Heaviside layer); he also contributed to telegraphy
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Noun1.Heaviside - English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
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The trailer also features sneak peeks at the A-list cast, which also includes Ian McKellen, as Jellicle Cats who seek ascension to the Heaviside Layer to come back to a new Jellicle life.
|| VC winner, Pte Michael Heaviside, left, of Durham, in 1917 (from the book Victoria Cross Heroes of World War One, by Robert Hamilton, Atlantic
County Durham VC winner, Michael Heaviside, left, in 1917
There's practically no plot to Lloyd Webber's catchy song settings of Eliot's 1939 poems from "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." In a dance-filled revue, felines boast about their jobs and talents at "The Jellicle Ball." They also jockey to be the one cat chosen annually to go to "The Heaviside Layer," some sort of kitty cat heaven.
The story, which was originally based on T.S Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats from 1939, is about deciding which of the cats will ascend to the Heaviside Layer - aka cat heaven, According to the director there's a deeper message too that makes it relevant to human life in 2019.
Over the course of a single night, a tribe of cats called the Jellicles make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
Adapted from TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the performance tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as the 'Jellicle choice' - their leader announces which of them will go up to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new life.
Adapted from TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, on just one special night of the year, all Jellicle cats meet at the Jellicle Ball where Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, makes the Jellicle choice and announces which of them will go up to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.
David Alexander Heaviside - known as Alex - was found "unresponsive" in his New Skelton flat by his father on January 24.
One by one they tell their stories for the amusement of Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, who must choose one of the Cats to ascend to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.
1917 PRIVATE MICHAEL WILSON HEAVISIDE: 20 October 1880-26 April 1939, Durham Light Infantry Fontaine-les-Croisilles, France, 6 May 1917 Durham-born Michael Heaviside enlisted in the army after the death of his mother and saw action in the Second Boer War as a stretcher-bearer.
Michael Faltischek, senior partner of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek was re-elected as treasurer; Katherine Heaviside, president of Epoch 5 Public Relations as secretary; Charles Strain, partner at Farrell Fritz as legal counsel.