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Star Trek Original Series Themes. Sheffield. Sheffield was an important Martian city, home of the two successive space elevators and a hub for interplanetary trade and political decisions.


Situated in Pavonis Mons ("peacock mountain" in Latin), one of the big Tharsis volcanoes, at the planet's equator, it was the perfect candidate for being the receiving end of a space elevator. First city From the moment UNOMA approved the elevator, in ca.2047, to the moment it was completed, in ca.2058, Sheffield experienced a tremendous amount of development, with infrastructure to transport manpower and goods to the planet's future departure point for Terra. Sheffield offered a magnificent view inside the caldera of Pavonis Mons. UNOMA financed the construction. Sheffield became the third capital city of Mars, taking over from Burroughs. Dyson sphere. Bioceramics. Intergalactic travel. Intergalactic travel is space travel between galaxies.

Intergalactic travel

Due to the enormous distances between our own galaxy the Milky Way and even its closest neighbors — hundreds of thousands to millions of light-years — any such venture would be far more technologically demanding than even interstellar travel. Intergalactic distances are roughly one-million fold (six orders of magnitude) greater than their interstellar counterparts. The technology required to travel between galaxies right now is far beyond humanity's present capabilities, and currently only the subject of speculation, hypothesis, and science fiction. However, scientifically speaking, there is nothing to indicate that intergalactic travel is impossible. There are, in fact, several at least conceivable methods of doing it. Graphene.

High-quality graphene is strong, light, nearly transparent and an excellent conductor of heat and electricity.


Its interactions with other materials and with light and its inherently two-dimensional nature produce unique properties, such as the bipolar transistor effect, ballistic transport of charges and large quantum oscillations. At the time of its isolation in 2004,[1] researchers studying carbon nanotubes were already familiar with graphene's composition, structure and properties, which had been calculated decades earlier. The combination of familiarity, extraordinary properties, surprising ease of isolation and unexpectedly high quality of the obtained graphene enabled a rapid increase in graphene research. Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov at the University of Manchester won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".[2] Definition[edit] History[edit] Composting toilet.

Public composting toilet facility on E6 highway in Sweden A composting toilet is a dry toilet that uses a predominantly aerobic processing system that treats excreta, typically with no water or small volumes of flush water, via composting or managed aerobic decomposition.[1] Composting toilets may be used as an alternative to flush toilets in situations where there is no suitable water supply or waste treatment facility available or to capture nutrients in human excreta as humanure.

Composting toilet

They are in use in many of the roadside facilities in Sweden and in national parks in both the United States and the United Kingdom. The human excrement is normally mixed with sawdust, coconut coir or peat moss to support aerobic processing, absorb liquids, and to reduce the odor. The decomposition process is generally faster than the anaerobic decomposition used in wet sewage treatment systems such as septic tanks. Operating process[edit] Types[edit] Manufactured composting toilet systems[edit] Regulation[edit] Fermi paradox. A graphical representation of the Arecibo message – Humanity's first attempt to use radio waves to actively communicate its existence to alien civilizations The Fermi paradox (or Fermi's paradox) is the apparent contradiction between high estimates of the probability of the existence of extraterrestrial civilization and humanity's lack of contact with, or evidence for, such civilizations.[1] The basic points of the argument, made by physicists Enrico Fermi and Michael H.

Fermi paradox

Hart, are: The Sun is a young star. ACC0055. George friedman. OSFCI Home Page. Why Aren't Aliens Calling Earth? This article was originally published on The Conversation.

Why Aren't Aliens Calling Earth?

That Time US Congress Considered Building Cities In Space. Forget the flying cars and robot maids, we’re just a few precious generations away from ditching this hunk of space rock called Earth and living among the stars.

That Time US Congress Considered Building Cities In Space

The dream of off-world living is thanks, in large part, to a single Princeton physics professor who not only envisioned a new path for humanity but nearly convinced Congress to go along with it. 75 film spacecraft. Continued from PART 5 10: Slave 1 - Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)| RETURN TO INDEX There must be some street-lamps in America with designs very unfamiliar to me, given how many people have commented that bounty hunter Boba Fett's bizarre spaceship looks like a street-lamp.

75 film spacecraft

Space oddessy

Zero-Gravity Adventures in Russia: Zero-G Flight by IL-76. Zero Gravity Tour ... Terrafugia. Welcome to the 2020s (Future Timeline Events 2020-2029) Future Cities. Reusable Rocket Launch Systems: How They Work (Infographic) Lifeboat Foundation: Safeguarding Humanity. May 2010. Image Copyright Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 2010 Director: Jon Favreau Production Designer: Michael Riva To late??

May 2010

Future Society & Enviroment. World War K 2 #01 The Signal [Cine] - Kerbal Space Program with Mods. Shauntwilliams. 2001 a space odyssey. Other Zero suit Samus by Keitaro-K on deviantART.