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'Pataphysics
Jarry in Alfortville 'Pataphysics (French: 'pataphysique) is a philosophy or media theory dedicated to studying what lies beyond the realm of metaphysics. The concept was coined by French writer Alfred Jarry (1873–1907), who defined 'pataphysics as "the science of imaginary solutions, which symbolically attributes the properties of objects, described by their virtuality, to their lineaments".[1] A practitioner of 'pataphysics is a pataphysician or a pataphysicist. Definitions[edit] There are over one hundred differing definitions of pataphysics.[2] Some examples are shown below. "Pataphysics is the science of that which is superinduced upon metaphysics, whether within or beyond the latter’s limitations, extending as far beyond metaphysics as the latter extends beyond physics. … Pataphysics will be, above all, the science of the particular, despite the common opinion that the only science is that of the general. "Pataphysics passes easily from one state of apparent definition to another.

Des scientifiques inventent la bière anti-gueule de bois ! - Sciences Mal à la tête, gorge sèche, bouche pâteuse... La gueule de bois, ce pourrait bien êter du passé ! A condition d'aimer la bière. Des scientifiques australiens du Griffith Health Institute (GHI) auraient inventé une bière qui rendrait les lendemains moins difficiles, rapporte le journal The Australian. En effet, pour ceux qui ne le savent pas, c'est la déshydratation qui est à l'origine de ces désagréments liés à l'alcool. Pour les chercheurs, le remède miracle est donc une bière à laquelle ils ont ajouté des électrolytes, agents hydratants. Et le résultat est clair, "la bière blonde modifiée s'est révélée être un tiers plus hydratante que les autres", indique Ben Desbrow.

QUICKBORNER TEAM Gesellschaft für Planung und Organisation mbH AIREAL: Interactive Tactile Experiences in Free Air Banco Palmas Banco Palmas is a Brazilian community bank founded in 1998 in Conjunto Palmeiras, a neighborhood of 32,000 inhabitants located in the suburbs of Fortaleza - Ceará, Brazil operating under the principle of the "Solidarity Socio-Economy." It is the first of currently 52 similarly structured community banks - also known as "community development banks" (CDBs) - throughout Brazil. It is managed locally by the Association of Residents of Conjunto Palmeira (Associação dos Moradores do Conjunto Palmeira), known by its acronym ASMOCONP, the staff of which is mostly volunteer. Its mission is to implement programs and projects for work and income generation using solidarity economy systems primarily focused on overcoming urban and rural poverty. History[edit] Images of Conjunto Palmeira in the 1970s The origin of the Palmeira neighborhood dates back to the 1970s. In 2000, Banco Palmas created the social currency palmas, which circulates in local commerce. Theory[edit] Social Currency[edit] 1. 2. 3. 4.

[1jour, 1 brève] recherche un Community Manager ! L’opération 1 jour, 1 brève est en place sur le site internet mpt2013.fr depuis le premier janvier 2013. Nous souhaitons faire appel aux compétences d’un animateur de communauté (Community Manager) qui nous permette de renforcer nos liens avec les sites partenaires de notre opération (Images des Maths, Interstices), mais surtout d’accroître la diffusion de nos brèves sur les réseaux sociaux (principalement Facebook mais aussi Twitter). En particulier, son activité sera focalisée sur les publics concernés par l’opération 1 jour, 1 brève , et non pas sur les autres acteurs de la médiation scientifique au niveau national. La mission fera l’objet d’un contrat du 1er juin 2013 au 31 décembre 2013 : si vous avez une expérience et un peu de temps (quelques heures par semaine) à consacrer à ce travail, merci de nous contacter directement avant le 17 mai 2013 par email ou twitter : contact@mpt2013.fr @mpt2013fr

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation Modelling Research Policy: Ex-Ante Evaluation of Complex Policy Instruments Petra Ahrweiler, Michel Schilperoord, Andreas Pyka and Nigel Gilbert The Complexities of Agent-Based Modeling Output Analysis Ju-Sung Lee, Tatiana Filatova, Arika Ligmann-Zielinska, Behrooz Hassani-Mahmooei, Forrest Stonedahl, Iris Lorscheid, Alexey Voinov, Gary Polhill, Zhanli Sun and Dawn C. Parker Transitions Between Homophilic and Heterophilic Modes of Cooperation Genki Ichinose, Masaya Saito, Hiroki Sayama and Hugues Bersini "Anarchy" Reigns: A Quantitative Analysis of Agent-Based Modelling Publication Practices in JASSS, 2001-2012 Simon D Angus and Behrooz Hassani-Mahmooei High Standards Enhance Inequality in Idealized Labor Markets Károly Takács and Flaminio Squazzoni Combining Segregation and Integration: Schelling Model Dynamics for Heterogeneous Population Erez Hatna and Itzhak Benenson Emergence and Collapse of the Norm of Resource Sharing Around Locally Abundant Resources Shiro Horiuchi

Can Mushrooms Be The New Plastic? Today, plastics are among the most toxic and polluting substances we use on a daily basis. Simply focusing on styrofoam alone, it is a $20+ billion industry who’s products are found in anything from TV protective packaging to disposable coffee cups. The trouble with all of this styrofoam is that it cannot be recycled or disposed of. Once created, it stays on the planet for thousands and thousands of years. Styrofoam is petroleum based and contains a carcinogenic and neutroxic chemical called Benzene.[1] In 1986, the Environment Protection Agency National Human Adipose Tissue Survey identified styrene residues in every single sample of human fat tissue they studied, all of which were complied in 1982 within the US. An Alternative Solution Eden Bayer co-founded a company called MycoBond. decided to eliminate the need for the material by creating a 100% biodegradable and natural material from mushrooms. Mushroom Packaging is cost effective and can be made anywhere in the world. Sources:

2011–present Spanish protests Documental 15M: «Excelente. Revulsivo. Importante». English subtitles The 2011–present Spanish protests, also referred to as the 15-M Movement (Spanish: Movimiento 15-M),[2] the Indignants Movement,[3] and Take the Square #spanishrevolution,[4] are a series of ongoing[5] demonstrations in Spain whose origin can be traced to social networks such as Real Democracy NOW (Spanish: Democracia Real YA) or Youth Without a Future (Spanish: Juventud Sin Futuro) among other civilian digital platforms and 200 other small associations.[6] The protests started on May 15, 2011 with an initial call in 58 Spanish cities.[7] The series of protests demand a radical change in Spanish politics, as protesters do not consider themselves to be represented by any traditional party nor favoured by the measures approved by politicians.[8] Spanish media has related the protests to the economic crisis, Stéphane Hessel's Time for Outrage! Background[edit] Organization[edit] Protests in 2011[edit] May 2011[edit]

NASA-backed fusion engine could cut Mars trip down to 30 days High performance access to file storage NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University of Washington, with funding from the space agency, is about to start building a fusion engine that could get humans there in just 30 days and make other forms of space travel obsolete. Rocket fuel is just so last century "Using existing rocket fuels, it's nearly impossible for humans to explore much beyond Earth," said lead researcher John Slough, a UW research associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics in a statement. "We are hoping to give us a much more powerful source of energy in space that could eventually lead to making interplanetary travel commonplace." The proposed Fusion Driven Rocket (FDR) is a 150-ton system that uses magnetism to compress lithium or aluminum metal bands around a deuterium-tritium fuel pellet to initiate fusion. All this requires electrical power to control and contain the reaction, but Dr.

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Le mystère de la matière noire sur le point d'être dévoilé Sciences Publié le avril 6th, 2013 | Rédigé par La Rédaction | Les mystères qui entourent l’existence de la matière noire sont peut être sur le point d’être révélés. Des physiciens ont mené une expérience à bord de la Station spatiale internationale. La matière noire est l’une des plus grandes énigmes de la physique. L’expérience a duré 18 mois, les premiers résultats ont été publiés dans la revue scientifique Physicial Review Letters. « Avec davantage de données nous allons apprendre plus quant à la nature de cet excès d’antimatière et avec de la chance nous pourrons faire une découverte très excitante » a affirmé Michael Salamon, du département américain de l’Energie. « Si nous détectons de la matière noire, et apprenons quelque chose de sa nature ,nous aurons fait une avancée majeure dans notre compréhension de la physique. » Les travaux se poursuivent. Jusqu’au 24 avril, Asus organise un concours de photos permettant de gagner un Vivobook S200 . Commentaires

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