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Top 10 des Vaisseaux spatiaux privés de l'avenir by Mike Wall, Senior Writer | May 21, 2012 02:44pm ET Credit: Mark Greenberg/Virgin AmericaNASA retired its iconic space shuttle fleet in 2011, leaving the United States without a homegrown way to get its astronauts and cargo to space. But that should change soon. A new generation of American private spaceships is on the horizon, with their sights set on both orbital and suborbital space. Here's a look at 10 of the most promising crew-carrying commercial craft in development today. FIRST STOP: XCOR's Lynx Space Plane Mike Wall Michael was a science writer for the Idaho National Laboratory and has been an intern at, The Salinas Californian newspaper, and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Mike Wall on Reasons Spicy Foods And Peppers Are Good For The Health Many thought that eating spicy food can cause ulcer or any other stomach illnesses. However, as studies show, chili peppers, jalapeño, and other hot spices can actually help prevent gastric problems and even protect the body’s stomach lining. This is a good news for lovers of hot and spicy foods. There are actually more other health benefits that they can get from eating jalapeños and other spicy foods. Check these out. Nutrients Jalapeños are green peppers that turn red as they become mature. Jalapeños and hot chili peppers actually contain helpful nutrients like vitamins and calcium. Vitamins Hot chili peppers and jalapeños are rich in vitamin C. Capsaicin Jalapeños and hot chili peppers are rich in capsaicin. Effective for weight loss Jalapeños are effective aid in weight loss. It has also been discovered that adding jalapeños and chilies to foods can help prevent cholesterol buildup in the blood. Now, there is no need to avoid spicy foods.

Une exoplanète en zone habitable? | Science Impression artistique du système planétaire entourant l'étoile HD 40307. Photo : ESO Trois nouvelles planètes ont été détectées autour d'une étoile située à 42 années-lumière du Soleil. L'une d'elles se trouverait même dans la zone habitable. Le chercheur Mikko Tuomi et ses collègues de l'Université Hertfordshire les ont observées à l'aide de l'instrument HARPS installé sur le télescope de 3,6 mètres à l'Observatoire de La Silla de l'Observatoire européen austral (ESO) au Chili. Les chercheurs estiment que la planète possède environ 7 fois la masse de la Terre et pourrait abriter de l'eau à l'état liquide. En juin 2008, trois premières planètes avaient été découvertes autour de cette étoile plus petite que le Soleil. Plus de détails à venir. À la mi-octobre, des chercheurs suisses de l'Observatoire de Genève avaient annoncé qu'ils avaient détecté une exoplanète orbitant autour de l'étoile Alpha du Centaure B, située à 4 années-lumière dans le système stellaire le plus proche de la Terre.

Top 23 Amazing Destinations In Mindanao | Way Philippines Just when you thought only Luzon and Visayas has the most fine-looking tourist attractions in the Philippines to explore then Mindanao will definitely prove you wrong. In the farther reaches of Southern Philippines lie several amazing destinations which awaits to be visited. Allow yourself to be mesmerized by the stunning sightseer spots in Mindanao and find out why this place has won the hearts of several adventure travellers. Siargao in Surigao del Norte Dako Island Hailed as one of the best surfing spots in the Philippines, Siargao has a whole lot more to showcase, drawing the interest of tourists coming from diverse walks of life. Island Hopping in Gen. Camiguin Island Setting foot in Camiguin will somehow give you a glimpse as to how jam-packed its featured attractions are. Camiguin Tourist Spots and Travel Guide Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte Dakak Beach Resort Fantasy Land Rizal Shrine River Cruise Samal Island, Davao del Norte Falls in Iligan City Tinago Falls Maria Christina Falls Sta.

L' pop e de la conqu te spatiale : pass , pr sent et avenir Depuis les années 1900, beaucoup de scientifiques se sont intéressés à ce que réservait le plus grand domaine jamais exploré par l'Homme, l'espace. Dès lors, le monde entre dans une phase de développement fulgurante et inégalée dans l'histoire : en moins d'un demi-siècle, l'Homme parvient à envoyer le premier objet dans l'espace, et, dix ans plus tard, le premier homme. L'entrée du monde dans l'âge spatial s'est cependant faite dans un cadre historique particulier, qui a marqué les mémoires de plusieurs générations. Voyons tout d'abord comment le monde est-il entré dans l'ère spatiale, et dans quel contexte historique les progrès de la science s'inscrivent-ils. 1. Figure 1 - Constantin Tsiolkovski, l'un des pères fondateurs de l'astronautique Bien avant les exploits concrets des années 50 et 60, Isaac Newton, au 17ème siècle, jette déjà les bases de l'astronautique dans son traité Principes mathématiques de philosophie naturelle. 2. 3. Figure 2 - Le satellite américain Explorer 1 4. 5.

A Filipino native who's cooked for Guy Savoy and Thomas Keller opens Rice Bar in downtown L.A. Rice Bar, a diminutive Filipino counter restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, is to a normal restaurant kind of like what tiny houses are to conventional houses. Seven neon yellow stools are jammed up to an L-shaped marble counter that takes up the majority of the 275-square foot space. Behind that counter, Rice Bar's chef and owner Charles Olalia cooks on a jigsaw system made up of three rice cookers, two hot plates, a griddle and a warmer. It is a lot smaller than Patina, Joachim Splichal's gorgeous flagship fine dining restaurant, which is less than a mile away from Rice Bar, and where Olalia was executive chef until a year and a half ago. "I have four pots now," said Olalia on a recent weekday afternoon, as he assembled bowls of fried rice and pork longaniza for the lunch crowd — about eight people filling the space like college students jammed into a Volkswagen. "Every one of these recipes you can trace back to Chichi." Recipe: Tinola

iPad Survives Fall From Edge of Space in Jaw-Dropping Video | iPads in Space | Space Images & 2012 Consumer Electronics Show This story was updated at 10:13 a.m. ET. A new video has captured an Apple iPad's mindboggling fall to Earth from a balloon in the stratosphere in what may be the ultimate tablet survivor tale. The high-definition video shows the iPad falling from a height of 100,000 feet (30,480 meters), with the blackness of space and the bright curve of Earth providing a stunning backdrop. The device free-falls all the way back to Earth to make a crash landing on a rocky Nevada hillside. The video was recorded by the Rhode Island-based company G-Form, which designs protective electronics cases and athletic pads. "We are usually known for making the most protective gear on the planet," said Thom Cafaro, G-Form's vice president of innovations, in a Jan. 6 statement. G-Form officials used a weather balloon to carry the iPad up into the Earth's stratosphere, where the balloon burst and allowed its payload to begin the long fall back to the ground.

The Unthinkable has Happened! Meat Industry Embraces Plant-Based Meat If you are remotely interested in the food industry, visited a grocery story or eaten out lately, you’ve probably heard of the biggest food story of the century. This time, it isn’t a trend, a diet, or a weight loss program that’s sweeping the nation and changing the way millions of people eat. It’s a shift that has been years in the making but is finally starting to take shape in a way that just cannot be ignored. Americans are falling out of love with meat. Thanks to the growing awareness that meat is not the healthiest or the most sustainable source of protein, demand for alternative protein sources are at an all time high. One-third of Americans are choosing to leave meat off their plates more frequently. Still not convinced or not quite grasping the true impact of this industry-shifting trend? Yes, meat is being redefined at this very moment in history and even the industry that produces meat via livestock farming is sitting up and taking notice.

2012 - 10 - Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe 4.88 /5 ( 57 votes cast) Rate this Video Currently 5 out of 5 Stars. Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Embed Code Details Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Czech Documentary You, together with your 500 million fellow citizens from ESA’s 20 European member nations, are the collective owners of one of the world’s leading space agencies. The European Space Agency is an intergovernmental organisation, a cooperative coming together of its Member States in their national interest and common good. This new video offers a quick introduction: Europe, meet ESA. Click on the tags to find the matching videos. Corporate Galileo , Mars Express , Planck , Vega Jean-Jacques Dordain , Thomas Reiter Ariane 5 , ATV , Cryosat 2 Satellite , EGNOS (European Geostationnary Navigation Overlay System) , GMES , Mars Express Orbiter , Soyuz launcher

17 Nostalgic Foods That Are Disappearing From Singapore’s History As we progress further into the future, Singapore’s society as a whole moves on together and we often leave behind certain sorts of heritage, like the disappearance of certain old school foods that was wildly popular back in the days of massive immigration. While I can’t singlehandedly bring all these blasts from the past back in action, I can help in reminding us of all the good old memories attached to every little snack or foods that outgrew us and got left behind. Here’s some local foods you probably have seen before if you were born before the 90s, and a hint on where to find the last remaining remnants of the past. I remember having Putu Mayam a lot as a child, I loved pulling apart a large chunk of what I thought was beehoon, and dunk it lavishly in the sugar. Luckily for Heavens, because they’re still serving this Tamil delight. Heavens: Jurong Point Mall Bagus Foodcourt Basement 1, Singapore 648886 | Website Satay Bee Hoon is slowly phasing out, with only a few hawker joints left.

NASA selects Canadian firms to build Mars-based online game NASA is banking on a team that includes two Canadian firms to develop an online multi-player game that could rekindle the public’s fascination with space and perhaps nurture the next generation of astronauts. Two Canadian technology companies are developing a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game about space colonization for a project commissioned by National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond, is the title of the NASA-commissioned MMO set in the year 2035, when mankind has begun settling space. The game is expected to come out in playable beta-mode by December 2012. MMO video games are played on the Internet with players using personal computers, tablet devices, or game consoles such as the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 or Wii. MMOs are capable of supporting hundreds or thousands of players simultaneously. The team beat out 20 other competitors in the contest sponsored by NASA’s Learning Technologies division. Project Whitecard’s RoboMath

National Geographic Names Mary Most Powerful Woman Article begins after advertisement: Even if you are not a regular reader of National Geographic, you may want to pick up a copy of the December, 2015 issue. Our Mother, Mary, graces the front cover with the title “Mary, The Most Powerful Woman in the World”. It’s not often that the secular world bestows such a high title on the humble Mother of God we as Catholics love so deeply. I was skeptical when I saw the cover and a bit worried about how the author, Maureen Orth, would portray Mary. The author shares several stories of individuals and goes into a very detailed history of many Marian apparitions. Article continues after advertisement: Advertisement: The photos in the article are stunning and add to the beauty of the post. Dr. I’m not an expert on Marian theology so I can’t say whether or not all that was written about Mary in this article aligns with Church teaching. Be sure to read the article and watch the video with prayerful discernment, but also use it as a way to evangelize.

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