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edX - Home Galactic Federation of Light Messages From Our Space Family 2012 - A New Beginning - Home NOVA Online/Pyramids/Ancient Egypt Our history of Egypt begins around the year 3,000 BC with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt into one united kingdom. Under this new ruling dynasty, the first King was Menes, and thirty dynasties would follow. It was at this time that hieroglyphic writing made its first appearance, in the tombs and treasures of the pharaohs. How does the pyramid fit into early Egyptian life? Pictures on the walls of tombs tell us about the lives of the Kings and their families. (continued) Photos: (1) Mark Lehner; (3) Aaron Strong Pyramids Home | Pyramids | ExcavationContents | Mail Red Wine, Tartaric Acid, and the Secret of Superconductivity  Last year, a group of Japanese physicists grabbed headlines around the world by announcing that they could induce superconductivity in a sample of iron telluride by soaking it in red wine. They found that other alcoholic drinks also worked–white wine, beer, sake and so on–but red wine was by far the best. The question, of course, is why. What is it about red wine that does the trick? Today, these guys provide an answer, at least in part. First, some background. But even then, FeTeS doesn’t superconduct unless it goes through a final processing stage; heating it in water, for example. Nobody knows what this process does or how it can convert an ordinary material into a superconductor. This is the stage Deguchi and co have been puzzling over. Water works quite well but whiskey, shochu and beer are all better. Now Deguchi and co have repeated the experiment with different types of red wine to see which works best. Corkscrews on standby.

Did Comet Elenin disintegrate or reveal alien energy shield? | Exopolitics Institute News Service Comet Elenin's current position - Sept 3, 2011. JPL Michael E. According to an increasing number of astronomers including its discoverer, Comet Elenin (C/2010 X1) has begun disintegrating. On August 30, an Australian astronomer, Michael Mattiazzo, compared photographs from the Stereo HI1-B satellite over a ten day period after the CME hit Elenin on August 19, and wrote: You can see that comet Elenin was ahead of expectation but suddenly experienced a dramatic fade on August 20. He showed a number of images showing Elenin’s appearance before and after the CME hit. On his website, Mattiazzo has displayed a graph (click image on right for close up) tracking Elenin’s luminosity, and what was projected for it during key dates during its passage through the inner solar system. Various astronomers began a series of articles claiming that Elenin was disintegrating and wouldn’t survive perihelion – the closest approach to the sun. Click image for larger version Comments comments

The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs Ancient Egyptian pharaohs were considered to be both divine deities as well as mortal rulers. Throughout the 30+ dynasties in ancient Egyptian history, it is speculated that some 170 or more rulers reigned over the great land of Egypt during a three thousand year time span. The throne of Egypt was primarily intended to be succeeded from father to son, however in many cases this line of kingship was interrupted by murder, mayhem and mysterious disappearances. Pharaohs were the god kings of ancient Egypt who ruled between 3150 B.C. and 30 B.C. (when Rome conquered Egypt). Each time a new family took control of the throne, a new kingdom began in the history of this fascinating nation. © Xuan Che - Pharaoh's Bust Definition: the word pharaoh refers to the title of the ancient Egyptian kings. Thirty-one Dynasties ruled from the Early Dynastic Period to the Ptolemaic Period. 10 Famous Pharaohs Below is a top 10 of the most famous Egyptian pharaohs: © Mary Harrsch - King Tut's Sarcophagus

Airborne robot swarms are making complex moves (w/ video) ( -- The GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania this week released a video that shows their new look in GRASP Lab robotic flying devices. They are now showing flying devices with more complex behavior than before, in a fleet of flying devices that move in packs, navigate spaces with obstacles, flip over and retain position, and carry out formation flying, The researchers have cut down these robotic creature-like drones to small size to what they call “nano-quadrotors.” The video shows them in action: not just engaged in formation flying, but also creating an impressive looking figure-eight pattern. The video says as much about the GRASP Lab as the flying machines, in that the GRASP Labs seems intent on raising the bar on what robot swarms can achieve. Still, the video is clear proof that the team developers, Alex Kushleyev, Daniel Mellinger, and Vijay Kumar, are able to showcase complex autonomous swarm behavior. The key word is agile. More information:

NAVY Space Command Uncovered NAVY Space Command Uncovered Naval Space Command A Pegasus Presentation Opening Statement Note: This will be a large post and will take me some time to transfer all the material and check links and errors so please hold off posting until I am done, thanks Also for the squeamish I will add this Alert... most of the links that are not on my site are .MIL links, so don't say I didn't warn you Many of you know that for years John and I have insisted on there being a secret astronaut program. It is our contention that the US NAVY is in charge despite the existence of the USAF Space Command, just like in Star Trek it is the NAVY that commands the space fleet... Gary McKinnon's claim to 'fame' is NOT that he found UFO's or UFO 'free energy' technology, his only claim is he saw a picture of one of those space fleet ships... and found a list of 'non terrestrial' officers... these were NOT ET, but billets in space by OUR armed forces... So lets begin our journey... The Movie So there we have it...