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Your guide to the universe

Your guide to the universe

BBC Space – Explore the planets, black holes, stars and more Q & A - The New York Times (2).url The Truth About Brushing By C. CLAIBORNE RAY An expert suggests that water that is too warm may soften toothbrush bristles or may collect harmful chemicals from pipes. April 30, 2013, Tuesday Avian Affairs Many birds mate with members of other bird species, experts say, sometimes producing hybrid offspring. April 23, 2013, Tuesday Micro Go Round The reversal in direction has to do with the inexpensive motors used in most microwaves, and should have no effect on the rate of heating, experts say. April 16, 2013, Tuesday Raw vs. No research has specifically addressed how roasting nuts may change their nutritional value, but one expert thinks a person can get benefits eating them either way. April 9, 2013, Tuesday Through a Glass, Darkly Cataracts cannot grow back, but after surgery, patients may develop another condition that causes blurred vision. April 2, 2013, Tuesday To Whom It May Concern March 26, 2013, Tuesday Weathering the Storm March 19, 2013, Tuesday High Cotton March 12, 2013, Tuesday Taking Sides

The Astronomer Magazine Plot of the Inner Solar System The plot below shows the current location of the major planets (Mercury through Jupiter) and the minor planets that are in the inner region of the solar system. Also available is a view of the innermost region of the solar system. The plot is of the same form as the plot on this page. An animated version of this plot is available from our Animations page. This plot must not be reproduced without the express written consent of the Minor Planet Center. The orbits of the major planets are shown in light blue: the current location of the major planets is indicated by large colored dots. In this view, objects in direct orbits (most of the objects in this plot) move counterclockwise and the vernal equinox is towards the right. Back to minor planet lists and comet lists.

Physique moderne et philosophie [Podcast] - Centre Atlantique de Philosophie Vincent Jullien et Bruno Gnassounou organisent deux conférences présentées par deux jeunes chercheurs en physique et/ou philosophie sur des questions philosophiques de la physique contemporaine. Qu’est-ce qu’un modèle en physique ? Mardi 16 mars 16h30, Salle 334, Campus du Tertre. Manuel Combes, Centre Européen de Réalité Virtuelle Brest. LISyC, Brest. Comment l’utilise-t-on et quelles sont ses limites ? Podcast Conférence de Manuel Combes au Centre Atlantique de Philosophie : télécharger ce mp3 Vous trouverez ci-dessous les diaporamas utilisés par Manuel Combes lors de sa conférence. Une introduction aux enjeux philosophiques en mécanique quantique Mardi 30 Mars 16h30, Salle 334, Campus du Tertre. La mécanique quantique est la théorie physique actuelle qui rend compte des phénomènes atomiques. Conférence de Thomas Boyer au Centre Atlantique de Philosophie : télécharger ce mp3 Vous trouverez ci-dessous le diaporama utilisé par Thomas Boyer lors de sa conférence.

WolframAlpha Computational Knowledge Engine (2).url Astronomy Now - The UK's best magazine for stargazing The Nine Planets Solar System Tour DocSciences Le CNES s'est associé au C.R.D.P de l’académie de Versailles pour une série de numéros "Espace" de DocSciences, une nouvelle revue scientifique pour actualiser ses connaissances. DocSciences offre un solide dossier de culture scientifique et des ouvertures d’adaptations pédagogiques. Cette revue s’adresse plus précisément aux enseignants de cycle 3 en école élémentaire et aux professeurs de collège en SVT, physique-chimie, technologie et histoire-géographie. Elle propose des articles enrichis de nombreuses illustrations, accompagnées de légendes à double niveau de lecture : professeurs et élèves DocSciences propose : une approche pédagogique originale de documents scientifiques commentés à la fois par des spécialistes et des professeurs, adaptée à plusieurs niveaux, un prolongement sur internet : animations, pistes pédagogiques croisées avec les thèmes aux programmes, portfolios, etc...

NewScientist The Last Word - Index page (2).url Bathed in heat I had a hot bath one evening and decided not to let all the heat go to waste. So I left the plug in until the water had given up all of its heat to the house. But when is the best time to pull the plug out? Should I wait until the water is the same temperature as the ambient indoors air, or should I keep the extra thermal mass in the bathtub, and then pull the plug when the temperature outside the house is at its lowest? Best before? What is it that allows fruitcake to survive so long? Condiment cleaner I recently read with interest in The Last Word of somebody using lemon juice to clean a bar top made of zinc.

Welcome to Starizona Another Comet Discovery with HyperStar! Congratulations to Terry Lovejoy for discovering another comet using his Celestron 8" SCT and Starizona's HyperStar lens. Read about the details of his discovery. Comet Lovejoy is a naked-eye object in the morning sky as of early December. This image by Scott Tucker is from Dec. 6th, using a Canon Rebel T3i, 200mm lens, and five 30-second exposures. First light image from HyperStar on ISS The first image from Starizona's HyperStar-equipped telescope in the International Space Station has been released! Close Pass of Asteroid 2012 DA14 Watch a time-lapse video of near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 captured from Starizona with a HyperStar C11. New Starizona Filter Slider Check out our new Filter Slider, the perfect way to use filters with HyperStar! Starizona Power Pack II An updated version of our popular portable Power Pack is now available. S&T Hot Products 2012 from Starizona New ATIK Cameras - Perfect for HyperStar! Comet Lulin in Motion! -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids Tout sur l'espace madscinet The 24-hour exploding laboratory.url