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VISTA gigapixel mosaic of the central parts of the Milky Way

VISTA gigapixel mosaic of the central parts of the Milky Way
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Magnifying the Universe Embed this infographic on your site! <iframe width="500" height="323" scrolling="no" src=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br />Copyright 2012. <a href=" the Universe</a> by <a href=" Sleuth</a>. The above is an interactive infographic. We have also developed a complimentary poster that you can view here: Sizes of the Universe poster. If you're technically inclined, here's a look at the references we used to construct these infographics: Facts About The Universe. Introduction: This interactive infographic from Number Sleuth accurately illustrates the scale of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms. While other sites have tried to magnify the universe, no one else has done so with real photographs and 3D renderings. How To Use: Credits:

Asonal y Gobierno no concertaron y el paro judicial continúa Dónde estoy: Inicio » Judicial » Asonal y Gobierno no concertaron y el paro judicial continúa noviembre 7, 2012 1:38 pm A sonal Judicial no aceptó la propuesta de la ministra de Justicia, Ruth Stella Correa, para lograr la nivelación salarial exigida por la rama, por lo que el paro nacional que llega hoy a 28 días continuará. El dirigente de Asonal, Nelson Cantillo, señaló en declaraciones a medios “que el preacuerdo con la oferta que había hecho el Gobierno no fue aceptado por las bases. Tras una nueva reunión entre los funcionarios judiciales y el Gobierno que se realizó este miércoles, Cantillo aseguró que el preacuerdo no satisface las pretensiones de los trabajadores y llamó al Gobierno a que les presenten una nueva propuesta que responda a las necesidades laborales de la Rama. El anuncio del dirigente gremial se da luego de que el Gobierno anunciara que se había logrado el preacuerdo, por lo que se suponía que el paro se levantaba en la tarde de hoy.

Hubble's Hidden Treasures 2012 Since 1990, Hubble has made more than a million observations. We feature many of these on, and the most stunning are in our Top 100 gallery and iPad app. But there are thousands of pictures in Hubble’s science archive that have only been seen by a few scientists. Every week, we search the archive for hidden treasures, process the scientific data into attractive images and publish them as the Hubble Picture of the Week. This is where you come in. Searching Hubble’s archive for hidden treasures is a lot of fun, and it’s pretty straightforward, even if you don’t have advanced knowledge. We’ve prepared some tutorials to get you started with searching the archive, and to say thank you for helping us, between now and 31 May 2012, we’re running two competitions with great prizes: Hubble’s Hidden Treasures 2012: Find and tweak Hubble observations using a set of simple online tools. Read more:

Les pieds dans le plat Il est bien là, attablé dans l’une de ses brasseries, les Philosophes. En pleine discussion avec l’un de ses employés. A la main droite, son smartphone, à la main gauche, son enfant de 2 ans, Agmonn. Pour tous ceux qui ont eu affaire à lui, Xavier Denamur est un hyperactif. A peine la conversation engagée, un flot d’idées quasi ininterrompu vous submerge, depuis la question de l’obésité jusqu’aux profits de l’industrie agroalimentaire, en passant par Václav Havel et Milan Kundera. Anticiper l’avenir, c’est la devise phare du self-made-man. Trente ans plus tard, il possède quatre restaurants, une librairie et une agence de production dans l’un des quartiers les plus huppés de Paris, le Marais. Rien n’est plus éloquent que son curriculum vitae. «Tout est politique», pour Xavier Denamur. Xavier Denamur a voté François Hollande mais il continue de récuser son choix de conserver la TVA à 7% dans l’attente de contreparties de la part d’une corporation rétive. En 5 dates

Across Our Blogs: Mars Curiosity Rover Moonrise, New Rover, Billion Pixel Marsscape Seems the Mars Curiosity Rover has been a busy little six-wheeled fellow these past few weeks. Here's a roundup of news related to the rover, from top Technorati listed science blogs... From ArsTechnica - Curiosity rover shoots video of Martian moonrise - NASA released a time-lapse video of the Martian moon Phobos, as it ascends into view. From GizMag - Curiosity begins long trek to uncover Red Planet's secrets - the rover has begun a multi-month journey to Mount Sharp, where it will dig in to find signs of past life. During its travel time, it will likely celebrate it's first year anniversary of being on the red planet's surface. From The Huffington Post - Mars Water? From Engadget - NASA makes billion-pixel Mars panorama out of photos captured by Curiosity - NASA stitched together almost 900 images to create a 1.3 billion pixel landscape panorama of the Mars surface, as taken by the Mars Curiosity Rover. image credit: NASA/JPL

‘Paras’ no postulados tienen la verdad de la Operación Orión Detalles Categoría: Reparaciones a víctimas Creado en Martes, 23 Octubre 2012 Publicado el Jueves, 18 Octubre 2012 Pese a que varios desmovilizados del bloque Cacique Nutibara tienen valiosa información sobre fosas comunes en la comuna 13, el Gobierno nacional les ha negado el acceso a los beneficios de la Ley 975, de Justicia y Paz. La verdad sobre lo que pasó antes, durante y después de la Operación Orión, que le permitió a las fuerzas de seguridad del Estado expulsar a las milicias de las Farc, Eln y los Comandos Armados Populares (CAP) de la comuna 13 de Medellín, está, por el momento, en manos del Gobierno Nacional. “Debe ser la propia Fiscalía la que postule o que, a petición de la Fiscalía, el Gobierno Nacional haga lo propio y no que quede eso como facultativo porque sí o porque no, pues se nos están quedando muchas verdades sin conocer. No obstante, las investigaciones disciplinarias no han favorecido la verdad. *Nombre cambiado por razones de seguridad

New comet might blaze brighter than the full Moon New comet might blaze brighter than the full Moon BY PETER GREGOASTRONOMY NOWPosted: 25 September 2012 File photo of Comet Hale-Bopp which wowed observers in 1997. Image: Kazuhiro Seto. A new comet has been discovered that is predicted to blaze incredibly brilliantly in the skies during late 2013. The new comet, named C/2012 S1 (ISON) was found by the International Scientific Optical Network (ISON) in Russia on 21 September when astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok captured it on CCD images taken through a 0.4-metre reflector. C/2012 S1 currently resides in the northwestern corner of Cancer. Comet brightness predictions sometimes exceed their performance. Hubble Reborn Hubble Reborn takes the reader on a journey through the Universe with spectacular full-colour pictures of galaxies, nebulae, planets and stars as seen through Hubble's eyes, along the way telling the dramatic story of the space telescope, including interviews with key scientists and astronauts. The Planets

| Le Grand Déversoir de Monsieur G. collect space space history and space artifacts news Long before the first Instagram from space, the first check-in from orbit, or even the first astronaut's tweet, John Glenn sent an email to Bill Clinton. The reply it prompted was the very first email transmitted by a sitting U.S. president — it just happened to be to space. April 18, 2014SpaceX launches science-packed Dragon capsule on space station supply run A commercial cargo spacecraft loaded with more than two tons of scientific experiments and equipment lifted off for the International Space Station on April 18, after more than a month of delays. April 17, 2014John Houbolt, NASA engineer who fought for Apollo moon landing method, dies Were it not for John C. April 14, 2014NASA signs over historic Launch Pad 39A to SpaceX One of NASA's most historic launch pads is now under new management. April 9, 2014Houston, we've got an auction: Apollo 13 astronaut's mementos to be sold April 7, 2014Mercury space capsule shipping overseas for German art exhibition

Voyager 1 Detects Weirdness at Solar System Edge Voyager 1 is the most distant man-made object and is thought to have recently escaped the sun’s sphere of influence. The probe, launched 35 years ago, is therefore mankind’s first interstellar vehicle careening into the vast expanse of space between the stars. Needless to say, as one of two deep space probes launched in 1977, Voyager 1 has explored previously unknown regions of the solar system, making groundbreaking discoveries as it went. Now, in a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, scientists analyzing data streaming from the spacecraft have uncovered a small mystery right at the solar system’s magnetic boundary with the interstellar medium. She may be old, but you can’t keep a good probe down. ANALYSIS: Voyager 1 About to Become Interstellar Emissary? As the sun travels through the galaxy, it carries its magnetic field with it, creating a magnetic “bubble” — the heliosphere — that all planets, spacecraft and people live inside. Image credit: NASA

ÉPICERIE SALÉE Salut la compagnie ! Comment va la vie ? Si vous grelottez en ce mois de février ensoleillé (enfin, tout est relatif), on a exactement ce qu’il vous faut : des croûtons. Des croûtons ? Ben oui, des croûtons à faire naviguer gaiment dans une soupe à l’oignon fumante (ou à autre chose, après tout, ne soyons pas sectaires). Continuer la lecture Bonjour à tous ! Continuer la lecture Vico fabrique depuis 1965 des chips bien croustillantes dans son bastion de Vic-sur-Aisne, en Picardie. Continuer la lecture Le tomato ketchup Amora® est une sauce multi-usages, qui, rappelez-vous, promettait moult divertissements : faire rigoler vos œufs au plat, mettre un nez rouge à un bonhomme apparaissant sur l’écran de votre téléviseur, donner un visage à une pauvre petite patate à l’eau. Continuer la lecture Encore un vieux de la vieille de l’industrie agro-alimentaire ! Selon Lu, qui a depuis récupéré l’affaire, le Tuc® original contient 73% de blé. Continuer la lecture

The Planets Today : A live view of the solar system Wonderful colors and shapes from deep space The complexity and beauty of the Universe amaze me everyday! Like in our old mother Earth, there are so much various and wonderful things to contemplate up there that I can't believe that it could be different for the recent Earth-sized planets discovery..... Here's a selection I've made of various astronomical objects from the deep sky with surprising shapes and colors... Enjoy! M2-9 is a striking example of a 'butterfly' or a bipolar planetary nebula. Another more revealing name might be the 'Twin Jet Nebula.' Source: Spacetelescope 2- M104 (Sombrero Galaxy) This floating ring is the size of a galaxy. Source: APOD 3- SN1987A (Supernova 1987A) What's causing those odd rings in supernova 1987A? Source: APOD 4- M16 close-up The European Space Agency’s Herschel space telescope has captured this gorgeous new view of the famed Eagle Nebula. Source: wired 5- Cygnus X How do stars form? Source: APOD 6- NGC 7293 (Helix Nebula) Source: Wikipedia 7- IPHASXJ194359.5+170901 (Necklace Nebula) Source: Docdb

À découvrir absolument El Botcho n’est pas une marque de haricots mexicains en boîte ni le nom d’un courant marin concurrençant El Nino. C’est le projet musical d’Alexandre, entouré de ses fidèles acolytes. Le garçon s’était illustré il y a 2 ou 3 ans par des marathons de l’Avent, en partenariat avec Rue89 ; l’idée était de produire une chanson par jour en réaction à une info du site Rue89. Figurez-vous qu’en moyenne une fois sur deux, la chanson était réussie, ce qui est remarquable vu le rythme et les contraintes de l’exercice. Venons-en à l’album « At the wrong place at the right time »…l’impression globale est avant tout cette fraîcheur simple qui se dégage des chansons. Le Toulonnais voue en effet un culte à ces oiseaux, qui apparaissent régulièrement dans son univers graphique, ainsi qu’aux moutons et à la nature varoise (voir pour cela sa trilogie de clips sur les monts toulonnais). Daniel Herrero, le fameux rugbyman toulonnais, n’aurait pas mieux dit.