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MSL - Curiosity Les principaux objectifs sont donc de : déterminer si la vie a pu exister sur la planète Mars, caractériser son climat, caractériser sa géologie, préparer l'exploration humaine de Mars. Pour mener à bien cette mission, le rover Curiosity équipé d'instruments scientifiques s'est posé sur Mars. 2 instruments dont les Principaux Investigateurs sont européens (Allemagne et Espagne), 1 instrument dont le Principal Investigateur est russe, 7 instruments dont les Principaux Investigateurs sont américains, dont 2 instruments avec Co-Principal Investigateur français. Les contributions instrumentales françaises à la mission concerne : Le CNES assure, pour le compte de l'ensemble des partenaires nationaux (laboratoires), la maîtrise d'ouvrage de la contribution instrumentale française à MSL.

Foursquare Hasn't Won the Location War vs. Google, Facebook, Execs Say - Mobile and Wireless from eWeek Foursquare has not cornered the nascent location-based social service war, executives from Google, Facebook and Foursquare asserted at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York May 25. TechCrunch Editor Michael Arrington asked Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering for Google, Chris Cox, vice president of product management for Facebook and Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, whether social check-in service Foursquare had won the location-based service battle. "Are they the YouTube of location?" Arrington added, a nod to the Google-owned property's unparalleled status in user-generated video. Gundotra, whose company offers the Google Latitude friend-finding application and the Google Buzz for mobile social app, said there will be many players for location-based services.

Tony Robbins Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let's begin ... TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at

Mars, le rêve rouge Mars est sans doute la planète la plus intéressante du système solaire. Depuis des temps immémoriaux, elle fascine les hommes. Sa surface est couverte de volcans, de cratères d'impact, mais aussi de bassins et de plaines. Caractéristiques de Mars Mars est la quatrième planète du système solaire. Tableau récapitulatif I've Changed My Mind About The iPad I got an iPad for our home when the wifi version first came out. I used it for a day and then wrote a post about the iPad on the iPad. I was not very enthusiastic about the device. At the end of the review I said: Over time it may turn into a mainstream computing platform but I don't think it is there yet and I don't think Apple has the kind of hit on its hands that it had with the iPhone. Over the past week, I have fallen in love with the thing. It may be the best email device I have ever owned. Part of it is the fact that I can go out on my terrace with a cup of coffee, a glass of lemonade, or a glass of wine and do email in a relaxed mood. I also like the way it sits on our kitchen counter and gets used for all sorts of little things. We use it for our sonos remote, to do crossword puzzles, play games, pull up menus to order in, read techmeme and hacker news, and watch the occasional youtube video. Our iPhones, Androids, and Blackberries are our personal devices.

Brian Greene Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Mars aujourd'hui L'eau sur Mars : Ce globe martien montre une prédiction de la teneur en vapeur d'eau de l'atmosphère martienne. Nous avons maintenant une assez bonne compréhension du cycle annuel de la vapeur d'eau dans l'atmosphère de Mars, grâce aux sondes spatiales et aux nombreuses observations terrestres. L'apparente régularité du cycle a permis d'établir un modèle de la distribution de la vapeur d'eau atmosphérique. La quantité de vapeur d'eau dans l'atmosphère de Mars est toujours très faible. L'eau est un élément particulièrement important pour une compréhension globale de la planète Mars. Une réserve d'eau importante se trouverait au niveau de la calotte polaire résiduelle nordique, sous forme de glace. Pour obtenir des renseignements plus détaillés sur le thème de l'eau, consultez la page traitant de ce sujet, ainsi que les pages concernant l'atmosphère, la glace et la météorologie martienne.

Foursquare Nearing 1 Million Checkins Per Day A tweet from Foursquare yesterday revealed that the company is doing "10+ checkins per second." We did the math and at 10 checkins per second, Foursquare is processing about 36,000 checkins per hour — putting the daily checkin total somewhere around 864,000. In fact, once Foursquare hits 11.58 checkins per second — a milestone foreseeable in the very near future — it will be processing over 1 million checkins per day. Foursquare is all the rage right now and has been growing at an astronomical rate of late. We can attribute the company's strategic allegiance with media companies like Bravo and retail corporations like Starbucks as primary contributing factors to Foursquare's growth. Update: Foursquare Co-Founder Dennis Crowley says that the 10 plus checkins per second figure was on a Wednesday night, and that the company is averaging 700,000 checkins per day.

Tim Berners-Lee Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let's begin ... TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). LEGO rover Avertissement : Ce site n'est pas affilié ou validé par LEGO ® Company. LEGO ®, LEGOLAND, ALPHA TEAM, BIONICLE, JACK STONE, MINDSTORMS, ROBOTICS INVENTION SYSTEM, SPYBOTICS, CLIKITS, SCALA, BELVILLE le logo LEGO et LEGOLAND sont des marques du groupe LEGO ® Microsoft Office Labs vision 2019 (montage + video) [flv:officelabsmontage.flv 600 400] When Microsoft decides to imagine the future, it never fails to impress. Not only do you have some of the smartest people envisioning what’s possible, but they also invest so much into communicating these ideas through sights and sounds which the production value can be compared to most blockbuster sci-fi films. Today at the Wharton Business Technology Conference, Microsoft’s Business Division president Stephen Elop unveiled the latest production from Microsoft Office Labs called “2019″, starring stock photo men, women and children playing with the next-generation of communication, collaboration and production technologies. Those with a keen eye and a good memory might recognize a few familiar concepts in this video already shown in earlier videos of the “envisioning” series, for example the future of personal health, having said that, I believe there’s still a couple of new never-before-seen concepts sliced between.

Wade Davis Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less).

EXOMARS Projet européen Les objectifs scientifiques d'ExoMars, par ordre de priorité, sont : Rechercher des signes de vie passée et présente sur Mars ; Caractériser l'environnement géochimique en fonction de la profondeur et détecter l'existance éventuelle d'eau dans des poches souterraines ; Etudier la surface et l'environnement pour recenser les dangers potentiels pour des missions habitées futures ; Etudier la structure des couches profondes du sol afin de mieux comprendre l'évolution et l'habitabilité de la planète Mars. En complément de ces objectifs scientifiques, cette mission doit démontrer la capacité de l'Europe à faire atterrir une sonde sur Mars, confirmer la faisabilité de technologies d'opérations robotiques in situ, contribuant ainsi à consolider l'ambition européenne de jouer un rôle primordial, dans les futures missions internationales d'exploration. Les principaux éléments de la mission ExoMars sont : Le véhicule de surface qui sera capable de se déplacer sur plusieurs kilomètres ;

Three killer tools to measure your Facebook clout Your organization created a Facebook Page a few months ago. You’ve employed a few creative strategies to build up connections on your Page, increase engagement, and have even used it to promote a fundraising event. But you know that for the most part, you’ve been winging it. And you know that if you had better info about the impact of your efforts on Facebook, you’d get even more love. Or at least you’d get more like. Four critical questions for Facebook marketers Once you have clear goals for what you want out of Facebook, you should be able to clearly answer four questions: How far are we away from our goal? There are three tools that can give you answers to these questions. Facebook Social Page Evaluator by Virtue The Social Page Evaluator by Vitrue This app looks at the number of people who have liked your Page and your post quality. Probably the best way to measure your Page is by using your Page Insights. Which tool should you use?

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