The Mars Society is a space-advocacy non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Inspired by "The Case for Mars" conferences which were hosted by The Mars Underground at the University of Colorado Boulder and established by Dr. Robert Zubrin and many others in 1998, the organization works to educate the public, the media and government on the benefits of Mars exploration and the importance of planning for a Earth-to-Mars mission in the coming dec..
ASCII ( ), abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme (the IANA prefers the name US-ASCII). ASCII codes represent text in computers, communications equipment, and other devices that use text. Most modern character-encoding schemes are based on ASCII, though they support many additional characters. ASCII was the most common character encoding on the World Wide Web until December 2007, when it was surpassed by UTF-8, which includes ASCII as a subset..
The slash ( /), also known as a stroke and by the technical term solidus, is a sign used as a punctuation mark and for various other purposes. It is often called a forward slash, a retronym used to distinguish it from the backslash ( \). It has many other names.
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of Retailing representing merchandisers with interconnecting that enable customers to walk from unit to unit. A shopping arcade is a specific form serving the same purpose.
In shipping, break bulk cargo or general cargo are goods that must be loaded individually, and not in intermodal containers nor in bulk cargo as with oil or grain. Ships that carry this sort of cargo are often called general cargo ships. The term break bulk derives from the phrase breaking bulk—the extraction of a portion of the cargo of a ship or the beginning of the unloading process from the ship's holds. These goods may not be in . Break bulk cargo is transported in , , , , or . of items secur..
Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 – September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs of soil testing apparatus and fundamental research on and soil liquefaction, he is also credited for developing the soil mechanics teaching programme at Harvard University during the early 1930s that has since been modelled in many universities around th..
The Devil Wears Prada are by no means a newcomer. In over 8 years as a band they have sold over 750,000 albums (5 releases have sold over 100,000 copies), and have toured the world over and over, playing to sold out crowds every night. They have been able ..
In the blink of an eye the terror begins. When a space shuttle crew finds a mysterious spacecraft containing three human-looking creatures in a state of suspended animation they bring them back to Earth for further investigation. It's only then that sc..
In the year 2029 interstellar reconnaissance missions are relegated to chimpanzee pilots from the space station OBERON in deep space. On one such mission a chimp loses communication and vanishes from the radar. Fearless astronaut Leo Davidson launches ..
Do you have difficulty hearing the TV, sounds or listening to music? Over time, human hearing naturally evolves. Although this is normal, the changes can alter the quality of the sounds you experience, for example when watching TV or listening to music. Th..
But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, so long an institution that was seemingly above reproach. Wheels Stop tells the stirring story of how, after the Challenger disaster, the S..
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But what do we lose when big-box retailers rule the home furnishings marketplace—and, by extension, our homes? Wouldn’t it be more satisfying to surround ourselves with handcrafted pieces that perfectly suit our needs? While making your own fur..
Ean is queen of the Willow, a small ship with a Traditional crew who live in space and trade between the stars. Suddenly Tre, the laid back crew enforcer, is demanding that they dash to one system to pick up cabin boys and then divert to another to recruit..
Space is a dimension that includes familial, community, institutional, and cultural spaces within which children live. The third dimension, discipline, names the specific and distinct areas of scholarship and research that define the ontology, epistemology..
Classic Space Opera with a Stanley Kubrick twist... Nothing is as it appears. Nothing. Your whole life you think you understand who and what you are, and then one day you learn that it is all a lie. So what do you do? You have lunch with the leading candid..
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An irreverent and fun magazine-style series looking at how science shapes the world around us. A team of experts grapple with hands on experiments relating to everything from amateur space travel to artificial life.From exploring the world's most advance..
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In shipping, break bulk cargo or general cargo are goods that must be loaded individually, and not in intermodal containers nor in bulk cargo as with oil or grain. Ships that carry this sort of cargo are often called general cargo ships. The term break
Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 – September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of Retailing representing merchandisers with interconnecting that enable customers to walk from