Design is not, then, identical to problem-solving, but it certainly involves addressing issues that are seen (by someone) as problems and developing new or changed products, services or environments (seen by someone as solutions) in response.
Lewis Dartnell is an astrobiologist in England who wants to help you save the world after civilization collapses. To that end, he's written a book called The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch. It's the one post-apocalyptic guide you'll ever need. We've got an excerpt.
Die Schönheit hat viele Gesichter. Kunstvolle Beispiele dafür zeigt die aktuelle Ausstellung „Der schöne Schein“. Sie bringt bedeutende Kunstwerke aus den großen Museen der Welt an einem Ort zusammen und nimmt uns mit auf eine faszinierende Reise von der Antike bis zu Picasso. Als Höhepunkt der Aussstellung erschafft die Bremer Künstlergruppe URBANSCREEN im 100 Meter hohen Luftraum des Gasometers eine der größten und technisch anspruchsvollsten Innenraumprojektionen weltweit: "320° Licht".
This 1965 “Science Reporter” television program features the Apollo guidance computer and navigation equipment... Eldon Hall, Ramon Alonzo and Albert Hopkins (of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory) and Jack Poundstone (Raytheon Space Division in Waltham MA) explain and demonstrate key features of the instruments, and detail project challenges such as controlling the trajectory of the spacecraft
Of all the world's power sources, the most amazing might be the sheer force of water under pressure. Seeking to harness this incredible capacity, humans have built massive structures, monuments to engineering skill and brilliance. Here are the largest hydroelectric power stations of all time.
By bringing together all types of information about species distributions, providing model-based integration, and providing a system for users to build upon our knowledge, the Map of Life project hopes to support our community in understanding and saving the world's biodiversity.
While some webcomics deliver a quick joke or the latest installment in a long-form story, many comics floating around the Internet have something to teach us about the world. Here are some of our favorite comics that delve into science, history, philosophy, and more.
The Paris Opera is one of the world's greatest opera and ballet houses. Founded more than three centuries ago by Louis XIV, it possesses two theatres, the Palais Garnier (1875) and the Opéra Bastille (1989). Its mission is to preserve and develop our operatic and ballet heritage and it gives more than 350 performances per year. Great composers such as Rameau, Gluck, Rossini, Verdi, Wagner, Gounod, Massenet, Poulenc and Messiaen all gave the first performances of their works here. The ballet company, rich in historical tradition, performs all around the world. Over the years it has played host to the greatest choreographers: George Balanchine, Serge Lifar, Rudolf Nureyev, Roland Petit, Maurice Béjart, and of course Pina Bausch.
A palestra é subordinada ao tema “À Procura das Primeiras Galáxias: viagens no tempo – agora em 3D!”, proferida pelo Doutor David Sobral do Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa.
Este gajo ganhou uma bolsa na Holanda para um projecto de investigação
Earthquakes are in the news a lot lately. A quick search shows a 7.6 off the coast of the Solomon Islands, a 6.6 in Nicaragua, and a 7.1 off the southwest coast of Papua New Guinea, and this was just last week.