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… and we’re back!

February 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

It is high time that this blog gets a bit of love, so expect new postings in the near future. There is exciting new stuff arriving so there might be more than a few, stay tuned.

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Best Wishes!

December 31st, 2012 · No Comments

To all the readers of my blog: I wish you all the best in the coming year. Who knows what it may bring?

Here is my personal top three list of things to look forward to:
Curiosity, one of our humble but heroic representatives on Mars, may find things we did not expect to find.
The new Simcity […]

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Using Solar heat

July 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

One of the many areas of technological progress is making more direct uses of the energy of the Sun. And excitingly, it is rapidly becoming available for everyone who takes an interest.
Since a year we have a Solar Boiler installed on our roof. Being the nerdy family we are we share our experiences with it […]

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The Story, page 9

April 12th, 2012 · No Comments

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The elder went on: “And difficult it was. Only through the hard work and dedication of every colonist here we are where we are today. Something we all can be very proud of!” For a moment the elder seemed not ordinary at all; but straight, strong and somehow eternal. Then he sighed, and […]

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The Story, page 8

March 31st, 2012 · No Comments

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Skye made a gesture and the screen on the wall lit up, showing a countdown clock and a text urging to tell everybody to tune in. The chatter died down at that and they waited silently. After what seemed a very long time the image switched to a room with three of the […]

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The Story, page 7

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

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In the classroom the fireplace was lit, and most people were already sitting on the couches in the lounging corner. Speculation was rife again, this time about the cause of all the gloom that radiated from the hall. “It can’t be something physical”, a boy named Ocean said, “Or else the alarm […]

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The Story, page 6

March 7th, 2012 · No Comments

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“It is usually a good idea to mark the spots first, before you open the container.” River said to Piers. “The coral needs the frame at first, so it is best to lay them near, but not too near, otherwise you need too many. These things are precious.” He drew the first mark […]

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The Story, page 5

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

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The section of the compound that would become the bio-lab was marked with a leaf symbol. It was still empty, their handhelds bleeped simultaneously when they entered. A blueprint of the space was shown to each of the team members. The section they were to build first was highlighted. Piers and River were […]

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The Story, page 4

February 21st, 2012 · No Comments

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At the end of the passage the compound stretched before them. It had built the outer layer by itself so they need not go out to build it in the heavy spacesuits. It would be too dangerous when a suit would tear and start to leak. The atmosphere was being worked on of […]

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The Story, page 3

February 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments

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New compounds always were connected to the main city by a passage. The city looked magnificent from above, a sprawling web with the domed compounds as nodes and the passages as vertices. The passages were still necessary, and would be for a while yet, until the atmosphere was compatible enough to […]

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