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Entries from October 2010

The future of Omega Centauri

October 27th, 2010 · No Comments

NASA’s hubble site features a cool animation of the star system Omega Centauri. They took recorded data of the system between 2002 and 2006 and extrapolated the movement to extend 10000 years into the future. The animation shows how the stars will move through the system in that time frame.

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Tags: Astronomy

Spore Creatures for Samsung free

October 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

If you are one of the first 250,000 downloads for Samsung bada you get the Spore Creature App for free. Find more details here.

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Tags: Spore

Follow Curiosity

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

NASA installed a webcam for us to watch the new Mars rover Curiosity being built in a so-called clean room in the Jet Propulsion lab. Until the manned one-way trips to Mars, if they ever are conducted at all, these types of robots are the heroes of our current space quest efforts. So very cool […]

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Tags: Spore

First Civ5 DLC coming oct 25th

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Joystiq picked up the news that the first DLC packs for Civivlization5 will come very soon, october 25th. One of these packs, containing the Mongols, will be free!
Ghengis Kahn

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Tags: Civilization

Benoît Mandelbrot RIP

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Today Benoît B. Mandelbrot (1924-2010) left us, reason to commemorate the beautiful insights he gave us.

More reading.

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Tags: MandelBulb · Science


October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Each year Nikon’s Small World site opens a competition for super macro photos. The 2011 version is open for entries until April 2011. And, because they are so beautiful, here are a few from this year.
Photo by Laurie Knight
Photo by Marie Andersson

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Tags: Art · Science

Darkspore interview

October 7th, 2010 · No Comments

BIGdownload spoke to DarkSpore’s producer Mike Perry about all aspects of the new game.
More screenshots on BIGdownload

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Tags: Spore

From Dust interview and artwork

October 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Interview with the makers of the new game “From Dust” as be found on GameTrailers. Ubisoft also released some of the concept artwork.

via gamereactor

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Tags: Art · Other games · Video