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Entries from January 2011

New Darkspore producer video

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Big download features a new Darkspore video and the confirmation that the game will be available March 29th (in the US, in Europe the release date is April 1st, I kid you not… )

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Tags: Spore · Video

Planet Hunting

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

As I mentioned before: the race is on to find the first “habitable” exoplanet. Did you know you can help the people of the Kepler Mission find candidates? The data coming in from the telescope is huge, and the pattern finding algorithms not quick enough. So they created a website where anyone can help sieve […]

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Tags: Astronomy

3D fractal movie

January 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Since it has been a while since I posted a fractal, here is a nice video in Vimeo of a fractal surface.
Surface detail from subBlue on Vimeo.

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Tags: Science

Announcement NASA’s Kepler mission today

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Via its facebook page the Kepler mission tells us that:
A new planet discovery will be announced Monday Jan. 10 during the ‘Exoplanets & Their Host Stars’ presentation at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) conference in Seattle, Washington. Natalie Batalha of the NASA Kepler Mission Team will be online answering your questions about this new planet

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Tags: Astronomy · Spore

Facebook Civ Alpha-test signup

January 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Finally some news on the facebook version of Civilization. People can sign up for the closed beta in team of 5 to 50 people.
See all the details in a letter fro Sid about Civilization World. Anyone game for a SpaceOddity team? Or know a cool team to sign-up with? We have till Jan 10th to […]

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Tags: Civilization

2011: Year of change

January 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Happy 2011 everyone!
This year this site will see gradual change as I am busy working on a new project that includes creating a website with cool little free games and zero advertisements. The site is currently not open, but it will be soon. If you’re interested here is the link:

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