Archive for June 29th, 2009

Tunguska was a comet?

On June 30, 1908 near the Tunguska river in Siberia Podkamennaja there was a huge explosion that destroyed millions of trees over an area of ​​2150 square kilometers. The explosion was so strong that it was heard up to 1000 km away. The causes of the explosion has never been clear, the affected area was completely uninhabited. [...]

GDP per capita, Italy in thirteenth place in Europe

Italy is in thirteenth place in Europe in per capita GDP, as is clear from the preliminary estimates for 2008, the European statistical office Eurostat. In drawing up the rankings is regarded as the GDP per capita in purchasing power standards (Purchasing Power Standards). Considering the EU GDP per capita equal to 100 [...]