Archive for July 2009

Half of Italians declare less than 15 000 euro per year

From the first data released by the Ministry of Finance on returns submitted in 2008 and for 2007 shows that half of Italians declared an income in 2007 of less than € 15 000 gross, 80% of Italians said an income of less than 26 000 EUR gross. In addition, less than 0.2% said a [...]

Supernova, identified the most distant and oldest ever found

Astronomers have discovered the oldest and most distant supernova found so far. According to the calculations of astronomers the star exploded about 10.7 billion years ago, about 3 billion years after the Big Bang, and 1.5 billion years before the Supernova oldest so far discovered. The technique used to [...]

Discover Tornado

Some video of Tornado taken over by "hunters Tornado"

NASA discovered high-definition movies of the Moon Landing

Almost forty years after landing on the moon (July 20, 1969) NASA has found the original tapes with movies that documented the event. The magnetic tapes were lost almost immediately and since then we have seen that event only with low-quality images, such as those seen in the following video Among other [...]

The start of the Shuttle

On May 11 the Shuttle Atlantis (STS 125) took off from Cape Canaveral, the main objective of the mission was important work on the Hubble Space Telescope. Below is a video of the start of the Shuttle Atlantis taken by a camera is placed on the tank on the booster rockets, which have taken the fall [...]

G8, $ 20 billion for the fight against hunger

It was closed today after three days of work, the G8 Summit in L'Aquila. The summit was held in the barracks "Judge Vincent" Guardia di Finanza in Coppito. Initially as the G8 venue was chosen the island of La Maddalena, the seat was moved to the barracks of torque after the earthquake that [...]

Euro zone GDP down 2.5% in the first quarter of 2009

The GDP of the euro area (EU-16) fell by 2.5% in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the previous quarter, while the GDP of the European Union (euro area countries and the countries that have not adopted the euro) fell by 2.4%. Was reported by the European statistics office, Eurostat. In Italy, GDP fell [...]

The Return of Nuclear Power in Italy

Approved today by the Senate, the bill on the development with 154 votes in favor, 1 against and 1 abstention (which is equivalent to the Senate to vote against). The opposition did not participate in the voting. The bill passed contains important news on several fronts, such as the introduction of class action, which will not come, however, in [...]

Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is a telescope, launched in late 1995, the spatial result of a joint project of NASA and ESA, the European Space Agency, used to study the Sun SOHO has several tools, including these the Extreme UV Imaging Telescope (EIT), the Michelson Doppler Imager (MDI), the Large Angle Spectrometer Coronagraph (LASCO). [...]

NASA has released the most comprehensive terrestrial map

NASA, in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Economy has released in recent days the most complete map of the Earth's surface. The map covers 99% of Earth's surface. The Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM) was created using 1.3 million images collected by the radiometer Japanese ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) [...]

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