No, gravity is influenced very much by the mass of the object in question. This means that, in order for the gravity of Mars to be affected, we would somehow have to either add mass to the Red Planet or take it away. Terraforming Mars – that’s making it more hospitable for human habitation – does neither of these things.
Instead, terraforming Mars involves the incredible feat of building up its atmosphere, keeping the globe warm and keeping that atmosphere from being lost to outer space. Mars’s gravity (which is 38% that of Earth’s) combined with its questionable
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New US Open champion Webb Simpson has had a remarkable last 12 months in golf!
Webb Simpson has had one of the most spectacular rises to fame in world golf. Two years ago he was a struggling player on the PGA Tour. At the end of 2010 he was 213th on the World Ranking and had only just secured his tour card for 2011 with a T-4 at Las Vegas, the penultimate event of the season. He finished 94th on the money-list. He hadn’t yet played in a major championship, and wasn’t eligible for and. A year later, at age
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That newspaper article was never written, but it could have been. The reason for its non-appearance at the height of the Second World War can be summarized in one word: Mustangs.
In the two decades before the war, the Army Air Corps developed the theory and practice of strategic bombing. Because there were no long-range fighters, the necessary concept arose around the self-defending bomber, a flying fortress, so to speak, that would escort itself. Thus, the lack of a technology drove the emerging doctrine: the technological tail wagging the doctrinal doggie.
The concept didn’t work. It was demonstrated in Spain
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One of the first pieces of advice you hear when you buy a bandsaw is to ditch the blade that comes with it and purchase a decent one.
That rings true in many instances, as the supplied blade can be inferior and be detrimental to the machine, making you believe the saw isn’t all it should be.
The same can be said of other tools that reiy on peripherals to achieve their best, and with a jigsaw there seems to be more blades and configurations than you can shake a stick at, let alone cut.
A trip to a car
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When it gets steamy on the homefront.
Just in case you have been reading these columns of mine, and you might have come to the conclusion that I live in a different world than you do, I thought this time I would prove to you that we live in the very same world, and that it does get steamy on the homefront.
Meaning, life can be a troublesome when you run a business, or even worse, when your business runs you. That’s when I’ve found most often that working on it becomes impossible to do.
Thinking strategically becomes warped by
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Vox populi History had a key part to play in getting the message across in BioShock Infinite
Since its release earlier this year, we’ve been in love with the sheer beauty of Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite. One of our favourite visual aspects is the representation of social ideals through propaganda.
The task of bringing The Prophet’s words to life fell to West Studios, who after researching posters from the turn of the 20th century, wanted to strike a balance between the visual languages of religion and war. «Propaganda-art and religious imagery share a similar purpose,» says West Studios’ head honcho
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