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When to Nuke an Asteroid That’s Heading Toward Earth (and When Not to)

Posted on April 17th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
“If you have little time, then you need a bigger force, and the biggest power source we have is nuclear power,” via When to Nuke an Asteroid That’s Heading Toward Earth (and When Not to) | Motherboard. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

Is this ET? Mystery of strange radio bursts from space

Posted on April 2nd, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
BURSTS of radio waves flashing across the sky seem to follow a mathematical pattern. If the pattern is real, either some strange celestial physics is going on, or the bursts are artificial, produced by human – or alien – technology. via Is this ET? Mystery of strange radio bursts from space – space – 31 March 2015 – New Scientist. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

CERN researchers confirm existence of the Force | CERN

Posted on April 2nd, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
“The Force is what gives a particle physicist his powers,” said CERN theorist Ben Kenobi of the University of Mos Eisley, Tatooine. “It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us; and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.” via CERN researchers confirm existence of the Force | CERN. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

Ripensare un progetto editoriale: Produzione | Schreiber Post

Posted on March 27th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
In buona sostanza, un editore non può limitarsi a considerare come proprio naturale competitor solamente chi produce libri simili. Deve invece aver chiaro che il contesto nel quale opera ha sviluppato una concorrenza rintracciabile in chiunque sia in grado di fornire contenuti di intrattenimento nelle più svariate forme. Dalle serie TV al fumetto, dai videogiochi alle app passando per blog e social network; questi ultimi sempre più orientati verso la produzione di contenuti originali. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

We Should Be Able To Detect Spaceships Moving Near The Speed Of Light

Posted on March 25th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
A pair of engineers say it’s possible to detect the signatures of spacecraft traveling at relativistic speeds, and we can do so using current technologies. The trouble is, their new analysis also suggests that moving through space at ludicrous speed is more hazardous than previously thought. via We Should Be Able To Detect Spaceships Moving Near The Speed Of Light. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

As It Turns Out, We Really Are All Starstuff

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars,” Carl Sagan famously said in his 1980 series Cosmos. “We are made of starstuff.” via As It Turns Out, We Really Are All Starstuff. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

How to Balance Action, Narrative and Dialogue in Your Novel | WritersDigest.com

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
Most of the time, we want to balance our scenes using three elements of fiction: dialogue, action and narrative. This is one reason you want to put your character in a scene with other characters as often as possible. Scenes that weave together these three elements engage the reader at an emotional level much more effectively than scenes that are only dialogue, only narrative or only action. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

The Ebola Outbreak: U.S. Sponsored Bioterror? | Global Research

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
We can now be extraordinarily confident that the U.S. government is lying, in key material respects, about the latest Ebola outbreak—and not just because it lies about nearly everything of political consequence. This article shows that there are compelling reasons to believe we are being told three big lies about Ebola. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

Rilke on What Winter Teaches Us about the Richness of Life and the Tenacity of the Human Spirit | Brain Pickings

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
“What does living come down to but bringing about those changes in ourselves … which can free us to enjoy a richness and closeness with everyone?” via Rilke on What Winter Teaches Us about the Richness of Life and the Tenacity of the Human Spirit | Brain Pickings. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

NASA increases impact risk for 1,300-foot-wide asteroid – CBS News

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
In the unlikely event that 2013 TV135 does collide with Earth, it will strike with the force of 2,500 megatons of TNT, making it 50 times more powerful that the largest nuclear bomb that has ever been set off. via NASA increases impact risk for 1,300-foot-wide asteroid – CBS News. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

Story Plots and Chronology | Novel Writing Help

Posted on March 24th, by Arturo Robertazzi in QUICK READING. No Comments
All story plots are chronological. They begin with Event A, at a particular point in time, and finish one day or one year or one decade later with Event Z. The decision you face, when plotting a novel, is whether to present the events in chronological order. via Story Plots and Chronology | Novel Writing Help. CONTINUA A LEGGERE

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