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Pluto: Stay tuned

Posted by Serguei2, in Pluto 24 August 2015 · 61 views

"Why hasn’t this website included any new images from New Horizons since July? As planned, New Horizons itself is on a bit of a post-flyby break, currently sending back lower data-rate information collected by the energetic particle, solar wind and space dust instruments. It will resume sending flyby images and other data in early September.
The tea...

Nice new mailbox

Posted by Serguei2, 18 August 2015 · 110 views

I begin to use the new mailbox from Canada post. 

Yeah. The mailbox is other side of the main road (route 138) when vans come and go everyday.

This mailbox is nicer than the traditional blue-red mailboxes.
It even has drawings in the sides.

 The other side and back.

Here the...


Posted by Serguei2, 07 August 2015 · 92 views

I noted some websites now support Unity to play games unstead Flash.
So I decided to try Unity too.
If the installer is about 700 kb, the whole installation takes forever to load. I suspect the data is about one gig or even more.
I first thought Unity is a plug-in for browsers but it's something else.
After the whole ins...

Houston! We have a video of bright spots on Ceres in 3D.

Posted by Serguei2, in Ceres 06 August 2015 · 80 views

It is a long time the Nasa didn't bring news of Ceres.
Here we are.

Disk drive's higher price than the computer itself

Posted by Serguei2, 04 August 2015 · 88 views

I noted in mid 1980s the disk drive becomes popular to North-America even if it costs more than the computer itself

If you think the disk drive at $249 is expensive, take a look when the Commodore 64 is introduced in 1982.
Commodore 64 is at $599.00 and the disk drive at $399.95...

New Horizons reaches Pluto

Posted by Serguei2, in Pluto 22 July 2015 · 91 views

Yeah. New Horizons finally reaches Pluto at last.
Frozen plains on Pluto
Mountain range on Pluto
Why I am late to...

UHD television sets

Posted by Serguei2, 16 July 2015 · 137 views

UHD is the next resolution of the television.
I saw few UHD television sets at the store.
I first thought the UHD would be the same resolution like the wides creen on movie theater but then, I found on the wiki: https://en.wikipedia...tion_television , UHD is still 16:9 like HD but with higher resolution...

My modem needs rest

Posted by Serguei2, 11 July 2015 · 113 views

I learned somethng new this week.
To upload large files (specially videos,  over 50 megs), you have to turn off the modem and wait about 30 minutes.
Or else, the modem will disconnect by itself and you have to upload again from the start.

Pluto's image

Posted by Serguei2, in Pluto 09 July 2015 · 141 views

Even if New Horizons didn't reach Pluto uet, here a great picture of this planet.


Do you remember this album?

Posted by Serguei2, 01 July 2015 · 125 views

I bought 'Saturday morning cartoons greatest hits' when it's released.

Few songs in this album are great but most of them,   :thumbsdown:  :thumbsdown:  :thumbsdown:  :thumbsdown:  :thumbsdown:  :thumbsdown:

Happy Canada day

Posted by Serguei2, 01 July 2015 · 99 views

Happy Canada day everybody.

From: Best cartoon series made by Filmation

Posted by Serguei2, 28 June 2015 · 126 views

Source: Best cartoon series made by Filmation

Ceres with bright spots and mysterious triangle-shape thing

Posted by Serguei2, in Ceres 24 June 2015 · 122 views

The Nasa brings this new picture of Ceres.
The scientists still don't sure about the bright spots what it is. 
Also they found a pyramid-shape peak. What's it could be?

Bright spots on Ceres update

Posted by Serguei2, in Ceres 11 June 2015 · 200 views

Scientists begin to think the bright spots could be something else than ice.

New DailyMotion channel is out

Posted by Serguei2, 07 June 2015 · 126 views

I made a new channel at DailyMotion.
This channel is in English only while my older channel is both English and French.

Spaceweb Animation is down

Posted by Serguei2, in Flash cartoons 06 June 2015 · 100 views

I noted today Spaceweb Animation is down.
You can watch my cartoons here:
Or here

Unexpected field trip

Posted by Serguei2, 04 June 2015 · 107 views

Ho my my. 
That's I called an expected field trip.


Posted by Serguei2, in Ceres 28 May 2015 · 155 views
planet Ceres
Ceres Ceres the dwarf planet looks like a moon,

From: Bright spots on Ceres

Posted by Serguei2, in Ceres 26 April 2015 · 154 views

The NASA has more options on their poll than mine.
Source: Bright spots on Ceres

Fric, Froc and Sophia: Sophia's first school day

Posted by Serguei2, 22 April 2015 · 136 views

Fric, Froc and Sophia on video format.
Edited: A better version is uploaded.

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