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by Salvo
22 Aug 2017 00:13
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Politics
Replies: 109
Views: 2802

Politics

We must learn that we are not Germans or Italians or Russians or Americans, but that we are all human beings of one earth. Yeah, you're right! I agree with you from that point of view, but, from an economic prospective, I think division works better that union. That's because economy is not uniform...
by Salvo
21 Aug 2017 02:42
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Politics
Replies: 109
Views: 2802

Politics

Also I think its bullshit that people need a permit to protest. Please... Anyway, I've heard a few episodes of antifa violence, but also from neo-fascist people (precisely of "Forza Nuova") and friends of mine have been personally involved in some of those. I agree with most of you, I per...
by Salvo
10 Aug 2017 04:20
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 654
Views: 32333

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

One other thing I was wondering about, does SE account for proper motions of stars and planets through the years? So let's say I wanted to see what the stars and planets look like from Earth in, say, 1 million AD (or BC), could I get a fairly accurate approximation? Or will SE be able to do so once...
by Salvo
09 Aug 2017 07:17
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: UFO Sightings and Possible Explanations
Replies: 35
Views: 592

UFO Sightings and Possible Explanations

I also have one UFO story to share here, but I will see if I can find more info for it since it isn't mine. But, I can share one short sighting. So, it happened many years ago in the early August, probably 2nd. I was coming back from some event that was happening there every year and it was evening...
by Salvo
08 Aug 2017 23:30
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 654
Views: 32333

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

Whoops! I thought black dwarfs were 100% confirmed! Actually you can't confirm something that doesn't exists because it didn't had time to form yet.  :) We imagine the universe as something that was there by a lot of time, but 13.7 billion years are still relatively a small amount of time compared ...
by Salvo
08 Aug 2017 05:29
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Astrophotography
Replies: 155
Views: 6415

Astrophotography

Today's partial lunar eclipse from Ostrava, Czech Republic. It's so sad that I've noticed it but I didn't care about it since I though it was just covered by clouds. Media should definitely talk more about these things, I know it happens very often to see a lunar eclipse before a solar eclipse but ...
by Salvo
04 Aug 2017 00:44
Forum: Troubleshooting and Solutions
Topic: Can my PC run Space Engine?
Replies: 91
Views: 5227

Can my PC run Space Engine?

Up in space it's usually in the range 10-15, unless you get close to some planet Weird. My old card was an ATI Radeon HD 4650 that is just slightly better but I had 30-40 fps in space, maybe it's the "new" star rendering that is very heavy. Are you sure you didn't deactivate galaxy/nebula...
by Salvo
03 Aug 2017 23:43
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 572
Views: 21555

Science and Astronomy Questions

No matter how fast you go, c is still faster, by exactly c!  This is weird but true, and for it to be true other weird things must also be true, like the relativity of time and space. The weird part of it is that logic would say "so if I'm travelling at 0.9 c but I'm considered at rest so c is...
by Salvo
03 Aug 2017 11:06
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 572
Views: 21555

Science and Astronomy Questions

And not just electromagnetic signals, but any conceivable signal. msVuCEs8Ydo Quite hard to understand because of my poor english, but I kind of get what he meant. Very very interesting! I always considered "c" velocity as a consequence of space-time "friction", as much as you r...
by Salvo
03 Aug 2017 10:26
Forum: Development
Topic: Work progress - 0.9.8.1
Replies: 476
Views: 118816

Work progress - 0.9.8.1

Astrophisiclover wrote:
Parli ita?

Sì, c'è scritto sotto al mio username.
Se intendi parlare in italiano quì, boh non mi sembra il caso  :)
by Salvo
03 Aug 2017 02:40
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 572
Views: 21555

Science and Astronomy Questions

Lets say that if we somehow built a very tall tower on the near facing side of the moon, this tower would probably need to be miles high. Would it be possible to get internet connection on the Moon? Just if you deactivate your bluetooth. You can already have internet connection on the Moon, in the ...
by Salvo
31 Jul 2017 23:18
Forum: Development
Topic: Work progress - 0.9.8.1
Replies: 476
Views: 118816

Work progress - 0.9.8.1

What about his water? I think in the "planet video" he used a water that is very similar to the one SE actually use. If you mean that wonderful water with waves and stuff of the other videos it's probably very complicated to be implement in SE, also because it requires real-time reflectio...
by Salvo
31 Jul 2017 23:06
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Show off your work
Replies: 107
Views: 7015

Show off your work

midtskogen wrote:
The dipper, Norway's national bird.

I want 10 of them! Please take my money!
by Salvo
28 Jul 2017 07:41
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Photoshoped Image Dump
Replies: 19
Views: 807

Photoshoped Image Dump

This is an old photoshop of mine, I was showing how would SE look if it had 3d clouds.  :)

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I don't have the original image though, and it is very unrealistic now that I see it again.
by Salvo
28 Jul 2017 01:25
Forum: Development
Topic: Work progress - 0.9.8.1
Replies: 476
Views: 118816

Work progress - 0.9.8.1

Idea about new info table (photoshop mokeup): new into mokeup.png Info table becomes a window, which is fully transparent (invisible) in normal mode, showing only text, but appears when user hover mouse cursor over it. It could have an expand/collapse buttons, to show more/less detailed description...
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