Do astronauts recycle their waste?

Do astronauts recycle their waste? NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems logistics reduction project is developing technologies to mitigate issues with waste. Astronauts can process small pieces of trash in a high-temperature reactor, which breaks the waste down into water, oxygen, and other gases which the crew can use or vent as needed. How is poop disposed […]

Can a criminal record be cleared in Australia?

Can a criminal record be cleared in Australia? Every other State and Territory within Australia has a mechanism whereby convictions are referred to as ‘spent’ and removed from official records and prevented from disclosure after a fixed period of time. Convictions can be removed from the record if the individual does not reoffend during the […]

When did the Confucianism start?

When did the Confucianism start? Confucianism, the way of life propagated by Confucius in the 6th–5th century bce and followed by the Chinese people for more than two millennia. Who introduced Confucianism? scholar K’ung Fu-tzu A short introduction to the Chinese ethical system. Stressing the importance of correct behaviour, loyalty and obedience to hierarchy, Confucianism […]

What does the Indian word Seminole mean?

What does the Indian word Seminole mean? wild people The 1770s is when Florida Indians collectively became known as Seminole, a name meaning “wild people” or “runaway.” In addition to Creeks, Seminoles included Yuchis, Yamasses and a few aboriginal remnants. The population also increased with runaway slaves who found refuge among the Indians. Are the […]

Who painted the third of May?

Who painted the third of May? Francisco Goya The Third of May 1808/Artists Although Goya’s Second of May (above) is a tour de force of twisting bodies and charging horses reminiscent of Leonardo’s Battle of Anghiari, his The Third of May, 1808 in Madrid is acclaimed as one of the great paintings of all time, […]

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