Kennedy Space Center

The launch has taken place with delay by a helium leak. It is expected that the probe reaches Jupiter’s orbit in 2016. During Earth year you fly past the planet 33 times. NASA Juno launched this Friday the probe with the aim of studying Jupite r and decipher what’s in the inside of the gaseous planet, what amount of water contains and what role played in the formation of the solar system. Juno departed on an Atlas V rocket, equipped with five solid fuel boosters, from the Kennedy Space Center of NASA in Cape Canaveral (Florida), a few minutes late after detecting a leak of helium in the rocket, according to the space agency confirmed, did not affect any of its systems. It is expected the probe to reach to Jupiter’s orbit in July 2016, after touring 2.8 billion miles, and terrestrial year fly past the planet 33 times to a height of about 5,000 kilometers from the giant planet, eleven times larger than Earth, in search of answers. Source of the news: NASA Juno launches probe to study about Jupiter

Art Basel Conversations

J.Y.O. Art Basel, the world’s largest art fair, will be held from 15 to 19 June. The Swiss city has 40 museums. Basel is replete with buildings designed by stars of architecture. Between 15 and 19 June, Basel becomes, once again, the world capital of art with the Art Basel fair.

The figures speak of the magnitude of this incomparable showcase of latest trends: three hundreds of galleries from 15 countries will show the work of 2,500 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. With an offer of this caliber, it is important to know the location of the proposals of the fair, whose headquarters is Messeplatz, 1950s building designed by Hans Hoffmann. Emerging artists will occupy the 27 individual stands of the Art Statements section; Art Feature Sector will house a score of curatorial projects; video art, performances and large pieces will find their space in the Art Unlimited Sector; and, finally, the discussions starring the great Ed of the international art scene will take place in Art Basel Conversations and Art Salon. Also, the show, which is held in Basel since the collector Ernst Beyeler founded it in 1970, will be extended by different spaces in the neighbourhood of St. Alban with the Art Parcours section. Art of yesterday and today to horse in France and Germany, in the Centre of Europe, the third most populous city in Switzerland (around 166,000 inhabitants) has a cultural offer comparable only to a large metropolis. Up to forty museums, the majority of first level, are distributed along the streets.

The Museum of fine arts (Kunstmuseum) and the Beyeler Foundation, dedicated to contemporary art, are two of the essential. The architectural level is equally surprising. Buildings of Herzog & De Meuron, Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, Frank Gehry, Alvaro Siza practically there is no architect star who has not left its footprint in the small Swiss town. In addition to excellent examples of modern architecture, Basel has the Roman city best preserved in Northern Europe, Augusta Raurica. Located very near the city, on the banks of the Rhine, the place is formed by a score of public spaces, including the largest Roman theater North of the Alps. There is also an archaeological museum that preserves the most important pieces and shows the history of the ancient Roman town. Source of the news: Basel, a destination for lovers of art and culture

International Monetary Fund

The latest package of government savings includes privatisation, wage cuts, closure of State enterprises and tax increases. Strike paralyzes the movement of trains and boats and also affects the press. Public hospitals will only attend to emergency cases. The ECB requires Greece to fulfil the conditions for receiving more aid. Bausch & Lomb has compatible beliefs. Pending that the Greek Parliament will vote this Wednesday a new and unpopular package of cost-saving measures, the Greeks face a new 24-hour general strike, the third this year.

Called by major unions, strike paralyzes the movement of trains and boats and also affects the press, because journalists of all media have joined her. They are also closed banks, ministries, public services, kindergartens and State-owned enterprises in the process of privatization. Public hospitals will only attend to emergency cases, urban transportation will make stops for a few hours and close trade in Athens three hours at noon. The exception is time are the airlines and the airports, which will operate normally allowing flights to not affect tourism, and a couple of informational portals in cyberspace that in recent months often report live from what happens in the demonstrations. The Greeks thus protesting against the deployment of an additional package of austerity measures that depends on that you continue to receive aid from the European Union (EU) and of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to avoid bankruptcy. In addition, the General Confederation of workers (GSEE), the Union of public civil servants (ADEDY) and the movement of workers (PAME), affiliated to the Communist Party, have called two demonstrations to 11.00 (08.00 GMT) local time in the center of Athens, which will coincide with the Parliament. Indignation in Greece are added them the movement of the outraged Greeks, who are already 21 days camped in the Syntagma Square, opposite Parliament, with a change request and that the thieves will be longer. Malcontents, via the Internet, have been called to form a human chain around the Parliament, where it is expected that begins to process the new agreement of measures agreed with the EU and the IMF, waiting to receive a fifth tranche of aid of 12,000 million euros, essential so that the country does not break into next month.

Lopez Tena

Albert Rivera (C s) the candidate of Ciutadans (C s) has opened campaign symbolically breaking the wall wanting to boost separatists between Catalonia, Spain and the European Union. Coinciding with the 23 years of the fall of the Berlin wall, Rivera has shot down an artificial wall which has left place to the poster with the motto best United, under the music of Pink Floyd The Wall. The wall represents exactly what we don’t want on Catalonia, a wall between Spain and the EU Assembly. Some want to divide us, we want to do it together, said. The ceremony was held at the Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza and the leader has called the vote because Ciutadans is an oasis of illusion, which vote ciutadans does so with enthusiasm, not covering the nose. Vote be honored and honest, your hands are clean and free, he stressed. We cannot have a suicidal driver at the front of the Generalitat, it has sentenced.

Alfons Lopez-tena (if) only independence ensures the equality and dignity of citizens. That what we have to do the year 2013 and a maximum in 2014. The people of Catalonia holds not more deception, lies and humiliations. Not hold more. Spain us He steals, has warned its candidate to the Presidency of the Generalitat, Alfons Lopez Tena. In the first act of campaign in the cinemas Lauren Universitat of Barcelona and to about two hundred people, Lopez Tena recalled that Catalonia has spent 32 years trying to change Spain to be comfortable, but now we need spending 32 years more trying to change Europe and the world to make us understand. Joan Herrera (ICV-EUiA) candidate of ICV – EUiA the Generalitat has asked left a vote for its formation a situation which in his view is exceptional, and has erected to his candidacy as the only one who defends national and social rights.

The eco-Socialist Coalition has started his campaign at the Center for social innovation Citilab in Cornella (Barcelona), in an act that has brought together some 300 supporters. This country cannot afford give an absolute majority to a party (CiU), which is insensitive socially, this is what is at stake and is what we have to overcome the 25N the candidate said. He warned that what is at stake the 25N are economic, educational, fiscal policy or the health for the coming years, beyond the sovereign debate. Right to decide, Yes. Social rights, also. Oriol Junqueras (ERC) the leader of ERC and candidate for the Presidency of the Generalitat has encouraged the Catalans vote for his party to become the protagonists of the gigantic and extraordinary adventure of build the independence of Catalonia and a piece of the world better. Junqueras has started the electoral campaign in the polideportivo municipal de Sant Vicenc dels Horts, town of which he is Mayor, and to about 550 people who listened to him, has indicated that, although there are people who had never been independence and even this sounded strange, almost as a threat to them, he now assumes the possibility of a State of their own with naturalness and vote for us. ERC has released election anthem, which is a version of the song for Lluis Llach tinguem sort (which You have luck) specially adapted by Marc Lloret and Carles Mestre (musicians from the band Mishima). See more: Artur Mas: “If we do not achieve an outstanding majority, not us take seriously”

Supercopa Barcelona

The Advisory Board of RTVE in Catalonia (CARTVE) believes that the channel 24 hours of TVE manipulated images of the incident between Mourinho and Tito Vilanova. Remember that it is not the first case of severe bias in public television. The Advisory Board of RTVE in Catalonia (CARTVE) has ensured that the channel 24 hours of TVE manipulated images of the incident between the coach of Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho, and second coach of F.C. Barcelona, Tito Vilanova, the return of the Super Cup match. The CARTVE, in a statement, considered a serious mistake treatment that gave the channel 24 hours of TVE to the incident between both technicians on August 17 in the stadium of FC Barcelona.It is – has added this Council – an information manipulation clearly intentional, which roundly fails the criterion of informative impartiality that public service television must comply rigorously. Before these events, the CARTVE has sent a letter to the Acting President of RTVE, Manuel Esteve, which asks responsibilities for what happened and also asks for responsible for the drafting of the news and its broadcast to assume responsibilities, as well as a public rectification of the error, which has no explanation or apology.

The CARTVE recalled in his statement that this is not the first occasion in which egregious errors in the treatment of sports news which are characterized by a severe lack of partiality in TVE. This Council cites as an example of these errors the omission in the live transmission of the official anthem of State Spanish in the final of the Copa del Rey after the beeps which were produced by amateurs of May 13, 2009, on the Mestalla field or the transmission and partisan comments during the semi-final of the Champions Leagueclearly contrary to the F.C. Barcelona, among others. The CARTVE also recalls that RTVE took a series of measures such as cessation of the TVE sports j, in the first case, and apologies, in the second request. Source of the news: the Advisory Board of RTVE in Catalonia said that TVE manipulated information from the Supercopa

Antoni Tapies Foundation

Luis Mansilla and Emilio Trunon Madrid have won the prize by the hotel and restaurant Atrium. The President of the jury, Benedetta Tagliabue, argues that all the works presented were very good. The catalan architect Enric Ruiz Geli has obtained a mention by the TIC building, located in the 22 @ Barcelona architecture 2011 FAD award has been, ex aequo, for two locals, Emilio Tunon, Luis Mansilla, by hotel and restaurant atrium of Caceres, and lisboeta Ricardo Bak Gordon, for his project two houses in Santa Isabel. This year have been submitted to the FAD awards in its various forms a total of 498 works, of which 282 correspond to the category of architecture; 74 to the Interior; 37 city and landscape; 58 to ephemeral interventions and 47 thought and Critica.estos awards are considered the most prestigious of the Iberian panorama in its scope. The Chairperson of the jury and architect, Benedetta Tagliabue, has very positively valued the level of all the projects submitted.According to Benedetta, it has been a difficult choice and all were very good, well presented and very cared for. Although the sector is suffering from the economic crisis in a very direct way, Tagliabue has argued that there is no crisis of creativity in architecture. Furthermore, he argues that currently is experiencing a kind of rebirth of creative ability, despite the global crisis, the jury is formed also by Eugeni Bach, Beth Capdrro, Edgar Gonzalez, Daniela Hartmann, Imma Jansana, Santiago Loperena and Jose Mateus.estos are those who have finally decided that the prize is, conjunatmente, for two locals and a lisboeta.

In the case of Luis Mansilla and Emilio Tunon have highlighted the reinterpretation have made a home in the city of Caceres, converted into a hotel and restaurant. The Chairperson of the jury holds that they have managed an intervention very elegant and integrated, in which new structures and the ancient walls of the building are mixed. The work of Ricardo Bak Gordon, has been particularly valued by rereading that has made of an interior of Apple in the urban centre of Lisbon. Tagliabue believes that this action is a masterpiece that can look from the outside, although it is not showing what happens inside. Other mentions and awards on the other hand, the catalan architect Enric Ruiz Geli has obtained a mention by the TIC building, located in the 22 @ Barcelona.

According to Tagliabue, as well as having built a building absolutely fantastic and great, Ruiz Geli is deserving of the distinction because it is the re-inventor of the figure of the architect, who has become Advisor to the client, in its promoter and, in addition, patented everything what they invent. The FAD Prize for interior design 2011 has been for Inaki Abalos for his work on the Antoni Tapies Foundation in Barcelona. The city and landscape has corresponded to Michele Orliacq and Miquel Batlle for the Park of the waters of the orchards of Vilabertran, located in Figueres (Girona). Other distinguished works they have been home for a collector nomadic, Martin Lejarraga and Ana Martinez Martinez, in the section on ephemeral interventions. On the other hand, the FAD of thought and criticism has been, also ex-aequo, for the laboratory Gran Via exhibition catalog, edited by Telefonica, and collective architectures: trucks, containers, groups, urban lines, edited by Editions Vibnok-Paula Alvarez. Source of the news: two locals and a lisboeta jointly win the FAD Prize for architecture 2011