Primeval lake on mars once offered conditions conducive to life

primeval lake on mars once offered conditions conducive to life

The lake, which has dried up today, was able to provide a home for microorganisms billions of years ago, as researchers led by john grotzinger of the california institute of technology (caltech/pasadena) report in the u.S. Journal "science". Whether anything ever lived in the water, however, is uncertain. Traces of past mars life not found by "curiosity.

The rover had explored a five-meter-deep depression called yellowknife bay in the gale crater and stumbled on an ensemble of fine, medium and coarse sediments of the kind that form in calm water. The measurements prove that the gale crater was home to at least one lake around 3.6 billion years ago, the imperial college london, which was involved in the research, explained in a press release.

Bobby-car track and climbing hill

Bobby-car track and climbing hill

At the meeting of the hebdorf community council in the gymnasium in hannberg on tuesday evening, bernd kounovsky from the planning office of the same name presented the concept for the redesign of the outdoor facilities of the hannberg day care center for children.

In the course of the general renovation of the elementary school, the daycare center was also expanded in the second construction phase. The work in the interior is well advanced and mayor horst rehder (BB) presented the offer of the company elektrotechnik hufmann from hiltpoltstein for the change and extension of the electrical installation for about 35,000 euro gross to the committee. The office HTP building technology project evaluated the offer as necessary and in the high appropriate, so there was no discussion and agreement in the committee.

Successful year for beiersdorf riders

Successful year for Beiersdorf riders

17 victories, 130 placings, 15 ribbons at the county championships, several participations at orienteering rides and st.-martin's parades as well as numerous passed
riding badge examinations – that is the more than successful balance of the 2017 season of the beiersdorf riding group. "For a small association like ours, this is a tremendous achievement", said the head of department carolin schwerdt at the annual general meeting. "I am very proud of my troops."

Second strongest association

The beiersdorf riding group, with 51 members and 20 competition riders, can hold its own with the big clubs, as it showed at the district championships. With a total of 15 participants, three district championship titles and twelve placings in the three disciplines dressage, jumping and eventing, the beiersdorf team was the second strongest club. As last year, carolin schwerdt honored beatrice heidenreich as the most successful rider. The title of most successful young rider is shared by adrienne posekardt, romina guski and lena
Elections were also held at this year's annual general meeting. Members confirmed carolin schwerdt as head of department. She will be represented and supported in her position by bianca posekardt. The financial matters are taken care of as 1. And 2. Treasurers from now on patrizia wachter and jennifer wolf. Thomas oeckler continues as chief technology officer, janette forkel continues as chief typist. The pleasure committee is made up of andrea scheler, susanne oeckler and lena hofmann. Tina kramer was elected youth director and jennifer karl will continue to be responsible for the public relations of the equestrian group for the next two years. Nina siebinger was confirmed as online representative. The highlight of the past year was, as always, the annual horse show on the club's grounds in beiersdorf, which was again a great success in 2017. For the first time, an M-dressage was announced last year. "Since this has met with a lot of approval and positive response, there will also be an M-dressage in beiersdorf in 2018", declared carolin schwerdt. This will then be a
of six competitions for the 2018 district championship to be held in beiersdorf. 

Laptops, word and skype: mr. Wendling wants to know it all

Laptops, word and skype: mr. wendling wants to know it all

Most of them have their glasses pushed far forward and cast their gaze into the rectangular box in front of them. These looks are quite different – from curious to concentrated to uncomprehending. Only a few people can follow the explanations of speaker ingrid hoffrichter right away. But that does not matter. "If we can't do something right away, we'll do it again, says gerhard wendling, a participant.

He never really wanted to buy a laptop computer. But then he was supposed to become treasurer for a club with 300 members. "The forerunner still did everything by hand, but that's actually too convenient with the coarse", says wendling. So a computer was needed.