our file on this museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, nicknamed the Met, is the most important art museum in the United States and one of the largest in the world by area with its annex The Cloisters. Initiated by artists and businessmen, it will be opened in 1882 and directed by a railway company boss John … Read more

Venus shows its hot, cloudy side

The single-camera instrument, known as the Wide-Field Imager for Parker Solar Probe, or WIPR, is not designed to look directly at the sun, which is very bright, especially at close range. In contrast, WIPR is symmetrical to the side, where charged particles known as the solar wind burst from the sun at a speed of … Read more

Putin retaliates. How did you respond to the sanctions?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on special economic measures in response to Western sanctions. According to a decree published on the Kremlin’s website, Russian citizens have been banned from making foreign currency transfers abroad since March 1. In addition, Russian exporters will have to convert 80 percent of foreign exchange earnings accrued … Read more

Central Bank – The Russian central bank has doubled its key interest rate to 20 percent

The Russian central bank is reacting to the currency crisis resulting from western sanctions with a drastic interest rate hike. The key interest rate will rise from 9.5 to 20 percent, as the monetary authorities announced in Moscow on Monday. “This is necessary to support financial and price stability and to protect citizens’ savings from … Read more

Metropolis, a history of the urban: “Cities are the opposite of the nation”

Updated Monday, February 28, 2022 – 08:01 – The new plant cities The brasilias of hypercapitalism Metropolis; a history of the city, the greatest invention of mankind (Debate) is just what its subtitle says: a history of the urban, from the first Neolithic villages to the “superstar cities“of our time, narrated as an ilac Become … Read more