Terrence Vance Gilliam was born on November 22, 1940 in Medicine Lake, Minnesota, USA. In 1968 he took British citizenship. In 1996 renounced his American citizenship.
Windows creation started at the beginning of the ’80s with the production of a graphic interface that was actually a program for the MS-DOS operating system using concepts inspired to the ones developed some years before by Xerox.
“Night Walk” is the first novel published by Bob Shaw in 1967 and as it’s tipycal for this author it’s centered around an invention. In this novel we have the special glasses, an instrument that allows a blind person to see: its importance can be seen – begging your pardon for the pun – only at the end of the novel.
Carlos Moyá (picture ©James Barrett) officially announce his retirement from professional competitions. To be precise he’s going to say good-bye with the “Máster Nacional/Copa del Rey”, the Spanish championship.
Using the X-ray telescope Chandra NASA discovered the possible presence of a black hole just 30 years old in the M100 galaxy at about 50 millions light years from Earth.