Evžen Kočenda - Corner
the freeze-dried planet, orbits 137 million miles from the Sun or at about
1.5 times the Earth-Sun distance. It has two diminutive moons, towering
extinct volcanos, an immense canyon system, a thin atmosphere chiefly composed
of carbon dioxide (CO2), a frigid average surface temperature of -63 degrees
Celsius, and permanent frozen CO2 polar caps which contain some water ice.
Mars' surface presently lacks liquid water and has a reddish color because
of an abundance of oxidized iron compounds (rust). A small terrestrial
planet, fourth from the Sun, Mars has only about 3/8 the surface gravity
of Earth. So for example, if you tip the scale at a hefty 200 pounds on
Earth you'd be a 75 pound featherweight on Mars.
on our home planet. And here, you can explore an interactive
In October 2000 I have visited the William Davidson Institute at the University
of Michigan Business School as a William Davidson Visiting Associate Professor.
I enjoyed the stay very much, including my departure.
My wife Monika presents her paintings and drawings on
Concurrently with her own art work she runs a private art-studio "Dejvicky atelier"
offering art courses for children from four years, adults and seniors.
She also makes ceramic jewelery and ornaments of various kinds. All
of them are richly glazed and precise in details. You can see some of them
Dingač, to je prva liga!
Federal Bank of Dallas organized (May 2004) the Conference on "Five Years of the Euro: Successes and New Challenges". During the conference we stayed in the Hotel ZaZa; I reccomend to visit at least its web-page.
As the classic says: "In the long run we are all dead". This piece of branch comes from a Sigillaria tree, about 350 million years old, that once grew in the area of Ostrava-Karvina coal basin. The plane in the background is sligtly younger.
A view from basilica of St. Peter.
October 2010, Austrian Alps, Totesgebirge.
Soles of my Meindl boots got lose and separated during a hike to the
Prielshutzhaus. I used some wire to fix them because I wanted to climb ferrata
Bert-Rinesch-Steig to Grosser Priel next day. Repair was not perfect but I made it to the top.