Asphalt is the heaviest fraction of petroleum, left behind when the more volatile compounds evaporate. It flows slowly during warm weather and may be stiff enough to shatter during cold times. Geologists use the word “asphalt” to refer to what most people call tar, so technically this specimen is asphaltic sand. Its underside is pitch-black, but it weathers to a medium gray. It has a mild petroleum odor and can be crumbled in the hand with some effort. A harder rock with this composition is called bituminous sandstone or, more informally, tar sand.

Asphalt is a brownish-black semisolid or solid mixture of bitumen, either from a native source or as a petroleum by-product. Sometimes the term asphalt refers to a mixture of asphalt with sand, gravel or crushed stone.

Asphalt is a natural or artificial mixture in which bitumen is associated with inert mineral matter. It is black or brownish black in color. At temperature between 50–100°C it is in liquid state whereas at temperature less than this it remains in solid state. Because it is a thermoplastic material it softens as it is heated and hardens as it is cooled. It is the basic paving material in use today.Image

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Sanghai World Financial Center

The Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC; Chinese: 上海环球金融中心) is a skyscraper located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. It was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by the Japanese Mori Building Company. It is a mixed-use skyscraper, consisting of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and ground-floor shopping malls. Park Hyatt Shanghai is the hotel component, containing 174 rooms and suites. Occupying the 79th to the 93rd floors, it is the second-highest hotel in the world, surpassing the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on the 53rd to 87th floors of the neighboring Jin Mao Tower.

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First Post On Brand New Blog

So, yeah… i’ve decided to start write a blog about my story by this day. Basically, the main purposes to me to start to create and manage a blog is to create a place where i can keep my very own idea, train my typing style and speed and share about my thoughts about things that came to my mind (when i say start i dont really start from zero, ive create another blog but… u know.. i really make a comittment to write a blog just now, October 28, 2013)

Imagewell…. this is me. My 2013 version.

wanna know about me? (assume if the answer is yes)

My name is I Gede Eka Agastya Putra or simply you can call me eka. I’m 17 by this first August. I study Civil Engineering in Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, i take the international program in there (i prefer take with the english one because i think it’ll be fun and its really are). I’m on my third semester by now. I love reading motivational book, but i’m not really in with reading, I Love sports, I’ve hi interest in Physics and Math (still im not so good at it), I like to see a good environment, once i act like an activist 😀 , I like to watch and read about space stuff even i’ve never go there and have limited knowledge about it but i love it.

well, this is my first post. Happy Blogging

-Gede Eka-