Category: SCI/TECH

Dec 5, 2014

17 HQ Photos from NASA’s Orion Launch

17 HQ Photos from NASA’s Orion Launch

NASA took its first major step towards a manned mission to Mars today with the successful launch and landing of its Orion spacecraft. Orion completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years. Orion blazed into the morning sky at 7:05 a.m.…

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Dec 1, 2014

Wanderers – Short Film About Space Exploration Narrated by Carl Sagan

Wanderers – Short Film About Space Exploration Narrated by Carl Sagan

Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where…

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Nov 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Artwork by Daniel Arsham | danielarsham.com Daniel Arsham just released the latest installment of his Future Relic series entitled Camera (2014). The artwork depicts a sort of fossilized version of a modern-day SLR camera made from plaster and broken glass. OHWOW Gallery announced the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series, with the…

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Nov 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Wind Farm from Above

Picture of the Day: Wind Farm from Above

Photograph by Erard Swannet Seen here is one of the many wind farms located in the North Sea. The photo was taken by Erard Swannet who was flying from Edinburgh, Scotland to Brussels, Belgium. Judging from the 80+ turbines visible in this image and given the likely flight path from Edinburgh to Brussels, I…

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Nov 13, 2014

26 HQ Photos by Rosetta and Philae

26 HQ Photos by Rosetta and Philae

On 12 November 2014, the ESA’s Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such a feat has been achieved. Rosetta was launched on 2 March 2004 and travelled 6.4 billion kilometres through the Solar System before arriving at the comet on 6 August 2014. [source] The…

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Nov 12, 2014

Solar-Powered, Glow in the Dark Bicycle Path Opens in the Netherlands

Solar-Powered, Glow in the Dark Bicycle Path Opens in the Netherlands

The world’s first solar-powered, glow in the dark bicycle path opened today in the Netherlands city of Eindhoven. The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path was designed by Daan Roosegaarde and constructed by Heijmans. The glow in the dark bike forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route in Brabant. Photograph by STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE …

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Nov 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Smartest People in the Room

Picture of the Day: The Smartest People in the Room

Back to front, left to right: Back: Auguste Piccard, Émile Henriot, Paul Ehrenfest, Édouard Herzen, Théophile de Donder, Erwin Schrödinger, JE Verschaffelt, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg, Ralph Fowler, Léon Brillouin Middle: Peter Debye, Martin Knudsen, William Lawrence Bragg, Hendrik Anthony Kramers, Paul Dirac, Arthur Compton, Louis de Broglie, Max Born, Niels Bohr Front: Irving Langmuir,…

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