Tag: science

May 18, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Room Where Satellites Get Tested

Picture of the Day: The Room Where Satellites Get Tested

Seen here is the European Space Agency’s (ESA) incredible satellite testing room in Noordwijk, the Netherlands

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May 16, 2016

Half a Million Volts Surround This High Voltage Power Line Inspector

Half a Million Volts Surround This High Voltage Power Line Inspector

“Like a bird on a wire”

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May 11, 2016

How a Single Car, Inadvertently Braking, Causes a Traffic Jam

How a Single Car, Inadvertently Braking, Causes a Traffic Jam

When one driver inadvertently taps their brakes, it causes the car behind it to do so as well; and so on and so on

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May 11, 2016

This Rare Mercury Transit Timelapse Really Puts the Colossal Size of Our Sun in Perspective

This Rare Mercury Transit Timelapse Really Puts the Colossal Size of Our Sun in Perspective

Mercury is roughly 1/3 the size of Earth and you can fit about 1.3 million Earths inside the Sun…

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May 10, 2016

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

No other scientist has found such correlation in the past several hundred years of study of the Ancient civilization

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May 4, 2016

Picture of the Day: Saturn’s Little Water World

Picture of the Day: Saturn’s Little Water World

The water-world Enceladus appears here to sit atop Saturn’s rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf

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May 3, 2016

Rare and Mysterious Jellyfish Spotted 12,000 Ft Deep

Rare and Mysterious Jellyfish Spotted 12,000 Ft Deep

The mysterious jellyfish was seen during the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas expedition on April 24, 2016, while exploring Enigma Seamount at a depth of ~3,700 meters (12,100 ft)

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