Tag: science

Mar 2, 2016

Picture of the Day: Illuminated Cave Pools in France

Picture of the Day: Illuminated Cave Pools in France

Seen here are the illuminated cave pool formations at La Grotte de St Marcel d’Ardèche in France

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Feb 17, 2016

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination” – Albert Einstein

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Feb 17, 2016

A Levitating Top, Inside a Bubble, Filled With Smoke… For Science!

A Levitating Top, Inside a Bubble, Filled With Smoke… For Science!

This is a Levitron, a top that floats due to magnetism and gyroscopic stability. The wooden base contains a large ring shaped magnet that repels the top which is a small ring shaped magnet

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Feb 16, 2016

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

Coined as the ‘Superman memory crystal’, data is recorded via self-assembled nanostructures created in fused quartz

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Feb 16, 2016

This Robot Tailor Takes 120 Measurements in 10 Seconds Flat

This Robot Tailor Takes 120 Measurements in 10 Seconds Flat

Traditional tailors usually take 20-30 measurements

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Feb 16, 2016

Venoms 101: How They Work and How They Can Kill

Venoms 101: How They Work and How They Can Kill

Warning: contains scientific footage that may be considered graphic. Do not watch if blood or dissection makes you queasy

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Feb 11, 2016

What Researchers Learned from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness

What Researchers Learned from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the 4th director of the ongoing, 75-year-old study on adult development and happiness. This is what they’ve learned

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