Tag: science

Nov 5, 2014

Dropping a Bowling Ball and Feather Under the Conditions of Outer Space

Dropping a Bowling Ball and Feather Under the Conditions of Outer Space

Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space. The facility is home to the largest vacuum chamber in the world. The clip is a preview from Human Universe: Episode 4 on BBC Two.…

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Oct 30, 2014

Rendezvous with a Comet

Rendezvous with a Comet

AMBITION is a short film starring Aidan Gillen (Littlefinger, GAME OF THRONES) in support of the European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta Mission. Directed by Tomek Bagiński, the “6 minute trailer to a 20 year mission” tells the story of one of the most important space exploration endeavours of this decade. Just as Gillen’s enigmatic…

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Oct 22, 2014

World’s First Camera Calculator App Instantly Solves Math Problems

World’s First Camera Calculator App Instantly Solves Math Problems

PhotoMath is the world’s first ‘camera calculator’. Point your smartphone’s camera towards a mathematical expression and PhotoMath instantly displays a correct result, also showing the step by step process it used to arrive at the answer. The free app currently supports arithmetic expressions; fractions and decimals; powers and roots; and simple linear equations with…

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Oct 20, 2014

What X-Ray Yoga Would Look Like

What X-Ray Yoga Would Look Like

X-ray Body in Motion is a visual study/exploration of the body in motion with a focus on Yoga poses. The team at Hybrid wanted to create a realistic representation of radiological (X-Ray) imaging. Technical challenges included: achieving proper bone densities and representing actual bone marrow inside each individual bone. For more, visit Hybrid. …

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Oct 6, 2014

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Chemical Reactions in Ultra HD Show the Beauty of Chemistry

Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsinghua University Press. The goal of this project is to bring the beauty of chemistry to the general public through digital media and technology. The team uses a 4K UltraHD camera and…

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Sep 25, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.

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Sep 18, 2014

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

AsapSCIENCE tackles an age-old question in this informative video written and created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments!

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