Category: SCI/TECH

Sep 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

A ferrofluid (portmanteau of ferromagnetic and fluid) is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented in 1963 by NASA’s Steve Papell

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Aug 31, 2015

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

There’s a misconception that chameleons change their color to blend in to their surroundings but research shows the opposite is true.

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Aug 18, 2015

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

It’s the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space by NASA crew members.

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Aug 17, 2015

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

The Nebia shower promises a superior experience with 70% less water. The secret? Rocket science.

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Aug 10, 2015

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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Aug 6, 2015

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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Aug 4, 2015

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

He also had to fill out a travel voucher form for the historic mission.

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Jul 31, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pluto Says Farewell To New Horizons

Picture of the Day: Pluto Says Farewell To New Horizons

Pluto sends a breathtaking farewell to New Horizons. Backlit by the sun, Pluto’s atmosphere rings its silhouette like a luminous halo.

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Jul 22, 2015

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of Earth from one million miles away.

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Jul 15, 2015

The Clearest Photo of Pluto Yet

The Clearest Photo of Pluto Yet

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft has travelled nearly 3 billion miles in 9.5 years, and is our first ever mission to Pluto and beyond.

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