Category: SCI/TECH

March 30, 2017 at 3:57 pm

A Visual Guide to Vantablack, the Darkest Substance Ever Made

A Visual Guide to Vantablack, the Darkest Substance Ever Made

Vantablack is not a paint, pigment or fabric, but rather a ‘forest’ of billions and billions of carbon nanotubes

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March 26, 2017 at 9:43 am

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Last year the UK gov launched an online contest for the public to name its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface won in a landslide but

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March 15, 2017 at 3:22 pm

These BMW Designers Made a Hover Bike Out of LEGO and Turned It Into a Life-Size Replica

These BMW Designers Made a Hover Bike Out of LEGO and Turned It Into a Life-Size Replica

It all started when LEGO and BMW teamed up to release a replica LEGO version of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure motorcycle..

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March 14, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Picture of the Day: Piercing Aurora

Picture of the Day: Piercing Aurora

A NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket soars skyward into an aurora over Alaska following a 5:14 a.m. EST, Feb. 22, 2017 launch from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska

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February 27, 2017 at 5:54 pm

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

He believed no two snowflakes were the same

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January 26, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

Picture of the Day: Blue Marble, 2017

“That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.” – Carl Sagan

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January 25, 2017 at 2:32 pm

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

It remains the only letter in history to reach extrasolar space

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January 19, 2017 at 3:10 pm

14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX’s Successful Launch and Landing

14 Amazing HQ Photos from SpaceX's Successful Launch and Landing

SpaceX launches 10 communication satellites into orbit before landing on their autonomous barge in the Pacific

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January 18, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Moon Calendars for 2017

Moon Calendars for 2017

What the moon will look like every evening for the upcoming year

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January 7, 2017 at 1:09 pm

Picture of the Day: Surface Tension

Picture of the Day: Surface Tension

“Do you have a minute to talk about your car insurance?”

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