Tag: phenomena

Jan 3, 2017

Bullet vs Prince Rupert’s Drop at 150,000 FPS

Bullet vs Prince Rupert’s Drop at 150,000 FPS

Destin of ‘Smarter Every Day’ shoots a bullet at a Prince Rupert’s Drop and captures the results with a Phantom camera

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Jan 3, 2017

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

In an incredible feat of technology and timing, the HiRISE camera captures an avalanche from above as it was occurring

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Dec 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

The rare event was captured by Karim Bouchetata, just outside of the small Algerian town of Ain Sefra

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Dec 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

The Namib Sand Sea is a World Heritage Site and the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog

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Dec 14, 2016

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

“What The Physics?!” investigates how a tablespoon of olive oil destroys half an acre of waves on this lake

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Dec 12, 2016

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

A set of outdoor lights becomes encased in snow, creating an unexpectedly beautiful glowing effect

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Dec 7, 2016

Photographer Captures Fog Waves That Look Like Oceans in the Sky

Photographer Captures Fog Waves That Look Like Oceans in the Sky

Professional photographer Nick Steinberg is a self-professed ‘fogaholic’

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