Tag: research

May 10, 2021

Dropping Ice Down a 450 ft Borehole Makes a Pretty Wild Sound

Dropping Ice Down a 450 ft Borehole Makes a Pretty Wild Sound

What does a 9 inch ice core sound like when dropped down a 450 ft borehole? PEW PEW PEW!

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Jan 18, 2021

If You’re Riding in a Taxi These are the Best Two Windows to Have Open

If You’re Riding in a Taxi These are the Best Two Windows to Have Open

If you can’t open them all, the front right and rear left is best. Here’s why

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Dec 23, 2020

Google Trends ‘Year in Search’ 2020 Visualized

Google Trends ‘Year in Search’ 2020 Visualized

The pandemic had people around the world searching for answers

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Nov 17, 2020

Incredible Shape-Shifting Cuttlefish Morph Into Hermit Crabs Right Before Your Eyes

Incredible Shape-Shifting Cuttlefish Morph Into Hermit Crabs Right Before Your Eyes

Cephalopods are some of the most remarkable creatures on Earth

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Aug 20, 2020

This 5 Minute Timelapse Shows a 2-Month Journey on an Icebreaker in Antarctica

This 5 Minute Timelapse Shows a 2-Month Journey on an Icebreaker in Antarctica

Scientist Cassandra Brooks spent two months on the Nathaniel B. Palmer, traveling through the Ross Sea in Antarctica

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Jul 22, 2020

2020’s Most Viewed Wikipedia Articles by Day from January to July

2020’s Most Viewed Wikipedia Articles by Day from January to July

A fascinating animated chart built in D3.js and using data from Wikipedia’s API

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Nov 13, 2019

Oceanographer Creates Algorithm to Remove Water From Underwater Images

Oceanographer Creates Algorithm to Remove Water From Underwater Images

A new algorithm called ‘Sea-thru’ removes the visual distortion caused by water

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Apr 23, 2018

Causes of Death: Google vs Media vs Reality

Causes of Death: Google vs Media vs Reality

We need to talk about heart disease

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Mar 7, 2018

Dropping Ice Down a 90m Borehole in Antarctica Makes a Very Unexpected Sound

Dropping Ice Down a 90m Borehole in Antarctica Makes a Very Unexpected Sound

Is there a sound effects guy down there?

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Mar 26, 2017

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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