Tag: science

Apr 4, 2015

This Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein Vision Test Can Quickly Tell If you Need Glasses

This Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein Vision Test Can Quickly Tell If you Need Glasses

Who do you see? MIT researcher and scientist Aude Oliva created this hybrid image made from the high spatial frequency components of a picture of Albert Einstein and the low spatial frequency components of a picture of Marilyn Monroe. From close up, Albert Einstein should be seen. At a greater distance or smaller size,…

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Mar 16, 2015

Robotic Progression Set to Awesome Montage Music

Robotic Progression Set to Awesome Montage Music

Witness the amazing progression of the robotics programs at Boston Dynamics, set to the exhilarating montage music of Paul Engemann, whose song “Push it to the limit” was used in the popular gangster flick, Scarface. I embedded the original montage below for reference :)

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Mar 13, 2015

Iron Man Delivers a Real Bionic Arm to 7 Year-Old Alex

Iron Man Delivers a Real Bionic Arm to 7 Year-Old Alex

Robert Downey Jr. and Albert Manero, the founder of Limbitless, surprise a very special child with a new bionic 3D printed arm at no cost to the family.

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Mar 3, 2015

How To Make a Dumpling in 3 Seconds

How To Make a Dumpling in 3 Seconds

From the people who brought you, “fried shrimp in three seconds flat“, comes high velocity dumplings in an even more ambitious and elaborate setup. The live action demonstrations are spots for Japanese telecom, Docomo, as a memorable way to tout their high-speed LTE cellular network. I wonder what the next food will be? …

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Feb 15, 2015

NASA Celebrates SDO’s 5 Year Anniversary with Jaw-Dropping Compilation of the Sun

NASA Celebrates SDO’s 5 Year Anniversary with Jaw-Dropping Compilation of the Sun

February 11, 2015 marks five years in space for NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day. Capturing an image more than once per second, SDO has provided an unprecedentedly clear picture of how massive explosions on the sun grow and erupt ever since its…

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Feb 8, 2015

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

Light travels at a speed of 299,792 km per second (186,282 mps). That’s fast. Jupiter is 778,500,000 km (483,737,000 miles) from the Sun. That’s far. To try to convey the vastness of space, Alphonse Swinehart created this animation to illustrate that even at the blistering speed of light, it takes over 43 minutes just…

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Jan 23, 2015

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

In this stabilized time-lapse, the stars’ position in the night sky is fixed so you can get a sense of our planet’s movement through space. And now it’s time for some mind-boggling figures: – Earth rotates around its axis (at the Equator) at roughly 460 meters/second (503 yards/second) – Earth orbits around our Sun…

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