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NASA Reveals That It Has Found a New Planet That Is Just Like Earth (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 24 Jul 2015   / 4137 views

Kepler 452b is a rocky planet 1400 light years away from us that has 385 days a year and gravity that is roughly double ours. Based on these findings it is possible that the planet can support life.

 

NASA Reveals That It Has Found a New Planet That Is Just Like Earth

Light Spectrums Change the Way the Milky Way Looks to the Naked Eye (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 13 Jul 2015   / 3384 views

The range of light that the human eye can see is called the “Visible Spectrum”. These images show the Milky Way through different lights on this electromagnetic spectrum.

 

Light Spectrums Change the Way the Milky Way Looks to the Naked Eye

Cool Pics of Daily Stuff Under the Microscope (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 29 Apr 2015   / 4579 views

These everyday items look quite different when you get really close.

 

Cool Pics of Daily Stuff Under the Microscope

Awe-inspiring Pictures of Planet Earth in Honor of Earth Day (26 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 23 Apr 2015   / 3780 views

This gallery of incredible images of Earth was released by NASA in celebration of Earth Day and it is remarkable to see our planet from this perspective.

 

Awe-inspiring Pictures of Planet Earth in Honor of Earth Day

2015’s Top Skywatching Events for All Enthusiasts

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 19 Mar 2015   / 3471 views

This helpful infographic will ensure you know when and where to look skyward this year.

 

2015’s Top Skywatching Events for All Enthusiasts

Pictures of Earth From 200 Miles up in Space are Simply Spectacular (59 pics + 1 gif)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 23 Dec 2014   / 47462 views

These pictures are taken from the International Space Station and they are truly magnificent.

 

Pictures of Earth From 200 Miles up in Space are Simply Spectacular

Photographs Taken at NASA’s Orion Launch (17 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 9 Dec 2014   / 3711 views

NASA launched the Orion spacecraft in an uncrewed test week and these photos were taken from the ground at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Orion is able to travel farther than any other spacecraft design for astronauts has been able to do in more than 40 years.

 

Photographs Taken at NASA’s Orion Launch

A Working Exoskeleton That Is the Way of the Future (34 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 19 Nov 2014   / 6225 views

This is the Lockheed Martin Fortis, which works by transferring loads through the device to the ground in a standing or kneeling position thereby allowing the wearer to lift heavy tools as if they were weightless. The design uses a Equipois zeroG® arm that can manage objects up to 36 lbs (16 kg) and the entire exoskeleton moves with the body and can adapt to the person wearing it, which will increase productivity and reduce muscle fatigue over the long term.

 

A Working Exoskeleton That Is the Way of the Future

Cool Photos of the Inside of a Crater (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 17 Nov 2014   / 6059 views

This mystery crater that suddenly opened up in northern Siberia in July is under exploration and these photos show the explorers as they descended inside.

 

Cool Photos of the Inside of a Crater

The Rosetta Probe Lands on a Comet after 10 Years (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 13 Nov 2014   / 7654 views

On November 12, the European Space Agency (ESA) has reported that the “Rosetta” probe "Fila" that was launched over 10 years ago has finally landed on the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

 

The Rosetta Probe Lands on a Comet after 10 Years

Remarkable NASA Photos (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 16 Nov 2013   / 6145 views

The Most Magnificent Pictures of Mars Taken by NASA’s Orbiter (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 3 Oct 2013   / 5835 views

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been operational for the past 5 years and has transmitted 70,000 images since it was launched. Here are some of the best photos ever recorded.

 

The Most Magnificent Pictures of Mars Taken by NASA’s Orbiter

Earth As Seen from 900 Million Miles Away (4 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Science 25 Jul 2013   / 4311 views

This rare photo of Earth was taken from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft that is currently orbiting Saturn. Earth appears as a small blue dot as it is taken from the outer solar system and is only visible when the camera is pointed towards the sun. This particular photo occurred during a total eclipse where the sun was blanked out by Saturn but provided enough light to keep Earth in view.
 

Earth As Seen from 900 Million Miles Away

Geneticists Depict How Human Faces Will Look in the Future (4 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Science 10 Jun 2013   / 14985 views

These renderings by Dr Alan Kwan show how the human face could look in 20,000, 60,000 and 100,000 years' time.
 

Geneticists Depict How Human Faces Will Look in the Future

The Mind-Boggling Wonders of Modern Science (26 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Science 16 Apr 2013   / 10605 views

These amazing advancements in science, medicine and technology show just how far humans have progressed in recent years.
 

Human Brain Is Hacked

The Mind-Boggling Wonders of Modern Science

Ordinary Everyday Items Look So Cool under a Microscope (27 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Science 10 Apr 2013   / 31720 views

Cool things seen through an electron microscope.
 

Ordinary Everyday Items Look So Cool under a Microscope

NASA’s Spacemen Have Their Own Swimming Pool Too (66 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 5 Mar 2013   / 5033 views

This awesome giant swimming pool located in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at NASA is 202 feet (62m) long, 101 feet (31m) wide and 40 feet (12m) deep and is used to train men for spacewalks.

 

NASA’s Spacemen Have Their Own Swimming Pool Too

Amazingly Detailed Photos of the Sun (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 19 Feb 2013   / 7368 views

Alan Friedman works full time as a greeting card designer but pursues his love of astronomy in the evenings from an observatory he has erected in his own backyard in Buffalo, New York. These brilliant photos are captured using a small telescope and Hydrogen Alpha filter which acts as a lens and streams images in the same way as a webcam would. Each photo is made out of thousands of frames of images that are then combined and adjusted in color and tonality to create a final high res photograph.

 

Amazingly Detailed Photos of the Sun

Amazing Pics of Things That You Cannot Normally See With the Naked Eye (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 20 Nov 2012   / 10961 views

FEI, a company that manufactures microscopes, regularly holds a macro photo contest in which entrants must submit pictures of things that cannot be seen without magnification. Here is a selection of a few of the entries into the competition for 2012.

 

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Amazing Pics of Things That You Cannot Normally See With the Naked Eye

Take a Closer Look! (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 25 Oct 2012   / 12871 views
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These microscope close-ups are almost too creepy for words.

 

Take a Closer Look!

Robotic Innovation Continues to Grow (32 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 20 Oct 2012   / 6370 views

In this technologically advanced era, scientists continue to create robots to perform different tasks.

 

Robotic Innovation Continues to Grow
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