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

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 3 Oct 2013   / 4609 views
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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   / 3788 views
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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   / 13970 views
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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   / 9258 views
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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   / 20730 views
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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   / 4390 views
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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   / 6786 views
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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   / 8763 views
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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.

 

Fingerprint

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   / 12131 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   / 5961 views
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In this technologically advanced era, scientists continue to create robots to perform different tasks.

 

Robotic Innovation Continues to Grow

Fantastic Images of Moon Taken from Earth (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 22 Sep 2012   / 9583 views
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No, these are not the photos from some space probe. French astronomer Thierry Legault has taken these pics with 356 mm catadioptric telescope and high sensitivity astrophotography camera.

 

Fantastic Images of Moon Taken from Earth

Global Surface Temperature Rise from 1880 till Now (6 pics + 1 video)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Science 17 Sep 2012   / 6483 views
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NASA scientists made a curious analysis of how surface temperatures were fluctuating compared to the average temperature data from the middle of the 20th century.

 

Global Surface Temperature Rise from 1880 till Now

Celestial Beauty of the Solar System (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 3 Jul 2012   / 6476 views
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These amazing photographs from mighty telescopes and space probes show various curious objects of our Solar System.

 

Celestial Beauty of the Solar System

How Big Is Our Solar System? (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 27 Mar 2012   / 7255 views
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Those of you who dream of space adventures and conquering other galaxies will probably be surprised to know how immensely big our own Solar system is. The infographic here will give you an approximate idea of its enormous scale.

 

How Big Is Our Solar System?

Amazing World of Microphotography (15 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Science 6 Mar 2012   / 12258 views
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Modern electron and complex optical microscopes let us see things with a magnification which seemed unbelievable just a few decades ago.

 

Amazing World of Microphotography

Curious Things About Dreams (11 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Science 2 Feb 2012   / 11374 views
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You'll probably be surprised by these cool facts about dreams.

 

Curious Things About Dreams

How the Implants Are Manufactured (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 17 Jan 2012   / 11727 views
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Photographer Benoit Tessier visited the French company Sebbin laboratories that manufacture silicone gel breast implants. The company uses the method of digital simulation of sizes and shapes and the structure of “ideal breasts.”

 

How the Implants Are Manufactured

A Secure Seedbank in Norway (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 7 Dec 2011   / 7157 views
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The Norwegian island of Spitsbergen is known for its Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located about 810 miles (1,303 km) from the North Pole. This secure seedbank preserves various plant seeds, duplicates or “spare” copies of seeds from gene banks from around the world, in an underground cavern. If the seeds are lost in gene banks, the Seed Vault will provide insurance, and in case of large-scale crises it will provide a shelter for them.

 

A Secure Seedbank in Norway

22 Million Horsepower (4 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 12 Sep 2011   / 9629 views
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NASA tested a new five-segment rocket engine in the Utah desert on September 8, 2011. According to an eyewitness, “The earth trembled. Hot air was started. The flames were so bright it was impossible to look at them”.

 

22 Million Horsepower

Russian Built Space Hotel With Amazing Views (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 27 Aug 2011   / 7949 views
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Imagine floating in space inside of your own space hotel and looking down on the Earth and all of those land dwellers.

 

Russian Built Space Hotel With Amazing Views

Photos from the Shuttle Atlantis (13 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 20 Jul 2011   / 4984 views
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These are Twitter photos from the space shuttle Atlantis. These incredible photos were taken by Astronaut Ron Garan during Atlantis’ last flight.

 

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Photos from the Shuttle Atlantis

Beautiful Photos from the Space (50 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 27 Jun 2011   / 6395 views
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These are the pictures taken by a Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin during the 25th Expedition to the International Space Station. The Photos are simply amazing.

 

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Transparent Sea Life (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 7 Jun 2011   / 6331 views
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These are transparent specimens of sea life. Iori Tomita is an artist and an undergrad who studies ichthyology. His work is the New World Transparent Specimens created through a lengthy process that uses dyes, enzymes, and preservatives. He is trying to show people the hidden side of natural beauty that they might miss normally.

 

Transparent Sea Life

Endeavour's Final Space Mission is Over (8 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 2 Jun 2011   / 4009 views
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Space shuttle Endeavour touched down on Earth and ended the 30-year-long Nasa’s program. These are photographs of its final landing.

 

Endeavour

Studying Foreign Languages from A to Z

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 25 May 2011   / 8800 views
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This simple chart shows the process of studying foreign languages. It explains which languages are too difficult to master, how much time it requires to finish the studies and how many native speakers are in the world.

 

Studying Foreign Languages from A to Z

Fascinating US Census Maps and Graphs (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 2 Apr 2011   / 7941 views
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Learn more about US demographics with these eye-opening maps that break down population shifts and racial and political changes throughout the country. One thing is for certain, major population changes are happening in the US.

 

Hispanic concentration:

Fascinating US Census Maps and Graphs

Most Massive Cargo Plane in History (41 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Science 19 Mar 2011   / 8518 views
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You aren’t the only one surprised that this gargantuan airplane can take flight. Someone has to have faith in 80s Ukrainian engineering, considering this aircraft was built in the 1980s at the Antonov Development Lab. Known as “Mria” or “a dream” this huge flying building can carry a Mack truck and holds up to 250 tons, which makes it the best flight to take for an epic party.

 

Most Massive Cargo Plane in History
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