Posts filed under “Science”

3-D map of the adolescent universe


Source: Science Daily

From Science Daily:

3D map of the cosmic web at a distance of 10.8 billion years from Earth, generated from imprints of hydrogen gas observed in the spectrum of 24 background galaxies behind the volume. This is the first time that large-scale structures in such a distant part of the Universe have been directly mapped.

Category: Digital Media, Science

Guide to Longer Living Through Science

Better Living Through Science Source: NY Times

Category: Digital Media, Science

How Does the Brain Work?

Dr. Neal DeGrasse Tyson & NOVA science NOW delve into magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the work of neuroscientist and synesthesia researcher David Eagleman. Can we really believe our own eyes? Will machines one day think like us? Can magnetic wands effectively control brain functions and treat depression?

Category: Science, Video

Chemicals Behind the Colors of Autumn Leaves

Source: Compoundchem.com

Category: Digital Media, Science

Ebola Outbreaks Map

Source: The Economist

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How Many Ebola Patients Have Been Treated Outside Africa?

Source: NY Times Source: NY Times

Category: Digital Media, Science

Biggest Sunspot of the Last Two Solar Cycles

Source: The Sun Today From The Sun Today: The sunspot measures a whopping 2700 microhemispheres (MH or millionths of a visible solar hemisphere). Now it has surpassed AR10486 (2610 MH) of the famous 2003 Halloween storms. It is the largest sunspot since AR6368, which measured 3080 MH on November 18, 1990. AR12192 is the largest…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Science

Your Brain In Numbers

What gives you headaches? Is your brain shrinking? Find out the answers and much more, right here!

Category: Science, Video

Quarantine

Quarantine David R. Kotok October 07, 2014   “The practice of quarantine, as we know it, began during the 14th century in an effort to protect coastal cities from plague epidemics. Ships arriving in Venice from infected ports were required to sit at anchor for 40 days before landing. This practice, called quarantine, was derived…Read More

Category: Science, Think Tank

The Carbon Map

Click for a pretty cool and interactive video infographic. Source: The Guardian

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Energy, Science