Posts filed under “Science”

Star Birth in M83, the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy


Source: Mashable

Category: Science

Alan Adler, Inventor of AeroPress and Aerobie

Apparently, he mostly invents things that are round and begin with the words of Aero:

Inventor Portrait: Alan Adler (AeroPress; Aerobie) from David Friedman on Vimeo.
Source: Vimeo

Category: Food and Drink, Science, Technology, Video

Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

FFF: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015 CENSUS, July 29, 2015 Release Number: CB15-FF.16 JULY 29, 2015 — Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S. landfall on Aug. 25, 2005, in South Florida as a Category 1, it moved into…Read More

Category: Politics, Really, really bad calls, Science

How to Fight Drought: Study Trees


Source: fivethirtyeight

Category: Science, Video

The Periodic Table’s Endangered Elements

Source: Compound Interest

Category: Science

July was the hottest month in Earth’s hottest year on record so far

Source: Washington Post

Category: Science

How to Get People to Care About Climate Change

Remember climate change? For the first time since 1984, the issue didn’t even come up in a presidential debate. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific one. Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, joins Bill to describe his efforts to do what even Hurricane Sandy couldn’t — galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. Leiserowitz, who specializes in the psychology of risk perception, knows better than anyone if people are willing to change their behavior to make a difference

Anthony Leiserowitz on Making People Care About Climate Change from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.

via Yale360

Category: Psychology, Science, Video, Weekend

What’s Really Warming the World?

Click to see breakdown of human factors. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Really, really bad calls, Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Brief History of Everything

 

 

Category: Science, Video, Weekend

What’s the Fastest Spaceship in History?

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Category: Digital Media, Film, Science, Weekend