Posts filed under “Science”

Best Research-Cell Efficiencies


Source: Vox

Category: Science, Technology

July 14th: Time for Pluto’s Close-Up

On July 14, 2015 the New Horizons spacecraft will zip past Pluto and its five known moons. Nobody really knows what it will find

SPACE & COSMOS|Almost Time for Pluto’s Close-Up

Source: NYT

Category: Science, Video

Neil DeGrasse Tyson On Big Data

Podcast: Neil DeGrasse Tyson On Big Data, Race, And Why Work-Life Balance Is Overrated Source: fivethirtyeight

Category: Podcast, Science

Trends in Groundwater Storage from NASA

Source: NASA

Category: Science, Technology

Antennae Galaxies

Antennae Galaxies are a pair of distorted colliding spiral galaxies about 70 million light-years away, in the constellation of Corvus (The Crow). Image by ALMA / AP via Buzzfeed

Category: Science, Weekend

Natural vs. Human Causes of Climate Change

Click through for the interactive graphic. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Science

Satellite System Flags Stressed Aquifers

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Science, Technology

US Drought Monitor

Click through to see regional information. Source: Drought Monitor

Category: Science, Technology

Happy Solstice 2015

A few interesting factoids about the Summer Solstice:

1. Its the 1st day Of Summer (in the Northern Hemisphere)
2. The Summer Solstice is also the Winter Solstice (in the Southern Hemisphere).
3. This year, it falls on June 21. But that’s not always true. It occurs when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. It varies between June 20-22.
4. The word “Solstice” is means “sun” and “staying,” or “the sun standing still.”
5. Around noon on the solstice, your shadow will be the smallest it is all year.
6. In some places, there’s constant sunlight.
7. Solstice has been celebrated for centuries.

 

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Category: Digital Media, Science

Source: NASA From NASA: A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The galaxy is the most luminous galaxy found to date and belongs to a new class of objects recently discovered by WISE — extremely luminous infrared…Read More

Category: Science