Posts filed under “Science”

Louisiana is drowning quickly


Source: ProPublica

Category: Science

Landing on a Comet, 317 Million Miles From Home

click for totally awesome photos: Source: NY Times

Category: Digital Media, Science, Technology

Fly Through Universe

Paul Bourke, a research professor at the University of Western Australia, provides us a fly-through of the known universe, according to the 6dF Galaxy Survey: The 6dF Galaxy Survey has collected more than 120,000 redshifts over the southern sky over a 5 year period from 2001 to 2005. Its goal is to map our southern…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

Job Automation May Threaten Half of U.S. Workforce

Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Employment, Science, Technology

Constellation of Cygnus

Located just beyond the tip of the tail of the constellation of Cygnus (The Swan), this butterfly-shaped cloud of glowing gas and dust is the wreckage of a star similar to the Sun. Source: spacetelescope.org via Buzzfeed

Category: Science, Weekend

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…Read More

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

Category: Digital Media, Science