According to British science writer Ed Yong over at National Geographic, the idea for this infographic (which you can see a larger version of here ) sprung from a science writing workshop run by himself and science writer Carl Zimmer a few years...
Imagine that the entire history of the universe is compressed into one year
- with the Big Bang corresponding to the first second of the New Year's Day,
and the present time to the last second of December 31st (midnight).
Today, a satellite was involved in your life. Whether you checked a weather report, watched SportsCenter or looked for your mom's house on Google Maps, you did something that would have been impossible without an automated spacecraft orbiting hundred...
The Ocean & All Its (Endangered) Wonders | immortality | It's official: the only thing certain in this world is taxes. That's because death, for a tiny sea creature, is not inevitable. Turritopsis nutricul, a jellyfis
We don't know, because gravitational waves are so weak that
we cannot detect
them in order to time them. However,
gravitational radiation is described
very accurately by
Einstein's theory of general relativity and in particular
his field e...
This image looks like it can't possibly be real, but it is. Taken back in 2006 when the Cassini spacecraft was orbiting the sixth planet, this photo captures a nighttime view of Saturn as light sparkles off of its rings.
If you are interested in brains and the universe,
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Shiver at the sexy minds who have laid naked the
math machinery whirring just beneath the skin of reality.
if you get this book, as I would like to know what you thi...
Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore the entire sky, including our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe, in spanning the electromagnetic spectrum: gamma-ray, x-ray, visible, hydrogen α, near-infrared...