Tag Archives: Curiosity

Old Time Portraits Of Parasites

Over at Smithsonian, they have a creepy collection of old time portraits of parasites, by Marcus DeSieno. He used antiquated photograph development techniques to create the distinct look, which verges between monsters from horror films and beautiful art. The Smithsonian … Continue reading

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ExpeRimental – Bringing Science Home

“ExpeRimental, launching 17 July and brought to you by the Royal Institution, is a series of free short films that make it fun, easy and cheap to do science at home with children aged four to nine. Ignite a child’s … Continue reading

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Curiosity Completes Its First Martian Year

Today, June 24th 2014, marks the day that NASA’s Curiosity rover has been on Mars for one whole Martian year (687 days). The above video talks about the Curiosity mission, the results they’ve achieved, and the challenges they’ve faced. It’s incredibly … Continue reading

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“Evening Star” Earth

We’ve had a most peculiar sunset imaged from Mars, but here, for the first time, we can see the “Evening Star” Earth. “This view of the twilight sky and Martian horizon taken by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover includes Earth as the … Continue reading

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Images From A Decade Of Mars Exploration

Humans have sent several robots to explore Mars, and during their time there, these robots have taken some extraordinary photographs. NASA have collected together a decade’s worth of images from Spirit and Opportunity for you to marvel at, and marvel … Continue reading

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More Science Images Of 2013

Time for some more amazing science images from the past year! BuzzFeed has a collection of the 23 most breathtaking science photos of 2013, and they are utterly brilliant. Ranging from the nanoscale to the galactic scale, and everything in … Continue reading

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Personal Genome Project UK

Would you get your genome sequenced and have it published online for all to see? The Personal Genome Project UK is asking for 100,000 volunteers to have their genome sequenced, and made freely available online for all to see, where … Continue reading

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Space 2012

2012 has seen a plethora of science pictures of and from space, and they are truly jaw dropping. Starting with the BBC, they have a few images of 2012 as seen from space. These include the capsized cruise ship Costa … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s Best Science Stories Of 2012

The Guardian has a rundown of their best science stories of 2012 in pictures, and of their top 10 science videos of 2012. The pictures include the transit of Venus, the Curiosity rover, and the life of Sir Patrick Moore. … Continue reading

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366 Days: Nature’s 2012 In Review

2012 has been a big year for science. Of our many accomplishments, we’ve landed Curiosity on Mars, discovered the Higgs boson, and created the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE). Over at Nature, they have compiled a fantastic list of all … Continue reading

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