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Shadows And Plumes Across Enceladus

“Why does Enceladus have ice plumes? The discovery of jets spewing water vapor and ice was detected by the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft in 2005. The origin of the water feeding the jets, however, remained a topic of research. A leading … Continue reading

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The Topography Of Tears

What do human tears look like under the microscope? Rather beautiful, actually. Rose-Lynn Fisher has created a wondrous mix of science and art, by looking at her tears through a microscope. The results appear like aerial shots of Earth, with rivers, roads, cities, fields, … Continue reading

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Lindsey Stirling – Elements (Dubstep Violin)

Lindsey Stirling – Elements (Dubstep Violin). Another beautiful dubstep violin tune from Lindsey Stirling. Titled Elements, it’s to do with the four original elements, earth, air, fire, and water. Not the periodic table of elements, which would be a different … Continue reading

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Pavement Paint Squiggles

The BBC have, what I think, is a fascinating article on the signs and symbols spray painted onto the road by utility companies.  Each different colour means something different, as does each line, squiggle, letter, and number. There is no … Continue reading

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Some pretty cool facts about space. Credit to OnlineSchools (although I can’t find the image on their website at all). I knew the majority of the things on the list, but infographics are always interesting to look at. Onwards!

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io9 – The Most Amazing Science Images Of 2013

io9 have compiled a fantastic list of their most amazing science images of 2013. What’s even better though, is that many of them are animated gifs, which can often enhance the original images a fair deal. I’ve mentioned a few … Continue reading

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A Shore Of Infinity

A Shore of Infinity is a beautiful time lapse video by Tadas Janušonis. Tracing clouds, thunderstorms, and stars, the power and energy of nature is clearly visible. I also love the effect of seeing the sky reflected in the lake. … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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How Do You Pour Water Up Into A Glass?

How do you explain this picture of water being poured upwards into a cup? It’s not a trick of the eye; the water is actually flowing upwards (as the land is at the top of the picture, and the sky … Continue reading

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Water Spirals

What do you think of when you see this video: Magic?  Witchcraft?  Trickery? Science?  If you answered 1 or 2, I’m sorry, that’s the wrong answer. If you answered 4, with a little bit of 3 thrown in there, huzzah, … Continue reading

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