Tag Archives: BBC

10 Breathtaking Night Skies

Over at BBC Earth, they have a collection of 10 stunning night skies on Earth. These photographs show how breathtaking the cosmos above us is, especially the sweeping Milky Way. My favourite image of the bunch is the one shown left … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? Most likely not, but even if you are, are you sleeping naturally? The above image, from Scientific American, was created by Dwayne Godwin and drawn by Jorge Cham, of PHD Comics fame, and briefly explains … Continue reading

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2015 Perseids Meteor Shower

It’s that time of year again! The 2015 Perseid meteor shower will peak from tonight onwards. For more information on the Perseids, check out the following articles: BBC. The Guardian. Earth Sky. Despite it being near optimal conditions to view … Continue reading

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Pluto

It’s hard to have missed the amazing news about Pluto. The New Horizons probe has completed its flyby and sent back the above extraordinary image. Well, minus the few additions that xkcd have added to it! The enormous heart immediately stands out, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #17

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Throwback! First up are some translucent ants eating a coloured liquid, colouring themselves in the process (Colossal). It looks pretty cool, especially the ants that create new colours by sampling several of the different liquids. From … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #16 – Atoms

It’s that time of the week again: Throwback Thursday! First up, the video above demonstrates what happens when you heat a plastic cup. It’s rather surprising, considering it doesn’t just melt onto the floor. It’s all to do with the … Continue reading

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