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Curiosity Is The Greatest Act Of Rebellion: Robin Ince At TEDxSalford

“In this high energy and passionate talk, Robin Ince explains to the audience just how remarkable and complex the human brain is.” (YouTube) Great TEDx talk (as always) by Robin Ince. He talks about the brain, and how awesome it … Continue reading

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Two Worlds, One Sun

“How different does sunset appear from Mars than from Earth? For comparison, two images of our common star were taken at sunset, one from Earth and one from Mars. These images were scaled to have same angular width and featured here … Continue reading

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Space Probes

Humans have sent out many space probes into the vast unknown. Some are very famous, like Curiosity, Kepler, and Rosetta, whilst others are less well known. Over at spaceprob.es, they have collected together and catalogued all the active human-made machines that … Continue reading

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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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