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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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Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Eruption

Last week, on Wednesday 22nd April, the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted. Considering how connected we are in our modern world, videos and photos of the eruption quickly appeared, and they are stunning. The video above is a time lapse … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse At 35,000 Feet

There are several amazing total solar eclipse pictures that have come to light during the past few days, but not many can compare to the above image, taken by Geoff Sims with the assistance of Glenn Schneider. Taken at 35,000 … Continue reading

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Pi Day 2015

Tomorrow is Pi Day 2015! March 14, 2015, otherwise written as 3/14/15. I wrote about Pi Day last year, but this year is even more special. Not only does the written date go up to five digits, but it’s possible … Continue reading

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Real Time Aurora, Shooting Stars And A Polar Bear

A stunningly beautiful real time aurora by skydivephil, complete with multiple colours, shooting stars, and a wandering polar bear. Phil Plait over at Slate has some extra information on what you’re seeing, namely the wondrous corona. I really like the … Continue reading

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Wanderers

“Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of … Continue reading

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Truths About Vaccines

Vaccines save lives, millions of lives, each year. Yet despite this, anti-vaxxers insist that vaccines are dangerous, poisonous and will kill you. So here are some links for you to show you the real truth about vaccines. First up, the always excellent Phil Plait … Continue reading

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