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Saturn was 810 million miles (1.3 billion kilometers) away when the Hubble Space Telescope took this ultraviolet image of the planet, revealing a vivid auroral display rising thousands of miles above t... More
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Made popular on September 03 2008, submitted by Better_world
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Bell Labs' decision to abandon basic physics research marks the end of a brilliant chapter for the iconic institution. Many of the Labs' most famous discoveries, such as the transistor and the laser, o... More
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The Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch next month (October 8th), carrying new instruments, batteries and gyroscopes to the Hubble Space Telescope. This will be the final servicing mission to... More
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A powerful collision of galaxy clusters has been captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory. This clash of clusters provides striking evidence for dark matter and insight i... More
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After 20 years of preparation, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be switched on this summer, the world's most ambitious science experiment will smash particles together to recreate the first moments... More
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Made popular on September 08 2008, submitted by Better_world
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Stars have onion-like layers that blow off in fiery explosions before a final killing blow—a supernova—turns them into black holes, according to a new theory of star death.
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Made popular on September 13 2008, submitted by Valentin
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Synthetic biology is a field devoted to creating better tools for biological engineering, which could be used to create new biological systems. This Cribsheet summarizes the basics of biotechnology and... More
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Made popular on September 06 2008, submitted by Logos
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A simple image depicting a human brain. The links or external synapses could be symbolic of how the brain receives input from the external world, or perhaps a potential implementation of a brain machin... More
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Made popular on September 01 2008, submitted by Andres
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A diagram illustrating just how little freshwater the world has to work with. If all the world’s water were to fit inside 100 glasses, the supply available to humanity would not fill three quarters o... More
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Made popular on September 27 2008, submitted by Chronepsis
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Funerium depicts a brief moment in space, where twin earth-like planets are seen from just above their atmosphere.
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Yes, looks like we are still alive. The first ignition of the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland, is now underway. Of course, we know that nothing—nothing according to Stephen Hawking and... More
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Made popular on September 10 2008, submitted by Andres
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Awesome shot of large group of monkeys in Japanese wilderness.
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Made popular on September 25 2008, submitted by Andres
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The shadow of the Moon can be seen darkening part of Earth. This shadow moved across the Earth at nearly 2000 kilometers per hour. Only observers near the center of the dark circle see a total solar ec... More
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Made popular on September 21 2008, submitted by Andres
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The Milky Way as seen from Death Valley, 2007. This is a panoramic picture.
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Made popular on August 20 2008, submitted by Andres
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A beautiful space art concept by Antifan-real depicting a grand Universe.
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Made popular on July 23 2008, submitted by Andres
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This is the full resolution map of the Internet, back from 2005. The author says: "I created this small partial map of the Internet from the 2005-01-15 data found here (http://www.opte.org/maps/... More
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Made popular on October 11 2008, submitted by Andres
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An artist envisions a planet with rings and its satellite moon. As darkness settles upon this world, the planet comes to life with artificial light product of an inhabiting, intelligent civilization.
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Much nanotechnology research is done at universities. Since nanotechnology research is expensive and most schools don't have the means to pay for it, much of the research is done in conjunction with b... More
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A close up of Jupiter.
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A collaborative work between two artists brings to life a beautiful coast with an amazing view.
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A view of the entire sky captured by the recently launched Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope shows bright radiation coming mostly from the Milky Way's galactic plane. On August 26, 2008, officials ann... More
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A janitor takes in some of the Internet's knowledge sometime in the future, in this scene by flyingdebris.
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Graphics Gallery is a series of labeled diagrams with explanations representing the important processes of biotechnology. Each diagram is followed by a summary of information, providing a context for t... More
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The Burj Dubai tower, the tallest skyscraper in the world, is about to be completed. Check out these series of amazing high resolution pictures from the air which give an exact impression of the breath... More
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The Personal Robots Group focuses on developing the principles, techniques, and technologies for personal robots. Cynthia and her students have developed numerous robotic creatures ranging from robotic... More
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