Category: Science

New NASA/NOAA Animations Reveal Water Vapor Over Oceans

New NASA/NOAA Animations Reveal Water Vapor Over Oceans

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The move of upper-air water vapor excessively the Eastern Pacific is shown using GOES attendant air temperature data. High, cold clouds are white. High, devoid of warmth, clear air (around -28 F) is amethystine. Lower, warmer, dry air (around -10 F) is magenta (where clear, dry air penetrates lower in the air). Image Credit: NASA/NOAA [...]

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Scientists Demonstrate a Photonic Router for the First Time

Scientists Demonstrate a Photonic Router for the First Time

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Illustration of the photonic router the Weizmann Institute scientists created. At the center is the unbiassed atom (orange) that routes photons (gold-colored) in different directions.Source featured

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Hubble Reveals the Role of Dwarf Galaxies in the Star Formation History of the Universe

Hubble Reveals the Role of Dwarf Galaxies in the Star Formation History of the Universe

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hiding amidst these thousands of galaxies are dastardly dwarf galaxies residing in the soon universe, between 2 and 6 billion years hind the big bang, an important time cycle when most of the stars in the nature were formed. Some of these galaxies are undergoing starbursts. Image Credit: NASA and ESASource featured

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Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Organize

Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Organize

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forty-two hours in imitation of they began to differentiate, embryonic cells are clearly segregating into endoderm (red), mesoderm (sapient) and ectoderm (black). Researchers say the explanation to achieving this patterning in civilization is confining the colonies geometrically.Source featured

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NASA Spacecraft Spots an Unusual Series of Eruptions from the Sun

NASA Spacecraft Spots an Unusual Series of Eruptions from the Sun

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This act of enlivening from the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory shows puffs emanating from the base of the light’s atmosphere, exploding outward into interplanetary interval. These drive a later, larger exanthema. The bright light of the sun itself is hidden behind the infamous circle at the center. Image Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO/AlzateSource featured

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Three-Atom Thick Crystal is Capable of Toggling Between Two Electrical States

Three-Atom Thick Crystal is Capable of Toggling Between Two Electrical States

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the upper side panel, this three-atom thick crystal is shown like semiconductor that is non-conductive. An public tug on the material (shown in the central part panel) clicks the crystal into a metallic, or conductive public. The third panel shows the crystal back in a non-conductive plight. Credit: Karel-Alexander DuerlooSource featured

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Parrot Who Was Among Last of Its Kind, Said to Have Inspired ‘Rio,’ Dies

Parrot Who Was Among Last of Its Kind, Said to Have Inspired ‘Rio,’ Dies

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Presley’s assemblage, the Spix’s macaw, disappeared from the frenzied in 2000. PHOTOGRAPH BY ALAIN BREYER A uncommon blue parrot that was among the highest wild-born members of its class and was believed to have inspired the movie Rio has died off So Paulo, Brazil. The bird was a Spix’s macaw named Presley, and he was [...]

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Hubble Views Dwarf Galaxy NGC 5474

Hubble Views Dwarf Galaxy NGC 5474

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This newly released Hubble trope shows dwarf galaxy NGC 5474, what one. is located 21 million light-years off. The subject of this new Hubble picture. is NGC 5474, a dwarf cosmic system located 21 million light-years begone in the constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). This graceful image was taken with Hubble’s Advanced Camera [...]

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Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?

Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although superstitions have power to be arbitrary—a fear of murky cats, for example—”once they are in the cultivation, we tend to honor them.” Photograph by Joana Costa Nogueira, National Geographic Your Shot This year’s without more Friday the 13th is upon us, and it’s paired with a full moon to boot. The casual calendar quirk [...]

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One of the Most Earthlike Planets Ever Found May Not Exist

One of the Most Earthlike Planets Ever Found May Not Exist

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A filtered resemblance shows sunspots similar to the ones forward Gliese 581 blamed for a feigned detection of a planet. PHOTOGRAPH BY ALAN FRIEDMAN All sorts of violence accompanied astronomers’ discovery of Gliese 581g in 2010—the strange world looked like Earth in one as well as the other size and temperature, and thus seemed potentially [...]

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