DiscoveryNews

Apr 14

fastcompany:

“The only thing you could compare it to is like a Macy’s Day Parade or something like that. But those are all inflatables. This thing is a massive machine, and an art piece in and of itself.”
As the hordes of festival-goers descend on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, they’ve got a friend from outer space there to greet them. Read more>

fastcompany:

“The only thing you could compare it to is like a Macy’s Day Parade or something like that. But those are all inflatables. This thing is a massive machine, and an art piece in and of itself.”

As the hordes of festival-goers descend on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, they’ve got a friend from outer space there to greet them. Read more>

Touch, Tilt 3-D Images Like You’re Tony Stark
The time is coming when we can bat around holographic images like Tony Stark did in Ironman 2. Only instead of holograms, they’re images generated with help from a fog machine. Read more

Touch, Tilt 3-D Images Like You’re Tony Stark

The time is coming when we can bat around holographic images like Tony Stark did in Ironman 2. Only instead of holograms, they’re images generated with help from a fog machine. Read more

Pluto May Have Deep Seas and Ancient Tectonic Faults
In July 2015, we get our first close look at the dwarf planet Pluto and its moon, Charon, a fact that has scientists hypothesizing more than ever about what we might see there. One of the latest ideas put forward is that perhaps the collision that likely formed Pluto and Charon heated the interior of Pluto enough to give it an internal liquid water ocean, which also gave the small world a short-lived plate tectonics system, like that of Earth. Read more

Pluto May Have Deep Seas and Ancient Tectonic Faults

In July 2015, we get our first close look at the dwarf planet Pluto and its moon, Charon, a fact that has scientists hypothesizing more than ever about what we might see there. One of the latest ideas put forward is that perhaps the collision that likely formed Pluto and Charon heated the interior of Pluto enough to give it an internal liquid water ocean, which also gave the small world a short-lived plate tectonics system, like that of Earth. Read more

Apr 03

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trce:

the-actual-universe:

benigoat:

Time-lapse of river changing course over 28 years.

This messed me up a little bit.

rebloggngigingi

Awesome meanders!

trce:

the-actual-universe:

benigoat:

Time-lapse of river changing course over 28 years.

This messed me up a little bit.

rebloggngigingi

Awesome meanders!

(Source: reddit.com)

X-Ray Tech Penetrates Rock, Detects Diamonds
In the endless hunt for diamonds in ore, the elusive gems are more frenemy than best friend. A new X-ray technology being developed in Germany promises to locate diamonds deep in rock. Read more

X-Ray Tech Penetrates Rock, Detects Diamonds

In the endless hunt for diamonds in ore, the elusive gems are more frenemy than best friend. A new X-ray technology being developed in Germany promises to locate diamonds deep in rock. Read more

Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Has Underground Ocean
Gravity measurements made with the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth. Read more

Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Has Underground Ocean

Gravity measurements made with the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth. Read more

Mar 26

Enormous Shrimp Was Gentle Giant of Cambrian Seas
A top predator approximately 540 million years ago was an over two-foot-long shrimp relative that was the first known actively swimming filter feeder, according to the latest issue of Nature. Read more

Enormous Shrimp Was Gentle Giant of Cambrian Seas

A top predator approximately 540 million years ago was an over two-foot-long shrimp relative that was the first known actively swimming filter feeder, according to the latest issue of Nature. Read more

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BREAKING: Small World Discovered Beyond Pluto
After a decade of searching, astronomers have found a second dwarf-like planet far beyond Pluto and its Kuiper Belt cousins, a presumed no-man’s land that may turn out to be anything but. Read more

BREAKING: Small World Discovered Beyond Pluto

After a decade of searching, astronomers have found a second dwarf-like planet far beyond Pluto and its Kuiper Belt cousins, a presumed no-man’s land that may turn out to be anything but. Read more

Mar 24

What Creates a Deadly Mudslide?
Was it a landslide, landslip, mudslide or mud flow, and was there any way to prevent the catastrophe that killed at least eight people on Saturday along the Stilliguamish River in Washington State? Read more

What Creates a Deadly Mudslide?

Was it a landslide, landslip, mudslide or mud flow, and was there any way to prevent the catastrophe that killed at least eight people on Saturday along the Stilliguamish River in Washington State? Read more

Falling Into the Guts of a Black Hole
If you happened to be falling into a black hole, the last thing on your mind will likely be how pretty the view is. Read more

Falling Into the Guts of a Black Hole

If you happened to be falling into a black hole, the last thing on your mind will likely be how pretty the view is. Read more