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Monthly Archives: June 2012


Pretty amazing! Besides being a beautiful image, it may also be the fasting moving pulsar ever!


The mineral is a type of titanium oxide and has been named panguite, after Pan Gu, the giant from ancient Chinese mythology who established the world by separating yin from yang to create the Earth and the sky.


Shot by the astronauts of Expedition 30 on the International Space Station, these time-lapse videos capture magnificent views of auroras, city lights at night and dazzling lightning storms. Videos set to the song “Walking in the Air” by Howard Blake. – Courtesy of Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA-Johnson Space Center. The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

PASADENA, Calif. – Astronomers have gathered the most direct evidence yet of a supermassive black hole shredding a star that wandered too close. NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer, a space-based observatory, and the Pan-STARRS1 telescope on the summit of Haleakala in Hawaii were among the first to help identify the stellar remains..


A brief overview of Singularity University’s Executive Programs and some testimonials from participants of the first Executive Program at NASA’s Ames Research Park in Mountain View, CA.

“the fact that all of the coal energy and gas in the earth is equivilent of 5 days of sunlight hitting the earth, that was kinda mindblowing”


There are people who can quickly memorize lists of thousands of numbers, the order of all the cards in a deck (or ten!), and much more. Science writer Joshua Foer describes the technique — called the memory palace — and shows off its most remarkable feature: anyone can learn how to use it, including him.


Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

Easily one of the most amazing videos ever made.


NASA dreams big science. In this awesome new short, NASA presents the Earth, the planets, the Sun, and the endless universe beyond. Come for the cool, stay for the music, take away a sense of wonder to share. It’s six minutes from Earth to forever, and you can see it here!

This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: ‪http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10958


Michel Gelobter discusses the future of energy, with Salim Ismail, Executive Director of Singularity University.

“i worry about lack of imagination”