From Quarks to Quasars

Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 10/21/14 — The Colors of The Moon

Finally, you can feast your eyes on a colored image of the moon, taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s “Wide Angle Camera.” Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1whNUlm

Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University. (Edited by J. Major)

Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 10/21/14 — The Colors of The Moon

Finally, you can feast your eyes on a colored image of the moon, taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s “Wide Angle Camera.” Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1whNUlm

Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University. (Edited by J. Major)

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaking Tonight: How To Watch

Look outside. The sky may be alight. The Orionid meteor shower is peaking now. Watch the live stream here:
http://bit.ly/1r6eIk3

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaking Tonight: How To Watch

Look outside. The sky may be alight. The Orionid meteor shower is peaking now. Watch the live stream here:
http://bit.ly/1r6eIk3

Pluto isn’t the only one you should feel sorry for :c

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Milky Way Ransacks Nearby Dwarf Galaxies

Our tiny neighbors don’t have the gas to form stars, and the Milky Way is to blame…
http://bit.ly/1ycWzpo

Milky Way Ransacks Nearby Dwarf Galaxies

Our tiny neighbors don’t have the gas to form stars, and the Milky Way is to blame…
http://bit.ly/1ycWzpo

Rare Northern White Rhinos Dies: Only 6 Left on Earth 

Suni the rhino has died. He was one of the last 2 breeding males in the world.

That leaves just six northern white rhinos on our planet.

Rare Northern White Rhinos Dies: Only 6 Left on Earth

Suni the rhino has died. He was one of the last 2 breeding males in the world.

That leaves just six northern white rhinos on our planet.

Researchers in Japan have built a camera capable of recording 4.4 trillion frames per second, making it possible to visualize heat conduction and chemical reactions — things in nature once thought impossible to photograph!
Huzzah for science. 
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/08/18/worlds-fastest-camera-shoots-4-4-trillion-images-per-second/#.VENqQPldVqU

Researchers in Japan have built a camera capable of recording 4.4 trillion frames per second, making it possible to visualize heat conduction and chemical reactions — things in nature once thought impossible to photograph!

Huzzah for science. 

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/08/18/worlds-fastest-camera-shoots-4-4-trillion-images-per-second/#.VENqQPldVqU

In the macro world, we can’t be in two places at once or convey simple information over vast distances  (we’re talking cosmic distances here) instantaneously, but the quantum world is still hiding in plain sight. In fact, quantum stuff happens each time you do something as simple as flipping a light switch. Learn how: http://bit.ly/1ySqdDG

In the macro world, we can’t be in two places at once or convey simple information over vast distances (we’re talking cosmic distances here) instantaneously, but the quantum world is still hiding in plain sight. In fact, quantum stuff happens each time you do something as simple as flipping a light switch. Learn how: http://bit.ly/1ySqdDG

Sugary Drinks Linked To Cell Aging: Soda May Age You as Much as Smoking

Sugar-sweetened soda might promote disease and age you prematurely…
http://bit.ly/10e8HLR

Sugary Drinks Linked To Cell Aging: Soda May Age You as Much as Smoking

Sugar-sweetened soda might promote disease and age you prematurely…
http://bit.ly/10e8HLR

Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 10/20/14 — Comet Siding Spring

Over the weekend, a comet called Siding Spring famously passed by the Red Planet close enough to be picked up by Martian probes and satellites.  Until we get those images back, feast your eyes on Siding Spring: http://bit.ly/1CKZJSf

Image Credit: Damian

Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 10/20/14 — Comet Siding Spring

Over the weekend, a comet called Siding Spring famously passed by the Red Planet close enough to be picked up by Martian probes and satellites. Until we get those images back, feast your eyes on Siding Spring: http://bit.ly/1CKZJSf

Image Credit: Damian

How Does Sugar Affect Your Brain?

When you eat something loaded with sugar, the response is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine…
http://bit.ly/1y984y6

How Does Sugar Affect Your Brain?

When you eat something loaded with sugar, the response is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine…
http://bit.ly/1y984y6