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Envisioning Chemistry: Chemical Garden II

Envisioning Chemistry: Chemical Garden II

When a piece of metal salt is dropped in the solution of sodium silicate, a membrane of insoluble metal silicate is formed. Due to the osmotic pressure, water enters the membrane and breaks it, generating more insoluble membranes. This cycle repeats and the salt grows...
A Fictive Flight Above Real Mars

A Fictive Flight Above Real Mars

This is an amazing piece of film created by stitching and 3D-processing anaglyph images of Mars taken by the HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The end result gives us a tease of how it might be flying over Mars. It has really been time-consuming...
NASA Live Stream – Earth From Space

NASA Live Stream – Earth From Space

Started streaming from the International Space Station on Oct 22, 2016. What a wonderful view..  Special Note: As the Space Station passes into a period of night every 45 mins video is unavailable – during this time, and other breaks in transmission, recorded...
Classify A Star

Classify A Star

There is this neat program which is partially supported with funding from the National Science Foundation called SCOPE. The Stellar Classification Online Public Exploration program. Here they give people the chance to classify stars! This is an awesome way to keep...