Today – November 26, 2014 – at 12 p.m. Pacific (2 Central, 3 Eastern, 2000 UTC), the Kavli Foundation will host a fun Google+ hangout on the science of the blockbuster film “Interstellar.” Click inside for more details and to learn what to do if the time for the hangout has passed.
Scientists have long thought the moon’s volcanos stopped erupting a billion years ago. But dotting the lunar landscape are some remarkably fresh volcanic features.
Larry Koehn of the wonderful website shadowandsubstance.com dropped us a note today about his newest astronomy animation. It shows the much-anticipated upcoming apparition of the sky’s brightest planet – Venus – in the evening sky in late 2014 and 2015.
NASA Goddard released this video on November 17, 2014. It’s based on an ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model showing how carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere – a greenhouse gas – travels around the globe.
You might think a hummingbird simply beats its wings so fast and hard it pushes down enough air to keep its small body afloat. Turns out it’s much trickier than that.
Could we survive on Mars? The AsapSCIENCE guys address the question.
Watch three astronauts aboard the ISS having fun with a GoPro and a floating ball of water.
The BBC News has posted footage of the moment two waterspouts appeared simultaneously off the coast of Liguria, Italy. The natural phenomenon occurred on November 6, 2014 during a thunderstorm.
Cities have personalities and metabolisms all their own. To measure the vital signs of New York City, researchers at the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) used Twitter. The researchers analyzed location-based tweets and visualized the city’s cyclical movement patterns, as steady as a heartbeat.