It’s called the “moon illusion.” Scientists say it’s a trick your brain is playing.
Posts by Martha Morales
Andrew Shurtleff’s stunning time-lapse video shows the world as viewed in near-infrared – like a planet painted in pure ice.
Joey Shanks (ShanksFX from PBS Digital Studios) created this video powered by awesome power of magnetic putty.
Watch a honeybee as it starts its flight, filmed with a high speed camera at 3000 frames per second.
Here’s another way cool video of astronaut Chris Hadfield doing an everyday thing in zero gravity aboard the ISS. This time he’s wringing out a wet washcloth.
If you’ve got two minutes (OK, two and a half minutes) you can watch this cool video of the history of humans on Earth.
An intrepid diver shot the video from the bottom of icy lake, at the bottom of the world.
This super high resolution video features slow motion diffusion of ink drops in water. What does it suggest to you … people dancing … flowers blooming…?
Video by C.G.P. Grey does a good job explaining why, in 2006, the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto to dwarf planet status.
Humans on Earth now number 7,063,264,715 … 7,063,264,716 … 7,063,264,717 … Ever wonder how human population numbers stack up against other species?