This particular image is of a reflection nebula,. Messier 78 (officially dubbed “NGC 2068″) is located about 1350 light years from Earth in the constellation of Orion.
A new finding by Harvard stem cell biologists turns one of the basics of neurobiology on its head, demonstrating that it is possible to turn one type of already differentiated neuron into another within the brain.
Platybelodon A genus of large herbivorous mammal related to the elephant. It lived during the Miocene Epoch, about 15-4 million years ago, and ranged over Africa, Europe, Asia and North America. Although it thrived during its time, it did not survive past the Miocene. Platybelodon was previously believed to have fed in the swampy areas of [...]
The world’s first Smart cycling helmet with an integrated heart rate sensor, optical physiological sensor, accelerometer, and full wireless communication capabilities.
The Smart platform is lightweight and incorporates a microprocessor integrated with LifeBEAM’s advanced algorithm, allowing real-time, correct, hassle-free heart-rate monitoring without using a chest strap!
The new Miami Science Museum by Grimshaw will comprise an aquarium and wildlife center, a planetarium and more. Featured vegetated roof surfaces and a rain water collection system.
Captain Kirk has nothing on the “strange new worlds” the Kepler space telescope has found.
NASA’s planet-probing orbiting observatory launched its quest to find more Earths four years ago this week. Since then, it’s found thousands of planets ranging from ginormous gas giants to tiny rocky worlds that are even smaller than our planet. NASA extended its mission to 2016 last year, putting the telescope into planet-hunting overtime and, we assume, scientists into overdrive.
Along the way, Kepler has revealed some bizarre star systems. Check out some of the weirdest exoplanets Kepler has found so far:
Everyone knows which foods are good for you, sadly it’s normally the ones that taste like crap. But there are a number of foods that are chock full of goodness that are tragically overshadowed by other, lesser foods, food like.
This 50 minutes documentary gives an in-depth look in the world of Google and search. What if all the world’s information would be available and easy to find? What if all the news, all books, all texts, photographs and videos would be collected in one place, and made available, always and everywhere? This is the [...]