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Amazing View of Earth from Space

September 21, 2011

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You may have seen a choppy version of this video floating around the internet, but now, “someone interpolated the original frames to achieve this smooth as silk motion film — it’ll leave you stupefied.” Continue reading to watch. Probably with created with the magical Twixtor, the new video runs at 30 frames-per-second. Check out the [...]

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Solar Flares

September 3, 2011

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In videos, solar flares may not appear to be all that large, but that most certainly is not the case. YouTube user “WorldScott” provides us with a visual video showing us just how big they really are. Continue reading to watch.

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Peering Inside a Black Hole

July 19, 2010

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Black holes may not be what they seem. PhysOrg reports that “a new infrared image has captured the center of our galaxy in never-before-seen detail–showing stars and gas swirling into the super massive black hole that lurks at the heart of our own Milky Way.” Video after the break. “We can’t actually see a black [...]

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Jupiter Loses a Band

May 12, 2010

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That’s right, “the belt took leaves of absence in both the early 1990s and in 1973, so its disappearance now, if anything, is a bit overdue (it seems to be on a roughly 15-year cycle). ” Video after the break. Astronomers aren’t exactly sure why this happens, but the flightiness of the SEB is actually [...]

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Obama NASA Vision for Mars

April 15, 2010

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Obama visited the Kennedy Space Center today and said: “The bottom line is, nobody is more committed to manned space flight, to human exploration of space, than I am. But we’ve got to do it in a smart way.” Pledging a “transformative agenda” for NASA, Obama sketched an ambitious vision of by 2025 developing spacecraft [...]

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