quarta-feira, 30 de janeiro de 2013

Hangout with CERN: ALICE

Google Science Fair 2013

15 Awesome Chemistry Experiments

The Science: Called Electric Treeing, the GIF above shows an electrical pre-breakdown phenomenon where due to partial discharges and progresses through the stressed dielectric insulation, electricity takes a path resembling the branches of a tree. Read more.

terça-feira, 29 de janeiro de 2013

quinta-feira, 24 de janeiro de 2013

Out of the Box

Take a moment: Coldplay - Speed Of Sound

domingo, 20 de janeiro de 2013

So True!

Almost there... :)

quinta-feira, 17 de janeiro de 2013

Both true! :)

For Space Station, a Pod That Folds Like a Shirt and Inflates Like a Balloon

Low-Earth orbit, he said, is the “first target,” but larger modules could be used for stations in deep space or for habitats on the Moon. “We have ambitions to get to the Moon someday, to have a base there,” Mr. Bigelow said.
The fold-up, blow-up approach solves the conundrum of how to build something voluminous that can be packed into the narrow payload confines of a rocket. The soft sides of the module, called the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or Beam, will allow it to be scrunched like a T-shirt in a suitcase. Read more.

terça-feira, 8 de janeiro de 2013

Zeta Oph: Runaway Star

Take a moment: MUSE - Neutron Star Collision