Comparison of optical Telescope primary mirrors- infographic

Comparison of optical Telescopes

An impressive infographic comparison of optical telescope primary mirrors since 1893, to the European Extremely Large 39 meter Telescope at Cerro Armazones, in Chile, planned for 2022.

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Technology news

The Science of Sunglint

Sunglint

At satellite imagery or astronaut photography, you have probably noticed bright patches of sunlight that can make certain bodies of water gleam with unusual color.

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

A Probe will study Earth’s Forests in 3-D

Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI)

A laser-based instrument called GEDI, developed for the International Space Station, will give a unique 3-D view of Earth’s forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle.

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Space

Double Space for BMW installation

Double Space for BMW

The installation “Double Space for BMW – Precision & Poetry in Motion” by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby unveiled during the London Design Festival.

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Modern Art

This power plug used for floating Wind turbines

The MacArtney 11kV, 400 amp wet mate connector

This gigantic power plug made for floating wind turbines, wave energy converters, tidal energy converters, eliminates “the need to bring cables to the surface by wet mating and de-mating cable infrastructure.”

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Green Energy, Technology news

Manta Ray asks for diver’s help

Traped Manta Ray

Amazing! These divers came across this giant manta ray, that was wrapped in fishing net and set it free.    Watch the stunning video…

By |September 16, 2014|Categories: Animals, Aquatic

This is Comet’s landing site for Rosetta

Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

ESA announces the location of the primary landing site for Rosetta’s lander Philae. Site J is located on the head of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized

Mysterious mushroom shaped organisms found

Dendrogramma mushroom-shaped organisms

Mysterious mushroom shaped organisms found in the sea southeast of Australia, are rather cute and pretty.

By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Animals

World’s Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

Spacecraft Welding Tool

World’s largest spacecraft welding tool for Space Launch System, the Vertical Assembly Center, officially is open for business at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Space

Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster

Confederate X132

Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster motorcycle, equipped with innovative engineering, designed with distinctive drag race architecture.

By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Vehicles
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