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Dec
polar-bear-ship

Best of the Year 2010- 7 of 7: Polar Bear to Ship: Go Away! Go Home!

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Best of the Year 7 of 7

Polar bear ship- Norway.    Photograph by Michael Nolan
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31
Dec
Happy Quadrotor

Best of the Year 2010- 6 of 7: Happy Quadrotor New Year

Happy Quadrotor

The robot is a test subject at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology’s Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control. Researchers put a piano in their Flying Machine Arena so Echo could play “Jingle Bells.”    Watch the videos…

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31
Dec
iss-Endeavour

Best of the Year 2010- 5 of 7: ISS- 10 Years

200 inhabitants, 15 nations, 600 experiments

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ISS and shuttle passing in front of the sun
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31
Dec
Burj Khalifa10

Best of the Year 2010- 4 of 7: Burj Khalifa- World’s Tallest Building

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Best of the Year 4 of 7

The pride of Dubai: 2,717 foot – 828 meters tall.
It’s taller than any other building by more than 1,000 feet.

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31
Dec
Sculptor Wall

Best of the Year 2010- 3 of 7: Sculptor Wall of Galaxies- Largest Known Structure in the Universe

Sculptor Wall

Best of the Year 3 of 7

Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton detected a vast reservoir of gas lying along a wall-shaped structure of galaxies about 400 million light years from Earth.
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31
Dec
Floating States2

Best of the Year 2010- 2 of 7: Floating States of Maldives

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Best of the Year 2 of 7

The country is in a dire situation as sea levels are set to rise to 59 cm above the sea level in the year 2100.
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31
Dec
cern

Best of the Year 2010- 1 of 7: CERN – LHC greatest experiments

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Our understanding of the Universe is about to change…

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31
Dec
State of Pop

United State of Pop 2010

State of Pop

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30
Dec
Stellar Snow Crystal

Stellar Snow Crystal Stereo Pair

Stellar Snow CrystalTo view the pair stereoscopically, cross your eyes, 40 cm from the monitor and relax your vision until there are three images, then focus on the center image.
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30
Dec
TRON Watch

TRON Watch

TRON Watch

The time here is displayed with hours and five minute hexa-slots – just how it should be, of course! It’s branded with the NEW Tron movie logo, that being Tron: Legacy.

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