Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it.

OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

If there's intelligent life elsewhere in the universe, why don't they give a shit about us? Compelling...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

I was under the impression that Saturn's rings were stable. Yeah, that's not then case at all...

Outer Space from Sander van den Berg on Vimeo.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Yep, they stole this idea from my blog I guess... =)

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Dr Bruce Ames (toxicologist) on "toxic chemicals" scaremongering

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The Lion City, Tiltshift of Singapore

The Lion City from Keith Loutit on Vimeo.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

This breaks my heart....

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Colbert and Tyson

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Asteroid Discovery from 1980 - 2011

Saturday, July 7, 2012

This is Our Planet

This is Our Planet from Tomislav Safundžić on Vimeo.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Higgs Particle Simplified...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

The Moon

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Do we deserve Mars?

I was recently engaged in a conversation about Mars. Not about whether we can go to Mars, but whether we should go to Mars. My friend basically argued that we shouldn't go to Mars because we don't deserve to go; and we don't deserve to go because we can't even organize ourselves properly on Earth.
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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Tax Dollars At War

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Makes sense to me...

This is pretty neat

A wind map of the country.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Jim Jefferies on Religion

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Just How Small is an Atom?

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Who was smarter Einstein or Newton?!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

How do magnetic fields work?

NPR's Robert Krulwich examines how Magnetic Fields work. (LINK)

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Our Origins, by Sagan

Friday, March 30, 2012

The Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor in 5 Minutes

Monday, March 19, 2012

The Sagan Series Part 9

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Adam Savage on Scientific Discovery

Saturday, March 10, 2012

We Stopped Dreaming

Monday, March 5, 2012

The Most Astounding Fact (Neil DeGrasse Tyson)

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

What if other planets were as close as the moon?

This just gave me the weirdest feeling in the pit of my stomach...

Monday, February 13, 2012

Acrylic fractal art made by bombarding slabs of plastic in a particle accelerator

From Boing Boing...
Check out the link I found at Boing Boing!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"

Why No Baby Dinosaurs?

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Richard Dawkins Interviews Deepak Chopra.

From Pharyngula.

2/9/2012 Edit: This blog post is relevant to this discussion...

Saturday, January 14, 2012

The "Scale" of the Universe

Man, I just can't grow tired of these videos