Galaxy Rise

July 26, 2009 at 2:46 am | Posted in Astronomy, Photography | Leave a comment
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The Milky Way as seen in a Texan time-lapse.

Galaxiki

August 18, 2008 at 7:58 am | Posted in Astronomy, Science, Webware | Leave a comment
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A wholely fictional galaxy whose content is user-created.

Blue Marble Next Generation

February 12, 2008 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Photography, Science, Technology | Leave a comment

NASA would like to remind you that it studies the Earth as well.

The Solar Photography of Flower Mound Observatory

January 2, 2008 at 8:24 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Photography | Leave a comment

Who says homebrew photography can’t give astronomers a run for their money?

The Vela Supernova Remnant

December 17, 2007 at 1:46 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy | Leave a comment

One gixapixel of stars for your jaw-dropping exploration.

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

August 5, 2007 at 7:57 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Film, Journalism, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Television | Leave a comment

An excellent BBC review of the audacious science that the Large Hadron Collider, under construction near Geneva, hopes to accomplish.

The Sun In Motion

August 5, 2007 at 7:53 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Eye Candy, Psychology, Science, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Ever wonder how the sun moves?

Topics In Geocide

July 30, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Astronomy, Esoterica, FutureTech, Humor, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment

Interested in GeocideWould you like to attempt it?  Unconvinced of the importance of doing so?  Check in with the International Earth-Destruction Advisory Board to make sure you’re not too late and then delve into the details.

The Mineral Moon

May 9, 2007 at 2:50 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Photography, Psychology, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Impressive false-color moon showing variations in mineral deposits.

Mars Clickworkers

May 4, 2007 at 4:13 am | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Psychology, Science, Webware | Leave a comment

Want to help science?

Keepon, The Dancing Robot

April 13, 2007 at 3:57 am | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Music, Robotics, Sculpture, Technology | Leave a comment

Bet you didn’t know one could dance this well with no arms or legsIt’s simply adorable.

“Did NASA Accidentally Nuke Jupiter?” by Richard Hoagland

April 9, 2007 at 12:01 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Fantastic, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Technology, Weapons | 2 Comments

In September of 2003, NASA sent its Galileo spacecraft tumbling into Jupiter’s atmosphere.  One month later, a mysterious black spot was observed on the Jovian surface.  Richard Hoagland suspects that the intense pressure of the Jovian atmosphere may have created an atomic explosion, resulting from the compression of Galileo’s plutonium fuel.

BOTY Showcase

April 1, 2007 at 8:30 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Kinesthetics, Music, Philosophy | Leave a comment

What could be better than Pop ‘n Lock?  How about Synchronized Japanese Pop ‘n Lock?

Top 10 Ways To Destroy The Earth

April 1, 2007 at 8:27 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Fantastic, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Speaks for itself.

Universcale

March 31, 2007 at 1:30 am | Posted in Animation, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Education, Eye Candy, Legal, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Reference, Science, Statistics, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Powers of ten, for your mouse wheel.

Size Comparison: All Known Bodies In The Solar System Over 200 Miles Across

March 31, 2007 at 12:57 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Science, Vehicles | Leave a comment

To the designer: Bravo!

WikiSky

March 24, 2007 at 1:25 am | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Cartography, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Think of it as “Google Map Of The Heavens.”

The STEREO-B Eclipse

March 13, 2007 at 2:51 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Photography, Psychology, Science, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Gorgeous photographs and video footage of an eclipse from a million miles away.

Gilgamesh’s Interstellar Ark

February 18, 2007 at 10:18 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Education, Esoterica, FutureTech, Legal, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Reference, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Strange Paths author Gilgamesh would like to provide some hard numbers to the debate of interstellar colonization (and, strangely, tag the post as “philosophy.”)

The Distance To Everywhere

January 30, 2007 at 4:14 am | Posted in Astronomy, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Science | 2 Comments

This massive GIF file shows, in powers of 10, how far it is to everywhere else anywhere ever (warning: most places you’re likely to be are squeezed between pixels).

Planetocopia

January 2, 2007 at 9:55 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Psychology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

All kinds of fun alternate Earths, thanks to Fun With Topography!

Saturn At 99% The Speed Of Light

November 6, 2006 at 7:42 pm | Posted in Astronomy, CG, Eye Candy, Mashup/Remix, Psychology, Science, Vehicles | Leave a comment

How Saturn is predicted to be distorted by high-speed travel. (MPEG warning)

Extreme Crew 2006

October 31, 2006 at 12:18 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Eye Candy, Kinesthetics, Music, Philosophy, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Let the breakdance battle begin!

Tools For Craters

October 26, 2006 at 6:47 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Get info about existing cratersGet info about future craters!

The Face On Mars

October 25, 2006 at 9:49 am | Posted in Astronomy, CG, Mashup/Remix, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment

A 3D rendering of the Cydonian face.

WaxDJ

October 12, 2006 at 2:30 am | Posted in Astronomy, CG, Dance, Gratis, Music | Leave a comment

Streaming and downloadable dance music.

“A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking

October 3, 2006 at 8:32 am | Posted in Advertising, Astronomy, Books, CG, Gratis, Legal, Painting, Physics, Psychology, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

The book, webbified!

Satellites

October 3, 2006 at 8:19 am | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Games, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

Just drag and drop!

Cephalopod vs. Dementia: Dance Battle!

September 23, 2006 at 7:28 am | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Eye Candy, Kinesthetics, Philosophy, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Pop-locking all-stars.

3D Starmaps

September 16, 2006 at 8:01 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Cartography, Esoterica, FutureTech, Painting, Psychology, Reference | Leave a comment

Someone’s really excited about 3-dimensional math, science fiction, and star charts!

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