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Hoverbots Playing Catch

Your robot overlords will play catch with you. If they’re not too busy. And if you ask. Nicely. These robots were made by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and use highly precise positioning sensors to … Continue reading

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Stunning Astronomy Picture of the Day

The astropic du jour is a gorgeous timelapse of the aurora over Norway. A must see.                   APOD: 2011 March 28 – Time Lapse Auroras Over Norway

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World’s Smallest Stop Motion?

There’s plenty of room for movies at the bottom. Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment, was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a … Continue reading

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‘Leven Lego Lapsimations

From Oobject BTW: Language NSFW best lego stop motion videos

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The Quake: The Most Terrifying Video Yet

The BBC has a stunning video of the first moments of the tsunami coming up the river at Miyako. BBC News – Japan earthquake: Footage of moment tsunami hit      

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Quake Could Have Been More Devastating

The tsunami devastated the coast of Japan. Buildings swayed in Tokyo, but none fell, thanks to preventative measures in the form of building codes enforced by –ready for it?– government regulation. Got that, GOP? Government regulation. Japan’s already stringent building … Continue reading

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3D Micromovies of Living Cells

A new microscope invented by scientists at Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus will let researchers use an exquisitely thin sheet of light — similar to that used in supermarket bar-code scanners — to peer inside single living … Continue reading

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The Typical Human

A video on YouTube from National Geographic. 7 Billion: Are You Typical? A tip of the typical hat to GraphJam

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Art in a Petri Dish

    Biophysicists are growing Petri dishes of different species of bacteria in order to develop new antibiotics. The bacteria are subjected to different temperatures and have limited food sources inside the dish. Despite these conditions, most colonies tend to … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

All of it. We can now see the entire sun. On Feb. 6th, NASA’s twin STEREO probes moved into position on opposite sides of the sun, and they are now beaming back uninterrupted images of the entire star—front and back. … Continue reading

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