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Your Age on Other Worlds | Exploratorium - StumbleUpon. Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets.

Your Age on Other Worlds | Exploratorium - StumbleUpon

This brings up the question of how we define the time intervals we measure. What is a day? What is a year? Big data: Drowning in numbers. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images - StumbleUpon. 11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks | DVICE - StumbleUpon. Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries.

11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks | DVICE - StumbleUpon

We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Aerogel Also known as frozen smoke, Aerogel is the world's lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. Shuttle-Endeavour-sts130-nuit.jpg from laboiteverte.fr - StumbleUpon. Armstrong.jpg from harvard.edu - StumbleUpon. AP15_8.jpg from usgs.gov - StumbleUpon.

Hires.jpg from harvard.edu - StumbleUpon. Systemesolaire2.jpg from wikimedia.org - StumbleUpon. Binary - its digitalicious! - StumbleUpon. How binary works: The binary number system (aka base 2) represents values using two symbols, typically 0 and 1.

Binary - its digitalicious! - StumbleUpon

Computers call these bits. A bit is either off (0) or on (1). When arranged in sets of 8 bits (1 byte) 256 values can be represented (0-255).