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Must Watch: Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Pamela Gay, and Lawrence Krauss discuss our future in space. Just need to rebut that very last point Mr Tyson made before the video ended.

Must Watch: Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Pamela Gay, and Lawrence Krauss discuss our future in space

Yes, deflecting asteroids probably takes less energy and effort than traveling to another solar system, or terraforming mars. However, those methods of colonization are not the logical first step to take. The logical first step towards colonizing other worlds and other solar systems, is to build orbital colonies. Monkeys 'feel' texture of virtual objects - life - 05 October 2011. Video: Monkey brainwaves control avatar Monkeys have feelings too.

Monkeys 'feel' texture of virtual objects - life - 05 October 2011

In a mind-meld between monkey and computer, rhesus macaques have learned to "feel" the texture of virtual objects without physically touching a thing. In the future, prosthetic limbs modelled on similar technology could return a sense of touch to people with amputations. Using two-way communication between brain and machine, the monkeys manoeuvred a cursor with their minds and identified virtual objects by texture, based on electrical feedback from the computer. Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, and his colleagues implanted electrodes into the brains of two monkeys.

The team then assigned a unique texture to each of three identical circles on the screen. Random circles. How an Underwater "Invisibility Cloak" Makes Solid Objects Disappear. Presumably if there were some sort of image in the background, you could see that this was turning the sheet into a mirror.

How an Underwater "Invisibility Cloak" Makes Solid Objects Disappear

They pass current through the wires, producing an ultra-fine sheet of air bubbles, forming on the surface of the wires. You can tell by the disturbance on the surface when the sheet is active. The significant difference in index of refraction between gas and liquid means the light reflects, exactly like when you attempt to look through the perpendicular side of a fish tank. "Sure Orville, that's kinda cool that your new plane actually flies but it didn't go very high and was only in the air for a few seconds, can it go up any higher or stay up in the air longer? " One-Minute Physics: Is Schrödinger's cat dead or alive? 125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology.

Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) - Video - Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing - Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year.

The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis’s Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center - Video - After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. Video runs 30 minutes. Physics Biology & Chemistry. An Epic Tour of Life’s History. Video of the Week #5, August 24, 2011 From: Lazy Sunday Video: An epic tour of life’s history by Hannah Waters at Culturing Science.

An Epic Tour of Life’s History

Original source: UppruniTegundanna on YouTube. Scientists have recorded the first experimental evidence that elephants experience "eureka!" moments. Did you read the article?

Scientists have recorded the first experimental evidence that elephants experience "eureka!" moments

Yes, and it's that description that makes it seem like trial and error. If this were indeed trial and error, the elephant would of repeated those steps more times until he got the branch. I think what you're seeing above is the elephant going through different scenarios, taking a break, then coming back with a better idea of how to achieve his goal. Similar to playing a video game and trying to beat a level. Frustration builds up and you spend all day trying to beat said level to no avail. Tl;dr: the elephant is actually smart. Multimedia - Video Gallery. There are no results for this search.

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On Sept. 28, NASA’s Orion spacecraft was moved from Kennedy Space Center’s Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility to its Launch Abort System Facility, for installation of its launch abort system, one of the many critical safety systems that will be evaluated during Orion’s un-crewed Exploration Flight Test -1, in December. NASA’s new deep space capsule is being developed to safely transport astronauts to and from Mars and other destinations on future missions.

Also, Delta IV Heavy moved to the launch pad, U.S. spacewalks previewed, NASA and India to discuss joint exploration, Helicopter safety crash test, Combined Federal Campaign underway and Stop, Think, Connect! Craig Venter unveils "synthetic life". Tech: Mind-Controlled Robot Uses Human Brainwaves : Video. 10 conferencias sobre el cerebro que no puedes perderte. Estamos en el siglo del cerebro.

10 conferencias sobre el cerebro que no puedes perderte

Ése gran desconocido. El cerebro siempre ha sido un órgano esquivo, pero empezamos a entender cómo funciona, lo cual puede abrirnos posibilidades inimaginables a medio plazo. Es posible que el siglo XXII no se parezca nada entonces a nuestro siglo, como comparar la Edad Media como la Edad Moderna.