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Created by Glenn A. Richard, Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University A Complete Guide to Using Google Earth in the Geoscience Classroom What is Google Earth? - provides Google Earth basics, including descriptions of the three versions of the program.Becoming Familiar with Google Earth - provides information about web resources and books for learning how to use Google Earth. Why Teach with Google Earth? Teaching with Google Earth

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It’s been way too long since I’ve posted one of these. This is my portrait of Steven Sasson, inventor of the digital camera. He was the 32nd inventor in my project. I shot him in October at Kodak’s headquarters in Rochester, just a couple weeks before President Obama awarded him the National Medal of Technology. When he initially mentioned that the first digital camera held 30 pictures, I assumed that was due to the storage capacity of the digital tape. It was really interesting to hear that he picked 30 as an artificial limitation, and his explanation why. David Friedman Photography: Blog: Inventors Archives David Friedman Photography: Blog: Inventors Archives
Photograph by Emory Kristof and Alvin Chandler, National Geographic In perhaps his most famous novel, Verne's Captain Nemo travels the world's oceans in a giant electric submarine, the the inspiration for the portholed Jules Verne Google doodle. Aside from its organ, formal dining room, and other luxuries, the isn't all that different from some modern subs, such as the circa-1964, three-passenger (pictured), which is powered by lead-acid batteries. Like the was fully powered by electricity, "which at that time had a kind of magical aura," said Rosalind Williams , a historian of technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 8 Jules Verne Inventions That Came True (Pictures) 8 Jules Verne Inventions That Came True (Pictures)
Video: Roiling Sun Captured From All Angles | Wired Science When it comes to solar storms, there’s no longer any place to hide. For the first time, solar scientists have obtained simultaneous views of the entire sun, both the front and back sides. The unprecedented 360-degree panorama, released by NASA on Feb. 6, combines sharp images of the sun’s front side recorded by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory with those from NASA’s twin Stereo spacecraft, which have just begun an eight-year exploration of the rotating sun’s far side. Video: Roiling Sun Captured From All Angles | Wired Science
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Photo by D. Carr and H. Craighead, Cornell. The world's smallest guitar is 10 micrometers long -- about the size of a single cell -- with six strings each about 50 nanometers, or 100 atoms, wide. Science News: Nanoguitar

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Posted by kobaxe on ShareThis Share 201 Here are few spectacular images of the corona, the outer magnetic field of sun, which is in the form of a shell of super-hot gas. It is hard to imagine a temperature of around 2,000,000c in general and much harder to see it due to unbearable brightness. But, the eclipse hunter Miloslav Druckmuller provided these stunning images which he took on the Marshall Islands in July 2009. The image is a montage and is a combination of 38 images taken at the spot with exposure time between 1/125 seconds and 8 seconds. I am sure that these images will mesmerize you for a while. Clearest images of Corona ever taken during solar eclipse | AtCrux Clearest images of Corona ever taken during solar eclipse | AtCrux
The deepest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean's Marianas Trench, which reaches a depth of 6.8 miles awesomely trumped by the depth of the ocean on the Jupiter's moon, Europa, which some measurements put at 62 miles. That's deep! Although Europa is covered in a thick crust of scarred and cross-hatched ice, measurements made by NASA's Galileo spacecraft and other probes strongly suggest that a liquid ocean lies beneath that surface. 62 Miles Beneath the Sea! Deepest Ocean in the Solar System Discovered on Jupiter's Europa 62 Miles Beneath the Sea! Deepest Ocean in the Solar System Discovered on Jupiter's Europa
First Quantum Effects Seen in Visible Object SExpand Does Schrödinger's cat really exist? You bet. First Quantum Effects Seen in Visible Object

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10 Strange Things About The Universe - Top 10 Lists | Listverse Space The universe can be a very strange place. While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you might find it difficult to believe, and even more difficult to get your head around. Theoretically, the lowest temperature that can be achieved is absolute zero, exactly ?273.15°C, where the motion of all particles stops completely.
The Elegant Universe: Part 3 PBS Airdate: November 4, 2003 NARRATOR: Now, on NOVA, take a thrill ride into a world stranger than science fiction, where you play the game by breaking some rules, where a new view of the universe pushes you beyond the limits of your wildest imagination. This is the world of "string theory," a way of describing every force and all matter from an atom to earth, to the end of the galaxies—from the birth of time to its final tick, in a single theory, a "Theory of Everything."

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Physics of Wet Dogs Shake Out in High-Speed Videos | Wired Science By Duncan Geere, Wired UK The last time a wet dog looked Andrew Dickerson in the eye, readying a shake, he didn’t flee in terror like most people would. Instead, like any true physicist, he whipped out a slow-motion video camera to see if he could capture the exact frequency at which its body was oscillating. Dickerson, along with some colleagues from the Georgia Institute of Technology, has written “The Wet-Dog Shake,” published in Fluid Dynamics. They attempt to calculate the optimum speed at which dogs should shake to most efficiently dry their fur.
Tricks Blow underwater bubble rings Everybody loves bubbles and we're all mystified by the swirls of a vortex. Combine the two and you've got yourself the coolest trick under the sea. Banana 'candle' trick This classic prank will appeal to anyone with a penchant for plantains but don't be fooled! Science Tricks - Surfing Scientist - The Lab
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