“The Scale Of The Universe 2″ Animation Made By 14-Year-Olds Is Mind Blowing The "Scale Of The Universe 2" is an awesome Flash animation packed with info. *UPDATE: Cary Huang, creator of “Scale Of The Universe 2″, answers some questions for the Hub. See his comments below. An interactive Flash animation titled “Scale Of The Universe 2“, covering everything in the universe from the fabric of space-time to the estimated size of the universe, was posted earlier this year, and it is awesome. While it is an incredible personal feat for the twins, the animation is also a testament to the creative and educational possibilities afforded by modern technology, and all the implications that that means for parents, educators, and publishers. To get a sense of how cool “Scale Of The Universe 2″ is, check out the YouTube video that shows off the animation: Now, the size of things has been a topic of interest throughout human history, as even the Greek philosophers Democritus imagined such a thing as an atom in 460 B.C. But it was time for the power of the Internet to take over.
남자의취미 Tree of Life | Wellcome Trust 20 Great Visualizations of 2011 As the popularity of visualizations grows, so does their range and quality. Here’s a list of 20 of the best Static Visualizations, Interactive Visualizations, and Information Videos from 2011. (Note: while they are numbered for your convenience, the entries are not ranked.) Static Visualizations Often, static infographics are created without much thought, just as fodder to get clicks on the web. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Interactive Visualizations Interactives are in a different league from static infographics. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Information Videos Information Videos are a great way to tell a story. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Drew Skau is a PhD Computer Science Visualization student at UNCC, with an undergraduate degree in Architecture. To complete the subscription process and receive your ebook, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Download our exclusive eBook to learn how to make your content work harder.
Stars & Planets Scale Comparison A Humbling Perspective"Things are not what they seem, nor are they otherwise." This scale comparison shows "the true place" of Earth and our Sun among the various giants of the universe. It is simultaneously sobering and mind-boggling experience.First series of images opens with the Death Star compared to Mimas, one of Saturn's moons. Note the similarities between the two :) Earth is small enough to be swallowed by an average sunspot:(picture credt) Second series of images (from this site) shows the similar progression, now in 3-D: "The Universe is a big place populated by stars and thoroughly confused humans." -- Avi Abrams "We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it" -- Barry Lopez (American writer, b.1945) "The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. "The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love." -- Victor Hugo (source Ochevidec)Permanent Link...
나라별 음식 100,000 Stars 10 Great Tools for Tech Savvy Teachers Prezi A fantastic tool to liven up presentations, Prezi does away with traditional, crowded slides by allowing you to zoom in and out, so you can create an entire presentation on one slide and guide your audience through it step-by-step. Zoom in to the details, but zoom out to show how your ideas fit together as a whole. Edmodo Edmodo turns your classroom into an online community by providing you with a secure online social learning environment. That Quiz A great, simple-to-use online tool for creating your own quizzes on the topics your students are working on. Crossword Puzzle Maker A fantastic, fun resource to engage your class; particularly useful with language, vocabulary and spelling or complex definitions for subjects like science. Doink A simple, online program for creating your own animations. Flashcard DB Free online tool for making your own flashcards, which students can then use in an online test format. Collaborize Classroom Certificate Street Simple Booklet Think Quest
A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth : Krulwich Wonders... You just don't know (because who's going to tell you?) that when you leave Earth, travel outside its gravitational reach, hundreds and hundreds of everyday things — stuff you've never had to think about — will change. Like ... oh, how about a wet washcloth? Two high school students in Nova Scotia, Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner, asked Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (who is orbiting the planet right now) what it would be like to dip a washcloth in water (they suggested he clump it into a bottle, then pull it out) and squeeze it. On Earth, a really wet washcloth, squeezed tight, will drip, right? Up on the International Space Station, wet washcloths don't drip. (As a radio guy, I was SO aware of Chris's floating microphone. ... Thanks to Jason Kottke and his blog for noticing this. Correction: Reader Fred Bortz and a few others in the comments below were right to point out a mistake in my blog post.
Luna Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. La Luna è l'unico satellite naturale della Terra. Il suo nome proprio viene talvolta utilizzato, per estensione e con l'iniziale minuscola (una luna), come sinonimo di "satellite naturale" anche per i satelliti di altri pianeti. Il suo simbolo astronomico è una rappresentazione stilizzata della sua fase crescente. La maggior parte della faccia lontana non può essere vista dalla Terra, perché la rivoluzione della Luna attorno alla Terra e la rotazione attorno al suo asse hanno lo stesso periodo, cioè la Luna è in rotazione sincrona con la Terra. Etimologia[modifica | modifica sorgente] Orbita[modifica | modifica sorgente] Nel corso di un'ora si muove nel cielo di una distanza prossima alla sua dimensione apparente, circa mezzo grado. Rotazione[modifica | modifica sorgente] Breve storia della comprensione della Luna[modifica | modifica sorgente] Le dimensioni della Luna rapportate a quelle della Terra. Formazione della Luna[modifica | modifica sorgente]
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