Category: Science

Controversial Kickstarter Campaign Raises over $750k on “Artificial Gills” to Breathe Underwater

Jeabyun Yeon is the founder of “Triton, the world’s first artificial gills re-breather”. Jeabyun fades in on his Kickstarter video and manages to somehow keep his calm and almost nonchalantly reveal to the world that […]

Indonesian Volcano Erupts Blue Lava

“Impossible!” you’ve probably just loudly exclaimed. Now that you’ve sufficiently alarmed and or annoyed in you immediate vicinity I will tell you that not only is it possible it’s…umm…pictured above. Sure, most volcanoes erupt boring […]

Sometimes When Things Aren’t Going Your Way, It’s the Door’s Fault

We’ve all been there. The struggle is real. We’ve all had that one door that’s somehow managed to turn itself into your own personal Lex Luthor even though it’s an inanimate object. You know what […]

Underwater Volcanoes: Watching the Earth Give Birth

Underwater volcanoes have fascinated me since the first time I read about the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, a volcano located in the Sunda Strait. Krakatoa was the name also used for the surrounding island group […]

Gravitational Waves Proven to Exist 100 Years After Einstein Predicted Them

It’s impossible to imagine where we would be scientifically had Einstein never come along and hadn’t developed his theory of general relativity. When we have scientists a century later still figuring out ways to physically […]

NASA captures the dark side of the moon as it transverses in front of the Earth

A camera aboard NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite was 1 million miles away from the Earth when it turned captured these images of the dark side of the moon crossing in front of […]

NASA releases largest photograph ever taken; 1.5 billion pixel photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

NASA recently released the largest photo ever taken that shows part of the Andromeda galaxy. The photo is made up of 1.5 billion pixels and the full-sized photo takes up 4.3 GB of disk space. […]

NASA releases new high-definition image of the iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ photo

In just a few months NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate its 25th anniversary of taking awe-inspiring, breathtaking photos of parts of our Universe that we had no idea even know existed before we laid […]

First images of Earth from Himawari-8

At 02:40 UTC on 18 December 2014, the first images from all 16 bands were captured by JMA’s Himawari-8 next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite, which was launched on 7 October 2014. Testing and checking of the […]

Scientists discover beginning of life-bearing chemistry at the center of the galaxy

Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy. Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from Earth. I can’t figure out what that gunk is […]