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I snagged this link from several science related sites and am excited to use it here for a special treat to all of you who are videophiles of astronomy related material.


Floating Along the Milky Way (in 4k60p)

Floating Along the Milky Way

Quality speakers or headphones recommended! This isn't CGI, rather it's just a bunch of image manipulation of gigabytes and gigapixels of data originating from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

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Mock mirage of the setting sun
  • ...that your watch would run slower when orbiting a black hole than it would on Earth?
  • ...that Aristotle's ideas of physics held that because an object could not move without an immediate source of energy, arrows created a vacuum behind them that pushed them through the air.
  • ...that nuclear fusion reactions are probably occurring at or above the sun's photosphere; it is a process called solar surface fusion.
Artist's depiction of the WMAP satellite measuring the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation to help scientists understand the Big Bang
  • ...that neutron stars are so dense that a teaspoonful (5 mL) would have ten times the mass of all human world population?
  • ...that every year, the Moon moves 3.82 cm away from Earth?
  • ...that Neptune was discovered by its gravitational pull on Uranus?

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Two physicists in the US have been frothing with excitement at having created a new mathematical model to describe the complex evolution of foamy bubbles – something that has proved fiendishly difficult to model thanks to the hugely varying length and timescales involved. The researchers separated the various processes that determine the evolution of foam according to the different length and timescales at which they occur, and have created a model for bulk foam dynamics. The duo also developed a set of equations, which the researchers used to create a movie that simulates how light would reflect off a small foam sample as its bubbles rearrange. The image below consists of snapshots from the movie – the researchers picked a "beach scene" as a backdrop so that they could visualize how well their model replicates what would be seen in real life.
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