Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Monster chess

June 13, 2010

A giant robotic chess set.  Made out of Legos.

[Via Unique Daily]

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The problem with time travel

May 1, 2010

[From The Zeray Gazette]

The Pale Blue Dot

April 10, 2010

It’s all about perspective.

[From reddit]

Not a spiral

April 4, 2010

Cool optical illusion.  It looks like a continuous spiral, but it’s really a series of concentric circles.

[Via Neatorama]

Nature by Numbers

March 25, 2010

[Via Wimp.com]

Get into the groove

March 4, 2010

Vinyl record grooves as seen through an electron microscope.

[Via Dark Roasted Blend]

Physics experiment

January 11, 2010

[From I Am Bored]

Spherical immersive video

January 9, 2010

Immersive Media shows off several demos of its video technology that allows 360° viewing.

[Via reddit]

The Known Universe

December 19, 2009

A beautiful showcase of the cosmos by the American Museum of Natural History.

Double pendulum

November 30, 2009

Interesting.  This simple contraption undergoes chaotic motion for more than 9 minutes based on one robust push.

[Via VideoSift]