(University of Akron) Researchers made nano-sized balls of melanin aggregate into clusters called supraballs. Melanin appears black in individual nanoparticles. But altering spacing of the nanoparticles in the ball affects how the particles scatter light. Show More Summary
An app that uses satellite imagery to give flight travellers an interactive, bird’s-eye view of their routes took the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp at ESA’s centre in Frascati, Italy.
Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among our urban developments and growing cities.
Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among our urban developments and growing cities. But what are the chances for fish to survive as climate change continues to warm waters around the world?
Swiss geologist Dr. Melanie Barboni is doing a fellowship at at the UCLA Earth, Planetary and Space Science program. She is also known as "the hummingbird whisperer." Every weekday, Barboni welcomes clouds of these “fairy” birds to her office window with nectar she mixes from large bags of sugar and water. Show More Summary
Nine years after California voters decided that egg-laying hens must be given more space, animal-rights activists on Tuesday filed papers for a new initiative requiring the birds to be kept cage-free. The initiative’s language, submitted to the state by the Humane Society of the United States,...
The Multimodal Autonomous Drone (S-MAD) is a fixed-wing drone that has a few bird-like tricks up its sleeve. You can, for example, fly it like a glider through a room or open space but when it approaches a flat surface the drone quickly changes configuration and lands flat with its little spiky teeth digging in to keep it from falling. Show More Summary
Forty years ago, images of Olympic sprinters and rush hour traffic, music by Johann Sebastian Bach and Louis Armstrong, and the sounds of birds and Morse code were rocketed into space. The Voyager […] The post Celebrate Voyager Golden Record with Kickstarter’s ‘Projects of Earth’ appeared first on Geek.com.
It's not a bird or a plane but it might be a solar storm. We like to think of astronauts as our super heroes, but the reality is astronauts are not built like Superman who gains strength from the sun. In fact, much of the energy radiating from the sun is harmful to us mere mortals.
Join us and senior business leaders to learn how to expand to the heartland, to lower costs and boost profits — and help America too. Come to BLUEPRINT in Reno on Sept 11-13, and get your 40%-off Early Bird ticket by August 18! A little after noon on Thursday, August 3, a micro-rocket — a 40-foot tiny […]
If you had radio ears.
Birds and brew break onto the 13th Street scene, as Shine Restaurant and Gathering Space moves east The Big Red F Restaurant Group will bring its award-winning fried chicken and beer to downtown Boulder this fall with the launch of the The Post Brewing Company at 2027 13th Street. Show More Summary
Bi-folding doors slide away for a seamless indoor-outdoor transition at this modern villa in San Diego’s La Playa area. The multi-function living spaces combine vaulted ceilings, polished stone and picture windows that frame harbor and ocean views. A two-story casita sits beyond the swimming pool...
There is no sound in space. But if our ears could perceive the radio waves that ricochet around our planet, this is what you'd hear.
Sandra Bullock, who survived space in Gravity, will now attempt to outlast an extraterrestrial attack in Netflix’s post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box, writes THR. Danish helmer Susanne Bier will direct from a screenplay written by The Arrival‘s Eric Heisserer, who also penned The Thing, A Nightmare on Elm Street and even Final Destination 5. Based on […]
The Frosty Pop Corps have proven with their past few App Store releases that they are more than their quirky developer title may suggest. Games such as the Flappy Bird and Downwell amalgam Puff. [Free], and the beautifully stylish rvlvr. [Free] underline the developer's emphasis on stylish mobile experiences, and Invaders...From Space! seamlessly follows in
When America’s space program was revving up in the 1980s, NASA was tasked with finding a way to protect astronauts’ eyes from space radiation. Inspired by the peepers of birds of prey, which […] The post Stay Sharp in NASA-Certified Sunglasses appeared first on Geek.com.
It's no wonder this abrupt landform is the center of a Navajo legend involving a giant bird that turned to stone — it's impossible to look at the sheer cliffs without wondering what created them. A new view of Shiprock from space offers a few hints. Show More Summary
Amani and Josh, Broadway actress and sound guru respectively, are creative forces who put together one hell of a backyard-style garden wedding. The wedding was held in one of Austin's most interesting venue spaces, Lady Bird JohnsonShow More Summary
Albatrosses, one of the most iconic but also one of the most threatened groups of birds on the planet, are difficult to study in part because they breed on some of the world's remotest and most inaccessible islands. Scientists have now...Show More Summary