Extreme close-ups of human eyes by Suren Manvelyan
Windows to the soul.
Using little more than weird wave patterns, two teams of scientists have independently developed two different tractor beams.
What happens when you let art and music loose in the immersive fulldome planetarium environment? Home Grown Dome is a 45 minute compilation of fourteen short works created by students, artists and animators from across the country. These pieces were finalists from annual DomeFest fulldome film festivals between 2004-2009.
Before and After Video Effects – Movies
Calling All Doctor Who Fans!
Hop in the TARDIS and help us arrive at a potential Doctor Who Fest for all ages! If you’re a Whovian, please take a moment to complete our survey and tell us what you think about a multi-day event geared towards fans of all ages. We appreciate your feedback!
Lunch time! (via “Fabulous Frogs” on PBS: http://to.pbs.org/1s62eOW)
Our Galaxy of Images contains a few images from this trade catalog of the Ringer Do-Nut Co. from Minneapolis, MN.
Happy National Donut Day!
Lego to launch female scientists series after online campaign
Science-themed project was submitted to Lego Ideas by Dr Ellen Kooijman, who recognized a gender gap in toy sets.
Just one problem we could identify.
Nashville has the best BBQ.
It’s Monday, so that means it’s time for a new It’s Okay To Be Smart!
This week’s video is near and dear to my heart, as both a Texan and someone who loves science. I took a trip across Austin over to Franklin Barbecue, home of the best brisket in America, to talk to the master himself about the science of BBQ.
You’ll learn about what happens to the proteins in meat when it gets barbecued, the chemistry of tenderness, the biochemical origin of the “smoke ring”, and how slow cooking over smoke might just be the most tasty application of chemistry and thermodynamics ever.
Bonus points if you can figure out which tasty chemicals are featured in the GIF above.