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Janus and Epimetheus

September 27, 2013 – 1:05 pm | No Comment | 1,450 views
Janus and Epimetheus

Janus and Epimetheus are inner satellites of Saturn. They share the same orbit of 151,472 kilometers from Saturn’s center or 91,000 kilometers above the cloud tops. They are only separated by about …

7 Billion People: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

May 15, 2012 – 10:11 am | No Comment | 462 views
7 Billion People: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

It was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children, dramatically increasing the world population, …

Wings of Life: The Hidden Beauty of Pollination

May 4, 2012 – 1:39 pm | No Comment | 397 views
Wings of Life: The Hidden Beauty of Pollination

Watch this absolutely amazing & beautiful video about the seductive love dance between flowers and pollinators! To really see the details, I encourage you to watch this short film full-screen and in HD:

Fantastic Fungi: The Spirit of Good

May 1, 2012 – 1:14 pm | No Comment | 197 views
Fantastic Fungi: The Spirit of Good

The following beautiful short video is an excerpt from the feature documentary by Louie Schwartzberg following notable mycologist, Paul Stamets, as he discusses the important role mushrooms play in the survival and health of the …

How the Aurora Borealis Works

April 29, 2012 – 3:22 pm | No Comment | 833 views
How the Aurora Borealis Works

The auroras also known as the northern and southern lights are some of the most spectacular skywatching experiences on the planet and never fail to delight observers lucky enough to see them. Auroras can be …

Beautiful time-lapse video of the Earth from ISS

December 28, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment | 312 views
Beautiful time-lapse video of the Earth from ISS

Watch this beautiful time-lapse video of the International Space Station’s view from space.  This short time-lapse video edited by Michael König pieces together some truly stunning photographs taken between August and October 2011 above places …