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Janus and Epimetheus

September 27, 2013 – 1:05 pm | No Comment | 1,417 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 …

The Immortal Jellyfish: The World’s Only Immortal Animal

January 19, 2013 – 1:00 am | No Comment | 3,580 views
The Immortal Jellyfish: The World’s Only Immortal Animal

A jellyfish’s lifespan usually ranges from somewhere between a few hours, for the smallest species, to several months, and rarely to a few years for the bigger species. Not so for a jellyfish called Turritopsis …

Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

November 24, 2012 – 11:36 am | No Comment | 275 views
Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do. Drew Berry wants to change that. In this talk, he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations that help you see processes within …

Creatures of the Deep: Underwater Astonishments!

November 10, 2012 – 12:17 pm | No Comment | 3,659 views
Creatures of the Deep: Underwater Astonishments!

The ocean is full of mysterious creatures like the Immortal Jellyfish, the only known immortal animal on Earth that potentially lives forever or this bioluminescent deep-sea jellyfish called the Atolla wyvillei. This bioluminescent jellyfish puts …

The Amazing Peacock Spider

August 25, 2012 – 11:10 am | One Comment | 623 views
The Amazing Peacock Spider

Australia is home to many strange and unusual animals. However this tiny jumping spider only found in Queensland and New South Wales is the sort of thing the average Sydney bushwalker would pass right by. …

Questions No One (Yet) Knows the Answers to

July 2, 2012 – 2:06 pm | No Comment | 339 views
Questions No One (Yet) Knows the Answers to

TED curator Chris Anderson shares some fascinating questions with still-unknown answers, animated by Andrew Park of RSA Animate. This is the first video of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity.