Category Archives: Science
Milky Way Video
Plains Milky Way Check out the awesome video of the Springtime Milky Way as seen from South Dakota. Randy Halverson on Vimeo.
Best Visual Illusion of the Year for 2010
Wooden balls rolling up a slope? Is this a new force of nature or magic? No, just a very cool optical illusion. Click here to check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAXm0dIuyug&feature=player_embedded
My Review of Celestron 8 Inch CPC Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope ULTIMATE PACKAGE
Originally submitted at Telescopes.com The CPC 800 GPS XLT is the most portable of Celestron’s top-of-the-line fork-mounted astronomical telescopes and includes Celestron’s premium StarBright XLT coatings. This telescope is at home as a superb visual instrument or, with optional wedge … Continue reading
SOLAR MINIMUM VS. GLOBAL WARMING
An article on Spaceweather.com discusses the latest analysis of climate researchers Judith Lean (NRL) and David Rind (NASA/GISS). Their model can account for 76% of the variation in the surface temperature of the Earth over the last 30 years just … Continue reading
How DNA Copies Itself
Here is a clip from the PBS program “DNA The Secret of Life”. Computer animation is used to illustrate the process that makes near-perfect copies of DNA. How DNA Copies Itself ??
Arthur Benjamin can figure out 3-digit squares in his head faster than people with calculators. Personally, I have to use a calculator to keep my checkbook balanced, so I am in total awe of his abilities. Check out the link … Continue reading