Our Living Planet from Space
Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean. Satellites measured land and ocean life from space as early as the ...
How Eratosthenes calculated the Earth's circumference
In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 ...
How Deep Is The Ocean: Incredible Facts 99% Of People Will Never Know
If you have ever wondered how deep is the ocean, you’re gonna love this infographic about the ocean depth and the deepest part of the ocean.
There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space
The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing. In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out o...
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Collapsing, Scientists Say Our Planet's Poles Are About To Flip
According to scientists, Earth's magnetic field is collapsing and our planet's poles are about to flip which could cause catastrophic events on our planet.
Upside-Down Lightning And Mystery Blue Glimpses Caught On Film
Fantastical light shows go on above thunderclouds, full of little-studied phenomena like upside-down lightning. Now they've been snapped from Earth and the ISS
Earth's Core Is Two-And-A-Half Years Younger Than Its Crust
We have long known that gravity makes the Earth's centre age more slowly than its surface – but the effect is much more pronounced than once thought
Breakthrough Prize Awarded $22 Million In Science Prizes
The Breakthrough Prize and its founders Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Jack Ma and Cathy Zhang, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, tonight announced the recipients of the 2...
World's Longest Continental Volcano Chain In Australia
Scientists have discovered the world's longest known chain of continental volcanoes, running 2,000 kilometres across Australia, from the Whitsundays in North Queensland to near Melbourne in central Vi...
Lab-Grown Bones? They Could Make Painful Grafts History
Many people don't realize that, after blood, bone is the most widely transplanted human tissue worldwide, resulting in more than 2 million procedures per year at a cost of more than $5 billion. If yo...
Researchers find modern replica of early Earth in Antarctica
Green slime at the bottom of an Antarctica lake is giving off oxygen and has created a modern replica of early Earth -- the first of its kind.
First Global Antineutrino Emission Map Highlights Earth's Energy Budget
The neutrino and its antimatter cousin, the antineutrino, are the tiniest subatomic particles known to science. These particles are byproducts of nuclear reactions within stars (including our sun), su...
Earth science
The Earth is formed by accretion of spatial particulates and large masses and eventually forms an outer crust. Video follows with speculation of early plates...
Discrete dipole approximation codes
This article contains list of discrete dipole approximation codes and their applications.The discrete dipole approximation (DDA) is a flexible technique for computing scattering and absorption by targ...
Discrete dipole approximation codes - Wikipedia
Interstate Highway standards
Standards for Interstate Highways in the United States are defined by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in the publication A Policy on Design Standards: I...
Interstate Highway standards - Wikipedia
Biophysics
Biophysics is an interdisciplinary science using methods of, and theories from, physics to study biological systems. Biophysics spans all scales of biological organization, from the molecular scale to...
Biophysics - Wikipedia
Breakthrough Prize Awarded $22 Million In Science Prizes
The Breakthrough Prize and its founders Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Jack Ma and Cathy Zhang, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, tonight announced the recipients of the 2...
The 72 names on the Eiffel Tower
On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are engraved in recognition of their contributions. Gustave Eiffel chose this "invocation of science" because...
The 72 names on the Eiffel Tower - Wikipedia
Global 200
The Global 200 is the list of ecoregions identified by WWF, the global conservation organization, as priorities for conservation. According to WWF, an ecoregion is defined as a "relatively large unit ...
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List of weight-of-evidence articles
Weight of evidence is a measure of evidence on one side of an issue as compared with the evidence on the other side of the issue, or to measure the evidence on multiple issues.Weight of evidence or Wo...
List of towns and cities with 100,000 or more inhabitants/country: X-Y-Z
This is a list of towns and cities in the world in alphabetical order, beginning with the letters X, Y and Z, by country believed to have 100,000 or more inhabitants, as of 2006.Index
List of towns and cities with 100,000 or more inhabitants/country: X-Y-Z - Wikipedia
List of Tumps
Tump means a hillock, mound, barrow or tumulus. The Welsh words twmp and Twmpath may be related. Although some may appear similar to glacial drumlins, for the most part they are man-made, e.g. remains...
Biological engineering
Biological Engineering or bioengineering (including biological systems engineering) is the application of concepts and methods of biology (and secondarily of physics, chemistry, mathematics, and compu...
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List of Women philosophers
A list of women philosophers ordered alphabetically by surname:
From the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century C.E. to the Renaissance in the 16th century.The 17th and early 20th cen...