Scientific instruments
A scientific instrument can be any type of equipment, apparatus or device as is specifically designed, constructed and often, through trial and error, ingeniously refined to apply utmost efficiency in...
Scientific instruments - Wikipedia
DIY Dynamometer (Prony Brake) - YouTube
Mar 28, 2013 ... This is a version of the Pony Brake Dynamometer used to check horse power and efficiency of a motor. I may have made a mistake using a ...
The Race to See the Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy | Facebook
Astronomers are racing to prove a super, massive black hole at the center of our galaxy actually exists. Follow Focal Point to get more incredible stories like this!
The £538,000 watch which contains a map of the cosmos
The Astronomia Sky is a £538,000 watch made by luxury watch brand Jacob & Co. With only 18 being produced worldwide and costing more than half a million pounds, it's a very rare and expensive watch -...
Earth's largest telescope
Earth’s largest telescope is currently being constructed, which may allow us to see far-off alien worlds.
Making of the Giant Magellan Telescope - The world's largest telescope
100 years ago, scientists thought the Milky Way was the entire universe. Imagine what we can learn from this telescope in a Chilean desert.
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious. Here’s what they’re looking for. (via @Seeker)
A Tour of SDSS J1354+1327 - For The First Time, Astronomers Caught a Black Hole Spewing Out Matter
Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then burping — not once, but twice. The dining galaxy is known by its abbreviated name, J1354, and is about 8...
Best Glucometer In India | Accurate and Low Price Glucose Meter
Best glucometer is decided based on the accuracy of result, time taken and price of the device. Read the reviews of glucose meter available in India along with the prices.
5 Mysterious Videos That Cannot Be Explained
There are thousands if not millions of cameras and videos being records across the globe everyday. Whether it be on someone’s cell phone, or through private ...
How LIDAR Scans Reveal Angkor's Hidden City
LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land's surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secr...
Feds confirm 7th child death from Ikea dresser tip-over
Four months after Ikea recalled 29 million dressers deemed a safety risk, federal regulators on Friday said they had confirmed a report of another child killed by a toppled Ikea dresser.
Our Universe Has Trillions of Galaxies, 10 Times More Than Thought, Hubble Study Shows
A new study using the Hubble Space Telescope and other telescopes has increased the estimate of galaxies in the Universe ten fold. It was previously estimate...
Discovery Of An Extragalactic Hot Molecular Core
Astronomers have discovered a 'hot molecular core', a cocoon of molecules surrounding a newborn massive star, for the first time outside our Galaxy.
Hubble Images Water Plumes on Europa: Life Possible
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took direct ultraviolet images of the icy moon Europa transiting across the disk of Jupiter.
NASA Observatory Catches Rare Double Eclipse From Space (Video)
Here on Earth, we are lucky if can catch one eclipse, let alone a double eclipse. But a NASA observatory was recently able to witness such a phenomenon from space.
Astronomical instruments
Astronomical instruments include:
Laboratory equipment
A laboratory (/ləˈbɒrətəri/ or /ˈlæbərətri/; informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be perf...
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Measuring instruments
A measuring instrument is a device for measuring a physical quantity. In the physical sciences, quality assurance, and engineering, measurement is the activity of obtaining and comparing physical quan...
Measuring instruments - Wikipedia
Optical instrument
An optical instrument either processes light waves to enhance an image for viewing, or analyzes light waves (or photons) to determine one of a number of characteristic properties.
The first optica...
Optical instrument - Wikipedia
Very Long Baseline Interferometry
Very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) is a type of astronomical interferometry used in radio astronomy. In VLBI a signal from an astronomical radio source, such as a quasar, is collected at multipl...
Very Long Baseline Interferometry - Wikipedia
Magnetic tweezers
Magnetic tweezers (MT) are scientific instruments for the manipulation and characterization of biomolecules or polymers. These apparatus exert forces and torques to individual molecules or groups of ...
Equatorium
An equatorium (plural, equatoria) is an astronomical calculating instrument. It can be used for finding the positions of the Moon, Sun, and planets without calculation, using a geometrical model to re...
Equatorium - Wikipedia
Best Glucometer In India | Accurate and Low Price Glucose Meter
Best glucometer is decided based on the accuracy of result, time taken and price of the device. Read the reviews of glucose meter available in India along with the prices.
Sliding T bevel
A sliding T bevel, also known as a bevel gauge, is an adjustable gauge for setting and transferring angles. The handle is usually made of wood or plastic and is connected to a metal blade with a thumb...
Sliding T bevel - Wikipedia
Black and white twins born for the second time in the same family...
They like to say their family is two in a million. For Alison Spooner and her partner Dean Durrant's offspring have defied the odds - not once, but twice. Se...
Eumetcast
EUMETCast is a scheme for dissemination of various (mainly satellite based) meteorological data operated by EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. The m...