X-ray Body in Motion is a visual study/exploration of the body in motion with a focus on Yoga poses. The team at Hybrid wanted to create a realistic representation of radiological (X-Ray) imaging. Technical challenges included: achieving proper bone densities and representing actual bone marrow inside each individual bone. For more, visit Hybrid.
For the past century, scientists have dismissed the brontosaurus as not a real dinosaur.
All you need is some copper wire, a few magnets a battery and voila! A simple electric train you can make at home. However the best part of this video doesn’t happen until the very end… Best URL ever! Alternatively, you can subscribe to “AmazingScience 君” here.
Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space. The facility is home to the largest vacuum chamber in the world. The clip is a preview from Human Universe: Episode 4 on BBC Two.
Harvard’s Department of Natural Sciences demonstrates an optical technique known as Schlieren Optics, that allows us to see small changes in the index of refraction in air. A point source of light is reflected from a concave mirror and focused onto the edge of a razor blade, which is mounted in front of the camera….
Seen here is a huge flock of starlings (known as a murmuration), soaring above the skies of Utrecht in the Netherlands. While the science behind their uncanny coordination is not fully understood, what is known is at the individual level, when a neighbour moves, so do you. The hypnotic movements were captured earlier this year…
Watch your back, Superman: The mantis shrimp is as fast as a speeding bullet.
This could be a game changer. Engineers at Microsoft recently unveiled a method for converting first-person videos into videos (time-lapse videos with a smoothly moving camera). As the team explains on their research page: At high speed-up rates, simple frame sub-sampling coupled with existing video stabilization methods does not work, because the erratic camera shake…
This isn’t science fiction, this is happening as we speak. CGP Grey discusses the inevitability of automation and why we, as humans, need to start thinking about a world where the majority of jobs, across all sectors, can be performed better by a robot.
After a ten-year journey Rosetta and Philae have finally reached their destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta and the ESA spent the last few weeks studying the comet to find the best place for Rosetta’s lander, Philae, to land. If all goes according to plan, Philae will land on a site named Agilkia on November 12, 2014….