Brianna Rheaume

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Watch Flying Snakes: They Don't Need A Plane

Popular Science Blogs<p>Eek Squad<p>The extraordinary science of spiders, bats, snakes, and other creepy creatures. By Rebecca Boyle<p>Researchers study flying snakes by using a 3-D printed model of their flight configuration.<p>Snakes don’t always fly, but when they do, they glide with a grace unparalleled in …

7 Gorgeous Space Images From The NASA Archive

Never-before-published pictures of our universe<p>Space fans, try to contain your excitement: NASA has just released some never-before-published images from its archive. These portraits of our universe come from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, which launch in 199. NASA explains:<p>NASA's Chandra X-ray …

Big Pic: The Subarctic Lakes Of Canada Are Drying Up

At a rate unseen in 200 years<p>The East Coast may be getting a little damp at the moment, but the subarctic region of Canada has seen a decrease in snowfall in recent years. Because of that, the lakes in the area are drying up significantly, according to a study published on the <i>Geophysical Research</i> …

Canada

These 6 birds are simply amazing

Scientists study birds for many reasons—to build better robots or to learn how to live longer. What they often discover is that most birds are quite …

Birds

Dinosaurs for sale: what’s the problem?

Here to debate the issue with me is Mark Graham, a professional fossil preparator who works at a major UK museum. I hope this discussion will be enlightening and I’d like to try out a few more of these if this is a success. Mark and I know each other well, and our positions on this issue are not so …

Comet Ison set for close encounter with the sun

A comet that left the outer edge of the solar system more than 5.5m years ago will pass close by the sun on Thursday, and could become visible from Earth in the next week or two if it survives.<p>Comet Ison is due to pass 730,000 miles from the sun's surface at 6.37pm GMT.<p>At that distance, the comet …

Japanese firm plans 250 mile-wide solar panel belt around Moon

A Japanese firm announces its innovative solution to the nation's energy problems - a 250 mile-wide belt of solar panels on the moon<p>A Japanese construction firm is proposing to solve the well-documented energy problems facing Japan - and ultimately the entire planet - by turning the moon into a …

What’s a penumbral eclipse of the moon?

During a penumbral eclipse, observant people in the right spot on Earth will look up and notice a dark shading on the moon’s face. Others look and …

Beautiful Satellite Photographs of the Earth, Courtesy of the ESA

Well, thanks to the US Government shutdown, space photography lovers who frequented site’s like NASA’s <i>Astronomy Picture of the Day</i> are left looking …

21 Inspirational Natural Light Portraits - dPS

Check out this collection of natural light portraits - all taken using the light from the humble window.

3 Quick Sunset Photography Tips

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will discover three more ways to get better sunset photography.<p>“Biển Ke Ga” captured by Trandinhkhiem …

Beautiful Firework Photographs Captured Using Clever Camera Techniques

Firework photographs are generally pretty uniform in their appearance: a dark sky, glowing sparks that are either points or lines depending on …

The Week In Numbers: An Asteroid-Zapping Space Laser, The Worst Planets In The Universe, And More

<b>4,580 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the surface temperature on exoplanet COROT-7b, one of the 10 worst places to live in the universe, according to NASA scientists<p><b>600 miles</b>: the diameter of the largest known asteroid, Ceres (could an asteroid impact knock the moon into Earth?)<p><b>70 gigawatts</b>: the power of a …

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