Chris Piron

55 Flips | 3 Magazines | 22 Likes | 86 Following | 6 Followers | @Chris_Piron | Chimiste, 40 ans, un fils de 16 ans, aime la Chimie Organique, Astrophysique, Muay Thaï, Skateboard, Krav Maga, Psychopharmacologie, Strings Theory.

NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns

New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.<p>On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop a Chilean mountain: a new star in the night sky. Soon, however, they realized it was not a star's …

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

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Exploration de la galaxie de le gauche française #AFP par @AFPgraphics https://t.co/AVm7ltEEYB

Ask Ethan: Is 'Zero Gravity' Really A Thing?

When we see astronauts in space, flying above the Earth’s atmosphere, we’re told that they experience zero gravity: true weightlessness. Yet they’re still being gravitationally pulled by the Earth, the Moon, the Sun and every other mass in the Universe! So how does zero gravity actually work, and …

Thunderbird Rose Cannabis Strain Information

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Cherry Thunder Fuck Cannabis Strain Information

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AK-47 Cannabis Strain Information

Favorite <br>Favorite <br>Favorite<p>Don't let its intense name fool you: AK-47 will leave you relaxed and mellow. This sativa-dominant hybrid delivers a steady …

Researchers Might Have Found Two Hidden Moons Around Uranus

Reexamined data from Voyager 2 reveals a spooky surprise.<p>Uranus’s rings are dark and full of surprises. Researchers detected a strange, wavy pattern …

Astronomy

Do You Know What Color Pluto Really Is?

When New Horizons flew past Pluto, astronomers were shocked to discover that Pluto is actually red. Where is this redness coming from?<p>On January 19, …

NASA's Juno probe napped through its latest Jupiter flyby

NASA's Jupiter probe was supposed gather data when it did a close flyby of the gas giant a few days ago. Alas, it suddenly switched off all its scientific instruments as it unexpectedly entered safe mode due to some engine troubles. Thankfully, it was a temporary setback: Juno is now back and ready …

where is my mind?

October sky in Tromsø

Time to go

Sprinkenhof

The Shining

Pictures of the Week 10.20.16

World Records

Lucky Beachcomber Finds Giant Tooth From Huge Prehistoric Shark

"I just scooped it up before another wave came in.”<p>Some people have all the luck.<p>A couple vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, went out combing the beach for shark teeth on Oct. 9 ― and happened upon the tooth of a megalodon, an enormous shark that went extinct more than a million years ago.<p>…

Un espion pendu

Voici une anecdote tirée de J.C.B. au sujet d'un espion qui est capturé juste avant la reddition de Montréal en 1760. Je dois double vérifier auprès …

Earth - The first planet ever discovered around another star

On a winter's night in January 1995, rain fell on the Haute-Provence Observatory in southern France. Didier Queloz, an astronomy graduate student, was supposed to be observing. But since the weather was not cooperating, he sat in the library, writing computer code to make sense of the data he had …

Jupiter's Moon Io Is a Volcano-Ridden Hellscape

With half a dozen eruptions every day, and lava lakes that stretch for miles, Io isn't a place we are going to be landing on any time soon.<p>Jupiter's third-largest moon, Io, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system, as confirmed by the longest-running observations of the moon's …

Astronomy

If Planet Nine Is Out There, It Tilts Our Solar System

Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But actually, that plane is slightly tilted, and now astronomers think they know why: The elusive Planet Nine.<p>Earlier this year Michael Brown, a professor of planetary …

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Forget Mars, Now You Can Kickstart an Antimatter Propulsion System to Another Star!

When it comes to the future of space exploration, one of the biggest questions is, “how and when will we travel to the nearest star?” And while space …

Are We Looking For Aliens In All The Wrong Ways?

A little over 80 years ago, humanity first began broadcasting radio and television signals with enough power that they should leave Earth’s atmosphere and progress deep into interstellar space. If someone living in a distant star system were keeping a vigilant eye out for these signals, they would …

Universe

Mars photo shows crashed European spacecraft

Well, it looks like Mars has a new crater thanks to a European spacecraft that crash-landed on the red planet this week.<p>According to a newly released …

Astronomers built the largest map of “holes” in the universe to prove Einstein was right about gravity

Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity—Einstein’s masterpiece theory of gravity—is wrong on cosmic scales. The trouble is that light travelling through the universe does …

Universe