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10 most common DSLR mistakes amateurs make and how to avoid them

Digital single-lens reflex cameras – or DSLRs, as they are widely known – are capable of adapting to any shooting conditions to get a good image, and …

DSLR Cameras

Mercury mystery solved: Scientists decode planet's weird surface

Mercury has a very diverse surface, with some areas boasting young-looking terrain and others that are heavily cratered, but scientists couldn't explain why the planet's surface had such stark differences — until now.<p>Mercury's Northern Volcanic Plains, for example, appear to have formed more …

Travel At The Speed Of Light Through Our Solar System

Are you curious about how massive space really is? This video will help you understand just how large our solar system is itself, allowing you travel …

Watch a NASA rocket fire in slow motion, thanks to an advanced new camera

Up until recently, the limitations of camera technology made it a huge challenge for the likes of NASA to record any detail in video shots of rocket …

10 Amazing Fine-Art Shibari Rope Bondage Photographs

Note: Contains nudity. Beginning in thirteenth-century Japan, rope tying (hojojutsu) was used as means of restraining, transporting, and punishing …

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Decorate with simple prints – We give you some ideas – Inspirations

Sometimes we look to a wall at home thinking how to make something different on it, that’s why we decided to give you some ideas to <i>decorate with</i> …

These 5 mind-melting thought experiments helped Albert Einstein come up with his most revolutionary scientific ideas

One of Einstein's most defining qualities was his remarkable ability to conceptualize complex scientific ideas by imagining real-life scenarios. He called these scenarios Gedankenexperiments, which is German for thought experiments.<p>Here are a few thought experiments that demonstrate some of …

Albert Einstein

Using white balance for setting the mood in a photo

White balance, something we’re all familiar with these days. Be it setting it to a preset on the camera, dialing it in by eye or perhaps even going …

Friendly Giants Have Cozy Habitable Zones Too

It is an well-known fact that all stars have a lifespan. This begins with their formation, then continues through their Main Sequence phase (which …

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Holds True for Early Universe, 3D Map Confirms

Just over one hundred years after Albert Einstein proposed his general theory of relativity, scientists have mapped nearly 3,000 ancient galaxies to …

Physics

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'Russian Doll Cluster': Measuring the expansion of the universe

If NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the European Space Agency's Planck and a slew of optical telescopes’ findings are too much to comprehend, the …

Even with sci-fi tech, it may be impossible to explore the known universe

For the entire history of humanity, we’ve lived on this one small unassuming planet in the spiral arm of a very average galaxy called The Milky Way. …

Universe

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The deepest 3-D map of the universe ever made confirms Einstein was a genius

On June 30th, 1905, Albert Einstein started a revolution with the publication of theory of Special Relativity.<p>This theory, among other things, stated …

Mostly Mute Monday: Hubble unveils deepest view of the Universe, ever

Ultra-deep field? Move over; there’s a new deepest-view of all!<p><i>“In other words, theory attempts to segregate the minimum number of possible worlds</i> …

This 3D Map of the Universe Will Send You Into a Beautiful, Existential Angst

You don't need to leave Earth to travel 3,000 galaxies and 13 billion lightyears away — just two minutes and this mind-blowing 3D map.<p>The map, …

How Extreme Is the Weather on Other Planets in the Universe?

Storms that go on for 400 years. Falling molten glass rain. Temperatures jumping from 500 degrees Celsius to 1200 degrees Celsius in just 6 hours. …

Could this 'Little Lion' galaxy hold secrets about the Big Bang?

Astronomers have found a galaxy with the lowest levels of metal yet discovered. The 'Little Lion' galaxy could hold lessons about the environment of …

10 Mind-Blowing Scientific Facts About Black Holes

Need to know!<p>Black holes are the only objects in the Universe that can trap light by sheer gravitational force. Scientists believe they are formed …

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What is the Closest Planet to Earth?

A common question when looking at the Solar System and Earth’s place in the grand scheme of it is “which planet is closest to Earth?” Aside from …

NASA's Mars rover has measured something in the air that scientists can't explain

NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected methane on Mars, which is usually produced by living organisms on Earth.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Original</i> …