Evan Fraser

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More Clues to Life in the Oceans — on an Alien Moon, That Is

Europa<p>The search for life beyond Earth has generally focused on places that are as much like our home as possible. That’s why the Kepler space …

Carbyne: The new world's strongest material?

Researchers at Rice University have used a computer simulation to calculate that carbyne, a monodimensional chain of carbon atoms, is twice as strong …

Chemistry

Fabricated shells lend hermit crabs a sense of identity

About this time two years ago, we looked at the efforts of Miles Lightwood and the Thingiverse community to 3D print shells for hermit crabs, but …

Zoology

Aluminum studs could boost the performance of any solar cell

A team of researchers at Imperial College London has found that attaching an array of cylindrical aluminum studs on top of a solar cell can …

The Leidenfrost Maze

Chimps are making monkeys out of us

Tetsuro Matsuzawa begins his working day, conventionally enough, in front of a computer. He taps in a few commands, takes a seat and waits. Within minutes, the calm of his basement laboratory is pierced by the sound of excitable primates.<p>On cue, two chimpanzees appear through an opening in the …

Bodies of Water

The series of photographs entitled Bodies of Water by Steven Meisel made for the Italian edition of Vogue magazine features the American model …

ArchDaily

ArchDaily

NASA maps dangerous asteroids that could threaten Earth

If you've seen films like "Armageddon," you know the potential threat asteroids can be for Earth. To meet that threat, NASA has built a map like no other: a plot of every dangerous asteroid that could potentially endanger our planet … at least the ones we know about.<p>NASA released the new map of …

Space-time loops may help explain black holes

Physics cannot describe what happens inside a black hole. There, current theories break down, and general relativity collides with quantum mechanics, creating what's called a singularity, or a point at which the equations spit out infinities.<p>But some advanced physics theories are trying to bridge …

For those of you with plans for March Break, here is an amazing timelapse of Quintana Roo in Mexico

For those of you with plans for March Break, here is an amazing timelapse of Quintana Roo in Mexico. I can only imagine trying to do color correction on this video while trying to do justice to the unbelievable shades of blue found at their beaches.<p>Oh! and sorry I’ve been slow to post. Let me assured I’ve been punished for it (got dropped from the Spotlight!). Let’s earn that back.

No, I don’t think you’ve ever seen the Grand Canyon from *within*

No, I don’t think you’ve ever seen the Grand Canyon from *within*.

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Classical Greek Sculpture GIFs by Zach Dougherty | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Zach Dougherty takes classical Greek statues and then digitizes them into glitchy, geometric GIFs. These are a few of my favorites …

Places Landscapes

Living in New York, photographer Alex Fradkin especially loves to travel and discover beautiful landscapes. With these pictures “Places” confronting …

Ramon Bruin’s Unbelievable 3D Drawings

Caution: Your brain is about to hurt. Ramon Bruin’s drawings are as beautiful as they are hard to comprehend. Using sheets of paper and random …

Art