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UC Irvine Releases Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate …

UC Irvine

NASA Is Just Killing It With These Earth-Watching Satellites

Anybody can drive a shovel into the ground to see how moist the soil is. What's tricky is doing it over every square yard of land on Earth. From 426 …

Climate Change

Why Physics Students Need Philosophy Too

<i>Quantum Mechanics is notoriously difficult, and the subject has raised some deep questions about the natural world. Perhaps the best known example is</i> …

This Video Lets You Travel at the Speed of Light (Sort Of)

<i>Riding Light</i> is a 45-minute short film/animation that attempts to recreate what it would be like to hitch a ride on the back of a photon and travel …

Space, Visualised - The Size, Scale And Make-Up Of The Universe In Pictures

Space is ridiculous.<p>Yes, it's big. That much is clear. But just how ridiculously huge isn't always obvious. This is size on the sort of scale where …

Universe

A Great Overview of The Flipped Classroom

January 30, 2015<br>Looking for a short insightful overview of the Flipped Classroom concept? Dr Jackie Gerstein has this wonderful video clip where she …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

Eagle simulation can go backwards and forwards in 'cosmic time'

Will the mysteries of the universe be revealed by this computer simulation? Amazing 'machine' can even go backwards and forwards in 'cosmic</b> …

Dark Matter

A Comprehensive List of Educational iPad Apps for Autistic Learners

December, 2014<br>Here is a very good resource of apps specifically curated for autistic learners. This is a spreadsheet created by a parent, an autistic …

Quantum physics just got less complicated

Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar …

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

Apps

The Fastest Stars in the Universe May Approach Light Speed

Our sun orbits the Milky Way's center at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple …

Planets Could Travel Along with Rogue 'Hypervelocity' Stars, Spreading Life Throughout the Universe

Back in 1988, astronomer Jack Hills predicted a type of “rogue”star might exist that is not bound to any particular galaxy. These stars, he reasoned, …

Universe

This Will Revolutionize Education

<b>This Will Revolutionize Education</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>“The job of a teacher is not to deliver information. It is to guide the social process of …

Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

For more than a decade scientists have been at a loss to explain why there are fewer stars than they predicted<p>There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself …

Gadgets We Love: Modular Robotics MOSS Exofabulatronixx 5200 Kit

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing that at some point in your life, you dreamed about building your own robot. But then reality creeps in: building a robot is hard, and requires a lot of time and space. And also knowledge of soldering, wiring, programming and more.<p>At least, it used …

10 Reasons Why Our Universe Is A Virtual Reality

Tom (CC BY 2.0)<p>via Listverse:<p>Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …

This Is the Best Image Ever of a Planet Being Born

Which is just what you’d expect from the most powerful, largest, and most expensive telescope on Earth.<p>The HL Tau star system is giving birth to a litter of planets, and thanks to the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, we have an extraordinary baby picture to fawn over. Take a look at …

Universe

Can You Learn Nanotechnology Online?

Virtual classrooms are reshaping higher education. But what does that mean for more hands-on, scientific fields?<p>You may remember 2012 as the year Whitney Houston died, or when you donated all that money to the effort to catch Joseph Kony, the Ugandan guerrilla leader notorious for making young boys …

Launching Math Workshop - Step by Step - Must Have Resources & Freebies

back to school, Conferring Binders, Math Word Wall, math workshop<p>Ok, here it finally is, the promised post about how to launch your Math Workshop. …

Phase transitions: steam engines, Dark Matter and the Higgs

How the physics of the industrial revolution now connects cosmology and particle physics<p>We had a particle physics seminar at UCL on Friday; we usually do. This one was from Malcolm Fairbairn and was mainly about Dark Matter.<p>“Dark Matter” is the mysterious stuff which we postulate to explain several …