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Getting Started with Narrow Depth of Field Photography

An up close view of an organ pipe cactus by Sarah Marino.<p>Using narrow depth of field is one of my favorite ways to create abstract renditions of …

Landscape Photography

Rosetta comet landing: Why we should all be excited - CNN.com

<i>The Art of Movement is a monthly show that highlights the most significant innovations in science and technology that are helping shape our modern world.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- From the realms of science fiction to science fact, the Rosetta mission reached its climax this week when when the mission's scientists …

May 2013 (All Issues) | Free eBooks Download

Category: Magazine<p>Posted on 2013-06-01. By anonymous.<p>Description<p><b>Nature Magazine - May 2013 (All Issues)</b><br>English | 6 True PDF | 703 pages | 133.66 …

Look What We Found on Mars: Curiosity Rover Serves Up Awesome Science | WIRED

News from NASA's Curiosity rover, currently traveling across the surface of Mars, often comes out piecemeal. We learn what the probe did on one …

Today in science: E=mc2

Mass and energy are interchangeable.<p><b>September 27, 1905</b>. On this date, while he was employed at a patent office, Albert Einstein published a paper …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

New Football Helmet Could Save the Sport

Athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions each year. While helmet makers dither with small improvements, Swedish scientists have built something that could protect us all.<p>On August 19, 2012, in week two of the NFL preseason, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie …

The Smarter, Safer, Stronger, Far-Out Materials Of The Future

Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.<p>Materials science has been at the root of material progress, and indeed all progress, for so long that we may be tempted to think that its greatest contributions are behind us. The …

New atomic clock could keep accurate time until the world ends

If the atomic clock in the University of Colorado Boulder's JILA laboratory had been started when the Earth came into existence, its time would still be perfect down to the very second today. Likewise, if the clock were reset now and kept running, it would likely outlast life on Earth. The …

Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

The physicist offers a new theory that allows energy to escape.<p>Stephen Hawking has a big announcement. No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of …

Black Holes

Fermilab's Neutrino Detector Sees Its First Particles

The entire experiment is 500 miles long, stretching from northern Illinois nearly to Canada.<p>They've traveled 500 miles underground, passing through soil and rock as easily as Casper the Friendly Ghost glides through walls. They've gone straight through the Earth, reaching their destination without …

Physics

Shiny And New: World's Largest Solar Plant Opens In California

The world's largest solar power plant, made up of thousands of mirrors focusing the sun's energy, has officially started operations in the Mojave Desert, just inside southeastern California near the border with Nevada.<p>The $2.2 billion, 400-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which …

The Cosmos, Explained: Neil deGrasse Tyson On His New Series

Tyson will pick up where Carl Sagan left off, hosting a continuation of the "Cosmos" TV series.<p>When astronomer Carl Sagan hosted the 13-part TV Series "Cosmos: A Personal Journey," in 1980, it soon become most widely watched PBS show in the world, and still holds a legendary place in the hearts of …

Flying Car

Budget space trips planned from Canary Islands

European companies plan to 'democratise' access to space, with trials of technology to begin in 2020<p>A group of European space companies plans to offer "budget" trips to space tourists from Spain's Canary Islands.<p>Grégoire Loretan of Swiss Space Systems, the company leading the push, said trials were …