navaneethks

406 Added | 6 Magazines | 11 Following | 7 Followers | @navaneethks | Keep up with navaneethks on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “navaneethks”

Physicists Have Caught Signs of a New Particle: The Madala Boson

And it could help solve one of the biggest mysteries of modern physics.<p>Physicists have discovered signals of a new particle in the swathes of data …

Physics

New in Travel: inside South America's first luxury sleeper train set to travel through one of the highest rail routes in the world

Travellers in Peru will soon have a lavish new way to experience the country as the first luxury sleeper train in South America launches next year. If that’s not enough to pique your interest, the travel and hotel company Belmond has released some images that show off the designs for the new …

Trains

10 secret places you need to go before everyone else

When travel finally opened to Cuba, everyone said, "You have to go now before it's ruined!" I have a different take. I think more Cuba tourism could — potentially — bolster its economy and provide more opportunities for preserving its unique heritage. That's a far cry from "ruined" to me.<p>But if …

European Travel

Opinion: A Disturbing Trend in Photography

I’m old. Believe me, I know it. I’ll be 70 in a few months. That fact may make it hard for you to take me seriously, but bear with me for just this …

Ansel Adams

Is it a good time to go to Fiji now?

On 20 February 2016, Fiji was hit with the full force of Cyclone Winston, the strongest recorded storm in the country's history. The damage it wrought was considerable, but Fiji's vibrant tourism industry has bounced back quickly. With the country welcoming visitors back to its shores, now is the …

Loneliness

Canadian teen locates lost Mayan city using satellite images and ancient astronomy

A 15-year-old boy is reported to have found the location of a lost Mayan City, recently. William Gadoury, from Quebec, Canada used ancient astronomy …

Breathtaking Images of 50-100ft High Waves by Photographer Luke Shadbolt – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

2016 National Geographic travel photographer of the year

National Geographic is inviting entries to its annual travel photographer of the year award. You can find details of how to enter here and the competition closes on 27 May 2016. Here is a small selection of photographs already submitted.

Photography

Shoot & edit like a pro: Adobe Digital Photography Training

If you take pride in your photography or you’d like to learn how to master the tools and techniques of the pros, TNW Deals has an incredible offer to put you on the fast track to professional-grade photography.<p>For a limited time, you can take a full 98 percent off the price of the Adobe Digital …

Paris-based photographer bends reality with stunning Photoshop edits

Paris-based photographer Vincent Bourilhon uses digital photography and Photoshop to merge various images together, creating stunning illusions and …

Photography

Yosemite without the crowds

You’ve seen the postcards, admired your friends’ vacation photos. Ever wonder why everyone has pictures of the same places from the same angles? The showy celebrity of the US national park system, Yosemite hosts millions of visitors each year, and most flock with camera in hand like paparazzi to …

National Parks

Nikon Automated One of Photography's Tedious Chores

If you own a DSLR and like to shoot with fast lenses, you're likely acquainted with the procedure known as "autofocus microadjustment." The process …

Antique Photos Were Used to Make This Realistic Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he …

YouTube

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

There’s a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s comic masterpiece <i>Dr. Strangelove</i> in which Jack D. Ripper, an American general who’s gone rogue and ordered a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, unspools his paranoid worldview—and the explanation for why he drinks “only distilled water, or rainwater, and only …

Hello, ISO 3,280,000... Nikon D5 studio test scene comparison published

Just moments after the Nikon D5 rolled into our office we whisked it into our studio, putting the flagship FX-format DSLR in front of our test scene. …

Cameras

Scotland's wee but wild road

A 516-mile route that passes through spooky ruins, fairytale glens, toothy castles, rugged fairways and shingle-sand beaches. Not to mention distilleries.<p>Locals call it the “wee mad road”: a looping ribbon of asphalt that hugs the coastline between the fishing hamlets of Inverkirkaig, Coigach and …

Scotland

3tags.org

Solar Panels Grown On The Moon Could Power The Earth

A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites<p>"Global warming is the greatest challenge our species will face in the next 100 years," says Justin Lewis-Weber.<p>Currently a high school senior in California, Lewis-Weber has just published a paper in the journal <i>New Space</i> with …

A Brilliant Physicist Explains Gravitational Waves to Colbert

We all understand that the discovery of gravitational waves was a really big deal, but do you really understand what they are, why they’re important, …

Here Are the Best Wildlife Photos of the Year

Nature, 1st prize storiesA Bornean orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree in the rain forest of Gunung Palung Nationa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tim Laman<p>1 of …

Nature
Australia

2016 February 17 - Milky Way over the Pinnacles in Australia

<b>Milky Way over the Pinnacles in Australia</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Michael Goh<p><b>Explanation:</b> What strange world is this? Earth. In the foreground of the featured …

Cosmology

Photographer Captures Nature Reclaiming Australia's Abandoned Buildings

Brett Patman's photographs of power plants, hospitals, and slaughterhouses prove that nature always finds a way.<p>Mold creeps down from the ceiling of the decaying control room of the White Bay Power Station in New South Wales, yet a bright white light streams through the window. The scene is bleak …

New South Wales

Photographing Icelandic Nudes In Nature With Hekla Flokadottir

For her series ‘Heima’ (‘Home’), Icelandic photographer Hekla Flokadottir explores the relationship between humans and nature with her sweeping …

Physicists Test Classic Paradox 'Maxwell's Demon' with Beams of Light

New experiments revisit a classic paradox of thermodynamics.<p>In 1867, renowned physicist James Clerk Maxwell wrote a letter to fellow physicist and middle-name enthusiast Peter Guthrie Tait in which he outlined a thought experiment that seemed to allow for the violation of the second law of …

Quantum Mechanics

3D Bioprinter Creates Bone, Muscle--And Cartilage For This Ear

Almost good enough to be transplanted into humans<p>Because the demand for donors’ organs and tissues is so high, researchers have spent years engineering synthetic tissues that could be transplanted into humans. But that’s not very easy to do—many of the gel-like tissues have been too mushy to be …

10 reasons why voters are turning to Bernie Sanders

While it’s still early days in the primary season, Bernie Sanders’ victory over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire has raised hopes among his supporters that the veteran Democratic socialist could be the party’s presidential candidate come November.<p>Last week, in the wake of the Iowa caucuses, we …

Middle-class

The Future Of Astronomy: The Giant (25 Meter!) Magellan Telescope

Throughout history, there have been four things that have determined just how much information we can glean about the Universe through astronomy:<p>The size of your telescope, which determines both how much light you can gather in a given amount of time and also your resolution.<br>• The quality of your …

Black Holes

Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph