Graham Peters

14 Flips | 3 Magazines | 8 Following | 1 Follower | @petersg76 | Keep up with Graham Peters 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 “Graham Peters”

New research maps the secret structure of the sun

A discovery that could help explain everything from solar storms to sunspots<p><i>The phenomenon of solar flares, as seen above, might be better understood thanks to the discovery of giant cells.</i><p>Nearly half a century ago, scientists started to unravel the structure of the sun and determine how solar …

Saturn's north pole surrounded by hexagonal jet-stream – Nasa video

The Cassini – Huygens spacecraft recorded these high-resolution images of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn's north pole. The images were taken from 403,000 miles using a spectral filter sensitive to wavelengths of near-infrared light centred at 750 nanometers. …

Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel

Tonight … look for Orion the Hunter, one of the easiest constellations to identify in the night sky. Many constellations have a single bright star, …

Dennis Stock: the photographer who made America cool

Here are Dennis Stock's best images of American life in the time of Woodstock, from stage invasions to Planet of the Apes fanatics, Louis Armstrong gearing up for a gig and an unknown James Dean in Times Square. The images are from American Cool, a new anthology of Stock's career

baby foot ornament http://t.co/XEKnWevXA3

How to make paper snowflake http://t.co/aygdwROyEB

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was pieced together from a clutch of cells found in bone fragments – the oldest human remains ever to yield their genetic code.<p>The …

TwistedSifter on Twitter: "Artist Transforms Single Room into Series of Surreal Fantasy Worlds http://t.co/Kz2WK4iOxB http://t.co/aFMPhhJqHW"

Awesome creativity http://t.co/LDeMZlueTN

5 Headlines That Would Have Been If JFK Lived

There is little debate among historians that on a clear Dallas morning in November 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was struck down by an …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Mystery 'alien-like creature' seen in Bristol harbour

A strange glowing creature spotted floating in Bristol harbour has baffled biology experts<p>Experts were baffled after video footage emerged of a glowing “alien-like creature” swimming in Bristol harbour.<p>Stunned eyewitnesses filmed a mystery luminescent, tentacled being, which was flashing a variety …