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Jumping Liquids Mimic Japanese Flower Arrangements

Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement and Naoko Tosas's <i>Sound of Ikebana</i> is a contemporary take on that time-honored art form. For each piece, Tosa blends a variety of pastel colors and oil to express the different Japanese seasons. The cherry trees in spring, cool water in …

Art

Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.<p>I just rewatched Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," and I think the soundtrack's opening horn melody would go perfectly with this NASA pic.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has …

Astronomy

Henry Rollins hasn’t heard Daft Punk, dislikes “shit” that’s covered by Rolling Stone

Rest assured that renaissance punk icon Henry Rollins won’t be joining the countless others in covering Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” any time soon.<p>In a …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the last seven days, from the coldest place on Earth to ancient lakes on Mars.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Comet fly-bys, China in space and Amazon drones<p>Robot companions and award-winning views of Shanghai<p>A storm of starlings and a Saturnine portrait<p>Typhoon …

Photos

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Frog Whose Young Erupt From Under Its Skin

Amphibians have it made. Frogs sometimes just up and turn into princes, salamanders can emerge from fire unscathed, and a certain newt almost got to …

Look at These Magical Ice Climbing Images From the Norwegian Arctic

What’s cooler than a waterfall? Try an icefall. The alpinists Daniel Arnold and Stephan Siegrist collaborated with the climbing photographer Thomas …

3D-printed regenerative shoes developed by British designer

Self-repairing trainers that are 3D-printed from biological cells could be a reality by 2050<p>A British designer has come up with a concept for a pair of running shoes that can be 3D-printed from synthetic biological material and repair themselves overnight.<p>London designer and researcher Shamees Aden …

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Comet ISON is Dead, Researchers Say

Comet ISON is officially dead, researchers now say.<p>After days of speculation about whether the comet had survived its encounter with the sun, …

Astronomy

Water vapor venting from Jupiter’s moon, Europa

If these plumes vent from Europa’s subsurface water ocean, future scientists won’t need to drill into Europa’s icy crust to investigate the potential …

Astronomy

Video: Flying over an extraterrestrial land of lakes

Saturn’s moon Titan … we’re talking about you! These lakes aren’t water, by the way. They’re liquid hydrocarbons.<p>Saturn’s moon Titan is one of the …

Astronomy

NASA picks SpaceX to lease idled shuttle launch pad | Reuters

(Reuters) - NASA will turn over one of its mothballed space-shuttle launch pads to privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, which intends to set up a second site in Florida for its Falcon rockets, officials said on Friday.<p>NASA’s decision to lease out Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy …

Gaia spacecraft set for launch on mission to map a billion stars

The European Space Agency's Gaia spacecraft is poised to begin its mission to map a billion stars in our galaxy to an unprecedented level of detail, with its scheduled launch on Thursday.<p>"It's going to be the most accurate and the most detailed 3D map of stars there has ever been," said Dr Ralph …

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