Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

This is the universe in a box. Dark matter, supermassive black holes, galaxies, stars, magnetic fields—our universe, trapped in a cube. Well some of it, anyway. What this really is is our most advanced simulation of the universe and its evolution ever. This very impressive feat is the result of a project called Illustris—The Next […]

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic feat. Ripley Scroll

Harry Potter: A History of Magic feat. Ripley Scroll

Something magical is coming to the British Library Harry Potter: A History of Magic, a spellbinding new exhibition Encounter magical creatures within the pages of books and manuscripts from throughout history Gaze at the night skies and read the stars using an ancient celestial globe Learn how to make a Philosopher’s Stone with the gargantuan […]

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Conserving the Horological Wonders of the Past — Brittany Cox at The Interval

Conserving the Horological Wonders of the Past — Brittany Cox at The Interval

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A Brief History of Clocks, Watches, and Horological Curiosities — Brittany Cox at The Interval

A Brief History of Clocks, Watches, and Horological Curiosities — Brittany Cox at The Interval

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Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

We live in a society obsessed with music. We use music to worship, tell stories, to celebrate, to work, exercise, declare our love and sometimes our hatred, and, arguably most importantly, to dance. And, of course, we play music ourselves because, well, it’s a pleasant thing to do. Thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece, […]

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Katie Paterson – Mapping Dead Stars | TateShots

Katie Paterson – Mapping Dead Stars | TateShots

Hi, my name’s Katie. I’ve got a piece of work All the Dead Stars in the Tate Britain Altermodern show. It’s a large map, 3 x 2 m. I’ve basically mapped all the dead stars in the universe, or all what could be considered dead stars that have ever been observed and recorded by people […]

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Stormy Planet | GIMP Tutorial

Stormy Planet | GIMP Tutorial

Hello everyone. Its Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio. Today’s GIMP tutorial is going to be making a stormy planet. Create a new project. Go to File>New>640 width; 640 height. Change your background color to black (use the curved double-arrow by the swatches). Change your foreground color to red (I used #FF0000). Select your Blend (Gradient) […]

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Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Hello everyone. It’s Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio. In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to make in a star field. Make a New Project. (Width: 1080, Height: 720) and Background Contents: Other (Choose #000000 from the pop-up color picker window) Right-Click on the Background layer and choose Convert to Smart Object. Go to Filter>Noise>Add Noise […]

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★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

We don’t fire a rocket motor all the way to mars. We don’t need to You just place the spacecraft on a trajectory to mars and let it coast for seven months and 300 million miles until it reaches the planet Atmospheric entry in 3.. 2.. 1.. Just passed in one minute that atmospheric entry […]

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China’s Almost Ready to Build Their Space Station

China’s Almost Ready to Build Their Space Station

It seems like there’s a new Earth-like planet making the headlines practically every month these days. And, well, we found another one! But even though we’ve found a lot of new planets lately, astronomers have reason to be especially excited about this one. Most of the exoplanets we find are either thousands of light years […]

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