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Latest Videos

How Space Elevators Will Work
Posted in Astronomy

Ever wonder how space elevators will work? This short film, produced by the Institute For Scientific Research, talks about the materials and theory behind the concept.
STS-116 Shuttle Discovery Landing
Posted in Astronomy

STS-116 lands at Kennedy Space Center on December 22, 2006 in pretty nasty weather conditions.
Theory Of Gravity Tested On The Moon
Posted in Astronomy

American astronauts dropped a hammer and a feather on the moon at the same time to see which would land first.
B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber
Posted in War

A compilation of the B-2 Spirit bomber in action. They are a US built, low-observable stealth technology built with the intention of penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses and can be armed with both conventional and nuclear weaponry.
Los Angeles (L.A.) Earthquake
Posted in Earth Sciences

In the 90s, an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter Scale shook Los Angeles (also known as LA) for 20 seconds. The damage totaled in the billions of US dollars.

Latest Images

1. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
Purple Spiny Flower Mantis (Image)

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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2. Neanderthal Hand Axe
Neanderthal Hand Axe (Image)

(This Mousterian hand axe was primarily used as a butchering tool, though likely came in handy for other purposes as well. It was shaped from a jasper chert and was found in France before making its way into Educated Earth's collection.)
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3. ATV-3 Approaches Space Station
ATV-3 Approaches Space Station (Image)

(ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle Edoardo Amaldi approaches the International Space Station to deliver 6596 kg of fuel, air, oxygen, scientific equipment, spare parts and crew supplies. The two spacecraft docked at 00:31 CEST ( 22:31 GMT) on March 29 2012.)
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4. Five Rockets in Five Minutes
Five Rockets in Five Minutes (Image)

(In late March, NASA launched five rockets in five minutes in order to study the motion and properties of high-atmospheric winds.)
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5. Siberian Tigers
Siberian Tigers (Image)

(Many conservation programs have been established to save the critically endangered Siberian tiger, whose numbers have dwindled to mere hundreds in the wild.)
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6. A Rose For You
A Rose For You (Image)

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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7. Colorful Quetzal
Colorful Quetzal (Image)

(Quetzal, sacred to the Aztecs and Mayas. During mating season, the male grows blue and green twin tail feathers three feet (1 meter) long; these tail feathers were worn ceremonially by Mesoamerican rulers and priests. )
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8. Celestial Snow Angel
Celestial Snow Angel (Image)

(Just in time for the holidays, the Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a spectacular view of a star-forming region in our Milky Way galaxy that looks like a snow angel in deep space. A newly-formed star called S106 IR is shrouded in dust at the center of the image, and is responsible for the surrounding gas cloud’s hourglass-like shape and the turbulence visible within. Light from glowing hydrogen is colored blue in this image. )
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9. Necklace Nebula
Necklace Nebula (Image)

(The "Necklace Nebula", also called PN G054.2-03.4, is the exploded aftermath of a giant star that came too close to its Sun-like binary companion. The two stars that produced the Necklace Nebula live in a relatively small orbit about each other. They have a period of 1.2 days and a separation on the order of 5 times the radius of the Sun. )
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10. Transporting 60 People
Transporting 60 People (Image)

(This poster hangs in the Planning Office in the city of Munster, Germany. It very graphically demonstrates the need for an effective transit strategy by showing how much space it takes to move 60 people via cars, buses, and bicycles.)
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