Hubble turns 20: a retrospective in pictures
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The Hubble Space Telescope broke free from its terrestrial confines on April 24, 1990 aboard the space shuttle Discovery. In the 20 years since, it has seen near [...]
Fanged Frog, Other New Species Found in Mekong
A leopard-like gecko and a fanged frog are among 163 new species discovered last year in Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong region, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced Friday. But in [...]
With reference to the article, Thousands of Strange Sea Creatures Discovered, below are some of the amazing images found there.
At 1.7 miles down (2,750 meters) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, scientists found this transparent sea cucumber, [...]
Photographs clicked by a World War I soldier, who was posted in India and Mesopotamia, show troops having a whale of a time – swimming, riding and visiting the Taj Mahal.
Private Wally Langrish’s photographs paint a picture that [...]
Every few years scientists unearth the bones of humanity’s forefathers. From Lucy to the Hobbits of Flores Island — we are gradually seeing building the puzzle of mankind’s evolution. – Ker Than
1. Australopithecus [...]
The natural wonders of the world are listed below:
1. Aurora: God’s spectacular display of light and color, Aurora – also called the northern or southern lights – usually occur in the nighttime in the polar regions. Lights [...]
Type I collagen fibers
Rat tail tendons were dissected in PBS and the fibers where then immobilized on mica. The images were taken in AC mode in air with a silicon cantilever. The rendering is in 3D. Scan size 1.8µm.
AFM image [...]
Earth in Full View
The Apollo 17 crew caught this breathtaking view of our home planet as they were traveling to the Moon in 1972. It’s the first time astronauts were able to photograph the South polar ice cap. Nearly the entire [...]
M51 Hubble Remix
The 51st entry in Charles Messier’s famous catalog is perhaps the original spiral nebula–a large galaxy with a well defined spiral structure also cataloged as NGC 5194. Over 60,000 light-years across, M51′s [...]