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First Orbit - the movie
posted April 13 2011 19:19.24 by Giorgos Lazaridis




April 12, 1961, 50 years before, this is when a Russian cosmonaut named Yuri Gagarin made space history when he became the first human being to blast off into space, aboard a...

[Via: discovery]    [Link: firstorbit]
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Tags: satellite   pioneer   rocket   revealed   documentary   history   science   space related   



This is how Curiosity will land on Mars - Cool video
posted April 11 2011 20:56.19 by Giorgos Lazaridis




It could be the intro from a Star Wars movie, but it is actually a very nice short (5:28) film, which shows how NASA plans to send and land Curiosity, the brad new Mars rover. Entry...

[Link: universetoday]
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Tags: satellite   flying machines   how it works   rocket   crazy photo/video   3D media   science   space related   mechanical   








This will be the first space-gas-station!
posted April 11 2011 20:42.33 by Giorgos Lazaridis




How bad things may go when you run out of fuel in the middle of nowhere? Imagine this situation in space! A Canadian company plans to save the day by launching space's first gas...

[Via: dvice]    [Link: space]
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Tags: satellite   space related   science   innovations   futuristic   



Scientists closer to resurrect mammoths
posted April 11 2011 20:09.32 by Giorgos Lazaridis




It will not be done like in Jurassic park with mosquitoes and frogs. A new technique was pioneered in 2008 by Dr. Teruhiko Wakayama of the Riken Centre for Developmental Biology...

[Link: telegraph]
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Tags: clones   research   health & nature   science   animals   unsolved mystery   innovations   biotechnology   history   extreme   



This potato will light you a cigarette
posted April 10 2011 19:56.05 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is an interesting experiment which is simple and easy to do in your kitchen, and yet is still quite impressive. Cut a potato in half. From one half, remove about a tea-spoon...

[Link: newsbeastgr]
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Tags: chemistry   high voltage   experiments   games and fun   science   crazy photo/video   theory/tutorial   fire   








A cannonball to explain escape velocity
posted April 8 2011 20:32.40 by Giorgos Lazaridis




April 2011 is the 50th anniversary of the first man in space, and the first complete orbit of the earth by a man in a spacecraft. Sixty Symbols uploaded a video explaining some...

[Link: Sixty Symbols]
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Tags: rocket   geometry/mathematics   revealed   history   theory/tutorial   science   space related   physics   



VASIMIR plasma thruster Fires At Full Power
posted April 7 2011 20:52.44 by Giorgos Lazaridis




VASIMIR stands for "Variable Specific Impulse Magneto-plasma Rocket", and it is a plasma thruster that NASA has just agreed to test out in Earth orbit, potentially aboard the ISS...

[Link: adastrarocket]
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Your future computer will be biological
posted April 4 2011 21:01.53 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I was waiting for these news since i was a teenager. A group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, managed to use yeast genetically modified cells and make them...

[Link: nanowerk]
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Tags: chemistry   inventions   research   new materials   experiments   science   health & nature   innovations   biotechnology   futuristic   








This mechanical bird looks so real that may get shot
posted April 3 2011 18:04.42 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Festo is known for the top quality pressurized air systems, but not only. Festo has a division named Bionic Learning Network, in which researchers try to develop pneumatic systems...

[Link: festo]
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Tags: robot   inventions   mechanical   research   pneumatic   science   model   biotechnology   extreme   futuristic   

















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