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Dung beetles navigate using the Milky Way
By Jacob Aron Ever look up at the stars and wonder if some bug-eyed creature is doing the same? It turns out at least one does.
insects  science  navigation  milkyway  nature 
july 2016 by arnabocean
Chimpanzees and monkeys have entered the Stone Age
We think of the Stone Age as something that early humans lived through. But we are not the only species that has invented it.
science  evolution  stoneage  from instapaper
december 2015 by arnabocean
Brainy processing at your fingertips
The nerve endings in your fingertips can perform complex neural computations that were thought to be carried out by the brain.
science  neuroscience  brain  from instapaper
september 2014 by arnabocean
Food Science • Liquid Nitrogen Under Vacuum • ChefSteps
Solid nitrogen is something few people have ever seen. In this lecture, ChefSteps explains why liquid nitrogen goes solid under an extreme vacuum. see http:/...
video  science 
june 2014 by arnabocean
jtotheizzoe: Adam Savage on how simple ideas can... - arnabocean
Video: jtotheizzoe: Adam Savage on how simple ideas can lead to scientific discoveries The simplest...
TED  video  science  from twitter
november 2013 by arnabocean
Why hot water freezes faster than cold water
Not to get all Malcolm Gladwell here, but it's counterintuitive that hot water freezes faster than cold water. The phenomenon is called the Mpemba effect and until recently, no one could explain how it works. A group of researchers in Singapore think they've cracked the puzzle. Now Xi and co say h
november 2013 by arnabocean
SpaceX Grasshopper reusable rocket: Test flight takes it up 12 stories.
RT : Watch the neat new Grasshopper vessel rocket up and land perfectly in 29 seconds:
spaceflight  science  rocket  from twitter
december 2012 by arnabocean
Carl Sagan On Alien Civilisations - YouTube
RT : Sir Patrick Moore and Carl Sagan talking about extraterrestrial civilizations
astronomy  science  from twitter
december 2012 by arnabocean
Holy levitating Slinky!
How the bottom of the slinky does not move until the top catches up with it
video  science  blog  physics  spring 
june 2012 by arnabocean

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