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Sri Lankan Green Pitviper
Posted in Plants & Animals
Trimeresurus Trigonocephalus, also known as the Sri Lankan Pitviper, is a venomous species indigenous to Sri Lanka. Males reach 70cm while females reach 130cm. They are sexually dimorphic, with males being blue and females being green.
Jungle Moth
Posted in Plants & Animals
This currently unidentified Amazonian moth curiously watches itself be photographed. This closeup shot gives a good look at the small details and intricate complexity of a moth.
Solvay Conference - 1927
Posted in Humanity
The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do."
Xenosaurus Grandis
Posted in Plants & Animals
This rare Mexican lizard resides on the rainforest floor. They are nocturnal and feed on insects, with a particular inclination towards winged termites and ants.
Basking Komodo Dragon
Posted in Plants & Animals
This Komodo Dragon (varanus komodoensis) happily soaks up the sun in the wilds of the Indonesian island chain Komodo. This is the largest species of lizard in the world.
Automeris Moth
Posted in Plants & Animals
This beautiful Automeris moth was photographed near the city of Manaus in Brazil. The wings depict an almost celestial circle of blues. Truly a magnificent find.

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1. Solvay Conference - 1927
1. Solvay Conference - 1927

(The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do.")

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2. Australian Sunrise
2. Australian Sunrise

(Captivating sunrise seen from Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia.)
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3. Drug Classification Chart
3. Drug Classification Chart

(This image breaks down the majority of common drugs and stimulants into tranquillizers, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens and shows you how much it falls into each category.)
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4. Iberian Lynx
4. Iberian Lynx

(Although not targeted by hunters the Iberian Lynx is a category 1 endangered species which means that there are less than 100 in the wild. Their main staple diet is the hare. Most of the ones killed, lose their lives in traps set for other animals. )
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5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel
5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel

(Its body is 14-20cm long and the tail length is 10-14cm. It weighs 150-220g. It is nocturnal, and during the day it rests in holes in trees. It eats seeds, fruit, tree leaves, buds and bark. It faces threats from habitat destruction. )
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6. Supermassive Black Hole
6. Supermassive Black Hole

(In 1987, a 30-million-Sun black hole was found independently by Canadian astronomer John Kormendy and US astronomers Alan Dressler and Douglas Richstone. Many more have been found since then. This is a simulation of a black hole.)
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7. A Rose For You
7. A Rose For You

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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8. Tornado Rainbow
8. Tornado Rainbow

(In this spooky shot, a massive tornado is seen forming just behind a scenic rainbow.)
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9. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
9. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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10. Albert Einstein
10. Albert Einstein

(It is a picture of Albert Einstien's head.)
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1. Optical Fiber
1. Optical Fiber

(An optical fiber (or fibre) is a glass or plastic fiber designed to guide light along its length by total internal reflection.)
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2. Arc Welding
2. Arc Welding

(The arc welding process.)
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3. Edison And The Phonograph
3. Edison And The Phonograph

(Thomas Edison and his early phonograph.)
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4. Microprocessor
4. Microprocessor

(Macro shot of an Intel 80486DX2 die in its packaging. The actual size of the die in the center is 12×6.75 mm.)
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5. Shuttle Endeavour Disappearing Behind The Clouds
5. Shuttle Endeavour Disappearing Behind The Clouds

(Ground based spectators to the May 16th launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour were only able to witness the first 12 seconds of the historic takeoff. A patch of low-lying clouds quickly obscured the rising spaceship.)
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6. The Great Wall
6. The Great Wall

(A photo of the Great Wall of China.)
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7. Brain Neurons
7. Brain Neurons

(An up close detailed view of a neuron in our brain. )
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8. Lunar Transit of the Sun
8. Lunar Transit of the Sun

(A transit of the Moon across the face of the Sun on February 25, 2007 - but not seen from Earth. This sight was visible only from the STEREO-B spacecraft in its orbit about the sun, trailing behind the Earth. NASA's STEREO mission consists of two spacecraft launched in October, 2006 to study solar storms. STEREO-B is currently about 1 million miles from the Earth, 4.4 times farther away from the Moon than we are on Earth. As the result, the Moon appears 4.4 times smaller than what we are used to. (NASA/STEREO))
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9. Space Walker
9. Space Walker

(A close up photo of an astronaut in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle. Click here for the high-resolution.)
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10. Solar Photosphere
10. Solar Photosphere

(Image of an active solar region taken on July 24, 2002 near the eastern limb of the Sun. The image highlights the three-dimensional nature of the photosphere when seen at these large angles. The structures in the dark sunspots in the upper central area of the image show distinct elevation above the dark "floor" of the sunspot. The height of the structures has been estimated by Dr. Bruce Lites of the High Altitude Observatory to be between 200 and 450 km. The smallest resolvable features in the image are about 70 km in size. There are also numerous bright "faculae" visible on the edges of granules that face towards the observer. (Prof. Goran Scharmer/Dr. Mats G. Löfdahl/Institute for Solar Physics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences))
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