User:
Pass:
Remember Me
Forgot Pass Register

Our educational work is entirely supported by people like you. Your donations directly add new exhibits and new features to the website, and even helps us open the Prehistoria Natural History Center!




eXTReMe Tracker

Latest Links ( Add One )

1. The Guilty Secrets of Palm Oil - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
When the rainforests disappear almost all of the wildlife - including the orangutans, tigers, sun bears, bearded pigs and other endangered species. In their place come palm-oil plantations stretching for mile after mile, producing cheap oil - the cheapest
2. The Venus Transit - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A site dedicated to the next Venus's transit
3. Everyday Stuff Under an Electron Microscope - Comments
Posted in Technology
25 everyday objects under an electron microscope. See the world hidden right before your eyes!
4. Mooning Mercury - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
This discovery image provides the first evidence that Mercury has a small natural satellite or moon.
5. Giant Feathered Tyrannosaur Found in China - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
This discovery provides "direct evidence for the presence of extensively feathered gigantic dinosaurs".
6. Assange: Facebook, Google, Yahoo are Spying Tools - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
In Julian Assange's exclusive interview with RT he discusses everything from the uprisings in MENA, to his extradition fight, the Guantanamo and US Cable files, his relationship with The Guardian and The New York Times, global political youth movements,
7. First Images of Atoms Moving in a Molecule - Comments
Posted in Physics
Ohio State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving within a molecule using a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. The technique has yielded a new way of imaging molecul
8. NASA's Cassini Probe Finds New Saturnian Ocean - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
While Enceladus has been familiar to us since it was first spotted in 1789, the discovery of its ocean, courtesy of the venerable Cassini spacecraft, is a whole new and possibly game-changing thing.
9. Programming Error Doomed Russian Probe - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A computer programming error doomed Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars spacecraft, a government board investigating the accident has determined.
10. Quiet Signs Of Love - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A story about love and deafness
11. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine - Comments
Posted in Technology
“Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The r
12. Two-Dimensional Glass - Comments
Posted in Physics
In the production a graphene, a sheet of glass only 3 atoms think has been made.

Categories

// Most Viewed

1. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
1. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
(New developments in microscopy have allowed researchers to image individual bonds within a molecule — seeing down to the atom scale. )
Hits: 3714
Category: Physics
2. Dürer's Rhinoceros
2. Dürer's Rhinoceros
(Dürer's Rhinoceros is the name commonly given to a woodcut created by German painter and printmaker Albrecht Dürer in 1515.)
Hits: 2858
Category: Documentaries
3. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
3. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
(This tiny nano bot is 4mm from end to end,can crawl through your veins locate tumors and zap it with drugs.The bot is controlled by a elecromagnetic field outside the robot that propels it forward.)
Hits: 2733
Category: Biology & Medicine
4. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
4. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
(Proof that everything is easier to learn when presented via Pokemon-style. Artist Kacie D. lovingly anthropomorphized every single element, which deserves to be converted into a children’s book. )
Hits: 2617
Category: Physics
5. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
5. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
(Shodan is the world’s first computer search engine that lets you search the Internet for computers. Find devices based on city, country, latitude/longitude, host name, operating system and IP. “Shodan is a search engine for hackers both good and bad. Sho)
Hits: 2328
Category: Technology
6. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
6. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
(New research suggests it may be possible to learn complex tasks with little to no conscious effort, just like in The Matrix. Whoa, indeed.)
Hits: 2283
Category: Technology
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
(Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. )
Hits: 2256
Category: Physics
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
(What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?)
Hits: 2092
Category: Astronomy
9. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring
9. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring
(After 17-years living below ground, billions of cicadas belonging to Brood II are beginning to emerge across much of the eastern United States. )
Hits: 1996
Category: Living World
10. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
10. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
(August 2nd marked the first human-powered flight of an ornithopter. Wait, a what?)
Hits: 1979
Category: Technology

// Top Rated

1. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
1. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
(This is the story of the generational ship, the Singer of Solar Winds.)
Hits: 897
Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
2. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
2. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
Hits: 1259
Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
3. First Big Aurora of 2011
3. First Big Aurora of 2011
(Some awesome images of the aurora borealis.)
Hits: 698
Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
4. Mysterious Monastery in the Atlantic
4. Mysterious Monastery in the Atlantic
(Nine miles off the coast of County Kerry in the west of Ireland there are two small rocky islands peeking out of the Atlantic Ocean. The larger of the two, Skellig Michael, is home to something quite extraordinary – a 1400 year old monastery which only a)
Hits: 1098
Rating: 2.91
Category: Humanity
5. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
5. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
(What seems to be a kind of drum has been made out of PVC piping. Take a listen!)
Hits: 1155
Rating: 2.91
Category: Technology
6. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
6. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
(The following six inventions in particular could reshape how we live and interact with the world around us. We have included videos because some of these creations are so amazing you’ll have to see them to believe it!)
Hits: 948
Rating: 2.91
Category: Technology
7. Ten Worst Tech Predictions 2009
7. Ten Worst Tech Predictions 2009
(What is it about the change from one year to the next that compels people to guess about what's going to happen? )
Hits: 910
Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology
8. Transit Search Finds Super-Neptune
8. Transit Search Finds Super-Neptune
(Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a planet somewhat larger and more massive than Neptune orbiting a star 120 light-years from Earth.)
Hits: 910
Rating: 2.9
Category: Astronomy
9. Mice on Drugs
9. Mice on Drugs
(This is an intersting and insightful interactive flash "game"... It explains about the different drugs that are abused an what they do in our brains and how they affect our neurons. )
Hits: 1052
Rating: 2.9
Category: Biology & Medicine
10. NASA Gets First Look at Far Side of Sun
10. NASA Gets First Look at Far Side of Sun
(NASA's twin STEREO spacecraft are offering the first glimpse of the far side of the sun, the space agency announced.)
Hits: 878
Rating: 2.9
Category: Astronomy