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NASA | Thermonuclear Art – The Sun In Ultra-HD (4K)

What else needs to be said? This is the first ever Ultra HD video of the Sun developed by NASA. Some stats about the sun: The diameter of the Sun is about 109 times that of Earth. It has a mass about 330,000 times that of Earth. The Sun is so huge that it could fit […]

Video: NASA Recorded Beautiful Sounds made by Stars & Planets

NASA shared recently that planets and stars actually give off music. Although space is a virtual vacuum, sounds still exists in the form of electromagnetic vibrations and can be detected using specially designed instruments developed by NASA. …”These amazing ambient space sounds come from electronic vibrations of the planets, moons and rings, electromagnetic fields of […]

‘Overview’: Short Film exploring how astronauts feel when viewing earth from space

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for […]

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’

A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution. …By investigating the human-nature dynamics of these past cases of collapse, the project identifies the most salient interrelated factors which explain civilisational […]

Video: Stunning Aerial Video of the Artic poles.

Enjoy this video from NASA mapping of the North and South poles. Simply stunning. NASA’s Operation IceBridge images Earth’s polar ice in unprecedented detail to better understand processes that connect the polar regions with the global climate system. IceBridge utilizes a highly specialized fleet of research aircraft and the most sophisticated suite of innovative science […]

NASA: Amazing Experiments with water in Zero Gravity