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Our Place in the Universe

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Beautiful Pics of our Sun Farting + Video

Explanation: Don’t panic, the Sun has not gone wild. But this wild-looking portrait of the nearest star to planet Earth was made on March 30th…

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Neill Blomkamp’s TED Talk: Life On Other Planets and the Future of Human Civilization

So you undoubtedly know about TED talks, and of TEDx, the independently-organized TED events around the world. We had one recently in Vancouver, where Neill…

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The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript

Explanation: The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript The ancient text has no known title, no known author, and is written in no known language: what does it…

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The Known Universe

[YouTube:www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U%5D The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang….

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Manhattan-henge

[youtube:www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oj9iy0pEiKQ%5D Learn something new everyday. I was born and raised in Manhattan and I never knew this.

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Streaming Dark Nebulas

Explanation: Dark dust lit by the bright yellow star Antares highlight this photogenic starscape of the southern sky. A wider angle image shows the central…

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