Lucky Sets of Atoms
humanoidhistory:

Europa, sixth moon of Jupiter, in rotation.

humanoidhistory:

Europa, sixth moon of Jupiter, in rotation.

(via crookedindifference)

citylandscapes:

The Shanghai Big 3 : Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.
Source: Guile0 (reddit)

citylandscapes:

The Shanghai Big 3 : Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.

Source: Guile0 (reddit)

dvdp:

141005

dvdp:

141005

(via engineering-laughter)

jellobiafrasays:

pamphlets from the understanding the atom series (1964-1968 eds.)

(via popmech)

hyrodium:

The gif animation of folding the net of the tesseract(8-cell). ;-)

There are many kinds of the net of the tesseract.

http://hyrodium.tumblr.com/post/67134693288/hyrodiums-photostream-on-flickr-there-are-many

(via visualizingmath)

citylandscapes:

Downtown Toronto  from the CN Tower Source: Barbiesaur (reddit)

citylandscapes:

Downtown Toronto from the CN Tower

Source: Barbiesaur (reddit)

(via criticalengine)

"They’re like, ‘Sir, there’s something in your bag.’

I said, ‘Yes, I think it’s this box.’

They said, ‘What’s in the box?’

I said, ‘a large gold medal,’ as one does.

So they opened it up and they said, ‘What’s it made out of?’

I said, ‘gold.’

And they’re like, ‘Uhhhh. Who gave this to you?’

‘The King of Sweden.’

‘Why did he give this to you?’

‘Because I helped discover the expansion rate of the universe was accelerating.’

Brian Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, explaining his Nobel Prize to the TSA agents inspecting it on his flight to see his grandmother in Fargo.

Today, in conversations I will never have ….

(via politicalprof)

(via oro-blanco)

engineeringhistory:

Shirley Ann Jackson, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. from MIT. Jackson conducted research at Fermi National Accelerator and Bell Labs on theoretical physics, solid state and quantum physics, and optical physics and was awarded 40 honorary doctorates.

engineeringhistory:

Shirley Ann Jackson, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. from MIT. Jackson conducted research at Fermi National Accelerator and Bell Labs on theoretical physics, solid state and quantum physics, and optical physics and was awarded 40 honorary doctorates.

nexpected:

London Is Getting Its New & Futuristic Tube Trains http://ift.tt/1qRvBOo

nexpected:

London Is Getting Its New & Futuristic Tube Trains http://ift.tt/1qRvBOo

engineeringhistory:

Schematic of a Germanium transistor, late 1940s

engineeringhistory:

Schematic of a Germanium transistor, late 1940s

15folds:

10 PRINT “ALONE”; 20 GOTO 10
By Michael Branson Smith, Artist/Educator, New York
B.A.S.I.C. was a programming language I first learned in summer computer camp in 1979. I thought ASCII art on dot matrix printers was cool. 
Follow the ‘Alone Together’ thread on 15folds.com

15folds:

10 PRINT “ALONE”; 20 GOTO 10

By Michael Branson Smith, Artist/Educator, New York

B.A.S.I.C. was a programming language I first learned in summer computer camp in 1979. I thought ASCII art on dot matrix printers was cool. 

Follow the ‘Alone Together’ thread on 15folds.com

fotojournalismus:

The moon is seen glowing red during a total lunar eclipse from Kathmandu, Nepal on October 8, 2014. (Narendra Shrestha/EPA)

fotojournalismus:

The moon is seen glowing red during a total lunar eclipse from Kathmandu, Nepal on October 8, 2014. (Narendra Shrestha/EPA)

(via sea-wing)

hexeghost:

MY FAVOURITE THING

(Source: youtube.com)

travelingcolors:

The Hague Tower at Rijswijkseplein, The Hague | Netherlands (by Vincent van Zeijst)

travelingcolors:

The Hague Tower at Rijswijkseplein, The Hague | Netherlands (by Vincent van Zeijst)