Goblin shark attack in slowmotion

January 17th, 2015|

The goblin shark uses a sense system known as ampullae of Lorenzini, found in its snout, for electrodetection of prey. The jaws are modified for rapid projection to aid in the capture of prey. The jaw is thrust forward by a double set of ligaments at the mandibular joints. When the jaws are retracted the […]

International Space Station construction time lapse

January 14th, 2015|

As the most expensive thing ever constructed by humans, this .gif makes it seem surprisingly simple.

The International Space Station is not only an orbiting laboratory, but also a space port for a variety of international spacecraft. As of November 2014, there have been:

100 Russian launches
37 Space Shuttle launches
1 test flight and 3 operational flights by […]

Discovery of DNA celebration on the streets

January 11th, 2015|

By wearing different colored hats, over 2,600 employees at Genentech celebrated the 60th anniversary of the discovery of DNA

International space station in front of the moon

December 27th, 2014|

Isn’t it amazing that we are just little specs on a tiny rock in an infinite universe?