Tornadoes Are Cool…

Seeing how we’ve moved into the part of the year where these storms are most likely to occur, I thought you guys might like to see this fascinating video outlining our current understanding of tornadoes and the tools used to study them…

Amazing Curiosity Rover Interactive Panorama!

The link to the amazing graphic below was included in the Eye-Popping Interactive Panorama from the Curiosity Rover post at Universe Today, and just had to see if I could embed it here. Oh yeah! 😀 First, for perspective, I’ve borrowed this image from the Universe Today post: Now just click to enjoy. Full screen…

Amazing Huff-Post Science Visuals

I’ll warn you guys up front that what I’m including in this post amounts to mere “teasers” when compared to the articles from which they’re sourced. I strongly urge you to use the links provided after each item to check out those original articles. Via Solar Eclipse Time-Lapse Photo By Ben CooperFrames Eclipse Against Australian…

Ridin’ The Storm Out

As the full story of Hurricane-turned-Superstorm Sandy continues to unravel, with so many people still waiting to see just how badly their lives have been changed by its wrath, I just wanted to share a little of what I’ve been collecting as the story developed. From the October 26, 2012 Frankenstorm: What we know about…

Once In A Blue Moon?

We’ve all heard the phrase “Once In A Blue Moon,” and many of us are old enough to remember the great Elvis Presley song memorializing the concept: But how many of you are aware of what a “Blue Moon” actually is? Or have wondered if the moon can actually turn blue?

One Giant Loss – Neil Armstrong Dead At 82

If you know anything at all about me, you’ll know that I’m a nut for the space program. You’ll also know what a sad day this is for space nuts all around the world… R.I.P Neil. You will be sorely missed! Thanks for the graphic Christian! I want ice water. Related: The Final Frontier More…

RIP Neil Armstrong

Originally posted on The Friggin Loon:
The first man to set foot on the Moon has died from heart surgery complications at 82.  Neil Armstrong, who commanded the Apollo 11, will be most remembered for his first words as he stepped from the spacecraft onto the moon “That’s one small step for  man, one giant…