The technology could help submarines travel faster than commercial airplanes and, in theory, quicker than the speed of sound, allowing them to cross the Atlantic in less than two hours: http://bit.ly/1mUULej
blood vessel endothelium, you are pretty and you are functional
I think I’m in love
credit: Steve Gschmeissner
Weevil, with a extremely long snout
National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Technique: Reflected Light (4x)
Spectacular sunset seen from the ISS!
Credit: Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev aboard the ISS
A Flame being extinguished by Electricity.
Titan’s southern polar vortex at dusk
a Bubble freezing in extreme cold temperature.
This is a Portuguese man-of-war, a beautiful species with an agonising sting. Photographed by Aaron Ansarov (http://bit.ly/1q0LplL), these jellyfish are named because they go wherever the wind takes them thanks to their sail-like shape.
Flames look a little different in space. On Earth, gravity causes a candle flame to be teardrop-shaped, and carries soot to the flame’s tip, making it yellow. In microgravity, where these forces are absent, the flame is spherical, soot-free, and blue: http://1.usa.gov/1u7Z9eK