motherboardtv:

This Is the Best Map Ever Made of Neptune’s Icy, Volcanic Moon Triton
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

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

post-mitotic:

blood vessel endothelium, you are pretty and you are functional
I think I’m in love
colored SEM
credit: Steve Gschmeissner

post-mitotic:

blood vessel endothelium, you are pretty and you are functional

I think I’m in love

colored SEM

credit: Steve Gschmeissner

currentsinbiology:

Weevil, with a extremely long snout
Zhang Chao
National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Technique: Reflected Light  (4x)

currentsinbiology:

Weevil, with a extremely long snout

Zhang Chao

National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Beijing, China

Technique: Reflected Light  (4x)

canadian-space-agency:

Spectacular sunset seen from the ISS! 
Credit: Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev aboard the ISS

canadian-space-agency:

Spectacular sunset seen from the ISS! 

Credit: Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev aboard the ISS

trigonometry-is-my-bitch:

A Flame being extinguished by Electricity.

trigonometry-is-my-bitch:

A Flame being extinguished by Electricity.

spaceexp:

Titan’s southern polar vortex at dusk

spaceexp:

Titan’s southern polar vortex at dusk

thesubatomic:

a Bubble freezing in extreme cold temperature.

thesubatomic:

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.
See more of Ansarov’s amazing portraits over at National Geographic:http://bit.ly/1qe07ou

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.

See more of Ansarov’s amazing portraits over at National Geographic:http://bit.ly/1qe07ou

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 

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