2013

International marine science organization releases report on radiation in Pacific Ocean

If you've heard about Fukushima radiation spreading to the Pacific Coast of North America but were "corrected" by sources both official and expert that this was based more on rumor than reality, then consider the information presented at the October 2013

January 20, 2014

Creating water out of thin air - Ingenious billboard helps alleviate drinking water shortages

Using the power of technology to help ease water security issues, Peruvian ad agency Mayo DraftFCB and the University of Engineering and Technology in Lima have joined forces to create the first water-generating billboard. Built in Lima, Peru, the innovative structure

December 31, 2013

Sonic Geometry: The Language of Frequency and Form

This might be one of the most important videos you have ever seen... "If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have a key to the universe." - Nikola Tesla The World is Waking... Throughout history,

December 23, 2013

Disaster-response robots competition - DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials 2013

The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) is extremely difficult competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters. Seventeen teams from around the world will be

December 20, 2013

Here come the robots - Google bought 8 robotics companies in last 6 months

In last 6 months Google has been quietly buying key robotics companies and has since then bought 8 of them. Their latest and crown acquisition for this year - cutting edge robotic company Boston Dynamics - was announced on Friday, December 13. Google's

December 16, 2013

Comet ISON - Timeline of events and best images since its discovery

November 30, 2013 ISON is fading and exiting LASCO C3 view. 08:18 UTC Comet ISON on November 30, 2013 @ 08:18. Image credit: ESA/NASA SOHO 05:30 UTC Karl Battams (NRL/CIOC) wrote and update on ISON and embeded cool gifs from STEREO: In

November 26, 2013

Devastating Cyclone Cleopatra drops record breaking rainfall in Sardinia, Italy

A devastating Cyclone "Cleopatra" struck Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Italy, on November 18, 2013, flooding towns and villages, killing at least 17 people and leaving hundreds homeless. This is one of the strongest storms that hit Sardinia in

November 19, 2013

Aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan - the deadliest natural disaster in the Philippines

The most powerful typhoon to make landfall in recorded history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, slammed the Philippines on November 7/8, 2013 with extensive and powerful winds gusting up to 380 km/h (235 mph). Besides powerful winds, storm surges of up

November 10, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan rages toward central Philippines as the strongest storm of the year

Strengthening Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) is posing a serious threat to the Philippines. Right now Haiyan is equal to an extremely powerful Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, spinning with powerful 333 km/h (207 mph) winds. Haiyan is now the strongest

November 07, 2013

Massive and very dangerous earthquake magnitude 7.7 struck Pakistan

A massive, shallow and very dangerous earthquake M 7.7 struck Pakistan on September 24, 2013 at 11:29 UTC (16:29 local time). The duration of the quake was close to 2 minutes. After preliminary analysis, both USGS and EMSC are reporting magnitude 7.7

September 24, 2013

Approaching Comet C/2012 S1 "ISON"

November 28, 2013 T -0 D-day! Comet ISON vs The Sun Most of you have already seen latest ISON images from SOHO's LASCO and are sharing this unique experience with the rest of the world. If you are not in the train yet... we are all watching ISON via

September 17, 2013

Massive sunspot complex on southern hemisphere indicates a possible double peaked solar maximum

A massive array of sunspots AR1785 - 1787 has rotated over the Sun's southeastern limb and will position itself directly facing Earth in the coming days. This sunspot complex is one of the largest in Solar Cycle 24 and is located in southern

July 05, 2013

Earth and Moon pelted by meteors - Impact causes bright explosion on the Moon

A meteor with estimated weight of 40 kg, approximately 0.3 - 0.4 meters wide, and traveling at speed of 90 123 km/h hit the lunar surface in Mare Imbrium on March 17, 2013. The resulting explosion packed as much punch as 5 tons of TNT. "It exploded in

May 17, 2013

Mass evacuation in Bangladesh and Myanmar ahead of Tropical Cyclone Mahasen

Tropical Cyclone Mahasen (01B) is now centered several hundred miles south of Kolkata, India, and will impact areas from northeastern India to Bangladesh and Myanmar over the next few days. The system is about to enter  into an area of warm sea surface

May 15, 2013