Pada tahun 1977, sebuah kapal angkasa dilancarkan untuk meneroka planet-planet dan kawasan angkasa. Voyager 1 telahpun berjaya meneliti dunia-dunia berjiran kita, dan pelbagai fenomena angkasa lain. 13 tahun kemudian, setelah selesai misinya, Voyager dibiar meneruskan perjalanan ke angkasa luar buat selama-lamanya. Sebelum ia meninggalkan sistem suria kita pada tahun 1990, … Continue reading
You can experience the thrill of discovery, the incredible, visceral feeling of doing something no one has ever done before, see things no one has seen before. Know something no one else has ever known. No crystal balls, no tarot cards, no horoscopes. Just you, your brain, and your ability … Continue reading
Fifty one years ago today, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. As a Russian cosmonaut, she flew solo aboard Vostok 6. After spending three days in orbit, she then parachuted to ground after ejecting at 20,000 feet during re-entry. Upon her safe return, Ms. Tereshkova was awarded the … Continue reading
In case you haven’t seen it yet, there are HD cameras outside the International Space Station, streaming live 24 hours a day.
“(Dis)honesty” examines how humans navigate the complicated landscape of honesty – from the white lies that serve as a necessary social lubricant to those that cause irreparable harm. It combines the rigorous experimental approach of behavioral economics with personal anecdotes from individuals who traveled questionable paths for a long time: … Continue reading
Our home, in the known Universe.
“From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s different. Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. Continue reading
Dr. Machio Kaku, on the Big Think, explores our discovery of our universe.
Discovery Channel is making good use of its acquisition of Revision3 by launching the TestTube Digital Network. The new online video portal features original content by Revision3 and other indie producers, and aims to reach the online/digital demographic. In their own words: “It is a transformative lens through which we … Continue reading