Category Archives: Good to Know / Science

View from a Comet

Remarkable footage captured by the ESA Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk High Resolution Video File: https://archive.org/download/ViewComet/Comet.mov Sources: https://imagearchives.esac.esa.int/picture.php?/172727/category/410 to https://imagearchives.esac.esa.int/picture.php?/172648/category/410 Credits: ESA/Avi Solomon Advertisements

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The Phenomenon “Crown Shyness”: Trees Do Not Touch Each Other

Crown shyness (also canopy disengagement or intercrown spacing) is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps. The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also … Continue reading

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A Trip Across Ecosystems while Climbing Kilimanjaro by Laurence Hills

“The most unforgiving filming location that I have had the pleasure to visit. The film was shot over 7 days climbing to the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. Walk from the rich … Continue reading

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Costume Designer Repairs Broken Wing of Butterfly

Professional costume designer Romy McCloskey used her skills to help save the life of an injured Monarch butterfly. “I fell into raising butterflies by accident when I found 3 caterpillars on a bush in my front yard,” she told Bored Panda. So … Continue reading

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A Rare and Incredible Jellyfish Filmed by the E/V Nautilus: “A Burst of Deep Sea Fireworks”

Exploration Vessel Nautilus, an underwater exploration organization, offering live exploration of unknown regions of the ocean seeking out new discoveries in biology, geology, and archaeology. The team of researchers aboard the E/V Nautilus said: “We’re starting this year with deep sea fireworks, and … Continue reading

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Strange Reflections

“As an airliner approached its landing at Chicago’s O’Hare airport a rare glimpse of a reflected upside down city leapt forth from a break in the dusk time clouds, looking like something that should belong in the land of Faerie. … Continue reading

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Sola Cube Shop & Minerals as Beautiful Food

-An edible rock and mineral specimen meal that was offered last year- “3.8 billion years ago life began on earth. And over millions of years multicellular life evolved into land plants and forests. The colors and shapes of flowers, fruits … Continue reading

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Bökh by Ken Hermann – Gem Fletcher

“Bökh was shot in the Grasslands on Inner Mongolia, an area of Northern China that has a strong Mongolian population. The Grasslands are vast open spaces that run from the mountains of Inner Mongolia to the border of Outer Mongolia … Continue reading

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Full Trailer for “Loving Vincent” the World’s First Feature-Length Painted Animation

The full trailer for Loving Vincent, a feature-length film animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings, has finally been released after nearly six years of creative development. Loving Vincent is an investigation delving into the life and controversial death of Vincent Van … Continue reading

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Crows on Snow by Walker Berg

“Forensic Evidence Division Criminalist Walker Berg took this amazing photo from the 12th floor of the Justice Center. We’re calling it “Crows on Snow.” Taken with a Nikon D-700, ambient light, aperture mode, F16.”  Portland Police Bureau

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