A recently revealed tracker developed by a Paris-based developer Franck Erneweinallows anyone in the world to keep a check on the hustle and bustle of the infamous microblogging site, Twitter.
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An amateur astronomer has recorded video of the UARS satellite falling to earth, creating even more anxiety as the spacecraft will quickly enter back into the earth’s atmosphere either Friday or Saturday.
There truly shouldn’t be any fear, however, as chances are slim that anyone will see any of the 26 assorted pieces of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) that are expected to survive reentry into the atmosphere. And the chances that someone is hit by a piece of this debris is just 1 in 3,200. MORE
In this YouTube video shared by yesterday2221 you will see 600 photos from ‘Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth’ strung together in a Time-Lapse video by science educator James Drake from the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth at night over North and South America. The video begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico, Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and the Amazon. Also visible is the Earth’s ionosphere (thin yellow line) and the stars of our galaxy. MORE
Did you look at the Google Doodle today and wonder what it was about? Well it simply is about the Summer Solstice. This doodle is by Takashi Murakami marking the First Day of Summer. MORE