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Whoa ! #Photobomb of the century!!
#ISS what a timing! #SolarEclipse :-)
 
Someone always has to get in front of the camera as you take the picture. In this case it's the ISS. :-)
SOLAR ECLIPSE - TRANSIT OF ISS March 20 2015. Taken from Fregenal de la Sierra (Spain) through thick high clouds with Takahashi FSQ-106ED, Coronado 90 DS and IDS3370 video camera. Duration of the transit of the International Space Station (visible part): 0.6 second.
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Live long and prosper #LeonardNimoy
You made every young geek in the world a little more proud of himself.
 
Live long and prosper our friend Leonard Nimoy
Thank you for inspiring a generation, and boldly taking us where no man has gone before. V
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If only #Vulcans could express their emotions.. The whole planet would be crying today..
Here at Earth, we are..
#Spock you will be dearly missed.
Live long and prosper #LeonardNimoy
RIP
 
NASA is mourning the passing today of actor Leonard Nimoy, most famous for his role as Star Trek's Vulcan science officer Mr. Spock. The sci-fi classic served as an inspiration for many at NASA over the years, and Nimoy joined other cast members at special NASA events and worked to promote NASA missions, as in this 2007 video he narrated before the launch of the Dawn mission to the asteroid belt. Nimoy also was there for the 1976 rollout of the shuttle Enterprise, named for the show's iconic spacecraft.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued the following statement upon hearing of Nimoy's passing: “Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts, and other space explorers. As Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while never failing to show, by example, that it is the people around us who matter most. NASA was fortunate to have him as a friend and a colleague. He was much more than the Science Officer for the USS Enterprise. Leonard was a talented actor, director, philanthropist, and a gracious man dedicated to art in many forms. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and the legions of Star Trek fans around the world.”

Read more: http://1.usa.gov/1DAGvRM
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Wait!? Is that even correct!!
Sounds mind boggling !
 
China used more concrete in 3 years than the US in 100 years. You won't believe the changes...
Ultimately, our culture of consumption is entirely unsustainable. These images will help you understand why.
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Ah brilliant explaining of an intriguing paper.
#BigBang
 
This article clears up so much of the confusion I had about cosmology and the "Big Bang".  Back in the '60s when the Big Bang theory was first proposed, the "Big Bang" meant both
1. the hot, dense, smaller state of the universe that expanded and cooled, giving rise to the matter-dominated universe we now see, and
2. an infinitely dense singularity before which time had no meaning.

While #1 is indisputable, #2 is an idea on the ropes.  The chart below shows that universes dominated by radiation and matter both have a singularity at time 0; but over the past 50 years, we've discovered that the very early universe was dominated by vacuum energy, and as the chart below shows in yellow, such a universe tends to an asymptote as we go back in time, not a singularity.

The physics we're sure of only tells us what happened at the point where all three curves meet, around 10⁻³² seconds after the point where the singularity might be.  Before that, there are two different ideas about what happened.

In the traditional Big Bang model, from 10⁻³² back to 10⁻³⁶ seconds was the "electroweak epoch", a time when energy was high enough electromagnetism and the weak force unified; from 10⁻³⁶ back to 10⁻⁴³ seconds was the "grand unification" epoch, when the electroweak force and the strong force unified; and before that was the "Planck epoch" when the three other forces unified with gravity.

In the inflationary model, there was no initial singularity; the universe could be infinitely old.  The forces would still have been unified, but we'd have to go back a lot farther in time, and the Planck epoch would have been infinitely long instead of a mere 10⁻⁴³ seconds.  We can set the point from which we measure time anywhere, and it's reasonable to place it at the time where the singularity would have occurred in the absence of dark energy (or vacuum energy, or the cosmological constant---they're all synonyms) even though in that model, there was no singularity.  When people say "The inflationary epoch ended 10⁻³² seconds after the Big Bang," this is what they mean.

While there was definitely a time when the universe was much smaller and in a hot, dense state dominated by radiation, there are other observations that the singularity model doesn't explain but inflation does.  Inflation explains why there's the vast structure of stars, galaxies, clusters, and filaments throughout the universe, why space (not spacetime) is so nearly flat, why opposite sides of the universe are exactly the same temperature, the absence of weird stuff like magnetic monopoles and topological defects like cosmic strings, and predicted the particular kinds of fluctuations we should see in the cosmic microwave background before they were measured.
When scientists say “the Big Bang,” they mean two possible things. But only one of them is still correct.
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Or get me there faster please !
Ahh look what I did there ..
#TopGear #F1 #Ferrari
 
This is Ferrari's vision of the #F1 car of the future. Hurry up and get here, future

http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/ferrari-formula-one-concept-car-2015-02-17
Official render released by Scuderia is a vision of a 1000bhp, fat-tyred monster. YES
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get 1 & you'll get anywhere FASTER!
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I'll just humm :-)
 
Thousands of people are people dancing alongside +Pharrell Williams and the +United Nations Foundation for a #HappyPlanet! Join in at globalhappyparty.com #happyday
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After this, only one dream remains and then I can literally #FTW
"OK Google, cook me a grilled chicken sandwich" ...

Come on #Google , get there already!
 
Lumos! Your voice is now the on/off switch. Power up your Android’s flashlight, Wifi, and Bluetooth with zero taps. Now available on Lollipop.
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What the ! #Google #Chrome just blew my mind again! And then a thousand times again !
#1000ChromeExperiments
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Join us in celebrating 1,000 Chrome Experiments with a special experiment that visualizes all the experiments built over the past 6 years. Thanks to all the creators who built these beautiful web experiences and continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible. 

Explore all 1,000 Chrome Experiments: http://g.co/1000
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Scroll your screen and see the waves around the logo?

These apparent waves are due to "Moiré effects". They are caused by visual interference between cyclic or pseudo cyclic patterns (e.g. stacked grids or concentric circles). Usually the frequency of one is slightly different than the other, or there is a tiny rotation between them.

When the logo is smoothly scrolled on the screen, the offset between the stripes of the logo and the discrete matrix of pixels of your monitor changes continuously.  The stripes may be precisely aligned in some place and lose progressively synchronization further away, before they synchronize again and cycle.

The overlay creates apparent bigger shapes or fuzzy "waves", that are extremely sensitive to the offsets. As such, when the patterns are moved, it creates patterns with very high frequencies, that are only artefacts: there is no change in the patterns of course. The eye & brains are positively interpreting this as a swift movement, as with some other optical illusions.

Moiré patterns are regularly found in real life, mostly with almost-perfectly aligned grids and metallic meshes in cities. The effect can highlight extremely small defaults or bends in the meshes, that you can see moving in the wind or by slightly pushing on the mesh, even when it is sturdy. In computer graphics it was considered a serious annoyance, especially on low-res screens. Graphics cards even include filtering algorithms to try and reduce the effect. It always happens with radial stripes that gets squashed too much.

It is of course also a curiosity and an art, and this logo is a brilliant illustration.

More to read: http://nrich.maths.org/8194
Or check "moire patterns" in youtube.
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#LHC mania ! :-))
 
With the new updates, the LHC is twice as powerful. And it's ready to start probing into antimatter, extra dimensions, and exotic particles that might only be exposed through interaction with the Higgs field.

2015 is set to be an exciting year in physics...
The LHC, which is most powerful tool for breaking things apart at the subatomic level, has returned after a 2 year hiatus...
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What was the chance I'd hit almost all of these. More than 80% I'd say :-D
Loving Technology this #Valentine'sDay
And #Google
 
Gut check. If you say yes to most of these, you may want to spring for some nice flowers this weekend. 
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I would surely like to attend your wedding, someday. :P
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Air con Dormitory @ Rs.350 ! Perfect for backpackers and single travelers alike. Hygienic and all facilities provided. Stayed here more than once. Will always be my first preference for stay in Kolkata.
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Completely random pick, but restaurant did not disappoint at all ! Lilit Ayam was surprisingly crispy and mouth watering. The Chicken Fried Rice with Satays was another delicacy to relish But the most attractive and luckily the best (another random) pick was the Chicken Satay. Served on the table on a sizzling charcoal grill. A little on the pricey side, the taste would do well to compensate that. Must visit place :)
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