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A mission to visit Pluto? I was certainly excited and amazed at the photos coming back from another world over the past few weeks. But in my neck of the woods I found it difficult to find others that had any more than vague mild interest.

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I thought you’d like a look at the closest photo of Pluto yet released this morning. It was taken sometime yesterday and shows fantastic detail. New Horizons just passed closest to the planet a short while ago in perfect health and with all its…

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Since 2010, flash has been on the decline, stated to be replaced by web standards and more 'modern' technology. But where is the web standards animation GUI? For that matter where is any GUI with a timeline for animation purposes?

Personally my complex HTML animations are made in Flash Pro, then exported to HTML via swiffy, or similar (or sometimes to a gif). #flash #webanimation

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I didn't realise the effort that went into the sunlight on remembrance day. The introduction of daylight savings in 1970 meant the sunlight didn't fall on the shrine at exactly 11am anymore. The solution? An elaborate system of mirrors and angles of course. #remembranceday2014  

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Possibly one of the finest pieces of art to come out this year...

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Oh no! Comet Ison didn't make it :-(

Comet Missing in Action! | ISON Fizzles as it Rounds the Sun
This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the sun, but no Comet ISON was seen. A white plus sign shows where the Comet should have appeared. It is likely that the comet did not survive the trip.

Image Credit: NASA/SDO

+NASA Goddard 

#NASA #Astronomy #Comet #ISON #Telescope #Tail #Nucleus #Core #Ice #NEO #Sun #Solar 
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If your life involves sitting, you really should watch this 3-Minute clip about ... well, sitting!

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Who, exactly, translates the Asterix books to English? An interesting read

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Monty Python back together at last! (and planning a reunion show)
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