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An interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100,000 nearby stars. Created for the Google Chrome web browser.
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Weather report from Hawaii:

They're getting a better look at comet Pan-STARRS in Santa Fe than we are from the summit where it was discovered. 
 
Timelapse video of comet #PANSTARRS from Santa Fe, NM ...
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Kirobo - astronaut robot tested in zero-gravity - Kirobo, a communication robot that will be sent to the International Space Station in summer 2013 as part of a JAXA proposal is tested in a zero-gravity environment and shown interacting with people in this promotional video. http://ht.ly/2vaRqp
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Check out Kirobo (キロボ), the astronaut version of the robot Robi (ロビ).

You can purchase Robi a few pieces at a time:(http://deagostini.jp/site/rbi/pretop/index.html)
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A short movie showing two comets, a dancing aurora australis and the Small Magellanic Cloud. Watch the comets move against the background stars in the zoomed in portion of the movie. Pretty!
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Homemade Lego and smartphone machine solves the Rubik’s cube in record time.

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The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Now Completely Online - +Open Culture 

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Last fall, we let you know that Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website joined forces to create an online edition of The Feynman Lectures on Physics...

#Physics #Education #Lectures #Feynman
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Pan-STARRS discovered a very rare Type Ibn supernova:
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Comet Pan-STARRS is looking good.
 
Comets Lemmon and PanSTARRS Peaking
Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (ESO)
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130305.html

Two impressive comets will both reach their peak brightness during the next two weeks. Taking advantage of a rare imaging opportunity, both of these comets were captured in the sky together last week over the Atacama desert in South America. Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon), visible on the upper left of the above image, is sporting a long tail dominated by glowing green ions. Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS), visible near the horizon on the lower right, is showing a bright tail dominated by dust reflecting sunlight. The tails of both comets point approximately toward the recently set Sun. Comet Lemmon will be just barely visible to the unaided eye before sunset in southern skies for the next week, and then best viewed with binoculars as it fades and moves slowly north. Comet PanSTARRS, however, will remain visible in southern skies for only a few more days, after which it will remain bright enough to be locatable with the unaided eye as it moves into northern skies. To find the giant melting snowball PanSTARRS, sky enthusiasts should look toward the western horizon just after sunset. Deep sky observers are also monitoring the brightening of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), which may become one of the brightest objects in the entire night sky toward the end of 2013.
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Hokkyokusei
Japan, 〒542-0086 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo Ward, Nishishinsaibashi, 2−7−27
If you're in Osaka and want to try omuraisu this is your restaurant. It's also a nice "Japanese style" setting with friendly service.
Food ExcellentDecor Very GoodService Excellent
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This is so cool.  I want one that uses wifi and can replace my smartphone at home.
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  • Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
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Cbet nr. 3264, issued on 2012, October 22, announces the discovery of a new comet (discovery magnitude 21.0) by Pan-STARRS Survey on images

If you're in Osaka and want to try omuraisu this is your restaurant. It's also a nice "Japanese style" setting with friendly service.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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