This visualization, which uses scientific data, begins by illustrating the location of the Hickson Compact Group 40 in the constellation Hydra. It then zooms into a lonely patch of sky inhabited by the close-knit group’s five galaxies. Finally, it shows a fly-through of this eclectic bunch — which includes three spiral-shaped galaxies, an elliptical galaxy and a lenticular (lens-like) galaxy — and how they are situated in relation to each other.... Read More | Share it now!
It’s yet another new-iPhone week, where “new” means … a different kind of green. So what better time to take a trip back to 2004: when choosing between touchscreen versus stylus, trackwheel versus keypad, even slab phone versus flip phone … required no choice at all. Re-introducing the Sony Ericsson P910: one of the original “smart” phones!... Read More | Share it now!
The Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) forever changed our view of the universe. Two decades into its epic mission, ACS continues to deliver ground-breaking science and stunning images. ACS has taken over 125,000 pictures and spawned numerous discoveries.... Read More | Share it now!