Posts by tag: science

Free Software December 7, 2017 posted by

Luna – keep track of what’s going on in space with this app

Space, the final frontier with galaxies far, far away. Space is interesting and cool. Even if watching the skies isn’t one of your major hobbies, chances are you don’t scoff at the chance to check out a meteor shower or eclipse not to mention a shuttle launch. If you want to keep up on the happenings so you don’t miss anything neat that’s going down in the heavens, check out Luna, the app that keeps you up to date on…

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Luna – keep track of what’s going on in space with this app
Fun & Games November 29, 2016 posted by

NSATMF Lab – this fun website will teach you a thing or two about the world

The world works in mysterious ways. Well, not really, maybe in 1690 it was mysterious but science has pretty much gotten a handle on how things happen on this great blue ball and beyond. Still, some of these concepts may be challenging to explain. The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation: Labs has three fun “experiments” you can use to waste some time learning.

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NSATMF Lab – this fun website will teach you a thing or two about the world
cool tech November 11, 2016 posted by

Smaxtec – the cow implant

I’m not a farmer so I just assumed that cows sort of handled their lives themselves, showing up when it was time to get milked and hanging out chewing cud at all other times. Turns out I way underestimated how much work cows are but technology didn’t. Smaxtec is an implant that gives farmers updates on their cows.

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Smaxtec – the cow implant
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 21, 2016 posted by

Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness – when was the last time you saw the stars?

Our world has changed drastically since the invention of the electric light. Since its introduction into modern life, it’s just gotten brighter and brighter to the point that most people don’t even experience true darkness anymore. The Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness shows you exactly how many people have lost darkness in their lives.

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Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness – when was the last time you saw the stars?