LIFE BEYOND: The Dawn – An exploration of alien life & our place in the universe.

The biggest question of our time. Are we alone? Chapter 1 of this experience takes you to alien worlds and distant places in time and space, in search of where alien life might be hiding and what our place is within the history of life. After generations of wondering, the truth is finally within our […]

How Laser Eye Surgery Works [Video]

In 1948, Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Ignacio Barraquer Moner was fed up with glasses. He wanted a solution for blurry vision that fixed the eye itself, without relying on external aids. The surgery he eventually devised was called “keratomileusis,” and his technique focused on reshaping the cornea— what we now know as LASIK. So how does […]

Life In A Different Light: Alien of the Microworld

YouTuber My Microscopic World modified his microscope to harness polarized light, which illuminates tiny creatures in amazing ways. Larva that wear armor shimmer under polarized light as their segments change angle. In other creatures, you can see their internal organs: muscles, eggs, and even what they have recently eaten. Oh yeah, the footage was shot […]

How Fast Does Each Planet Spin Relative to Other Planets? [Animation]

Relative rotation rates and axial tilts of (the only) mapped planets and dwarf planets, at 10hours/sec [OC] byu/physicsJ indataisbeautiful An informative animation by data scientist James O’Donaghue showing the rotation speed and axial tilt of the planets of our solar system. I had no idea Jupitrer was spinning that fast considering its size! Wow! [Via […]