Shout out to the NASA SHEDheads who did this one! Via the NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope, astronomers just took a 1.5 billion pixel (1,545.8 mega-pixels) picture of 100 million stars through 40,000 lightyears of the Andromeda Galaxy, our closest neighbor. They did it by bringing together 7,398 individual exposures of our night sky. That’s between 700 and 800 smart TV’s worth of picture.
Other species, not just humans, have arms races. Most of the time, these races don’t involve laser beams and lightsabers, but they do involve some fancy adaptations. Adaption can work at astonishing rates and bats and moths have long been a favorite predator prey relation of scientists who enjoy following such things. Moths are fancy fliers who take pride in eluding the bat’s sonar pulse, but one bat is getting on stealthy on them!Continue reading SHED Happens! Biological Stealth Fighter Jets→
Ever week the SHEDweb brings you three of the most interesting, important, or applicable scientific breakthroughs of the week. See our list of this week in science and get down with your SHEDhead self. Find out how science in all its forms applies to real life! Continue reading This Week in Science – the SHEDweb’s Top 3→
To all you SHEDheads out there who don’t have a clue who you are yet, welcome to the place you ought to be – the SHED!
The SHEDweb is a place where SHED (Science Happens Every Day) happens. SHEDheads seek ways to apply science – real science – to the every day world – the real world. This isn’t you’re old school frog dissection, this is science applied to what people do every day. From E.coli in your home to the mathematics of where your home gets energy, the SHEDweb brings it all together in a format easy enough to read with your breakfast and 1,3,7 – trimethylxanthine (that’s caffeine).
Nature and Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Astrology (just kidding!), Mathematics – favorites aren’t shown here. Whatever the science, it’s about application. It’s about the SHED happening out there across the globe, changing the way we view our universe. That’s freaking amazing!
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