Breaking science news and multimedia, heavy on astronomy and physics (and heavy on citing). New vids, pics, articles, and the occasional research post for http://researchblogging.org/

Thursday, May 3, 2012

SCIBINGE: Clouds Catch Fire / Zooming In On Orion / The Science Of Prayer

------
Today, featured on Atmospheric Optics:
"Iridescent Cloud Beings Over Flatirons of Boulder Colorado"
"Imaginary cloud creatures seem to prance across the sky above the Flatirons of Boulder, Colorado."





Also released today, over at ESO (European Southern Observatory)
"Sifting through Dust near Orion’s Belt (zoom)"
"This zoom sequence opens with a wide-field view of the Milky Way. We close in on the constellation of Orion and as we zoom in on to a region close to Orion’s famous Belt, a fascinating region of dust and reflection nebulosity — known as Messier 78 — comes into view."

Loading player...

Video Credit: ESO/APEX (MPIfR/ESO/OSO)/T. Stanke et al./S. Brunier/Chris Johnson (cuttinedgeobservatory.com)/Digitized Sky Survey 2, and Igor Chekalin. Music: Disasterpeace





-----Sharing via these buttons will share the current article page, unless your current url is the main page of Astronasty. Click the title of the article to go to an individual article page.
Share Spread the Love

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your Comments?

Popular Posts This Month

Follow by Email