First Earth-size planet found in habitable zone around another star! Kepler186f is Earth-size and we understand this size very well. Previous discoveries have been at least 40% larger.
“Kepler 186f is the most Earth-like exoplanet we’ve ever discovered, but it’s so far away that details will remain scarce for a long time.”
From the hand of Andrew Pontzen (@apontzen) and Tom Whyntie (@twhyntie) TED Ed bring us a divulgative introduction (the first in a series) about ‘The Fundamentals of Space-Time’. Very basic but pretty funny. Animation by Giant Animation Studios.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A species of crow native to islands east of Australia has long wowed scientists with its intelligence, and now it has shown it can solve at least one puzzle as well as the average 7-year-old child, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Have you ever seen penguins on grassland? You can at the Falkland lslands off the coast of South America. Amazing isn’t?
Happy PI day!. This video comes perfect, it’s in Spanish with English subtitles but worth it, it’s hilarious.
Clarification: They are eating “pipas" (sunflower seeds), if I say something more could be (actually it is) a big spoiler. Enjoy!
Someone drew that selfie.
Amazing photo-realistic drawing!
“There is no other species on the Earth that does science. It is, so far, entirely a human invention, evolved by natural selection in the cerebral cortex for one simple reason: it works. It is not perfect. It can be misused. It is only a tool. But it is by far the best tool we have, self-correcting, ongoing, applicable to everything.” - Carl Sagan