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Cutaway Of The Enterprise
Posted in Miscellaneous
A really nice cutaway of the NCC-1701, this shows how the various rooms fit throughout the vessel, giving an idea of the scale of the original Enterprise.
International Space Station Viewed From STS-134
Posted in Astronomy
The International Space Station hovers above planet Earth in this image photographed by an STS-134 crew member on the space shuttle Endeavour. This picture was taken shortly after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking separation. Undocking of the two spacecraft occurred at 11:55 p.m. (EDT) on May 29, 2011. Endeavour spent 11 days, 17 hours and 41 minutes attached to the orbiting laboratory. Photo copyright NASA.
Open Mouthed Boa Constrictor
Posted in Plants & Animals
This rescued Boa Constrictor Constrictor (also known as a red-tailed boa) did not appreciate being picked up by conservationists. Photo taken by Marlus Almeida.
Long Horned Beetle
Posted in Plants & Animals
Macrodontia cervicornis is the largest and best known of the long horned beetles. Specimens have been found exceeding 17 cm in length, and they are native to the rainforests of South America. This photo was taken by Marlus Almeida.
Space Shuttle Atlantis Breaks The Sound Barrier
Posted in Astronomy
In this image, taken from the final space shuttle launch on July 8 2011, Atlantis breaks the sound barrier early into its flight. Atlantis is currently on mission STS-135.
Hatchling Yellow Footed Tortoise
Posted in Plants & Animals
This newly hatched yellow-foot tortoise (chelonoidis denticulata) was photographed in Brazil by Marlus Almeida. While indigenous to this region, they are kept as pets around the globe.

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1. Solvay Conference - 1927
1. Solvay Conference - 1927

(The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do.")

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2. Australian Sunrise
2. Australian Sunrise

(Captivating sunrise seen from Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia.)
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3. Drug Classification Chart
3. Drug Classification Chart

(This image breaks down the majority of common drugs and stimulants into tranquillizers, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens and shows you how much it falls into each category.)
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4. Iberian Lynx
4. Iberian Lynx

(Although not targeted by hunters the Iberian Lynx is a category 1 endangered species which means that there are less than 100 in the wild. Their main staple diet is the hare. Most of the ones killed, lose their lives in traps set for other animals. )
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5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel
5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel

(Its body is 14-20cm long and the tail length is 10-14cm. It weighs 150-220g. It is nocturnal, and during the day it rests in holes in trees. It eats seeds, fruit, tree leaves, buds and bark. It faces threats from habitat destruction. )
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6. Supermassive Black Hole
6. Supermassive Black Hole

(In 1987, a 30-million-Sun black hole was found independently by Canadian astronomer John Kormendy and US astronomers Alan Dressler and Douglas Richstone. Many more have been found since then. This is a simulation of a black hole.)
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7. Tornado Rainbow
7. Tornado Rainbow

(In this spooky shot, a massive tornado is seen forming just behind a scenic rainbow.)
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8. A Rose For You
8. A Rose For You

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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9. Albert Einstein
9. Albert Einstein

(It is a picture of Albert Einstien's head.)
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10. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
10. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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1. Optical Fiber
1. Optical Fiber

(An optical fiber (or fibre) is a glass or plastic fiber designed to guide light along its length by total internal reflection.)
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2. Arc Welding
2. Arc Welding

(The arc welding process.)
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3. Sun compared to Earth
3. Sun compared to Earth

(The Suns size compared to the Earths.)
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4. 15 Fun Facts About The Universe
4. 15 Fun Facts About The Universe

(There are 15 cool pieces of space trivia for you to amaze your friends with!)
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5. Space Walker
5. Space Walker

(A close up photo of an astronaut in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle. Click here for the high-resolution.)
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6. Solar Photosphere
6. Solar Photosphere

(Image of an active solar region taken on July 24, 2002 near the eastern limb of the Sun. The image highlights the three-dimensional nature of the photosphere when seen at these large angles. The structures in the dark sunspots in the upper central area of the image show distinct elevation above the dark "floor" of the sunspot. The height of the structures has been estimated by Dr. Bruce Lites of the High Altitude Observatory to be between 200 and 450 km. The smallest resolvable features in the image are about 70 km in size. There are also numerous bright "faculae" visible on the edges of granules that face towards the observer. (Prof. Goran Scharmer/Dr. Mats G. Löfdahl/Institute for Solar Physics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences))
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7. Jupiter Portrait
7. Jupiter Portrait

(Jupiter portrait as seen from NASA's cassini satellite)
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8. Swan and Her Young
8. Swan and Her Young

(In this beautiful image you will see a mother swan protecting her recently hatchlings. She shelters them on her back to keep them out of view of predators and to provide them some cover from the elements.)
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9. Eye Of God
9. Eye Of God

(The Helix Nebula (also known as the "Eye of God") is the remnants of an exploded star, located 700 light years from Earth. The remnant central stellar core, known as a planetary nebula nucleus or PNN, is destined to become a white dwarf star. Image courtesy of Hubble and NASA.)
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10. Edison And The Phonograph
10. Edison And The Phonograph

(Thomas Edison and his early phonograph.)
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