Science


June 5, 2017

New Still Photos of Jupiter Are Set into Motion Against a Cinematic Soundscape

Ever since reaching its destination in July 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured the imaginations of space lovers worldwide. Recently, on May 19, 2017, Juno conducted its fifth close-up flyby of Jupiter, snapping a new series of photos along the way. Juno's orbit sets it on a path around the planet once every 53 days, including a swing around just 2,200 miles from the gaseous planet's cloud tops.

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May 19, 2017

45 Years Ago NASA Launched an Infographic for Aliens to Find in Outer Space

Did you know that in the 1970s NASA attached a sort of extraterrestrial “greeting card” to its space crafts? Known as the Pioneer plaque, it was bolted to the Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 in 1972 and 1973, just in case alien life was encountered. Using clear graphic design to spell out the spacecraft's origins, NASA was convinced to do the project by the legendary Carl Sagan.

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April 24, 2017

30+ Creatively Nerdy Protest Signs From the Global March for Science

On Saturday, April 22, thousands of people gathered to advocate for science. Coinciding with Earth Day, the March for Science was held in Washington, D.C. and featured speakers and protesters who voiced their concerns for President Trump’s stances on issues like climate change, as well as his administration’s general hostility towards evidence-based policies. In support of this massive event, there were satellite marches throughout the world—even as far away as the Antarctic!

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