Fidget spinner spinning in space!

By: NASA Johnson

Originally published on Oct 13, 2017

A fidget spinner in space! How long does it spin? I’m not sure, but it’s a great way to experiment with Newton’s laws of motion!

Allowing the fidget spinner to float reduces the bearing friction by permitting the rate of the central ring and outer spinner to equalize, and the whole thing spins as a unit.

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First time in the Universe: Spacewalk filmed in 360

By: RT

Originally published on Oct 3, 2017

This is the first-ever panoramic video shot in open space by the crew of the International Space Station. The 360 video was produced by RT in collaboration with the Russian space agency and leading spacecraft producer Energia.

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2017 North America Total Solar Eclipse Close-up Real-time 4K

2017 North America Total Solar Eclipse Close-up Real-time 4K from Byoung Jun Jeong on Vimeo.

2017 North America Total Solar Eclipse
Close-up Real-Time

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Mount : RainbowAstro RST-150H Harmonic Drive Mount
Location : Warm Springs, OR, US
Date : 21, Aug, 2017
BGM : Flowing Air – Mattia Vlad Morleo
Photographer : JunHo Oh

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Floaty bird floating

By: GingerBeard

Originally published on Jul 17, 2017

The bird. He floats!

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Yes it is happening due to the capture frame rate matching the flap speed of the bird. No I did not adjust the camera for the bird.
No this is not a camera or truck commerical/advertisement. But I do like them both.

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North American Eclipse Megamovie v0.3

By: Making & Science, Google

Originally uploaded on Aug 22, 2017

This collection of photos was taken by a group of dedicated volunteers across the US during the Aug 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. They have been algorithmically stitched together, based on the time and location of the photo, to give us an extended look at the sun’s atmosphere. Where we have gaps you’ll see the previous image shown for a longer period. As more images are uploaded and processed these will be filled in and the movie will get better and better.

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Man films lightning that strikes 5 metres away, destroying his backyard

By: TV 2

Published on Aug 22, 2017

Daniel Modøl (38) was standing on his terrace in Gjerstad in Norway, filming the lightning strike in the horizon. All of a sudden the lightning strikes just five metres away.

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Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

By: TED

Originally published on Aug 14, 2017

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs — and could soon be helping you out around the house.

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Watch This Robotic Footbridge Curl Up Into A Ball

By: Science Channel

Originally published on Aug 10, 2017

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Craziest eclipses in the solar system

By: Physics Girl

Originally published on Aug 10, 2017

A total solar eclipse is passing across North America on August 21, 2017. Are there other total solar eclipses in the solar system? Get your first two months of CuriosityStream free by going to http://curiositystream.com/physicsgirl and using the promo code “physicsgirl”

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NASA Jets Chase The Total Solar Eclipse

By: NASA Goddard

Originally published on Jul 25, 2017

For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes. Amir Caspi of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and his team will use two of NASA’s WB-57F research jets to chase the darkness across America on Aug. 21. Taking observations from twin telescopes mounted on the noses of the planes, Caspi will capture the clearest images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere — the corona — to date and the first-ever thermal images of Mercury, revealing how temperature varies across the planet’s surface.

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