Fantastic Fungi: Coming ‘Shroom

By: Louie Schwartzberg

Published on Mar 12, 2015

Join Louie Schwartzberg as he makes a film about the role fungi can play in solving our planet’s gravest problems! His next film project, Fantastic Fungi, is now LIVE on Kickstarter!

Kickstarter Link: http://bit.ly/FantasticFungi

We’ve pulled together the biggest change agents in environmental activism – Paul Stamets, Dr. Andrew Weil, Lyn Lear, Michael Pollan, as well as many others. And Louie will be behind the camera calling the shots!

An all-star team of artists, scientists, doctors, and explorers are joining forces to create a mind-bending, life-affirming film about the mushroom and its mysterious root-like structure: mycelium. What they reveal will blow your mind, and possibly save the planet!

Kickstarter Link: http://bit.ly/FantasticFungi

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2017 Hurricanes and Aerosols Simulation

By: NASA Goddard

Originally published on Nov 13, 2017

How can you see the atmosphere? By tracking what is carried on the wind. Tiny aerosol particles such as smoke, dust, and sea salt are transported across the globe, making visible weather patterns and other normally invisible physical processes.

This visualization uses data from NASA satellites, combined with mathematical models in a computer simulation allowing scientists to study the physical processes in our atmosphere. By following the sea salt that is evaporated from the ocean, you can see the storms of the 2017 hurricane season.

During the same time, large fires in the Pacific Northwest released smoke into the atmosphere. Large weather patterns can transport these particles long distances: in early September, you can see a line of smoke from Oregon and Washington, down the Great Plains, through the South, and across the Atlantic to England.

Dust from the Sahara is also caught in storms sytems and moved from Africa to the Americas. Unlike the sea salt, however, the dust is removed from the center of the storm. The dust particles are absorbed by cloud droplets and then washed out as it rains.

Advances in computing speed allow scientists to include more details of these physical processes in their simulations of how the aerosols interact with the storm systems.

Supercomputing 2017 conference:
https://www.nas.nasa.gov/SC17/home.html

Credits:
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Lead Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
William Putman (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Anton S. Darmenov (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Ellen T. Gray (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Narrator

Music: Elapsing Time by Christian Telford [ASCAP], Robert Anthony Navarro [ASCAP]

This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12772

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The New SpotMini

By: BostonDynamics

Originally published on Nov 13, 2017

For more information . . . stay tuned…

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What’s new, Atlas?

By: BostonDynamics

Originally published on Nov 16, 2017

What have you been up to lately, Atlas?

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Jane (2017)

By: Abramorama Inc

Originally published on Sep 25, 2017

“One of the best documentaries of 2017. An astonishing accomplishment. Morgen is setting the bar for profile documentaries and changing the rules for his field.”

BRIAN TALLERICO, ROGEREBERT.COM

“Few films this year offer up such lush and formal components. Morgen has made a film of deep emotional beauty. Required viewing for anyone seeking a classic in the making.”

KATE ERBLAND, INDIEWIRE

“Transcends the boundaries of both nature films and biographies. Its epic elements of adventure, romance, and spiritual connection possess a sweep equal to any narrative film. A wondrous, moving, and truly stirring portrait that puts us right there with Goodall to share in her discoveries, propelled by the majestic sounds of Philip Glass. This is a truly stirring legacy portrait.”

DAVID ROONEY, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

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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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Meural Launches Beautiful Digital Canvas

By: Meural

Originally published on Apr 18, 2015

Order at: http://meural.com/

Meural combines the best of art, technology and design to create products that make us feel something. We believe that the best products come from a humanistic design approach. Meural incorporates culture, craft and circuitry in order to foster physical and emotional well-being.

Our first product is a beautiful digital canvas. It is elegant, connected and carefully crafted. Meural’s digital canvas empowers individuals with newfound access to art from the past, present and future while meaningfully improving the personal space.

Featured artists:
Foklert Gorter, Untitled, 2014
Wassily Kandinsky, Points, 1920
João Paulo Bernardes, Untitled, 2015
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Carmen Gaudin, 1885
Claude Monet, Woman Seated under the Willows, 1880
Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait, 1889
Mihael Blikshteyn, Flock of Birds, 2014
Frederic Edwin Church, Aurora Borealis, 1865
Vincent van Gogh, Cafe Terrace at Night, 1888
Josh Sears, One Way, 2006
Josh Sears, Hesitation, 2006
Josh Sears, Red Storm, 2010
Peter Wey, Grand Canyon, 2013
Kevin Russ, Monument, 2013
Forrest Mankins, Sunset on Alaskan Lake, 2015
NASA, Pillars of Creation, 2015
Jonathan McIntosh, Cosmo Graphia 2, 2015

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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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Testing BLOODHOUND’s Jet Fuel Systems

By: BLOODHOUND SSC – 1,000 mph car

Originally published on Jan 16, 2017

The BLOODHOUND Team are at Newquay Airport to test the Fuel Systems for the EJ200 Jet Engine – they need to simulate the G forces the jet fuel will face at 1000mph by tilting the lower chassis to an angle of 60 degrees. Find out how they got on in this episode of Cisco BLOODHOUND TV.

Find out about the test and the partners involved : http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/news/blo…

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Blue Planet II : The Prequel

By: BBC Earth

 Originally published on Sep 27, 2017

This world-exclusive introduction to the show is narrated by series presenter Sir David Attenborough and set to an exclusive track developed by Hans Zimmer and Radiohead. The prequel features an array of some of the most awe-inspiring shots and highlights from the new series, as well as several exclusive scenes that will not feature in any of the seven episodes which are set for UK broadcast on BBC One later this year.

Watch the interview with Hans Zimmer and Radiohead here https://youtu.be/M3ia8mn8ITs

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