This is a video demonstration of a clever stunt rig used to simulate lower gravity on a person in space. The rig uses a counterweighted rocking arm attached to a stuntperson via a 360-degree rotating belt so they can do flips and all kind of spacey maneuvers. That’s cool. Even
This is a clip of Carl Sagan’s final speech from the 1980 Emmy award winning PBS television series Cosmos, which has been broadcast in more than 60 countries and viewed by over 500-million people. Are you one of those people? If not, better late than never. Sagan’s farewell discusses science,
This is a timelapse video of yesterday’s total lunar eclipse (aka blood moon) as captured by astrophotographers Astrofalls and Clanger_Mcbanger (great name) from Ironwood National Forest in Arizona. Total lunar eclipses are called blood moons because of their red hue, due to the only sunlight reaching the moon having passed
This is a visualization imagining the International Space Station orbiting earth at 10,000-feet instead of 254 miles. For reference, most commercial flights cruise between 33,000 and 42,000 feet, so this is comparatively low. AND FAST. Around 17,150MPH (37,600km/h) fast. It really zooms. It’s crazy to think the astronauts up there
Note: If you’re looking for some bitchin’ desktop backgrounds you can get super high-res versions of the Hubble’s 1995 image HERE, 2004 image HERE, and James Webb’s most recent shot HERE. Now let’s play space rangers! The Pillars of Creation, made famous by the Hubble Space Telescope’s 1995 and 2004
This is a car sunscreen featuring cat versions of the main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. You know, because there’s a market for that. Available on Amazon (affiliate link), the officially licensed 64″ x 32″ sunscreen fits most cars (but not spaceships), and is sure to let everyone
This is a visualization imagining you’re a beam of light leaving the sun and traveling out of our solar system at the speed of light. I mean what other speed would you be traveling, you are a beam of light after all. And I mean that too — you’re a
This is a video of Captain Picard performing a song and dance on the Enterprise bridge as a tribute to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. Apparently the clip was shot as a surprise for Roddenberry back in 1991, and appeared as a bonus scene in the Season 5 DVD set.