Tagged: Sun

TOSP Episode 18: January 23rd 2012 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 24, 2012

Hello and welcome, once again, to another episode of TOSP. This week was anniversary weekend in Wellington, so Elf and aimee recorded the ‘cast on Monday instead of Sunday.  Because it was, well, a long weekend 🙂 And what an interesting ‘cast we think it is!  This week, we feature viewing the Milky Way’s central supermassive black hole, … Read More

The Climate Show #10: David Suzuki survives tech meltdown - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 31, 2011

Meltdown in the treacle factory (Glenn’s PC) means that episode 10 of everybody’s favourite Climate Show is only available in full by podcast. We’ve resurrected the video of our interview with David Suzuki, the great Canadian environmentalist and campaigner (above), but for the full goodness — a great climate change graphic, Russian heatwave analysis, thoughts [...] … Read More

Last chance — almost! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 20, 2010

With the retirement of NASA’s shuttle fleet later this year we won’t be seeing images like this any more. This shows Image of the solar transit of the International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Atlantis 50 minutes before docking last weekend. The last planned trip for Atlantis. Have a look at the full image [...] … Read More

View the sun using the cross image fader - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 22, 2010

Kristian Larsen’s clever cross image fader lets you see regions of different temperatures on the sun on the WWW by moving a slider. (Source:SOHO,NASA) Sciblogs latest video shows some of the first images from astronomers’ latest ’toy’, the Hinode satellite. (Geeks can check out Nasa’s ’lite’ take on it’s technical specifications.) The satellite has … Read More

Orbital debris, the ISS, moon and sun - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 09, 2010

Here’s an animation showing the accumulation of debris in near earth orbit due to human activity since 1957. It does look very cluttered but remember the articles aren’t to scale. YouTube – Space debris over time. And where is all the junk coming from (click on image to get more detail – thanks to Michæl Paukner’s [...] … Read More

Great photo of the Solar Corona - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 10, 2010

This photograph of the sun’s corona is a real beauty. it was captured by Miloslav Druckmüller and colleagues from Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, during an eclipse on July 22, 2009. They were located on Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands. For further image details, equipment used and a spectacular high-resolution photograph, visit Miloslav Druckmüller’s [...] … Read More

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