On April 11, 2019, the American space company SpaceX launched its second Falcon Heavy rocket, and this time, landed all three boosters successfully.Continue reading SpaceX launches the second Falcon Heavy
In March 2019, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover captured two solar eclipses created by each of the planet’s tiny moons, Phobos and Deimos.Continue reading NASA’s Curiosity Rover captures two solar eclipses on Mars
On April 15, 1912, RMS Titanic, which was the largest ship afloat at the time she entered service, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.
It was one of the deadliest commercial marine disasters in modern history: of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died.
Here is a real-time animation of the RMS Titanic’s sinking below, published by Titanic: Honor And Glory channel.Continue reading Titanic sinking in real time (2 hours and 40 minutes)
French freediving champion Guillaume Néry, and his wife, the French freediver, underwater filmmaker and dancer Julie Gautier published an amazing video titled “One breath around the world”.
In the video, Néry plunges into the ocean’s hidden depths, revealing remarkable views of marine geology and wildlife, without the aid of supplied air. There are many amazing scenes like “dancing with the whales”.Continue reading Dancing with the whales – amazing freediving video!
Reported by the sailors at least since the 19th century, a rogue wave is a very large, extremely steep, unexpected and suddenly appearing surface wave. It is also called as a freak wave, monster wave, killer wave, and extreme wave.
For centuries, seamen told stories about encounters with extremely big, ship-sinking waves, much bigger than any wave surrounding them. According to sailors, these waves were also so steep – almost vertical, insurmountable walls of water.Continue reading What is a Rogue Wave and why they are so dangerous
Despite there is huge empirical evidence readily available to show that six manned Moon landings (1969–72) did occur, many conspiracy theorists hold that the Apollo Moon landings were a hoax.Continue reading Moon Landings Faked? Filmmaker Says Not!
It’s an oldie but goldie: International Space Station Expedition 27 and 28 astronaut Ron Garan presents a video about his return from space, including a compilation of time-lapse photography of “our fragile oasis”, the Earth. The images were captured by Garan and Expedition 28 and 29 astronaut Mike Fossum while aboard the space station.Continue reading Watch: Coming back down to our fragile oasis
Google product developer Clay Bavor created a gif putting the Boeing 747 and SR-71 aircraft speeds into perspective compared to NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.Continue reading How fast is the New Horizons spacecraft?
There are eight planets in our solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Two of the largest moons are bigger than the smallest planet, Mercury. Here are the top 10 largest non-planets in our solar system (eight of them are moons and two of them are dwarf planets).Continue reading Top 10 Largest Non-Planets In Our Solar System