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Stress, not weather erosion, architect of sandstone formations

Prague - A new study by Czechoslovakian researchers has "convincingly" shown how mother nature creates the intricate carvings in sandstone formations.
In the Media by Greta McClain

International Space Station to test immune cells

Scientists are conducting an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) to study whether human cells are tuned into Earth’s gravity. This will test whether deep space missions will affect the body.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Alternate scene in 'Gravity' could have 'redefined movie' (Video)

An exclusive alternate scene for the hit film "Gravity" is currently doing the rounds on YouTube. If used, this scene could have totally redefined the film (and, for that matter, made it a heck of a lot shorter).
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Who is the big winner at this year's Oscars? — Music

Of all the incredible work represented this year at the Academy Awards, no one item stands above the rest more than the music.
In the Media by Hugh McIntyre

Review: New on DVD for February 25 Special

This week’s releases include live-action and animated comedies from the small screen; an otherworldly superhero with an amazing bonus feature; a couple of Oscar contenders; and two that were left off the ballot.
Digital Journal Report by Sarah Gopaul - 4 comments

'Mars for the everyday man' — the second round for Mars One

Out of over 200,000 applications sent in to the Mars One project, 1,058 lucky would-be space travelers made it to the second-round on their quest to become the first in a group of four colonists to go Mars in 2024.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 8 comments

Newfound star system 'can reveal secrets of gravity'

Scientists have discovered a triple star system that is expected to refute Einstein's theories on gravity, as well as give new insight into gravity's true nature.
In the Media by Cameron Christner - 2 comments

Review: Top 10 films of 2013 Special

The latter half of December was characteristically heavy with new releases that were destined to impress, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some winners earlier in the year.
Digital Journal Report by Sarah Gopaul - 1 comment

Scientists rescued by icebound ship in Antarctic

Sydney - If it had been in 3D, it might have seemed like a replay of the movie “Gravity.” The U.S., Russia and China were all involved in the rescue of scientists from the Antarctic.
In the Media by Robert Weller - 2 comments

SNL delivers on 'Gravity' of the government shutdown

In its cold open last night, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" tackles the federal government shutdown from the perspective of the hit movie, "Gravity."
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Review: Gravity breaks record but lacks an important element

The 3-D movie, Gravity, broke a record this weekend with the biggest box office take ever for a movie released in October.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy

Clooney and Bullock's epic defies gravity in box-office stakes

The latest movie offering starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock has shot to the top of the US box office in its opening weekend, becoming the biggest October opening since records began.
In the Media by Andrew John - 1 comment

Review: Gravity's survival story will leave you breathless Special

Toronto - "I got a bad feeling about this mission," says George Clooney's astronaut character in one of the more foreboding lines in the upcoming film Gravity. Thanks to skilled direction and awe-inspiring visuals, this lost-in-space story surpasses expectations.
Digital Journal Report by David Silverberg - 1 comment

Star power abounds at 2013 Toronto Film Festival Special

The Toronto International Film Festival announces its first round of highly-anticipated galas and special presentations.
Digital Journal Report by Sarah Gopaul

Mystery orb crashes as geophysical actions continue

Astronomical and geophysical activities increase as “Mayan doomsday” prediction nears. Asteroid came nearer to Earth than the Moon, while mystery orb crashes. Geophysical actions proliferate throughout Chile, Iceland, and New Zealand.
In the Media by Eliot Elwar - 2 comments

Plants grow in space despite lack of gravity

Scientists have disproved the theory that plants require gravity to stimulate root growth by bringing seeds aboard the International Space Station and conducting experiments with Arabidopsis thaliana flowers.
In the Media by Abigail Prendergast - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Sir Isaac Newton’s Theology and Eschatology

Today, Sir Isaac Newton is famous for his scientific achievements. He redeveloped physics for the Western world during the 17th century. His discovery of the gravitational laws dominated physics before Einstein’s special and general relativity theory.
In the Media by Eliot Elwar

Tidal heating may strip exoplanets in habitable zone of all water

Austin - We are familiar with the phenomenon of tides caused by the gravitational pull of the Moon and Sun on bodies of water on the Earth. Scientists say that on some alien planets tidal forces may be strong enough to strip the planet entirely of water.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

Tricking the mind: the zero-gravity illusions of Denis Darzacq

French photographer Denis Darzacq creates amazing images of people flying through air as if there was no gravity on our planet. His work, real photographs without PhotoShop trickery, can be seen in New York, yet only for two more weeks.
In the Media by R. C. Camphausen - 2 comments

Melting of West Antarctic Ice Sheet may affect Earth's rotation

A study in the journal Science has found that the melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet would change the focus of the planet's gravitational field and sea levels would rise disproportionately around North America and the Indian Ocean.
In the Media by Julian Worker - 3 comments

Hubble finds something peculiar: planet-forming theories challenged

A new star isn’t doing what it’s supposed to be doing. The normal dusty debris around it is in a highly elliptical, lopsided, orbit. OK, a young star’s gotta have some fun, but this one’s writing its own rules.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 2 comments

Gravity Wave Caught On Camera

A beautiful sunset captured on a webcam yesterday in Iowa presented something more quite spectacular in the dusk skies
In the Media by Michelle Duffy - 4 comments

Get in Shape by Defying Gravity

In the resort town of Saratoga Springs, NY, health clubs are finding the benefits of gravity machines as a way for their members to get fit.
In the Media by rob13 - 5 comments

OP/ED An Easy Way To Explain The Concept Of Gravity

So easy, a caveman can do it...
In the Media by RobotGod - 3 comments

Gravity-defying Bed Offers New Way to Sleep

Imagine your bed just hovering there in the air. Frustrated by how much gravity dictates design, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars searched for a way to defy convention and came up with a bed that hovers through magnetic force.
In the Media by pegasus - 1 comment

A new way to juggle: without gravity!

Greg Kanned had invented a very cool new technique to juggle. Looks very impressive when he juggles with 5 up to 7 balls. I had only added the music. I think it is pretty cool.
In the Media by Ziad Chatila - 2 comments

MIT Interactive Whiteboard Simulates Real-Life Engineering Environment

This is a really cool video where a prof from MIT shows how a computer can recognize simple line drawings on a whiteboard. The computer can process it to make it animate with real-life gravity, springs and movement.
In the Media by Allan - 18 comments

Freefalling Plane Surgery Successful

300 Zero G aircraft flew in arcs during surgery
In the Media by mrkkbb

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