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Elements

A cool chemistry tool with both elements list and periodic table for both students and teachers.
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The Photographic Periodic Table of the Elements

The Photographic Periodic Table of the Elements | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
The definitive online periodic table reference site including technical data, and photographs and descriptions of thousands of samples of the chemical elements.
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TED-Ed and Periodic Videos

The team at Periodic Videos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table.
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100,000 Stars

An interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100,000 nearby stars. Created for the Google Chrome web browser.
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Wifi signal intensity in an apartment

All walls assumed to contain concrete
Strength calculated using the Helmholtz equation.
For reference, vids and movies can be loaded equally well throughout the apartment. Not games/skype though.
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New Evidence Lost Civilizations Really Existed

New Evidence Lost Civilizations Really Existed | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
What if everything you’ve been taught about the origins of civilization is wrong? Be it that certain pieces of our…
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APOD: 2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive

A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Astronomy: Planets in chaos

Astronomy: Planets in chaos | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it

The discovery of thousands of star systems wildly different from our own has demolished ideas about how planets form.


Via THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
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Our Neighboring Solar System : Astronomy & the Solar System

Subscribe Now: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ehoweducation Watch More: http://www.youtube.com/ehoweducation Our neighboring solar system is called Alpha Centauri. Find...
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Wait. How Thin Are Saturn's Rings?

Wait. How Thin Are Saturn's Rings? | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
Note: A version of this article originally appeared on my Google Plus page, but rumor has it G+ may be going the way of phlogiston and N-rays. I didn’t want to lose this article, since it’s one of the coolest facts about our solar system, so I figured I’d update...
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If the Moon Was Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

If the Moon Was Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
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20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

These chemical reaction GIFs will remind you of how some truly strange stuff can happen with even the most basic of elements.
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Dynamic Periodic Table

Dynamic Periodic Table | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
Interactive periodic table with dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, and compound search. Full descriptions from write-up sources.
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Periodic Table – Royal Society of Chemistry

Interactive periodic table with element scarcity (SRI), discovery dates, melting and boiling points, group, block and period information.
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National Geographic - Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888

National Geographic provides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music, and travel.
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The Night Sky.

The night sky from 5 continents. Timelapse photography of the night sky from Maine, Hawaii, California, Iceland, Italy, Ecuador, New Zealand, Australia, Massachusetts,…
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Measuring the Universe

This is the film from our micro exhibition 'Measuring the Universe: from the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos', showing 1 March–2 September 2012 at the…
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A visualisation of an asteroid's path of orbit which nearly collided with the Earth and Moon in 2003.

A visualisation of an asteroid's path of orbit which nearly collided with the Earth and Moon in 2003. | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
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Astrology and astronomy

Astronomy is the study of the movements of the planets and the stars: Astrology is the study of the effects of those movements.
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The Sagan Series

The Sagan Series is a collection of tribute vidoes dedicated to the late, great Carl Sagan. Breath-taking cinematography and a mesmerising soundtrack lend a powerful scenery to Sagan's narration from his hit TV series, Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
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Catching Its Tail (NASA Cassini Saturn Mission Images)

Catching Its Tail (NASA Cassini Saturn Mission Images) | Astronomy and Science | Scoop.it
Catching Its Tail (NASA Cassini Saturn Mission Images) - Featured: the planet Saturn; the planet Jupiter; Saturn's rings; the pale blue dot of earth
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AiglonSPACE's curator insight, May 1, 2014 11:24 AM

Cassini has captured some incredible images over the years. A group of our students will be meeting Dr Carolyn Porco from the Cassini project in LA next week.