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Cornell Launches Archive of 150,000 Bird Calls and Animal Sounds, with Recordings Going Back to 1929

Cornell Launches Archive of 150,000 Bird Calls and Animal Sounds, with Recordings Going Back to 1929 | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Ornithologists and bird watchers rejoice.
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Der schöne Schein im Gasometer Oberhausen

Der schöne Schein im Gasometer Oberhausen | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Die Schönheit hat viele Gesichter. Kunstvolle Beispiele dafür zeigt die aktuelle Ausstellung „Der schöne Schein“. Sie bringt bedeutende Kunstwerke aus den großen Museen der Welt an einem Ort zusammen und nimmt uns mit auf eine faszinierende Reise von der Antike bis zu Picasso. Als Höhepunkt der Aussstellung erschafft die Bremer Künstlergruppe URBANSCREEN im 100 Meter hohen Luftraum des Gasometers eine der größten und technisch anspruchsvollsten Innenraumprojektionen weltweit: "320° Licht".
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Online Messier Marathon – 6th edition! – 1 April 2014

Online Messier Marathon – 6th edition! – 1 April 2014 | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Online and Live observing session covering as much Messier objects as possible
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#1019; In which there are Choices

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“Computer For Apollo” (1965) « adafruit industries blog

This 1965 “Science Reporter” television program features the Apollo guidance computer and navigation equipment... Eldon Hall, Ramon Alonzo and Albert Hopkins (of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory) and Jack Poundstone (Raytheon Space Division in Waltham MA) explain and demonstrate key features of the instruments, and detail project challenges such as controlling the trajectory of the spacecraft

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The Biggest Hydroelectric Power Stations Ever Built

The Biggest Hydroelectric Power Stations Ever Built | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Of all the world's power sources, the most amazing might be the sheer force of water under pressure. Seeking to harness this incredible capacity, humans have built massive structures, monuments to engineering skill and brilliance. Here are the largest hydroelectric power stations of all time.
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Map of Life

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By bringing together all types of information about species distributions, providing model-based integration, and providing a system for users to build upon our knowledge, the Map of Life project hopes to support our community in understanding and saving the world's biodiversity.
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13 Webcomics That Will Make You Smarter

13 Webcomics That Will Make You Smarter | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
While some webcomics deliver a quick joke or the latest installment in a long-form story, many comics floating around the Internet have something to teach us about the world. Here are some of our favorite comics that delve into science, history, philosophy, and more.
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Effect of Beer Marinades on Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Charcoal-Grilled Pork - Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS Publications)

Effect of Beer Marinades on Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Charcoal-Grilled Pork - Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS Publications) | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
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boas churrascadas precisam de cerveja, não necessariamente para a beber.

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CPLD Tutorial: Learn Programmable Logic the Easy Way | FreeIO

CPLD Tutorial: Learn Programmable Logic the Easy Way | FreeIO | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it

The guys over at hackshed have been busy. [Carl] is making programmable logic design easy with an 8 part CPLD tutorial. 

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A Revolution Shaped by Automata

A Revolution Shaped by Automata | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Clarín interview with Stephen Wolfram on his work with cellular automata and his book A New Kind of Science. By Andres Hax.
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http://edant.clarin.com/suplementos/cultura/2005/04/09/u-953061.htm

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Test Tube - Behind the scenes in the world of science

Test Tube - Behind the scenes in the world of science | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Test Tube is an award-winning series of videos following the highs and lows of life as a scientist
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Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work - information aesthetics

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CYBERWAR

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Find out where you are on the CyberWar map.
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Noites no Observatório (Abr 2014) | Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa

Noites no Observatório (Abr 2014) | Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it

A palestra é subordinada ao tema “À Procura das Primeiras Galáxias: viagens no tempo – agora em 3D!”, proferida pelo Doutor David Sobral do Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa.

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Este gajo ganhou uma bolsa na Holanda para um projecto de investigação

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Mapping a century of earthquakes

Mapping a century of earthquakes | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it

Earthquakes are in the news a lot lately. A quick search shows a 7.6 off the coast of the Solomon Islands, a 6.6 in Nicaragua, and a 7.1 off the southwest coast of Papua New Guinea, and this was just last week.

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U.S. Navy Wants to Fuel Ships Using Seawater - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com

U.S. Navy Wants to Fuel Ships Using Seawater - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
After more than a decade of research, scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory proved that fuel harvested from seawater can power an engine.
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Word Associations Network

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For better usability each word is accompanied by the explanatory articles from WordNet lexical database. The search results can also contain images, which depict the meaning of corresponding word.

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Years of Living Dangerously

Years of Living Dangerously is a 9-part documentary series on climate change which features celebrity correspondents like Harrison
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Transforming mealtimes with 3D-printed food | Horizon Magazine - European Commission

Transforming mealtimes with 3D-printed food | Horizon Magazine - European Commission | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Researchers are helping elderly people with problems swallowing – by 3D-printing their food.
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DATA MINE: 2012 Congressional travel | May 11, 2013 | Online staff | HT Politics

DATA MINE: 2012 Congressional travel | May 11, 2013 | Online staff | HT Politics | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
1/3 of U.S. House members traveled the globe at taxpayer expense and little explanation
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Os congressistas americanos gostam particularmente de Espanha e Irlanda

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Ejolt cria mapa que mostra conflitos ambientais do mundo

Ejolt cria mapa que mostra conflitos ambientais do mundo | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Porque a informação nunca é demais a Ejolt criou um mapa interactivo que permite sabermos onde e quais foram os conflitos ambientais que ocorreram no mundo.
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Luca, Leonardo, Albrecht and the search for the third dimension.

Luca, Leonardo, Albrecht and the search for the third dimension. | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Many of my more recent readers will not be aware that I lost a good Internet friend last year with the unexpected demise of the history of art blogger, Hasan Niyazi. If you want to know more about ...
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How Mathematics is Used In Pixar

In this video, Tony Derose from Pixar explains how school mathematics such as coordinate geometry and the concept of midpoints are used in Pixar animations.
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Carl Sagan's Original Cosmos Series on YouTube ... - Open Culture

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I didn't grow up as one of those kids captivated by outer space, but probably only because I hadn't yet seen Cosmos. Subtitled A Personal Voyage, the thirteen-part program, first broadcast on PBS in 1980 and still their most ...
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A Math Puzzle Worthy of Freeman Dyson | Simons Foundation

A Math Puzzle Worthy of Freeman Dyson | Simons Foundation | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
A conversation with the mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson on quantum electrodynamics, climate change and his latest pet project.
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