Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What two years on Mars did to the Curiosity Rover   

Science

Sean O’Kane, writing for The Verge: NASA’s Curiosity rover just recently finished its second year exploring Mars, and the red planet’s harsh environment has taken its toll. Rocky terrain, tricky sand dunes, and exposure to Martian dust storms have left … Continue reading →

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Known Universe   

ScienceVideo

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Making ‘Gravity’   

Movies

Marlow Stern, writing about Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity for the Daily Beast: Finally, the duo came up with the idea of rotating lights around a stationary actor to make it appear as if he or she was moving around rapidly. They … Continue reading →