Archive for June, 2012

Would You Buy A PC Made Out Of Cardboard?

A company called Recompute is selling a computer in a cardboard case. It doesn’t seem all that great at first, but when you learn about the low impact manufacturing and recycling process and the structural advantages of cardboard, it starts to get pretty intriguing. They look cool, too. Find out more at Continue reading…

Measuring the Universe

A very cool educational animation from Royal Observatory Greenwich on the different methods scientists use to determine how far away we are from objects in the Universe. After watching the video you’ll be able to use terms like parallax, red shift, and standard candles to impress your friends!

 
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