Interest of the day

A blog about miscellaneous topics.

Dark energy

morreale Thursday 06 of October, 2011
Saul Perlmutter a Lawrence Berkeley Lab astrophysicist won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. He describes the universe and dark energy in the short video.


Built by kids

morreale Thursday 22 of September, 2011
Built by kids website provides all kinds of info on DIY building projects for kids. Sweet.

Hubble movies

morreale Thursday 15 of September, 2011
Astronomers have pieced together images from the Hubble Space telescope going back 14 years to create short movies of jets from stars.


ISS assembly animation

morreale Wednesday 24 of August, 2011
Check out this cool animation showing the assmebly of the ISS. Click on the module list elements on the right to see details of each module is a separate pop-up window.


When stars explode

morreale Saturday 13 of August, 2011
The Flash Center for Computational Science at the University of Chicago has developed a publicly available multiphysics multiscale simulation code called FLASH. This program can be used to simulate High-Energy Density Physics (HEDP) and Supernovae. The center has produces a bunch very cool moives of simulations of gravitational detonations.