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iheartchaos:

A live giant squid caught on tape in its natural habit for the first time ever

Tsunemi Kubodera, a Japanese Museum of Nature and Science Zoologist led the expedition near Chichi Island. He descended over 600 meters in the human piloted sub with cameras and a camera man to film. Using a one-meter squid as bait, the team had to use near infra-red light, which was invisible to both human and cephalopod eyes. They ended up descending to almost one kilometer when they were done filming.

“I’ve seen a lot of giant squid specimens in my time, but mainly those hauled out of the ocean. This was the first time for me to see with my own eyes a giant squid swimming, it was stunning, I couldn’t have dreamt that it would be so beautiful. It was such a wonderful creature.”

When Kubodera was asked about his impression of the beast he responded, “A giant squid essentially lives a solitary existence, swimming about all alone in the deep sea. It doesn’t live in a group, so when I saw it, well, it looked to me like it was rather lonely.”

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iheartchaos:

And now, here’s a red hot ball of nickel being dropped into some water

Pop pop fizz fizz, oh how fucking cool it is.

iheartchaos:

Check out this stunning photo of a backlit Saturn, taken by the Cassini probe
On Oct. 17, 2012, during its 174th orbit around the gas giant, Cassini was deliberately positioned within Saturn’s shadow, a perfect location from which to look in the direction of the sun and take a backlit view of the rings and the dark side of the planet. Looking back towards the sun is a geometry referred to by planetary scientists as “high solar phase;” near the center of your target’s shadow is the highest phase possible. This is a very scientifically advantageous and coveted viewing position, as it can reveal details about both the rings and atmosphere that cannot be seen in lower solar phase.
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iheartchaos:

Check out this stunning photo of a backlit Saturn, taken by the Cassini probe

On Oct. 17, 2012, during its 174th orbit around the gas giant, Cassini was deliberately positioned within Saturn’s shadow, a perfect location from which to look in the direction of the sun and take a backlit view of the rings and the dark side of the planet. Looking back towards the sun is a geometry referred to by planetary scientists as “high solar phase;” near the center of your target’s shadow is the highest phase possible. This is a very scientifically advantageous and coveted viewing position, as it can reveal details about both the rings and atmosphere that cannot be seen in lower solar phase.

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Australian scientists create a coconut flavored pineapple for easy pina coladas

iheartchaos:

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Not that a pina colada is all that difficult of a mixed drink, but it is damn yummy. Scientists in Australia have brought the two great flavors together in a natural form by creating a pineapple that’s still sweet and juicy, but with the flavor of a coconut.

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Giant squid captured live on video for the first time

iheartchaos:

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We’ve found bodies of giant squid, but until recently, no one has ever gotten a video of a live one in the wild. Unfortunately, Discovery is holding on to the video until January of next year, so there’s no video to watch in this article right now.

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NASA answers all of your really stupid question about the 2012 non-apocalypse

iheartchaos:

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You know and I know that on this year’s Winter Solstice on December 21st, not a god damn thing is going to happen other than the Sun appearing lower in the horizon than any other day of the year. Just like every Winter Solstice. But just in case, NASA has put together a pretty comprehensive FAQ, with sort of an exhausted tone, to answer all of your moronic questions.

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What would happen if you stuck a lightsaber into a mirror?

iheartchaos:

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Even though lightsabers are more plasma than “light”, could it still be possible that a lightsaber would be foiled by something as simple as a mirror?

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For the first time, scientists snap a picture of DNA’s double helix structure

iheartchaos:

In 1953, scientists James D. Watson and Francis Crick first described the structure of DNA as a double helix. They knew they were correct, and their findings have been backed up by over a half century of science, but until just now, no one’s actually seen and photographed the double helix structure. Here it is.

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Just made a bootleg frozen hot chocolate and it was fucking delicious. #renegadebarista #SCIENCE

Just made a bootleg frozen hot chocolate and it was fucking delicious. #renegadebarista #SCIENCE

iheartchaos:

Carl Sagan would have 78 years old today. Happy birthday, cosmos man.

Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan (via satellite) discuss the Big Bang theory, God, our existence as well as the possibility of extraterrestrial life.