Archive for May 5th, 2011

A Boy & His Dog

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

A boy and his dog nod off together. Found at Break.

The Lincoln Conspiracy

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865, he was a part of a larger conspiracy that aimed to decapitate the Union government. Jorge Ribas reports. Found at Discovery News.

The Sun’s Loopy Rays

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Laboratory catches loops of light on the Sun’s surface: Cascades of spiraling magnetic loops observed in extreme ultraviolet light by SDO danced and twisted above an active region. These loops are charged particles spinning along the magnetic field lines, and thus visually revealing them. Found at YouTube from LittleSDOHMI.