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Wilting flowers

Published on August 18, 2015, in Video Format

Wilting refers to the loss of rigidity of non-woody parts of plants. This occurs when the turgor pressure in non-lignified plant cells falls towards zero, as a result...

The Beauty of Gradients

Published on August 18, 2015, in Gallery Format

In mathematics, the gradient is a generalization of the usual concept of derivative of a function in one dimension to a function in several dimensions. If f(x1, …,...

Who I am

Published on August 18, 2015, in Audio Format

SoundCloud is a Swedish online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds. According to the...

Nineteen Seventies

Published on August 18, 2015, in General

The 1970s (pronounced “nineteen-seventies”, commonly abbreviated as the “Seventies“) was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on 1970, and ended on 1979. Pivot of Change In...

Gone by Favila

Published on August 18, 2015, in Audio Format

SoundCloud is a Swedish online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds. According to the...

Lights in the Dark

Published on August 18, 2015, in Gallery Format

Let’s take a look back at our own planet for a moment with this stunning photo captured from the Space Station. This shot, taken on the night of...

The Interstate Highway System

Published on August 18, 2015, in General

On June 29, 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The bill created a 41,000-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways” that would,...

Marvelous Ripples

Published on August 18, 2015, in Standard Format

A capillary wave is a wave traveling along the phase boundary of a fluid, whose dynamics are dominated by the effects of surface tension. Capillary waves are common...

Ocean Gravity

Published on August 18, 2015, in Video Format

An ocean (from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός, transc) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet’s hydrosphere. A major conventional divisions of the World Ocean...

Formation of Clouds

Published on August 18, 2015, in Video Format

  In meteorology, a cloud is a visible mass of liquid droplets or frozen crystals made of water or various chemicals suspended in the atmosphere above the surface...

Matter and energy

Published on August 18, 2015, in General

Some fields of science see nature as matter in motion, obeying certain laws of nature which science seeks to understand. For this reason the most fundamental science is...

The Gladiators

Published on August 18, 2015, in General

A gladiator (Latin: gladiator, “swordsman”, from gladius, “sword”) was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire in violent confrontations with other gladiators,...