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Apollo 16: Nothing so Hidden, 1972

Highlights of the Apollo 16 lunar mission, including scenes of ground support activities in Mission Control and the Science Support Room, and samples of the lunar photography made by the astronauts while on the moon's surface.

There is nothing so far removed from us as to be beyond our reach, or so hidden that we cannot discover it. - René_Descartes

NASA Fifth Moon Landing, John Young, Lunar Rover


Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Worried That Humans Are Too Stupid For Aliens

A lot of people ask StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson if extraterrestrial life exists and why haven't we encountered any alien life yet.

"Maybe they have visited us in Times Square," Tyson tells us. "But no one noticed because everybody who hangs out in Times Square is just a little crazy."

A more serious concern, though, is that maybe humans are so stupid and uncivilized that aliens have decided we're not worth encountering.

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about aliens and why it actually might be a good thing that aliens haven't visited Earth yet.

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B - Go Beyond

Fast on the road and in difficult terrain, agile in the air - Go beyond the limits!

B is a revolutionary new remote controlled hybrid car-helicopter with a patent pending design. It is capable of driving across difficult terrain using its large rear drive wheels and when the obstacles become too big, simply take-off and fly over them.B is a toy that provides an extraordinary experience. B is virtually unstoppable, capable of transitioning between ground and air allowing the development of tricks otherwise impossible to achieve.

Due to its large wheel diameter of 220 mm it achieves outstanding performance in difficult terrain. On flat surfaces B reaches high speeds.

* Vertical take-off and landing.

* Able to transition on the move between driving, flying and back again.

* Up to 15 minutes of action on a single charge.

* HD (1280 x 720 px) camera on-board with recording capability.

* An experience which has not been possible within one package before.

* Durable construction that is designed with punishing terrain in mind.


Chris Hadfield Announces his Retirement from the Canadian Space Agency

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield announced his impending retirement during his first visit to CSA headquarters since his return from five-months aboard the International Space Station. Hadfield reflected on his career and gave sincere thanks to his colleagues and friends. He will officially retire on July 3, 2013 after a distinguished 35 years in government service. He will pursue other professional challenges in the future. Credit: The Canadian Space Agency


Resonance Experiment

This experiment is a Chladni plate experiment. A tone generator, a wave driver (speaker) and a metal plate attached to the speaker is used.

First add sand to the plate then begin playing a tone. Certain frequencies vibrate the metal plate in such a way that it creates areas where there is no vibration. The sand "falls" into those areas, creating beautiful geometric patterns. As the frequency increases in pitch the patterns become more complex.


Stephin Merritt Covers "Electric Love"

Before its third season's finale, we had the Bob's Burgers writing staff rank the series' best songs. No fan was surprised with the top choice: "Electric Love" from the season-three episode "Topsy." It tells the story of Thomas Edison's love for his elephant Topsy, which eventually lead to Topsy being electrocuted. The song is super great. Not just for a cartoon, but for music in general, what with its multipart harmony and soaring vocals from Megan Mullally and Kevin Kline. It also features the best lyric ever: "They'll say, 'Aww Topsy' at my autopsy." This makes it perfect for the second installment in the "Bob's Buskers" series, in which great artists cover one of the show's songs and then the show's animators animate it. We previously featured St. Vincent covering "Bad Girls Theme," and now we have the Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, with the help of Kiki and Herb's Kenny Mellman as Thomas Edison (and cameos from the whole Belcher family). You'll throw popcorn in the air in celebration of this beautiful electric love.