SCIENCE IS SO COOL LIKE
"We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller than they, but because they raise us up, and by their great stature add to ours."

This tumblr's for all the great men and women of science for whom we owe our current understanding of the natural world; their achievements, their failures, and even their quirks, we celebrate them all.

For Science. For Inquiry. For Humanity.
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sciencecenter:

Science-ify your breakfast with a Möbius bagel

You’ve probably heard of a Möbius strip before - it’s a continuous shape that only has one side and one edge. You can make one pretty easily by cutting a strip of paper, giving it a half twist, and taping the ends together to form a loop. However, if you want to really impress, make a Möbius bagel. By following the instructions, you can cut your bagel (or your donut!) into two interlocking bagel halves. From now on, eat your breakfast like a Scientist!

(via project-argus)

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jtotheizzoe:

staceythinx:

Katharine Dowson’s Chromosome work includes her Self Portrait (top) and her Chromosome Puzzle (bottom). Both pieces feature her own genetic markers.

That’s one way to make a self-portrait!

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the-star-stuff:

Einstein and Tesla Posters by Devin

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laughingsquid:

Spationery, Cleverly Designed Outer Space Themed Desk Accessories

laughingsquid:

Spationery, Cleverly Designed Outer Space Themed Desk Accessories

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jtotheizzoe:

staceythinx:

The moon just got a lot more lickable thanks to the British design agency Doshi Levien for Häagen-Dazs

Yum. Please obtain and send post haste in an insulated container so that I may consume.

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Report Finds That the Great Barrier Reef Has Lost 50% of its Coral Over the Past 27 Years

(Source: unicorn-meat-is-too-mainstream, via scinerds)

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nathanjoyce:

Now up for scoring on threadless! Share the love and dinosaurs.
http://www.threadless.com/submission/445069/Terminal_Velociraptor

nathanjoyce:

Now up for scoring on threadless! Share the love and dinosaurs.

http://www.threadless.com/submission/445069/Terminal_Velociraptor

(Source: nathanjoyce, via threadless)

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laughingsquid:

Circulatory Flow Wingchair

laughingsquid:

Circulatory Flow Wingchair

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quantumaniac:

Olympic Cauldron: Up Close

For many, the Olympic Cauldron was the highlight of last night’s Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics in London. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, the cauldron represented the climax of the opening ceremony and remained the Olympic’s best-kept secret until last night’s unveiling.

The cauldron featured 204 copper petals, each representing one of the competing nations. The petals were brought to the stadium by each team as part of the athletes’ procession. As each team completed their entrance, they attached a petal to a long pipe in a ring at the centre of the arena.

When the cauldron took centre stage, seven young athletes selected by former British Olympic champions passed the flames from the torches to some of the petals, eventually setting all of them ablaze. The 204 petals then rose simultaneously, forming a giant Olympic torch for all of the world to witness. For full coverage of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics in London, visit the official website at:olympicopeningceremony.tumblr.com.

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threadless:

Introduction to Molecular Bonding by Andy Pitts has been reprinted! It’s a science party!

I need this.
Because of reasons.

threadless:

Introduction to Molecular Bonding by Andy Pitts has been reprinted! It’s a science party!

I need this.

Because of reasons.

(via threadless)