Category Archives: Science

SpaceX: Not Perfection at First

All those perfect #SpaceX missions weren’t always that way. Lots of 💥 before perfection. Great videos with #humor!

How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster https://youtu.be/bvim4rsNHkQ via @YouTube

‘This is not a “what if” story’: Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century | Daniel Hurst | Cities | The Guardian

They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?
— Read on www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jun/12/this-is-not-a-what-if-story-tokyo-braces-for-the-earthquake-of-a-century

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning – Soundings Online

Mention drowning and we all tend to envision a person in the water waving his hands, splashing and screaming for help. That’s not even remotely close to what a drowning person looks like, writes Mario Vittone in this week’s Lifelines: Safety And Rescue At Sea blog.
— Read on www.soundingsonline.com/

As a professional ocean lifeguard with over 70 rescues, this article is 100% true. –R. Michael Brown, Former Lieutenant Boca Raton Beach Patrol

Beyond the Hype of Lab-Grown Diamonds

Billions of years ago when the world was still young, treasure began forming deep underground. As the edges of Earth’s tectonic plates plunged down into the upper mantle, bits of carbon, some likely hailing from long-dead life forms were melted and compressed into rigid lattices. Over millions of years, those lattices grew into the most durable, dazzling gems the planet had ever cooked up. And every so often, for reasons scientists still don’t fully understand, an eruption would send a stash of these stones rocketing to the surface inside a bubbly magma known as kimberlite.
— Read on earther.gizmodo.com/beyond-the-hype-of-lab-grown-diamonds-1834890351