1 million fps slow motion impacts

Most everything in the natural world takes on a new personality when slowed to frame rate that allows us to focus on the nuances of the moment. Metallic objects appear as heated butter, shearing at imbalanced angles. I wonder how they were able to hit the moving bullets with other projectiles.

Germany’s Werner Mehl [...]

satellite images: before and after myanmar cyclone

The cyclone that lashed southern Myanmar (Burma) on May 2 and 3 left massive floodwaters that devastated the region, as seen in a May 5, 2008, image (top right photo) by NASA’s Terra satellite.

On April 15, 2008 (top left photo), the same region was photographed with rivers and streams against a backdrop of [...]