The Teacher’s Amusement Center

August 31, 2007

One of these days, Alice….

Filed under: Earth Science,Google Maps,Moon — sciencefun @ 10:51 am

Here’s something to try today.

Go to Google Moon.

Now zoom in. All the way.

You always knew it was true, didn’t you?

August 30, 2007

From the Full Lunar Eclipse the Other Night

Filed under: APOD,Earth Science,Eclipse,Moon,Pictures — sciencefun @ 11:37 am

Full Lunar Eclipse

I got this image from Astronomy Picture of the Day. You may want to consider bookmarking them. (I’ve added them to the links list as well)

August 24, 2007

That’s no moon! No, wait, nevermind.

Filed under: APOD,Earth Science,Moon,Pictures,Space — sciencefun @ 12:40 pm

Crecent moon from space

May 7, 2007

Science is just your opinion! Mine is equally valid! *whine*

Filed under: Comics,Earth Science,Global Warming,Theories — sciencefun @ 8:51 am

Global Warming

March 9, 2007

Science and Magic, a deadly combination

Filed under: Chemistry,Comics,Earth Science,Order of the Stick — sciencefun @ 9:25 am

Elementals

Order of the Stick is a Dungeons and Dragons based comic, but I couldn’t resist the application of real science in the occult setting.

For the record, though, GMs hate when you do that.
(Any science geek who’s played Mage: The Ascension should have first hand knowledge of this.)

March 8, 2007

Cool animated gif

Filed under: Animated Gif,Earth Science,Moon,Pictures — sciencefun @ 9:55 am

Phases

February 5, 2007

Bloody peasants

Filed under: Chemistry,Earth Science,Periodic Table,Pictures — sciencefun @ 11:45 am

Noble Gasses

January 31, 2007

Great t-shirt

Filed under: Dinosaurs,Earth Science,Pictures,T-shirt — sciencefun @ 9:30 am

all my friends

I’m not in the habit of shilling for people (especially people I don’t know), but I saw the design and wanted to share it. So it’s only fair I share the website where you can buy the shirt.

December 14, 2006

Yellowstone, I’m looking at you

Filed under: Earth Science,Nature,Pictures — sciencefun @ 12:43 pm

Nature

December 13, 2006

Let is snow, let it snow, let it snow

Filed under: Earth Science,Fractals,Math,Pictures,Snowflakes — sciencefun @ 12:38 pm

Sorry for the lack of posts yesterday, something wasn’t uploading correctly. In exchange, I’ll post a bit extra today.

These pics are from a guy named Kenneth Libbrecht. You can see more at his website here.

Snow1

Snow2


Finally, here’s a link to a picture that shows a low temperature SEM magnification series for a snowflake. It’s got 8 images of a snowflake continually zoomed in until 36000x.

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