asapscience:

How a trumpet works. 
A trumpet can play seven different notes with its three valves. Key changes are dependent on the position of the player’s mouth. via Reddit

asapscience:

How a trumpet works. 

A trumpet can play seven different notes with its three valves. Key changes are dependent on the position of the player’s mouth. 

via Reddit

txchnologist:

Next-Generation Satellite Dissects Storms From Top To Bottom

Meteorologists are getting a whole new view of the weather systems that bring rain, snow and ice thanks to an instrument launched into orbit earlier this year. The next-generation Global Precipitation Measurement satellite and a constellation of other observatories and relays scan the entire globe every three hours to send back an avalanche of data.

Read more and see the video below.

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compoundchem:

Today’s graphic looks at the 20 common amino acids that are combined to make up the proteins in our bodies. It also gives the three-letter and one-letter codes for each, as well as denoting whether they are ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.Read more information & grab the PDF here: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-tu

compoundchem:

Today’s graphic looks at the 20 common amino acids that are combined to make up the proteins in our bodies. It also gives the three-letter and one-letter codes for each, as well as denoting whether they are ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.

Read more information & grab the PDF here: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-tu

expressions-of-nature:

Dreamland : Grand Canyon, Arizona U.S. : Eddie Lluisma

expressions-of-nature:

Dreamland : Grand Canyon, Arizona U.S. : Eddie Lluisma

leebarguss:

The Spirit of Winter (by Mikko Lagerstedt)

musts:

© Rachel Fairchild { follow on tumblr }
Annette Lake, Central Cascades,Washington, USA

musts:

© Rachel Fairchild { follow on tumblr }

Annette Lake, Central Cascades,Washington, USA

zerostatereflex:

NASA | The Mysterious Holes in the Atmosphere on Venus

Venus has no magnetic field. WHICH IS CRAZY.

If the Earth lacked a magnetic field we wouldn’t be here to take selfies. (“Earth’s magnetic field serves to deflect most of the solar wind, whose charged particles would otherwise strip away the ozone layer that protects the Earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation” Wiki).

"It appeared that there were holes on the nightside of Venus’ ionosphere. Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center investigated these mysterious holes, and found evidence that the sun’s magnetic field lines may be penetrating through the planet."

”..the sun’s magnetic field lines may be penetrating through the planet.”

That’s awesome.