Monday, October 20, 2008

Great Pics: Random

"Trinity" explosion - the first test of technology for a nuclear weapon, July 16, 1945.
This picture's event is usually considered as the beginning of the Atomic Age (more info)
Waiting for dinner
Still waiting...
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Our Sun in a Groovy Light
This is a composite image from three wavelengths (171Å, 195Å and 284Å) - revealing solar features unique to each wavelength. (corresponding to temperatures from 1 to 10 million degrees C).
See other video highlights of observation of the Sun on this page (including gigantic explosions, coronal mass ejections and a comet almost plunging into the Sun).
E.T. is in your garden
Jumping Dolphins!
(in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)
At a place called Waterfall Bluff in the Transkei, South Africa.
A Church in Iceland
Meaningless Frog Pictures
Mystery Sign
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