These images have been chosen for their uniqueness. Subject matter ranges from historic events, to really cool phenomena in science and engineering,
to relevant place, to ingenious contraptions, to interesting products (which now has its own dedicated
Featured Product category).
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photo: A waterspout off the Florida Keys photographed from an aircraft.
in Australia use two-photon polymerization to create a miniature model of the Sydney Opera House.
is one of a variety of unique digital clocks on the Cathode Corner website. The scope clock displays the time on
a small oscilloscope tube.
the number of stars and win a prize. Well, not really. This is a photo of the Moose Nebula in front of an unimaginably
dense cluster of stars in the Milky Way galaxy. Taken with the France-Canada-Hawaii telescope atop Mauna Kea. Lots
of other great pics on this website.
of Jim Lovell during the Apollo 8 lunar mission in 1968 bears microscopic pits left by bombarding cosmic rays. Shown
are silicone rubber replicas of the tracks (about 0.02" long) cosmic rays left in helmets worn by astronauts on
the Apollo 12 mission.
Panasonic CF-M34 titanium-jacketed Toughbook notebook computer took a bullet for a U.S. soldier in Iraq in April,
glassblowing is a huge business. All those complex types of twisting, bubbling liquid-filled glass contraptions
from Dr. Frankenstein's laboratory are still in use today. This site shows what state-of-the-art equipment can do.
line point between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, in Thingvellir, Iceland. Don't stand too close
for too long.
Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something.... Well, you know how it goes, but here's a new CD player that
you won't believe!
600W radial power combiner from Ciao Wireless. There's a cool 68:1 combiner picture on the base website, too.
rotating gravity map of the Earth. NASA 2003.
- The Rocket Formerly Known As Black. This is one of the many very large model rockets flying today. Click here
to watch a launch.
teams from the United States, Korea and Germany will be in Tucson April 9-11 to compete for $6,000 in prize money
during the 8th International Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Competition.