Everything You Should Know About the Nike LeBron 12 (Repost)

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  Written by Gerald Flores Photos by TeamYulia It’s one of Nike Basketball’s most technologically advanced sneakers, made specifically for one of the game’s most dominant players. The Nike LeBron 12 is set to drop in time for fall hoops, and there’s a lot of tech that went into the sneaker’s design and stories behind its aesthetics. Here’s a rundown of every detail you should know about LeBron James latest signature shoe. Scientific cues are found … Read More →

[NASA] NASA Airborne Campaigns Focus on Climate Impacts in the Arctic

This red plane is a DHC-3 Otter, the plane flown in NASA’s Operation IceBridge-Alaska surveys of mountain glaciers in Alaska. Over the past few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening two to three times faster in the Arctic. As the region’s summer comes to a close, NASA is hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting the Arctic. NASA researchers this … Read More →

Aurora over Maine

It has been a good week for auroras. Earlier this month active sunspot region 2158 rotated into view and unleashed a series of flares and plasma ejections into the Solar System during its journey across the Sun’s disk. In particular, a pair of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) impacted the Earth’s magnetosphere toward the end of last week, creating the most intense geomagnetic storm so far this year. Although power outages … Read More →

[NASA] Powerful, Pulsating Core of Star

The blue dot in this image marks the spot of an energetic pulsar — the magnetic, spinning core of star that blew up in a supernova explosion. NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, discovered the pulsar by identifying its telltale pulse — a rotating beam of X-rays, that like a cosmic lighthouse, intersects Earth every 0.2 seconds. The pulsar, called PSR J1640-4631, lies in our inner Milky Way galaxy … Read More →

Milky Way above Atacama Salt Lagoon

Galaxies, stars, and a serene reflecting pool combine to create this memorable land and skyscape. The featured panorama is a 12-image mosaic taken last month from the Salar de Atacama salt flat in northern Chile. The calm water is Laguna Cejar, a salty lagoon featuring a large central sinkhole. On the image left, the astrophotographer’s fiancee is seen capturing the same photogenic scene. The night sky is lit up with … Read More →

[NASA] Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of Florida to Louisiana just before dawn, taken from the International Space Station, and posted it to social media on Friday, Sept. 12. Wiseman, Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst began their first full workweek Monday as a three-person crew aboard the space station, while the three additional flight engineers who will round out the Expedition 41 crew spent the day … Read More →