• Amateur astronomers catch Jupiter’s latest impact on video

    Amateur astronomers catch Jupiter’s latest impact on video

    This week, two amateur astronomers released footage of an impact event on Jupiter. The separate observations, one in Austria and one in Ireland, show a brief, small flash of light at the exact same time. Phil Plait, Bad Astronomy writer for Slate, said the footage revealed “very strong evidence for an actual impact.” However, he noted that what kind of planetary object did… Read More

  • Is “Jupiter” the Future of Windows…PC, Phone &Tablet?

    Is “Jupiter” the Future of Windows…PC, Phone &Tablet?

    Is Silverlight really dead, or is it the future of Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows Phone? This is a question weighing on the minds of legions of Microsoft developers right now – developers who were once promised that Silverlight was the answer to their cross-platform, cross-browser compatibility woes, only to be later informed that JavaScript and HTML5 will be the tools used… Read More

  • Video: What just smashed into Jupiter?

    http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12292912&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Awesome video is awesome? Yes, yes it is. Something smashed into Jupiter a few hours ago, and an amateur astronomer caught the event on video. A similar event happened almost a year ago to the day. Read More

  • Would a Lava Lamp work on Jupiter?

    Interesting question no? Would something so simple like a lava lamp work at the higher gravity found on Jupiter? The easy solution would have been to just do the research, crunch the numbers, and get an answer. This clever YouTube jockey decided to do it the hard way: he built his own centrifuge out of an Erector set (called Meccano in the the rest of the world). He even used an Android phone… Read More