Scientific instruments
A scientific instrument can be any type of equipment, apparatus or device as is specifically designed, constructed and often, through trial and error, ingeniously refined to apply utmost efficiency in...
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The Race to See the Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy | Facebook
Astronomers are racing to prove a super, massive black hole at the center of our galaxy actually exists. Follow Focal Point to get more incredible stories like this!
The £538,000 watch which contains a map of the cosmos
The Astronomia Sky is a £538,000 watch made by luxury watch brand Jacob & Co. With only 18 being produced worldwide and costing more than half a million pounds, it's a very rare and expensive watch -...
Earth's largest telescope
Earth’s largest telescope is currently being constructed, which may allow us to see far-off alien worlds.
Making of the Giant Magellan Telescope - The world's largest telescope
100 years ago, scientists thought the Milky Way was the entire universe. Imagine what we can learn from this telescope in a Chilean desert.
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious. Here’s what they’re looking for. (via @Seeker)
A Tour of SDSS J1354+1327 - For The First Time, Astronomers Caught a Black Hole Spewing Out Matter
Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then burping — not once, but twice. The dining galaxy is known by its abbreviated name, J1354, and is about 8...
Best Glucometer In India | Accurate and Low Price Glucose Meter
Best glucometer is decided based on the accuracy of result, time taken and price of the device. Read the reviews of glucose meter available in India along with the prices.
5 Mysterious Videos That Cannot Be Explained
There are thousands if not millions of cameras and videos being records across the globe everyday. Whether it be on someone’s cell phone, or through private ...
How LIDAR Scans Reveal Angkor's Hidden City
LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land's surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secr...
Feds confirm 7th child death from Ikea dresser tip-over
Four months after Ikea recalled 29 million dressers deemed a safety risk, federal regulators on Friday said they had confirmed a report of another child killed by a toppled Ikea dresser.
Our Universe Has Trillions of Galaxies, 10 Times More Than Thought, Hubble Study Shows
A new study using the Hubble Space Telescope and other telescopes has increased the estimate of galaxies in the Universe ten fold. It was previously estimate...
Discovery Of An Extragalactic Hot Molecular Core
Astronomers have discovered a 'hot molecular core', a cocoon of molecules surrounding a newborn massive star, for the first time outside our Galaxy.
Hubble Images Water Plumes on Europa: Life Possible
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took direct ultraviolet images of the icy moon Europa transiting across the disk of Jupiter.
NASA Observatory Catches Rare Double Eclipse From Space (Video)
Here on Earth, we are lucky if can catch one eclipse, let alone a double eclipse. But a NASA observatory was recently able to witness such a phenomenon from space.
2 Newfound Alien Planets May Be Capable Of Supporting Life
NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted four possibly rocky alien planets orbiting the same star, and two of these newfound worlds might be capable of supporting life. One is likely 10 percent warme...
Astronomical instruments
Astronomical instruments include:
Laboratory equipment
A laboratory (/ləˈbɒrətəri/ or /ˈlæbərətri/; informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be perf...
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Measuring instruments
A measuring instrument is a device for measuring a physical quantity. In the physical sciences, quality assurance, and engineering, measurement is the activity of obtaining and comparing physical quan...
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Optical instrument
An optical instrument either processes light waves to enhance an image for viewing, or analyzes light waves (or photons) to determine one of a number of characteristic properties.
The first optica...
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Dwingeloo Radio Observatory
The Dwingeloo Radio Observatory (near Dwingeloo, m. Westerveld, in the northeastern Netherlands), is a single-dish radio telescope with a diameter of 25 m. Construction started in 1954, and the t...
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Ryle Telescope
The Ryle Telescope (named after Martin Ryle, and formerly known as the 5-km Array) was a linear east-west radio telescope array at the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory. In 2004, three of the telesc...
Ryle Telescope - Wikipedia
EUMETSAT
EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) is an intergovernmental organisation created through an international convention agreed by a current total of 30 Euro...
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Best Glucometer In India | Accurate and Low Price Glucose Meter
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Cross head (surveying)
The term Jacob's staff, also cross-staff, a ballastella, a fore-staff, or a balestilha, is used to refer to several things. This can lead to considerable confusion unless one clarifies the purpose fo...
Solar Anomalous and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer
The Solar Anomalous and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer (SAMPEX) satellite was launched in July 1992 into a low earth orbit at an altitude of 520 by 670 km and 82 degrees inclination. The s...
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MAP sensor
The manifold absolute pressure sensor (MAP sensor) is one of the sensors used in an internal combustion engine's electronic control system.Engines that use a MAP sensor are typically fuel injected. Th...