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A Group Of Astronauts Is Living Under The Sea For Two Weeks To Experience Life On Mars

A crew of NASA and ESA astronauts and researchers has arrived at underwater laboratory, Aquarius. They will be using the underwater conditions to simulate a crewed trip to Mars.

Inside The Most Futuristic Science Labs In The World

Last month, we took a look at the headquarters of the most beautiful science laboratories and research institutes in the world. Now it’s time to go inside. As it turns out, scientists and their machines, labs and tools are even more amazing then the buildings they work in.

These Are The Most Beautiful Science Labs In The World

Who said that laboratories, research centres and other science institutions have to be boring places? Believe me, architects are doing their bests when it comes to designing the headquarters of such facilities. The following 22 images prove that I am right.

Aluminium Powder Fireballs Look Like Tiny Slo-Mo Supernovas

You probably think of aluminium as a solid metal, the kind of thing that could protect you from explosions. That’s not always the case — as the magnificent mad scientists at Periodic Videos are here to show us with supernova-style flame balls made from powdered aluminium.

Australian Indie Pop Band Plays Cyborg Scientists In Its New Music Video

It’s been almost 10 years since the first and only time I ever talked to indie band Architecture in Helsinki. I was writing for the college newspaper and trying too hard to look cool. But they didn’t have to try at all. “Why are you guys so fun?” I asked. “We’re from Australia,” they replied.

Inside Momofuku's Secret Test Lab, A Very Magical Kitchen

I’ve been wanting to break into (or be invited, whichever) Momofuku’s secret Test Lab since cookbook co-author and all-around ace food writer Peter Meehan revealed its existence six months ago. Alas, I’ve been beaten by Jimmy Fallon.

These Lab Flask Mugs Put Your Dweeby Thermos To Shame

Steins of Science, created by a UC Berkeley physicist, are drinking mugs made from heavy-duty lab flasks. Just think how chilly beer stays when it’s wrapped in a vacuum “100,000 times more powerful than that of your average thermos.”

Forget Dull White Coats: Laboratory Life Is Fascinating

If you don’t work inside one, you might expect laboratory work to be humdrum. But throughout history, some spectacular scenes have occurred in labs across the world. LIFE brings us a gallery of these moments – from the impressive to the strange.

Google Launches Labs For Google Maps

Over the weekend, Google launched Labs for Google Maps, allowing users to trial experimental features when browsing maps. Best of all, it’s all come out of Google’s Sydney office.

Gmail Gets Twice as Useful with Multiple Panes/Inboxes

Gmail’s latest Labs creation is one of the best yet: panes that let you create separate inboxes using filters and labels. Anal-retentive over-organisers of the world, rejoice!

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