Source: A short new movie of a comet’s surface is pretty incredible | Ars Technica
RE: @landru79 on Twitter
RE: the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in 2014
– starting from ROSETTA / OSIRIS / Comet Phase / Postlanding Phase / ROSETTA EXTENSION 2 MTP030 / OSIRIS NAC / N20160601T165837834ID30F41.IMG (73-108 / 1432)
A series of 12.5-second exposure photos taken from about 13km away from the comet on June 1, 2016 were combined into a short GIF/video:
Source: First IC 🙂, by Sam Xeloof
Sam’s description of making a lithographically-fabricated integrated circuit — the “Z1” PMOS dual differential amplifier chip — in a home garage.
Source: Glass for geeks: An in-depth tour of Nikon’s Hikari Glass factory | Imaging Resource, by Dave Etchells
A special tour by Nikon of their Hikari Glass factory in Akita Japan, hosted by three of Hikari’s top executives, showing their whole process for creating optical glass lens blanks, from start to finish.
Source: Six Degrees of Wikipedia, by Jacob Wenger
Inspired by the concept of six degrees of separation, Six Degrees of Wikipedia traverses links on Wikipedia to find the least number of clicks it takes to travel between any of the nearly six million pages on the free online encyclopedia.
Source: Let’s Learn About Waveforms, by Josh Comeau
An interactive guide to waveforms, the fundamental physics of sound, how those relate to music and harmony, and how to build complex tones from simple ones — aimed at a general audience, accessible to everyone.