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Sri Lankan Green Pitviper
Posted in Plants & Animals
Trimeresurus Trigonocephalus, also known as the Sri Lankan Pitviper, is a venomous species indigenous to Sri Lanka. Males reach 70cm while females reach 130cm. They are sexually dimorphic, with males being blue and females being green.
Jungle Moth
Posted in Plants & Animals
This currently unidentified Amazonian moth curiously watches itself be photographed. This closeup shot gives a good look at the small details and intricate complexity of a moth.
Solvay Conference - 1927
Posted in Humanity
The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do."
Xenosaurus Grandis
Posted in Plants & Animals
This rare Mexican lizard resides on the rainforest floor. They are nocturnal and feed on insects, with a particular inclination towards winged termites and ants.
Basking Komodo Dragon
Posted in Plants & Animals
This Komodo Dragon (varanus komodoensis) happily soaks up the sun in the wilds of the Indonesian island chain Komodo. This is the largest species of lizard in the world.
Automeris Moth
Posted in Plants & Animals
This beautiful Automeris moth was photographed near the city of Manaus in Brazil. The wings depict an almost celestial circle of blues. Truly a magnificent find.

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1. Solvay Conference - 1927
1. Solvay Conference - 1927

(The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do.")

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2. Australian Sunrise
2. Australian Sunrise

(Captivating sunrise seen from Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia.)
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3. Drug Classification Chart
3. Drug Classification Chart

(This image breaks down the majority of common drugs and stimulants into tranquillizers, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens and shows you how much it falls into each category.)
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4. Iberian Lynx
4. Iberian Lynx

(Although not targeted by hunters the Iberian Lynx is a category 1 endangered species which means that there are less than 100 in the wild. Their main staple diet is the hare. Most of the ones killed, lose their lives in traps set for other animals. )
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5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel
5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel

(Its body is 14-20cm long and the tail length is 10-14cm. It weighs 150-220g. It is nocturnal, and during the day it rests in holes in trees. It eats seeds, fruit, tree leaves, buds and bark. It faces threats from habitat destruction. )
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6. Supermassive Black Hole
6. Supermassive Black Hole

(In 1987, a 30-million-Sun black hole was found independently by Canadian astronomer John Kormendy and US astronomers Alan Dressler and Douglas Richstone. Many more have been found since then. This is a simulation of a black hole.)
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7. A Rose For You
7. A Rose For You

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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8. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
8. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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9. Tornado Rainbow
9. Tornado Rainbow

(In this spooky shot, a massive tornado is seen forming just behind a scenic rainbow.)
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10. Transporting 60 People
10. Transporting 60 People

(This poster hangs in the Planning Office in the city of Munster, Germany. It very graphically demonstrates the need for an effective transit strategy by showing how much space it takes to move 60 people via cars, buses, and bicycles.)
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1. Optical Fiber
1. Optical Fiber

(An optical fiber (or fibre) is a glass or plastic fiber designed to guide light along its length by total internal reflection.)
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2. Arc Welding
2. Arc Welding

(The arc welding process.)
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3. Edison And The Phonograph
3. Edison And The Phonograph

(Thomas Edison and his early phonograph.)
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4. Microprocessor
4. Microprocessor

(Macro shot of an Intel 80486DX2 die in its packaging. The actual size of the die in the center is 126.75 mm.)
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5. Scale of Cyclone Yasi
5. Scale of Cyclone Yasi

(In February 2011 a colossal cyclone (named Yasi) struck Australia as a top-rated category 5 storm. It wasn't just the strength that made this storm special; this image gives you a sense of scale for this tropical behemoth.)
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6. A Rose Of Galaxies
6. A Rose Of Galaxies

(The beautiful image above shows a pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. The image was released to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The distorted shape of the larger of the two galaxies shows signs of tidal interactions with the smaller of the two. Researchers believe the smaller galaxy has actually passed through the larger one. Arp 273 lies in the constellation Andromeda and is roughly 300 million light-years from Earth. Image compliments of NASA)
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7. Expedition 27 - Soyuz Launch
7. Expedition 27 - Soyuz Launch

(Expedition 27 is the current, 27th expedition to the International Space Station, which started on 16 March 2011.)
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8. Magma
8. Magma

(A magnificent photo of a volcanic eruption.)
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9. Roadrunner Feeding Fledglings
9. Roadrunner Feeding Fledglings

(Brilliant image of a roadrunner feeding a grasshopper to her fledgling young.)
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10. Sonora Borealis
10. Sonora Borealis

(Sunset through the contrail of a rocket launched from Vandenberg Air-force Base near Los- Angeli's viewed from a mountain ridge in Tucson AZ.photo by Peaquod. )
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