Published May 29, 2015
Tags: AEC, Atomic Energy Commission, Cockcroft–Walton generator, Department of Energy, DOE, Fermilab, history, Nuclear Power, nuclear scientist, photography, pic, picture, research, Stanford Linear Accelerator
Gizmodo reported –
The Department of Energy keeps plenty of archival photos from the post-war era on Flickr, including one gigantic album of AEC-affiliated facilities, from Fermilab to the Stanford Linear Accelerator. It’s a vivid look at a complicated, sprawling organization whose legacy ranges from important to morally indefensible. Below you’ll find some of the photos, but go check out theDOE’s huge archive—seriously, it’s well worth a few minutes of your day.
Gizmodo article HERE.
Here is a set of 31 photos of mushrooms that show their incredible variety.
Published May 25, 2015
Tags: beauty product, condiment, damaged hair, hair care, hair dressing, Hair Mayonnaise, Mayo, moisturizing conditioning treatment, Organic Root Stimulator, ORS
It’s a condiment, it’s a hair dressing! It’s a condiment, it’s a hair dressing! Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope! But, if this is your thing, it’s available at Amazon.
“The colors come from the fact that the very fine dust is the right size so that blue light penetrates the atmosphere slightly more efficiently,” Lemmon said in the statement. “When the blue light scatters off the dust, it stays closer to the direction of the sun than light of other colors does. The rest of the sky is yellow to orange, as yellow and red light scatter all over the sky instead of being absorbed or staying close to the sun.”
Read more about it at USA Today.
Published May 21, 2015
Tags: Atomograd, Chernobyl, environmental disaster, history, nuclear disaster, Nuclear Power, pic, picture, Pripyat, RBMK-1000, Reaktor Bolshoy Moshchnosti Kanalnyy, Russia, V. I. Lenin Nuclear Power Station, Viktor Bryukhanov
An incredible set of photos, with some explanation, that tell the story of the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl. It begins with the construction and concludes with the accident that destroyed the plant. Long, but worth it.
Check it out HERE.