The most amazing science images 2014
This past year was quite busy on the part of scientific achievements. As well, any achievement that now you can capture and present a snapshot of colleagues, skeptics and just curious. Before you sign fifty scientific photo 2014. These images are amazing, inspiring and perhaps even more shocking the audience, demonstrating the level of development of modern technologies, and in some places - just incredible luck.
The birth of snowflakes
With the help of microscopic time-lapse imaging Vyacheslav Ivanov was able to film fascinating detail the development of the ice crystal snowflakes.
The recently discovered a new species of dinosaur species supermassive Dreadnoughtus schrani
In September paleontologists it was stated that a new species of dinosaur claims the title of the world's largest land animal. In the photo - the boy next to the ancient giant shovel.
The Earth and the moon in one frame
The Chinese satellite Chang'e-5 made a photo of the Earth and the Moon in October. This image of our planet with its natural companion, perhaps, destined to become a truly iconic.
The first-ever footage of the fish species in the Sea Devil natural habitat
This kind of deep-sea angler, also called Melanocetus, November 17 was finally captured on video by researchers Research Institute Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.
The image of the core of the largest in the last 24 spots on the sun, the
October 25, astronomers observed the powerful flash of the largest of the last couple of decades studied sunspot.
Alan Eustace, Google's senior vice president, made the jump from the stratosphere in the morning on October 24, breaking in free fall, which lasted about 15 minutes, about 42 km.
The Great Lakes are undergoing profound in the last 20 years, freezing
In February, for the first time since 1994, 88% of the icy surface of the Great Lakes.
Production of marble
Surprisingly, the process of obtaining a beautiful marble was presented this year in a short documentary film by Italian director Jüri Ankaran.
Who owns the copyright on the monkey selfie?
This photo is not new, but related to its legal issues namely in 2014 were the subject of heated debate. Crested Macaque from Indonesia, seizing camera photographer David Slater, made with the help of a very good self-portrait. Subsequently, representatives of Wikipedia and the photographer have become parties to large-scale dialogue on the rights to this photo (actually because its author is a monkey).
The impressive footage (and sound) of volcanic eruption
Eruption Ta Vourvourou in Papua New Guinea, accompanied by the release of a myriad of lava, rocks and ash, has been photographed vacationing in these parts Phil McNamara.
Photo typhoon Vongfong
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman made this incredible photo 9 October from the International Space Station.
Amusing animated x-ray of
The graphic designer from San Francisco Cameron Drake makes a series of GIF-files based on X-rays.
The deep look into the cosmos,
With a powerful zoom lens, the Hubble telescope in January could make these pictures cluster Abell 2744 galaxy.
A terrible epidemic among starfish
A mysterious disease has killed tens of thousands of starfish on the west coast of North America, and its symptoms are really terrible. The so-called sea star wasting syndrome causes the affected limb being curled into knots, deformed, and finally, to spread in the opposite direction, breaking away from the body. Last month, researchers announced that they have found the culprit: it turned out to be a virus.
The new image of the magnetic field of our galaxy
The colors in this unique picture shows the temperature (from hottest dark red to dark blue ice). A relief line scientists draw conclusions about the shape of a huge magnetic field surrounding our galaxy.
As we look to the sun's point of view,
Artist Thomas Leveritt, armed with a special camera, sunscreen demonstrated the usual New York passersby. The effect was startling.
The formation of a planetary system around a young star
The image of the protoplanetary disk surrounding a young star, can more accurately judge the processes of planet formation.
The volcanic eruption of vortex in Iceland
This swirling ash and volcanic gas vortex captured in September during an eruption on a lava field in Iceland Holuraun.
The keys to the history of mankind, found in underwater cave
known today as Beringia, this lost during the last glacial period, the geographical area is home to a small but significant population of people for science. The skull, which you can see in the photo, has been found in the flooded Mexican cave. It gives researchers new clues about what happened to the Bering and can help them piece together the history of the first settlers of those places.
in the high-resolution dynamic image of the Earth
The first of its kind frames with scenes from the life of orcas
With the help of a remote-controlled drone, scientists were able to get incredible footage that brings the study of orcas real breakthrough.
That is why it is not necessary to hide under a tree during a thunderstorm
During a visit to Vila Franca de Xira in Portugal photographer Anna Philip Scarpa saw in the distance what looked like a tornado. However, on closer examination, the "it" turned out to be ... alive.
A stunning example of collective intelligence
These images show how a group of ants transformed into a chain to perform a difficult mission - to move the enormous dead centipede.
Wasps, building their hive to the
After looking at it, you'll want to arm themselves with anything and go check the windows in his house ...
From the shock of 14,000 volts people received cataract star-shaped
Drought in California
The ongoing drought in California called the worst at least the last 1,200 years. The first image is dated July 20, 2011, the second - 16 January 2014 and for this year the situation has only worsened.
Photo of one of the most poisonous spiders in the world, with the nearest angle
entomologist Alex Wilde made these incredible pictures during his recent visit to the laboratory of chemical poisons.
This experiment ISS looks like a miniature Star Factory
On board the ISS studied the behavior in space burning fuel droplets.
It is not often given people a chance to closely look into the eyes of a bee. This situation corrected fascinating macro photography bees and wasps.
Do you wonder how the International Space Station looks when viewed from the inside of the bladder with water?
Your wish has been fulfilled.
Lightning triple strike on the three highest buildings Chicago
To create a Google Street View of the desert in camel were attached camera's
In order to make its maps and views as detailed as possible, Google toured the desert with a "camel's chamber."
The first video of a giant worm-eating larvae
In the forests of Mount Kinabalu in Borneo in their natural habitat was first filmed this amazing and very kind of predator.
Mantis in 3D-glasses
Scientists at Newcastle University have equipped mantis pair of the smallest 3D-glasses in the world to better understand how these clever predators perceive depth.
The company SpaceX conducts a test flight of a reusable launch vehicle Falcon 9
Photo Martian sunset, made by the rover Curiosity
In April, Curiosity has photographed the setting of the crater rim of Gale sun.
Video belt live fish
In April, the first shots of the elusive creatures were obtained from family oarfish, also known as the "King of herring."
Frames traditional Nepalese collecting wild honey
Twice a year, representatives of the tribes of central Nepal are risking their lives while collecting wild honey from the hives in the world's largest, which are located high on the Himalayan cliffs.
Detailed shooting of solar activity
In May, NASA received the first close-up of the huge coronal mass ejection erupts sun.
The view astronaut during spacewalks
The melting of sea ice: about 35,000 walruses gathered on the banks of
This photograph, Corey Accardo in the framework of a research flight over northern Alaska, in late September, shows walruses crowded beach. Global warming contributes to the melting ice of the Arctic and Pacific oceans and marine animals, looking for a place to rest, have to change their habitual behavior.
You probably know how this experiment ends, but one way or another - is very interesting to observe the
Most people know that any two objects will fall in a vacuum at the same speed. But you probably have never seen this classic experiment conducted in the world's largest vacuum chamber.
The explosion at the start of unmanned Antares rocket
Chemical reactions, filmed in high definition, a scene reminiscent of alien life
Landing comet mission Rosetta
August 6 after a long space travel more than ten years, the European Space Agency craft approached the comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko. November 12 probe Philae first time in the history of successfully landed on the comet.