Science, Art and Photography

mapsontheweb:

North America in 1783
Homesanto:

The accepted boundaries in 1783, after the Revolutionary War. New Orleans still under dispute. Map was drawn by Robert M.Chapin, Jr., published in the Making of Modern America, a high school text book, published in 1950 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

mapsontheweb:

North America in 1783

Homesanto:

The accepted boundaries in 1783, after the Revolutionary War. New Orleans still under dispute. Map was drawn by Robert M.Chapin, Jr., published in the Making of Modern America, a high school text book, published in 1950 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

sagansense:

for-all-mankind:

A Foton M4 space capsule launches on a Soyuz 2-1a rocket at 2:50 am local time, Saturday, 19 July, 2014. The capsule carries animals and other experiments to study the affects of microgravity. At the end of its two month mission, it shall return to Earth.

Similar in design to the Bion series of biological experiment satellites, the Foton series use recently capsules near the design of the original Soviet Vostok capsules.

More here.