A virtual tour of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center

A virtual tour of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center

A virtual tour of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) at the Kennedy Space Center during its last mission, STS-133. Its final destination is the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Arrival is planned for April 17, 2012.

Google Body Browser – Google’s latest Human Body Educational Tool

Google Body Browser is Google’s latest educational tool. It is a completely detailed outline of the human body. On the left you will find a slider that lets you select different layers of the body: the external skin, muscles,bones, organs, and the nervous system.

As you move the slider, the image of the body on the right is updated. You can zoom in and out of the image and rotate it as you wish. Clicking on a body part highlights it and displays its name. In case you want a particular body part located, you can use the search bar located at the top. [ via. supriyablog ]

NPTEL – IIT and IISc Faculty Have Recorded Around 4,750 Videos

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) faculty have recorded around 4,750 videos for this project till date and anyone, anywhere can watch the lectures online through YouTube at youtube.com/iit.

The project – NPTEL – is funded by the Indian Government and content of the courses is based on the curriculum that’s suggested by AICTE. It should therefore benefit all science and engineering students of India especially those studying in institutes where the local teaching faculty is not at par. [ via. labnol ]

Woxikon: Online Translator And Multi-Language Dictionary

woxiconWoxikon is an online translator and Multilingual dictionary.Once they select to translate the word, the user is provided with the translation in eight languages. Users may choose the language they wish to search for their word in. For example, a user wishes to find the translation for “profound.” That person select the English dictionary, enters in the word, and receives the translation not only in Spanish, but also in French, Italian, Portuguese, Swiss, Dutch, and German. Via: Veerublog

Medpedia – The World’s Best Online Medical Information

medpediaMedpedia – The world’s best online medical information on the Internet about medicine, health, and the body and to make it freely available through the website Medpedia.com.

Medpedia is just getting started. It is a long term project and is not yet a comprehensive resource. See what is already available and how you can add to it. Medpedia is applying a new collaborative model to the collection, sharing and advancement of medical knowledge that, over time, will produce the world’s most comprehensive resource.

Via. Veerublog