The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water it would float.
The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines. A photomicrograph is a technical document that can be of great significance to science or industry. But a good photomicrograph is also an image whose structure, color, composition, and content is an object of beauty, open to several levels of comprehension and appreciation.
The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. Truly international in scope, entries have been received from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Winners have included both professionals and hobbyists. The subject matter is unrestricted and any type of light microscopy technique is acceptable, including phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques.
Photo Credit: Marek Mis. For more information on Nikon Small World click here or visit: http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/
MOSI's permanent exhibit, “Disasterville” is a 10,000-square-foot dramatic and engaging public exhibition where guests are able to walk through interactive towns and experience the impact of a variety of simulated natural disasters. Disasterville covers nine types of disasters: floods, hail storms, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, wildfires, volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Learn how to take action and minimize the effects of nature’s fury in your life.
Experience thrilling simulated presentations that detail the use of appropriate materials and necessary precautions taken during an impending natural disaster. Brace yourself! You’re in for an unforgettable experience!
Step into the role of a weather reporter, engineer or even producer in Bay News 9 WeatherQuest, an interactive news-assignment exhibit allowing guests the opportunity to oversee an entire weather broadcast from a real-life news desk and meteorologist green screen.
Located with the Disasterville exhibition area, WeatherQuest is a “team-oriented” mission-based program meant to introduce guests to the extreme detail and research put into weather reporting and geological forecasting. Guests can step into the roles of weather reporter, anchor, emergency manager, producer, or scientist within a newsroom designed as mock Bay News 9 studio. In addition, WeatherQuest features a glass front so other MOSI guests can observe the newsroom in action!
Located in the main building on the 2nd floor in Disasterville, look for the “Disaster Communications Bus.”
Volunteers to the Ham radio station must hold a valid FCC amateur radio license, be over 18 and be accepted as a MOSI volunteer. Volunteers are asked to one shift a week, such as Wednesday morning or Tuesday afternoon. They are also asked to belong to the MOSI Amateur Radio Club which is comprised of volunteers to MOSI. To sign up, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the MOSI Volunteer office on the first floor. For more information on the Ham radio station visit their official website by clicking here.
Facts About MOSI's Amateur Radio Station
If you are a licensed Amateur Radio Operator and would like to volunteer your time, giving back to your community, please contact MOSI-ARC at email@example.com. For visit the MOSI-ARC website, click here.
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