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Diana Smith on Pure CSS Francine

NASA Juno Findings – Jupiter’s Jet-Streams Are Unearthly


Data collected by NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter indicate that the atmospheric winds of the gas-giant planet run deep into its atmosphere and last longer than similar atmospheric processes found here on Earth. The findings will improve understanding of Jupiter’s interior structure, core mass and, eventually, its origin.

Buried in the Ash of Vesuvius, These Scrolls Are Being Read for the First Time in Millenia


Scientists are using high-energy X-rays and software to read ancient scrolls burned and buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The x-rays travel through the scrolls while software reads the slightest delays and changes caused by the x-rays to create a layer by layer image of ancient text on papyrus. The high-energy x-rays are a stream of photons ten billion times brighter than the sun.

Pure Francine


Diana Smith, a user interface designer and coder, has created an amazing portrait using only HTML and CSS coded by hand. Viewed in a Chrome web browser, right mouse-click and select View Page Source to see her amazing achievement. Right mouse-click over parts of her portrait and select Inspect to see how code creates parts of the image.

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