Tag Archives: astronomy

a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam

From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s different. Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever … Continue reading

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100,000 stars

Mindblowing. try the interactive version here: workshop.chromeexperiments.com/stars/

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space ink

by Dan Henk and an entire book on scientific tattoos! sweet:) via itsokaytobesmart.com

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I helped discover a planet! Or two! :D

When I’m stressed I like to search for exoplanets, that is planets outside our solar system. It’s surprisingly relaxing;) I take part in an amazing citizen science project called Planet Hunters in which you help analyze data from the NASA Kepler … Continue reading

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Perseids

You know what’s cooler that watching meteors? Watching meteors from space! photo by Ron Garan via Bad Astronomy

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Curiosity

Today, after 7 months in space, Curiosity landed on Mars. And took my name with it🙂 Why is it so exciting and amazing? Besides the fact that we are going where noone has gone before, most of the previous Mars … Continue reading

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home. wow.

yes, I know, another time lapse, it’s all BadAstronomy’s fault

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Within Two Worlds by Brad Goldpaint

aurora over Sparks Lake, Oregon – more at BadAstronomy and a beautiful, beautiful time-lapse (watch fullscreen!): from goldpaintphotography.com/

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perfect

Ice & Aurora by Helge Mortensen via bad astronomy

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