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bewbin:

nasa trying to eat the moon

bewbin:

nasa trying to eat the moon


Tenmon Bun’ya no zu (map showing divisions of the heavens and regions they govern) star map with wooden case by Shibukawa Harumi (1639-1715), Japan, 1677. Combines Shibukawa’s systematic astronomical observations with concepts from Chinese field-allocation astrology.

Tenmon Bun’ya no zu (map showing divisions of the heavens and regions they govern) star map with wooden case by Shibukawa Harumi (1639-1715), Japan, 1677. Combines Shibukawa’s systematic astronomical observations with concepts from Chinese field-allocation astrology.

mothernaturenetwork:

The sun flashes jack-o’-lantern grin in this uncanny NASA photoA haunting face reminiscent of a carved jack-o’-lantern emerges from the active regions of the sun’s corona in this image captured on Oct. 8 by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. According to NASA, “the active regions appear brighter because those are areas that emit more light and energy — markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona.”

mothernaturenetwork:

The sun flashes jack-o’-lantern grin in this uncanny NASA photo
A haunting face reminiscent of a carved jack-o’-lantern emerges from the active regions of the sun’s corona in this image captured on Oct. 8 by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.
 
According to NASA, “the active regions appear brighter because those are areas that emit more light and energy — markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona.”

rawr0609:

9c9bs:

The real problem with people fussing over Pluto all the time is it represents the priorities of the public - preserving traditions rather than accepting facts. The pursuit of science is about building a sustainable catalog of truths, and there is no advantage in altering truths to appease nostalgia. 

wow

When scientifically investigating the natural world, the only thing worse than a blind believer is a seeing denier.
Neil deGrasse Tyson  (via whats-out-there)
gravitationalbeauty:

Bright Sun and Crescent Earth from the Space Station
romymau:

Serenity Nebula

romymau:

Serenity Nebula

bobbycaputo:

Photographer Captures Meteor Streaking Through the Aurora Borealis