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Incredible Images of our Amazing Star: 5 Years & 2,600 Terabytes

Incredible Images of our Amazing Star: 5 Years & 2,600 Terabytes

By Ben | science, space

Tweet NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is celebrating its fifth year of continuously observing the [&hellip

Flying through the Solar System at the speed of light

Flying through the Solar System at the speed of light

By Ben | science, space

Tweet It turns out the solar system is really, really big. From the video description: [&hellip

The solar system's solid surfaces

The solar system's solid surfaces

By Ben | infographics, maps, space

Tweet I'm not sure if "human skin" really counts as a solid surface...but... [click to [&hellip

Saturn is Beautiful.

Saturn is Beautiful.

By Ben | photography, science, space

Tweet Holy Saturn, Batman! In perhaps one of the most beauteous pictures ever, this image [&hellip

Every SciFi Spaceship Ever (to scale)

Every SciFi Spaceship Ever (to scale)

By Ben | pop culture, space

Tweet Okay, it might not have like...two. But it's pretty amazing nevertheless. Be sure to [&hellip

The Pale Blue Dot: The 2013 Cassini Edition

The Pale Blue Dot: The 2013 Cassini Edition

By Ben | photography, space

Tweet On July 19, 2013, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took images "using the red, green, and [&hellip

What Other Planets Would Look Like if they Were as Close as the Moon

What Other Planets Would Look Like if they Were as Close as the Moon

By Ben | science, space

Tweet The Moon is approximately 1/2 a degree in diameter when you look at it [&hellip

Earthquake Astrophotography Light Painting

Earthquake Astrophotography Light Painting

By Ben | photography, science, space

Tweet What happens when you combine a long-exposure photograph of Jupiter and the Galilean moons [&hellip

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

Tweet My initial thoughts on what would happen were pretty wrong- though once I saw [&hellip

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

By Ben | infographics, science, space

Tweet From matthen: "Streamlines exposing the structure of a gravitational field surrounding multiple masses. Streamlines run in the [&hellip

The NorthEastern United States at Night

The NorthEastern United States at Night

By Ben | photography, space

Tweet   by ISS Expedition 30, NASA via APOD Tweet

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

By Ben | infographics, space

Tweet A fun little interactive website that gives you a sense of the vastness of [&hellip

Sitting Ringside with Rhea

Sitting Ringside with Rhea

By Ben | space

Tweet   Taken by the Cassini spacecraft in April 2011, the Saturnian moon Rhea sits [&hellip

Spacebat: A Tribute

Spacebat: A Tribute

By Ben | animals, inspirational, internet culture, space

Tweet by Diego Camarotta, via TYWKIWDBI. Tweet

The Solar System to Scale (includes some TNOs)

The Solar System to Scale (includes some TNOs)

By Ben | art, infographics, science, space

Tweet Includes the dwarf planets Pluto, Huamea, MakeMake, & Eris, but bafflingly excludes Ceres. via [&hellip

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

By Ben | infographics, science, space

Tweet "NASA's Kepler mission has already found more than 100 planets, along with strong hints [&hellip

The Helical Model of the Solar System (is probably crap)

The Helical Model of the Solar System (is probably crap)

By Ben | science, space

Tweet So, I saw this beautiful & interesting GIF via the twitter: . Intrigued, I [&hellip

Mars Curiosity takes its Profile Pic

Mars Curiosity takes its Profile Pic

By Ben | science, space

Tweet This is totally Curiosity's version of the duck face. APOD: 2013 February 22 - [&hellip

A Flight Through the Universe, by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey - YouTube

A Flight Through the Universe, by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey - YouTube

By Ben | science, space, Uncategorized

Tweet from The Sloan Digital Sky Survey, animated Miguel Aragon with Mark Subbarao and Alex [&hellip

Curiosity Rover Discovers Shocking Evidence of Life! :-)

Curiosity Rover Discovers Shocking Evidence of Life! :-)

By Ben | funny, science, space

Tweet via boingboing.net Tweet

Keep Calm & Land on Mars

Keep Calm & Land on Mars

By Ben | pop culture, science, space

Tweet via blog.makezine.org Tweet

Crater Lake Under the Stars

Crater Lake Under the Stars

By Ben | nature, photography, space

Tweet via vimeo.com Beautiful time-lapse. Suddenly I have an urge to go West this winter.... [&hellip

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