Posts Tagged ‘astronomy’

The Pale Blue Dot: The 2013 Cassini Edition

The Pale Blue Dot: The 2013 Cassini Edition

By Ben | photography, space

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

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

Earthquake Astrophotography Light Painting

Earthquake Astrophotography Light Painting

By Ben | photography, science, space

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

An Interactive Representation of Time

An Interactive Representation of Time

By Ben | art, infographics, science

  Getting a sense of how long various lengths of time, especially the really big [&hellip

What are the odds a meteor will destroy a city?

What are the odds a meteor will destroy a city?

By Ben | infographics, math, science

via BoingBoing by Per Square Mile

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

Exoplanets Are As Plentiful As Weeds

By Ben | infographics, science, space

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

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

Compilation of videos showing the shockwave from the Chelyabinsk Meteor

Compilation of videos showing the shockwave from the Chelyabinsk Meteor

By Ben | nature, science

I'm assuming if your co-workers understand Russian this video is NSFW. Chelyabinsk Meteor Shockwave Compilation

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

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

A beautiful take on the Drake Equation

A beautiful take on the Drake Equation

By Ben | infographics, science

from BBC Futurevia Information is Beautiful

All 786 Known Exoplanets (as of June 2012)

All 786 Known Exoplanets (as of June 2012)

By Ben | Uncategorized

via xkcd.com

Is Pluto a planet?

Is Pluto a planet?

By Ben | Uncategorized

via youtube.com

Measuring the Universe: How Astronomers Learned to Measure Distance

Measuring the Universe: How Astronomers Learned to Measure Distance

By Ben | Uncategorized

via vimeo.com

Evolution of the Moon

Evolution of the Moon

By Ben | Uncategorized

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Makes me want to stare at the Sun...

Makes me want to stare at the Sun...

By Ben | Uncategorized

via apod.nasa.gov

Symphony of Science - Onward to the Edge!

Symphony of Science - Onward to the Edge!

By Ben | Uncategorized

via youtube.com

Titan, Dione, Pandora, & Rings [pic]

Titan, Dione, Pandora, & Rings [pic]

By Ben | Uncategorized

via blogs.discovermagazine.com That's so purrty. (Taken by the Cassini spacecraft)

Timeline of the Universe

Timeline of the Universe

By Ben | Uncategorized

via okul8.com Zoom in for the details. There are crazy details

Solar System: A family portrait

Solar System: A family portrait

By Ben | Uncategorized

via microbot.ch

Crater Lake Under the Stars

Crater Lake Under the Stars

By Ben | nature, photography, space

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

Milky Way vs. Other Galaxies

By Ben | Uncategorized

via youtube.com

Acropoclipse: Lunar Eclipse over the Acropolis

Acropoclipse: Lunar Eclipse over the Acropolis

By Ben | Uncategorized

via blog.makezine.com

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