Keep Looking Up
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The Universe, poster by National GeographicThere are at least a hundred billion galaxies arrayed throughout the universe. Each is an island universe containing billions of stars. This map uses graphic leaps of scales to show how our solar system fits within the vastness of the universe. The map also includes a universe timeline and a description of its evolution. Sheet Size: 20x31.
The Universe Through the Eyes of Hubble Designed with large images and distraction-free layouts to increase the impact of Hubbles imagery, this book gives the reader a guided tour of the cosmos through the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope.
ICRAR has a talented team of cosmological simulators that make giant sections of Universes inside computers to see what happens when you change physics slightly. They're trying to replicate what the real Universe looks like inside a computer to help us understand how we got to be the way we are today. This video shows a selection of some of their simulations.
A rescue boat passes in front of a beautiful rainbow on Lake Ontario in Burlington, Ontario, Canada • photo: Gary (Melagoo) on Wunderground
Lightning bolt at sunset in Oregon • photo: @Earth_Pics on FRROLE
The world-famous Japanese maple at the Portland Japanese Garden in Oregon • photo: Jonathan Cohen on Redbubble
Center of the Trifid Nebula (Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.)
In honor of NASA's 55th Anniversary we put together this infographic that shows NASA's planned expeditions through 2030.
On August 31, 1913, English physicist and radio astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell was born. He was a pioneer in radar and radio telescopes and especially renowned for creating the Jodrell Bank radio telescope, the only antenna that could track rockets in space in the early years of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union.