Carina Nebula. Pinner wrote: When I consider lots of tones and sounds coming together this is the image I think. Lots of different colours colliding and flowing in deep waves and strokes

Carina Nebula. Pinner wrote: When I consider lots of tones and sounds coming together this is the image I think. Lots of different colours colliding and flowing in deep waves and strokes

a small portion of the nebula star cluster NGC 2074, located 170,000 light-years away

a small portion of the nebula star cluster NGC 2074, located 170,000 light-years away

Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun also resides in this disk, these stars appear to us as a diffuse band that circles the sky.

Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun also resides in this disk, these stars appear to us as a diffuse band that circles the sky.

The age of the universe and its vast number of stars suggests that extraterrestrial life should be common. If that’s the case, then where is everyone? In this infographic we explore some possibilities, ranging from the Zoo Hypothesis to the Technological Singularity

The age of the universe and its vast number of stars suggests that extraterrestrial life should be common. If that’s the case, then where is everyone? In this infographic we explore some possibilities, ranging from the Zoo Hypothesis to the Technological Singularity

Jupiter Rising by Alexis Birkill To learn more about galaxies, check out #Astronomy Is Awesome - http://astronomyisawesome.com/galaxies/whats-the-closest-galaxy-to-us/

Jupiter Rising by Alexis Birkill To learn more about galaxies, check out #Astronomy Is Awesome - http://astronomyisawesome.com/galaxies/whats-the-closest-galaxy-to-us/

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