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Two-sided outflow powered by the supermassive black hole buried inside shown in bright yellow. Credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss | #perspicacityparty #cosmicwonderland #repin

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An illustration of a black hole. Japanese researchers calculated the internal energy of a black hole and that of a theoretical lower-dimensional cosmos. The similarities provide evidence to support the theory that the universe is a hologram. (Shutterstock*)

2015-08-12 - Illustration providing an overview of the characteristics of comets, asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, fireballs and meteorites.

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Holography entangles quantum physics with gravity

black hole illustration ~~ M. Weiss, Chandra X -ray Center/NASA. Holography entangles quantum physics with gravity. Some physicists have proposed that gravity has something to with quantum entanglement — the spooky connection between distant particles that befuddled Einstein. And it seems that the holographic duality identified by Maldacena has something to do with the gravity-entanglement connection.

Habitable planets found: Illustration provided by the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows the 2 newly discovered earth like planets in the Kepler- habitable zone.

Discovered by accident, this manuscript page provides graphical insight to astronomy in medieval times, before the Renaissance and the influence of Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho de Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Galileo. The intriguing page is from lecture notes on astronomy compiled by the monk Magister Wolfgang de Styria before the year 1490 at Melk Abbey in Austria.

Pivot-irrigation fields carpet the land around Edson, Kansas. Satellite Images Reveal Humanity's Mighty Impact, for Better or Worse - CityLab

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Kepler mission discoveries

An illustration provided by NASA shows the relative sizes of Kepler habitable-zone planets discovered as of April 18. The planets, from left, are Kepler-22b, Kepler-69c, Kepler-62e, Kepler 62f and Earth.


NASA's Space Tourism Posters Will Make You Want to Travel the Galaxy

JPL's Earth science missions monitor our home planet and how it's changing so it can continue to provide a safe haven as we reach deeper into the cosmos.

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These Magical Flying Ship Illustrations Will Be Your New Desktops

Magical Flying Ship Illustrations provided by @io9: This one is "Salvation" by ghgkdn.