discoverynews:

Stunning New View of Cat’s Paw Stellar Kittens
It’s always a joy to see new views of the cosmos through a new telescope or instrument… and this is no exception — these are submillimeter-wavelength emissions from cool lanes of dust inside the Cat’s Paw Nebula, showing the locations of baby stars sparking to life. Read more about the new APEX instrument that is allowing astronomers to see deeper into the Cosmos than ever before.

discoverynews:

Stunning New View of Cat’s Paw Stellar Kittens

It’s always a joy to see new views of the cosmos through a new telescope or instrument… and this is no exception — these are submillimeter-wavelength emissions from cool lanes of dust inside the Cat’s Paw Nebula, showing the locations of baby stars sparking to life. Read more about the new APEX instrument that is allowing astronomers to see deeper into the Cosmos than ever before.

6 months ago on September 27th | J | 2,364 notes
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Tagged as: #pretty #space 

jtotheizzoe:

WHAT IF other planetary bodies orbited our world at the same distance as the moon? (x)

Of course, if Jupiter were out there where our moon is, our crust would be ripped, wobbled and cracked to such an extreme degree that we’d be living on an earthquake-riddled, flood-tide, volcano-Earth.

But think of the night sky!!

8 months ago on August 5th | J | 80,435 notes

jtotheizzoe:

neuromatic:

peachylingerie:

Glow in the dark underwear by Make It Good

Everyone buy this, let’s all have a party, no chaperones*

*Okay maybe one or two chaperones, because I can’t be responsible for what happens**

**Also, can we have it at your house? Don’t think my place would hold everyone.

9 months ago on July 13th | J | 40,768 notes
discoverynews:

Voyager Reaches Mystery Interstellar Doorstep
Voyager’s prolonged journey into interstellar space took another dramatic turn when the intrepid space probe last summer passed into a bizarre and unanticipated cosmic hallway between the bubble of space under the sun’s influence and whatever lies beyond. Read more

discoverynews:

Voyager Reaches Mystery Interstellar Doorstep

Voyager’s prolonged journey into interstellar space took another dramatic turn when the intrepid space probe last summer passed into a bizarre and unanticipated cosmic hallway between the bubble of space under the sun’s influence and whatever lies beyond. Read more

9 months ago on July 1st | J | 989 notes

shitlesbianssay:

coolstufffromlalacat:

anothertimesforgottenspace:

worth scrolling all the way up to reblog

This went to a very different place then I though it would.

This is awesome/funny on one level and blows my mind on another

11 months ago on May 21st | J | 688,035 notes
discoverynews:

Our Solar System: Rare Species in Cosmic Zoo
Pulling from 20 years of research since the first discoveries of planets beyond our solar system, scientists have concluded that Earth and its sibling worlds comprise what appears to be a relatively rare breed in a diverse cosmic zoo that includes a huge variety of planet sizes, orbits and parent stars. Read more

discoverynews:

Our Solar System: Rare Species in Cosmic Zoo

Pulling from 20 years of research since the first discoveries of planets beyond our solar system, scientists have concluded that Earth and its sibling worlds comprise what appears to be a relatively rare breed in a diverse cosmic zoo that includes a huge variety of planet sizes, orbits and parent stars. Read more

11 months ago on May 8th | J | 688 notes

jtotheizzoe:

crookedindifference:

NASA Probe Gets Close Views of Large Saturn Hurricane

Holy hell … that’s gorgeous (and false-colored, sadly).

11 months ago on April 30th | J | 13,101 notes

jtotheizzoe:

An important reminder that the universe has three spatial dimensions and is best appreciated with all three engaged*.

*engage fourth as needed for EXTREME MODE

1 year ago on April 16th | J | 155,087 notes

discoverynews:

Why a Mars Comet Impact Would be Awesome

...the aftermath of a cometary collision would be a scientific smorgasbord. If we ever needed to be “pushed” to send a manned mission to the surface of Mars, I can think of no better time than in the years after a massive comet strike.

1 year ago on April 2nd | J | 729 notes