to believe in a universe as young as six or seven thousand years old is to extinguish the light from most of the galaxy, not to mention from all the hundred billion other galaxies in the observable universe

2 months ago on June 13th | J | 26,774 notes
Tagged as: #space #science 

myampgoesto11:

Stellar area rugs designed by Schönstaub

2 months ago on June 5th | J | 8,071 notes

janimalia:

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System

3 months ago on May 25th | J | 110,449 notes
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.

11 months ago on September 27th | J | 2,369 notes
11 months ago on September 18th | J | 282,829 notes
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!!

1 year ago on August 5th | J | 89,967 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.

1 year ago on July 13th | J | 40,800 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

1 year ago on July 1st | J | 992 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

1 year ago on May 21st | J | 861,941 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

1 year ago on May 8th | J | 686 notes