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It’s a VanGogh-esque world (NASA’s rapresentation of oceanic surface currents - here’s the video) (via rispostesenzadomanda)

It’s a VanGogh-esque world (NASA’s rapresentation of oceanic surface currents - here’s the video) (via rispostesenzadomanda)

Working in Space by V. Bétoulaud.
A set of 10 illustrations showing European space activities

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries

I love the idea that different branches of science are called fields of study. Most people think of science as a closed, black box, when in fact it is an open field, and we are all explorers.
Abell 383 a cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light years from Earth. Studying Abell 383, scientists were able to provide “one of the most detailed 3D picture yet take of dark matter in a galaxy cluster”.

Abell 383 a cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light years from Earth. Studying Abell 383, scientists were able to provide “one of the most detailed 3D picture yet take of dark matter in a galaxy cluster”.

Galaxy NGC 3079
ALMA Prototype-Antennas at the ALMA Test Facility
The “Body Farm” In Texas where anthropologists study human secomposition.
This is the International Space Station’s Cupola when it was in the Alenia Spazio clean room in Turin, Italy, where it was prepared for shipment to NASA’s launch facility at Cape Kennedy. (via NASA)

This is the International Space Station’s Cupola when it was in the Alenia Spazio clean room in Turin, Italy, where it was prepared for shipment to NASA’s launch facility at Cape Kennedy. (via NASA)

Compared to other planets, Neptune doesn’t get enough love. 

Compared to other planets, Neptune doesn’t get enough love. 

The Dragonfish Nebula (via Spitzer)

The Dragonfish Nebula (via Spitzer)