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.
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.
The Dragonfish Nebula (via Spitzer)