The data-crunching Google developers are renowned for taking vast amounts of information and processing it into fascinating snapshots of our world. In the most recent endeavor, Google teamed up with Nasa and several other partners to produce a virtual, 30-year time machine. The timelapse shows almost 30 years of satellite imagery of Earth’s surface undergoing … Read more
According to the space agency, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) “captures a shot of the sun every 12 seconds in 10 different wavelengths.” The video features images from the past three years, “at a pace of two images per day.” Nasa adds: “There are several noteworthy events that appear briefly in this video. They include the two … Read more
Taylor Allen is a photographer and filmmaker from New Jersey. His work with double exposure images are stunning, and his use of the cosmos within the human body creates a beautiful combination.
The universe is currently only cranking out stars at only 3% of what it used to 11 billion years ago. This means the universe has already made 95% of stars it will ever make if the decline continues as suspected. (Royal Astronomical Society) Back in the day gaseous protogalxies were colliding and merging at high … Read more
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Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will have to wait for the proper weather conditions before he will attempt to be the first person ever to break the speed of sound barrier by free falling from space. Baumgartner has been working extensively with scientists and engineers on the mission, which is sponsored by Red Bull and is titled “Red … Read more
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Not only was this crazy idea pulled off. But it was concluded that the execution was close to perfect. Or as close to perfect as an 8 month journey through space can produce. In interviews with The Los Angeles Times, engineers said initial reviews of Curiosity’s final minutes in flight revealed a startling fact: the … Read more
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