befuddle. grounded. retrospect. reason. release. pensive. substance. musing.
investigate. switch. endeavor. traverse. dropped. buoyant. dive. jump.
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
harborage. embark. tackle. venture. launch. attempt. acumen. diversion.
eyes. absorbed. know. hidden. release. discern. pioneer. espy.
seeker. ponderous. choice. binding. global. rapport. cosmic. stellar.
On March 1st Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn can all be seen by the naked eye in the night sky. Orient yourself in the universe this week by doing some planet gazing! Just after sunset look for the super bright planets first: Jupiter and Venus in the Southwest skies. Follow the line connecting Jupiter … Read more
Tom Lowe takes us along Southwest country roads surrounded by mountains, down waterfalls, through arches, to music festivals, and into the vast night sky. This incredible production gives us a taste of some desert magic. Tony Rowell, the photographer of this time lapse, captures the diversity of American Southwest land and sky scapes. The most stunning … Read more
equivalent. poker-faced. concealed. unobtainable. inattentive. disguised. parallel. inscrutable.
This mind bending video captured by Chile’s Paranal Observatory zooms in on the Helix Nebula found in the Aquarius constellation. These shots illuminate the brilliant aging star that expels star dust and ionized gas to create a blue ‘iris’ that expands 4 light-years across. Space to the face!
lifestyle. leverage. illuminate. prerogative. unforeseen. atrophy. fame. the stars.
“Right in the center of the red splotch is a star which is brighter and hotter than our Sun, and is flooding the surrounding material with ultraviolet light and a fast wind of subatomic particles” AKA Ruldolf the Red-Dusted Stromgren Sphere (Discover Magazine) This star, Zeta Ophiuchi, is screaming through space after being knocked out of … Read more