Tag: astrophysics

A brief (scientific) history of weapons. (Also brilliant)










By Zach Weinersmith, from Medium.

Carl Sagan as a Scribblenaut

by Aaron Thornton, via Hey Oscar Wilde!

Your very own “hole to another universe!”

Source unknown. Via Fresh Photons.

Hey guys, check it out! WORM HOLE!

By Left-Handed Toons.

Measuring the Universe: This video is awesome.

By the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

If Leonardo Da Vinci were to sketch CERN’s Large Hadron Collider…

… You’d get this:

By Sergio Cittolin (CERN research physicist), via Kottke.

This lovely image of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) sky is pretty breathtaking

(Click image for larger view)

“In the mosaic, the Milky Way Galaxy runs horizontally across this map. The Milky Way is shaped like a disk and our solar system is located in that disk about two-thirds of the way out from the center. So we see the Milky Way as a band running through the sky. As we look toward the center of the galaxy, we are looking through more of the disk than when we are looking at large angles away from the center, and you can see a noticeable increase in stars (colored blue-green) toward the center of the image.”

From NASA.

When the office of Stephen Hawking sends a fax…

This is awesome…

Via Fresh Photons.

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