cosmo-nautic:

Streams of charged particles blasted from the sun collide with Saturn’s magnetic field, creating a wonderful Aurora, that unlike Earth’s relatively short-lived Auroras, Saturn´s can last for days.
Credit: NASA,ESA, J Clarke (Boston University) and Z. Levay (STScl)

cosmo-nautic:

Streams of charged particles blasted from the sun collide with Saturn’s magnetic field, creating a wonderful Aurora, that unlike Earth’s relatively short-lived Auroras, Saturn´s can last for days.

Credit: NASA,ESA, J Clarke (Boston University) and Z. Levay (STScl)

thedemon-hauntedworld:

NGC 5806
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

asapscience:

So there’s a 100% chance we’ll find new life in the ocean, then? 
via ScienceAlert

asapscience:

So there’s a 100% chance we’ll find new life in the ocean, then? 

via ScienceAlert

xysciences:

A Newton’s cradle with lightbulbs. 
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xysciences:

A Newton’s cradle with lightbulbs. 

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commandmodulepilot:

Apollo 15 - Launched 43 Years ago today - Climb aboard the Lunar Rover…

darksideofthemeow:

Never thought astronomy could be so cute.