Out of this world baking.
Out of this world baking.
These have all been shortlisted for Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013.
This list is absolute and cannot be changed or altered in any way for all of humanity.
Finding a new Earth is hard. These contenders were so close, but sadly humans cannot live on molten lava or plasma water…yet.
Plus a look inside the first-ever Google Glass porn (starring James Deen!), photos of Queen Elizabeth before she was a great-grandmother, and a brief guide to the world of “Blurred Lines” YouTube parodies.
A NASA spacecraft near Saturn captured incredible images of Earth and its moon.
In space there are no limitations.
This once again proves that astronauts are the coolest people around.
Warning: This will change your perspective on everything in the universe.
It’s the King of planets.
Humans can’t let rovers have all the fun! Space exploration is gearing up to go to Mars…and beyond.
These facts might create some debates. But really let’s just admire the beauty of it all.
This animation of super computer data by scientists at NASA, Johns Hopkins, and Rochester Institute of Technology shows how stellar-mass black holes are able to produce high-energy light. It’s also pretty mesmerizing.
You think you’ve got astronomy street cred? Let’s find out.
Lily Koppel’s new nonfiction book, The Astronaut Wives Club, looks at the historic time in America when astronauts were heroes and their families were emblems. She talks about the book and the photos she gathered.
So, most of these deal with love and whatever, but metaphorically, they’re space jams!!!
The DomiCopter will be delivering hot Domino’s pizza to your neighborhood if a franchise in the United Kingdom has its way.
“It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.”― Neil Armstrong
Plus 33 things that Fast & Furious 6 is actually about, the easiest way to smell like a firefighter, and the Amanda Bynes bong question.
A science blogger has been getting zoom-happy with the latest images from NASA’s Curiosity Rover. And he thinks he’s spotted a reptile.
I hereby nominate Commander Hadfield for president of space. Or maybe Prime Minister of space, since he’s Canadian.
Monday’s Oklahoma tornado that rocked the city of Moore was captured by NASA and NOAA satellites. At least 24 people lost their life, including nine children in the storm.
Major Timothy Peake is the first British citizen to be selected by the European Space Agency. He’ll be blasting off for the International Space Station in 2015.
“I’m not a Star Trek fan at all. In fact, I turned J.J. Abrams down the first time he asked me to work on the film.”
Facebook just rolled out a new set of status options in the UK. They seem pretty dumb.
Woah. Via Reddit.
Crew members Chris Hadfield, Tom Marshburn, and Roman Romanenko landed their Soyuz spacecraft in Kazakhstan Monday after spending 144 days in space aboard the International Space Station.
The Twitter-savvy astronaut, who returns home from the ISS today, saves the best for last, by making the first ever music video in space.
Just when we thought Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was done providing the world with videos from the International Space Station he gives us one last masterpiece. Chris leaves the ISS tomorrow after nearly five months in space.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been tweeting some amazing shots from the International Space Station. As he prepares to come back to Earth, here’s some of his best shots from above the world.