The fear of infinity is a form of myopia that destroys the possibility of seeing...– Georg Cantor (via philphys)
Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees...– Carl Sagan (via kl0vis)
fuckyeahfluiddynamics: When a droplet contacts a pool, a thin layer of air can get trapped beneath the droplet, delaying the instant when the liquids contact and surface tension pulls the droplet into the pool. If the pool is being vibrated, air flows more easily into the gap, keeping droplets intact longer. It’s even possible to make them dance.
LIKE A WRITER
A woman’s look is actually a complete sentence that can be written into an essay; the longer the look, the longer the essay. I am a woman, and yes, I’m a writer.
Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why...– Epicurus (via usgroovykids)
And again, fiction writers seem to be prophets
Remember Tatooine, the natal planet of Luke in Starwars? Finally, there was confirmed the discovery of the first CIRCUMBINARY exoplanet. This means it orbits two stars. The planet’s name is Kepler 16-b and it was discovered while using the space observatory aboard NASA’S Kepler spacecraft. Even though this spacecraft was constructed to find new Earthlike planets, Kepler 16-b is very...
Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.– Anonymous (via martinflrs)
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peteuplink: Click to Enlarge Astronomers using ESO’s world-leading exoplanet hunter HARPS have today announced a rich haul of more than 50 new exoplanets, including 16 super-Earths, one of which orbits at the edge of the habitable zone of its star. By studying the properties of all the HARPS…
How I imagine myself when I first start driving.
toocooltobehipster: JAJAJAJ totally me
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I actually remember being following Apollo 11 during the whole simulation of its mission on july 16, 2009. It’s an AWESOME simulation and it has a lot of material.. lots of videos, photographs, recorded audio from the crew and from the station. You actually can feel like if you were there in the Kennedy Space Center on 1969 watching everything occur just exactly as it was. You can even hear...