Aimless In Space

My own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
--J.B.S. Haldane--

Rachael - Detroit - WSU

Mad Scientist-in-Training

Clastrophysicist (Classics/Astronomy/Physics)

This is my super spectacular (mostly) space blog!! I also blog cats, science, math, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Cowboy Bebop, Fullmetal Alchemist, Howl's Moving Castle, Samurai Champloo, Legend of Zelda, Rurouni Kenshin, jellyfish, Detroit, Futurama, and whatever else happens to delight me!
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This gallery shows four planetary nebulas from the first systematic survey of such objects in the solar neighborhood made with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.The planetary nebulas shown here are NGC 6543, also known as the Cat’s Eye, NGC 7662, NGC 7009 and NGC 6826. This image was released Oct. 10, 2012.

See more images from the Chandra x-ray space telescope.


Ampin’ It Up by *papatheo

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Deep Breaths…

It is real!!! IT IS HAPPENING!!!!!!

Graduate school!! WHY ARE YOU SO SCARY!?


Hubble’s view of 30 Doradus
Credit: NASA/Hubble


Tilt Shift filters applied to Hubble Space Telescope photos.

Tilt Shift filters make the foreground and background of images more blurred, changing the depth of field of these images. 


[Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

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LHA 120-N11 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Nearly 200 000 light-years from Earth, the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, floats in space, in a long and slow dance around our galaxy. As the Milky Way’s gravity gently tugs on its neighbour’s gas clouds, they collapse to form new stars. In turn, these light up the gas clouds in a kaleidoscope of colours, visible in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Credit: NASA, ESA. Acknowledgement: Josh Lake



fireflies in timelapse, photos by (click pic) vincent bradytakehito miyataketsuneaki hiramatsu and spencer black

I reblog every time. Because, magic.

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Minimal Posters -  Five Great Mathematicians And Their Contributions.

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Nice graphic from the American Chemical Society’s Reactions page to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

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Earth’s Siblings: Inside The Planets

Click each for a neat and informative view of the neighboring planets in our Solar System.


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