On August 25, 1989, Voyager 2 passed by Neptune, giving us the first pictures of this beauty, up close and personal. Before then, all we had were pictures of a dot in the sky. 152 more words
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Tel Aviv designer Nir Meiri has produced a lamp with two circular diffusers that every single look like a glowing complete moon (+ slideshow).
Nir Meiri made the 2 Moons lamp after a trip into the Israeli desert. 23 more words
(A false-colour close-up view of Triton – Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
25 years ago, in the summer of 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 became the first, and only, spacecraft to visit the Neptune system, providing Earth with its first ever glimpse of the gas giant and its moon Triton. 333 more words
I have often been frustrated by the Earth-central thinking that we are in someway more significant than the other terrestrial bodies around us. While it is true that Earth is technically the largest terrestrial body in our Solar System, the image above reminds us that much of our planet is not colonizable. 56 more words