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Orionids meteor shower lights night sky

Image from nasa.gov

Stargazers are in for a weeklong celestial display of shooting stars as Earth passes through a stream of dusty debris from Halley’s Comet. 158 more words

Science

NASA's Opportunity rover shows us what a comet looks like from Mars

It may not look like much but it’s actually quite a lot: that bright smudge is Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) as it approached Mars to make its historic and much-anticipated close pass on Sunday, Oct. 409 more words

Solar System

Coding the Solar System!

So today in processing I learnt about how to make shapes, use colours and transparency. The task today was to use skills from past sessions to create an elliptical orbit :O (just using code and images) 42 more words

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The Sun and The Moon on the Sunset Strip

The sun took a few parting shots at the grumbling clouds, some paparazzi on the beach, and a rare bird as it began to slip behind the tinted window of the horizon. 224 more words

Fiction

An Attack of Creativity

I don’t know how it happens, but I get these creative inspirations at the oddest times.

It started out while I was taking a shower.  It seems like many of my writing ideas happen while I’m in the shower.  111 more words

Life

NASA releases actual recordings from space -- and they're absolutely breathtaking

Earlier this year, Lefse Records released The Space Project, in which acts like Beach House, Spiritualized, The Antlers, and more used actual recordings from the Voyager space probe to create songs and soundscapes. 131 more words

News

Beyond Imagination

This blog is for all those people around the world who love to explore the beauty of nature and its lifeforms.

The Planet is full of Life and many of them are still not discovered by us. 128 more words

Dinosaurs