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Happy 25 Years to the Hubble Space Telescope

Happy 25 years to the Hubble Space Telescope! The largest orbital telescope ever launched was deployed on April 25, 1990, during the mission of  55 more words

History

An expression of eternity

DNA is the universe’s way of becoming conscious of itself.  It took eyes for the universe to see what it looks like, ears to hear what it sounds like, and so on.  

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Inspiration

creation

…as envisioned by michelangelo:

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…as photographed by the hubble telescope:


the creation of adam by michelangelo
“pillars of creation” – the eagle nebula

m’angelo wasn’t far off, was he?

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Beam Me Up, Scotty!

“Beam me up, Scotty” is an oft-misquoted catch phrase from the grand patriarch of all television and film space odysseys, Star Trek.

Contrary to popular belief, Captain James T. 1,149 more words

Caregiving

The Revolution - Mutant 750

The Revolution

As the fires from the supply ship’s engines burned into the night sky, Ollie wondered if they’d seen it. His worst nightmare might soon return. 863 more words

Short Fiction

Eagle Nebula

The Eagle Nebula, also known as the Star Queen Nebula and The Spire, is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens. It was discovered by Jean-Philippe de Cheseaux in 1745-46. 37 more words

Eagle Nebula

Hubble Return to the Eagle Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope has returned to one of its most famous landmarks: the Eagle Nebula, also known as the Pillars of Creation. The revolutionary space telescope has delivered a new visible-light image as well as a revealing infrared image. 13 more words

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