The Sun, a bright point of light surrounded by profound blackness, our world glowing in-between.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the lights of the city piercing through the clouds.
CSA Presents: The Hadfield Shake
To maintain their bone and muscle mass, astronauts need to work out two hours every day. CSA Astronaut and Commander Chris Hadfield shares his workout routine with us, from cardio on the T2 treadmill, to muscle and bone mass maintenance on the ARED (Advanced Resistive Exercise Device).
A tutorial on how to lift weights when you’re in weightlessness.
This somehow makes space even cooler
M31 > Moon
If your eyes were sensitive enough, here’s how big the M31 galaxy in Andromeda would look next to the Moon. It’s our nearest galactic neighbor, but doesn’t give off enough surface light to be visible from down here on Earth with the unaided eye.
I’m not making this up, folks … these are Trufax™. Now go impress your friends!
Neil DeGrasse Tyson - The Greatest Science Sermon Ever
Just because religion and science don’t always get along doesn’t mean that isn’t okay to shout the both of them from the mountaintop.
Here’s Neil deGrasse Tyson, delivering a stunning and inspirational sermon (like he is prone to do) on science inspiration from 2006. When you look up, and realize that the iron in your blood is the same iron that makes up the core of a meteor … don’t feel small, feel tall!!!
Watch that and tell me you don’t just want to lasso the Moon!
(from YouTuber playd76)