Water Art: NASA Image of Phytoplankton Goes Viral.....It may look like a painting by Vincent van Gogh, but this mass of swirling colors is really a satellite image depicting a huge bloom of phytoplankton, or microscopic marine plant life, in the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. -
Mars Rover Opportunity Marks 11-Year Anniversary with Stunning Photo
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is zooming toward dwarf planet Pluto and its mega-moon Charon, shown in an animation of images taken from May 28 to June 15. PHOTOGRAPHS BY NASA/JOHNS HOPKINS APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY/SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Orion in Gas, Dust, and Stars Explanation: The constellation of Orion holds much more than three stars in a row. A deep exposure shows everything from dark nebula to star clusters, all embedded in an extended patch of gaseous wisps in the greater Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. Image Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo (Deep Sky Colors) apod.nasa.gov/...
Some feel that it is egotistical and ignorant to believe we are alone in the universe. Most agree that it is difficult for us to grasp the vastness of space. Either way, photos like this capture the imagination because some things are just unfathomable