And Now for Something Spectacular: “Jeff’s Earth” (4K NASA Video)

406Gargravarr
2 weeks, 2 days ago
I went to YouTube just to read the flat-Earther comments. Because I still had some lingering faith in humanity that needed to die. Mission accomplished.

Here’s a powerfully moving super high resolution video shot from the International Space Station by astronaut Jeff Williams, to take us away from the nastiness for a few minutes. I highly recommend setting the resolution to 1440p and watching this full screen with all the lights turned off. …

This image shows the winds and warm mass of air associated with a large cyclone that swept the Arctic in late December 2015-early January 2016, thinning and shrinking the sea ice cover. Credit: NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio/Alex Kekesi, data visualizer.

It Gets Even Worse: Trump Plans to Eliminate NASA Climate Research

“Politicized science”
293Rocky-in-Connecticut
11/24/16 6:20:36 am
re: #62 EPR-radar No way that site can get any mainstream coporate backing or investment. I suppose Putin's disinformation and chaos strategy machine will be largely funding this effort.
Image credit: ESA/Herschel/PACS/MESS Key Programme Supernova Remnant Team; NASA, ESA and Allison Loll/Jeff Hester (Arizona State University)

Image of the Day: NASA Honors Prince

Celestial music
420CuriousLurker
4/22/16 6:36:23 pm
re: #419 Great White Snark I know you're not the sort of person who supports bigotry or racism in any form, but the whole "blind justice" concept is is pie in the sky. It's a lovely ideal, but in reality ...

NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal 2015 Was Hottest Year in Recorded History

As the GOP remains mired in anti-science denial
140Unshaken Defiance
1/20/16 1:45:15 pm
re: #97 Testy Toad T I never said boundless, I said better than batteries. The only boundless substance in combustion is air right? They scaled up for steam with coal. They scaled up ships for whale oil. They once started ...

Incredible Video From NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory: A 5-Year Time-Lapse of the Sun

176Dark_Falcon
2/12/15 6:45:57 pm
re: #151 William Barnett-Lewis No, that was the New England Patriots beating on the Denver Broncos like a rented mule. It was one of the Bill Belichick - Tom Brady one-sided playoff massacres and his inability to move the football ...