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A Cosmic Experience

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever” – “Cosmos” by Carl Sagan

Even after having read Cosmos two years ago, there is one phrase that still amazes me with its beauty and meaning. 414 more words


Lovely song "Sally Ride" by Janielle Monáe

“Sally Ride” was inspired by Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 — July 23, 2012). Sally Kristen Ride joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American women to travel to space, at just 32 years of age. 33 more words


The mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars

An ‘alien plughole’ on Mars that has baffled scientists could have a simple explanation.

Astronomers claim the strange crater, which has a terraced rather than bowl pattern, has been created by water ice. 236 more words


English cosmologist Stephen Hawking has made a major discovery, explaining that the objects carried by a black hole could regenerate into a fascinating parallel universe.

The English physicist Stephen Hawking, xas a cosmologist and professor at the University of Cambridge from 1980 to 2009 and studied black holes. In astrophysics, a black hole is a dense celestial object that prevents any form of matter or radiation to escape. 180 more words


From AURA: "The UK in DKIST"

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

August 17, 2015
Lyndsay Fletcher University of Glasgow
Mihalis Mathioudakis Queen’s University Belfast
Erwin Verwichte University of Warwick… 862 more words

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