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Tulip Nebula

Tulip Nebula - I'm pinning this for the picture. The article says we are made of star stuff. That sounds nice and poetic, but it doesn't give you any meaning, unfortunately. Star stuff doesn't care about you.

NASA photo of a black hole

The Most Dangerous Ideas in Science—Some physicists are pushing back against ideas like string theory and the multiverse. Here, we see a computer-generated image of a black hole, which might, ultimately, be explained by ideas like string theory.

sunrise on Earth - love this photo

Sunrise on Earth. It takes 8 minutes before the sunlight will reach the earth ( in summertime it takes 17 seconds more)

Did the Soviets Actually Build a Better Space Shuttle? - Popular Mechanics

Buran and Space Shuttle. Buran (snow storm) flew only once, powered into orbit by the Energia. Unlike the NASA orbiter which had main engines on the orbiter itself in addition to the SRB's, the Buran received all of its boost into space from the Energia.

Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, inside Vostok 6, 16th June 1963.

June Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space. She flew aboard Vostok 6 and completed nearly 50 orbits of the Earth during the approximately three days she spent in space.