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Space - So much that we have yet to discover

The most awesome photo of the Milky Way I've seen yet. Wallpaper size too

The Andes from space.

waves of clouds along the east flanks of the Andes Mountains cast off an orange glow by the low angle of the sun in the west. Frank Borman & James A. Lovell during the Gemini 7 Mission

"Absolutely beautiful"

"Absolutely beautiful"

Solar Dragon - Resembling a dragon's tail, remnants of a solar filament strain to escape the sun's gravity. Most of the electrically charged gas - imaged in extreme ultraviolet light - was unsuccessful in its escape attempt and fell back into the sun. Filaments form when magnetic field lines push out of the sun in loops, holding dense gas above the surface of the sun -

Resembling a dragon's tail, remnants of a solar filament strain to escape the sun's gravity in an image released this week by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Man in the Maze: THE SACRED ART OF NAVAJO SANDPAINTING

Navajo Sandpaintings, also called dry paintings, are called "places where the gods come and go" in the Navajo langua.

Orbital flight around the Earth - stunning images of our planet - to the song Walking On Air - amazing footage

This video features a series of time lapse sequences photographed by the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station. Set to the song "Walking .

Ghostly X-ray hand

A small, dense object only 12 miles in diameter is responsible for this beautiful X-ray nebula that spans 150 light years. At the center of this image made by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a very young and powerful pulsar, known as PSR or for short.

Butterfly Nebula

Hubble's New Eyes: Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302 by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

Hydrothermal vents are able to support extremophile bacteria on Earth and may also support life in other parts of the cosmos.

Origin of life: Chemistry of seabed's hot vents could explain emergence of life

May 9th...(prompt...3 gifts found in the dark) *the gift of a starry night...oh the vastness that is portrayed on a starry night!!  *the gift of sweet sleep...sweet and restful it restores, refreshes, and heals our bodies!! *movies as they light up the big dark screen....not many good ones out there but every now and then a good one comes along....have you seen Homerun??

*the gift of a starry night.oh the vastness that is portrayed on a starry night!

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Northern Lights Color Palette. Shetland Yarn: Black Cherry, Kiwi, Sea Green, and Evergreen

In this photo appears a dazzling green aurora over Jökulsárlón, the largest glacier lake in Iceland ( place in the "Beauty of the night" category by Stephane Vetter )

COLLIDING GALAXIES The Hubble Space Telescope  captured this image of The Mice, two galaxies in the process of  merging. Each galaxy probably has a supermassive black hole  at its center, and eventually the two black holes will sink to the  center of the merged galaxy and collide.

Impending collision of galaxies threatens mass extinctions in four billion years (so not before the solar eclipse)

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