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Have you guys tried the scales at AMNH that tell you what you’d weigh on various planets? Never (in my experience) gets old.

Have you guys tried the scales at AMNH that tell you what you’d weigh on various planets? Never (in my experience) gets old.

(via ilovecharts)

Mars rises in the east at sunset, and soars almost overhead at midnight, shining burnt-orange almost 10 times brighter than a 1st magnitude star.
You can learn a lot from streetlights…These days, city planners are moving to sodium vapor, which glows slightly orange, so from outer space the colors tell you which part of town is new, and which old.
deep-dark-fears:

A fear submitted by thisismyideaofhumor

Deep dark fears turned into wonderful comic strips,
(via Laughing Squid)

staceythinx:

These fun illustrations by Norbert Mayer celebrate animals that have traveled in space.

(via lustik)

A copy of the Customs form filled out by the Apollo 11 astronauts after their return to Earth on July 24, 1969.
That’s right, astronauts go through customs.

explodingtorium:

Cream Swirling in Coffee, 1984, photo by Esther Kutnick

The spinning is going to happen—maybe not quite that vigorous…
I am zucchini, and I am in space.

little-a-watson:

martinekenblog:

Jupiter Structural Layer Cake

Birthday cake idea #2.

(Cakecrumbs.me)

Pretty great.

(via makeanx)

This mission is not over.

NASA is reporting that Voyager 1 has left our solar bubble and is now cruising through interstellar space.  According to project manager Suzanne Dodd, it should reach the next star in, oh, about 40,000 years.

Watch the press conference LIVE.  Read the press release.  Listen to our story about Voyager.