“Quite possibly, the purpose of the universe is to provide a congenial home for self-conscious creatures who can ask profound questions and who can probe the nature of the universe itself.” ― Owen Gingerich

Crescent Moon & Earth from space. "Quite possibly, the purpose of the universe is to provide a congenial home for self-conscious creatures who can ask profound questions and who can probe the nature of the universe itself.

God of wonders beyond our galaxy, you are holy, holy. The universe declares your majesty, you are holy, holy...

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The Sombrero Galaxy is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 28 million light-years from Earth.

The Sombrero Galaxy is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 28 million light-years from Earth.finally, pictures of the Death Star explosion reach Earth lol

I like that this shows how much of the Milky Way we've actually really looked at. There's so much out there we haven't found yet. This is why I love astronomy/cosmology

Alien Worlds Explained: From Rogue Planets to Super-Earths [INFOGRAPHIC]

Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic) Astronomers searching for another Earth are getting closer, thanks to recent discoveries by the Kepler space telescope.

To celebrate Voyager's accomplishments and enduring legacy, we've charted some of the spacecraft's biggest moments.

Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Mission Through Space [INFOGRAPHIC]

Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years. Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at miles per hour!Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.

G Adventures’ and the Looptail’s very own Sean Russo did a trek to Machu Picchu. He counted his steps and as a result, here is our Inca Trail Map, trekked by Sean, visualized by Attit. Please click the image to enlarge.

Inca Trail Visualized by G Adventures’ and the Looptail’s very own Sean Russo did a trek to Machu Picchu. He counted his steps and as a result, here is our Inca Trail Map, trekked by Sean, visualized by Attit. Please click the image to enlarge.

Photographer Thomas O'Brien captured this self-portrait under the Milky Way at Great Basin National Park in Nevada Picture: Thomas O'Brien/CATERS NEWS. This os such an amazing photo. the galaxy is truly huge

Pictures of the day: 13 February 2013

To see the milky way from the naked eye. Photographer Thomas O'Brien captured this self-portrait under the Milky Way at Great Basin National Park in Nevada Picture: Thomas O'Brien/CATERS NEWS. This os such an amazing photo. the galaxy is truly huge

The cost of living on Mars #infographic

The-Cost-of-Living-on-Mars. Cost of space travel, shelter, food & water, communication


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