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June 9th, 2018

Expanding Mind

Imagine that you are reborn into a world where everything is completely unknown to you. How would you react to the people, places and events that happen around you, and what would you say?

Mind blowing simulation depicting the formation of the first stars in the universe!

(Credit: Harley Katz et. al. / University of Oxford)

Do you think you're sitting still right now?

- You're on a planet orbiting a star at 30km/s

- That star is orbiting the center of a galaxy at 230km/s

- That galaxy is moving trough the universe at 600km/s.

Since you started reading this, you have traveled about 3000km

Mind-blowing!

A zoom out of the sharpest view of the Andromeda Galaxy ever, showing more than 100 million stars!

(Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B. F. Williams, L. C. Johnson, the PHAT team, R. Gendler / video by Universal-Sci)

Amazing visualization: Animal movement tracking across the arctic on top of seasonal natural phenomena like changing vegetation, snow (white), and sea ice (light purple).

(Credit: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio)

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The center of this image is framed by the tell-tale arcs that result from strong gravitational lensing, a striking astronomical phenomenon which can warp, magnify, or even duplicate the appearance of distant galaxies

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Newman, M. Akhshik, K. Whitaker

Interesting fact:

Every atom in your body is billions of years old...


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