Category Archives: Earth

The Tree of Life

A big thanks to the folks at NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day blog for this gorgeous image.  It appears as if some sort of worm whole is opening, when in reality it is simply the time lapse of the … Continue reading

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The End of the World or Beginning of a New Age?

The 2012 winter solstice will occur at 11:12 am gmt (4:12 am AZ time). You may have heard that the Maya predicted the end of the world to occur on this day. Most are skeptical and think this is just … Continue reading

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The Most Astounding Fact from Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Noted astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson shares his thoughts on the most astounding fact about the Universe. Now to quote Einstein, “The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.” The Most Astounding Fact | The Sly Oyster … Continue reading

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Women are the Greatest Mystery in the Universe agrees Birthday boy Stephen Hawking!

Stephen Hawking is one of the most preeminent physicists of modern times and author of the most popular, but not read or understood books of all time: A Brief History of Time. In it he discusses topics such as black holes, … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice 2011!

Celebrate Saturnalia and start the one year countdown to the end of the Mayan Calendar on December 21, 2012. It’s the End of the World Baby!

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The Coolest Earth Time Lapse Video You’ll See All Day

The music is a bit annoying and the video goes on for five minutes, but what else are you doing for the next five minutes? Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael König … Continue reading

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Happy Equinox!

Happy Equinox! The Autumnal Equinox marks the end of summer and beginning of fall, it is one of the two days of the year that the length of night and day are equal. For millennia this day has marked the … Continue reading

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