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Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

配图文字: "That last LinkedIn request set a new record for the most energetic physical event ever observed. Maybe we should respond." "Nah."

Local Group: 原来还是个天文学术语:本星系群 https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%9C%AC%E6%98%9F%E7%B3%BB%E7%BE%A4

Carina - 船底座

Opportunity

Opportunity

Opportunity

配图文字:We all remember those famous first words spoken by an astronaut on the surface of Mars: "That's one small step fo- HOLY SHIT LOOK OUT IT'S GOT SOME KIND OF DRILL! Get back to the ... [unintelligible] ... [signal lost]"

Astronaut Vandalism

Astronaut Vandalism

Astronaut Vandalism

配图文字: That night, retired USAF pilots covertly replaced the '62' with '50'.

USAF -- United States Air Force。

将离太空距离从62英里改为50英里,飞行员就可以理直气壮地宣称他们也是在“太空”飞行了。

Electromagnetic Leak (update 2014)

electromagnetic_leak_2014

如果这个有个中国版的话,《还珠格格》大概已经到达牛郎星(Altair)了吧?

金星凌日

源自:Astronomy Picture of the Day

此图摄于2012年6月。下一次金星凌日将发生于2117年。

附送餐后甜点:

Solar Eclipses for Beginners

呼吸的地球

A Breathing Earth

新奥尔良设计师John Nelson根据NASA的Visible Earth影像目录制作出反映地球四季变迁的一组gif动画,感觉就像我们的地球在呼吸一样。

高清大图请点击 3.7M

另一个更好看的版本:8.9M

Law of Drama,Objects In Mirror,Epsilon and Zeta

Law of Drama

Law of Drama

配图文字:'Drama' is just 'people being upset,' when someone says they're always surrounded by drama and they just ignore it, it starts to make sense that their strategy might be backfiring.

如图。另外我很喜欢drama queen这个词,可是到现在还没有正式用到过。

极光

由于最近太阳粒子活动加剧,观察和拍摄极光的机会大大增加。以下这张极光照片就由摄影师John Esling在塔斯曼尼亚所拍:

他的fickr相册有更多如明信片般的照片。

又多了一个去塔岛旅游的理由。

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