On the Beach with Mars: NASA Image of the Day

Look at that. Look how beautiful. Such a majestic site to behold. It just fills one with wonder and awe. I mean seriously, what an amazing looking dog. Good boy! Oh, and that sky is pretty impressive as well. On the Beach with Mars Explanation: At the end of last year's northern summer, after its

By |2022-04-30T12:37:11-06:00June 2nd, 2022|Features, Science & Space, Summertime|0 Comments

…X-Rays From Uranus: NASA Image of the Day

[INSERT JOKE HERE] But seriously folks... Detecting X-Rays From Uranus Astronomers have detected X-rays from Uranus for the first time, using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, as shown in this image from March 2021. This result may help scientists learn more about this enigmatic ice giant planet in our solar system. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun

By |2021-07-02T08:51:46-06:00July 2nd, 2021|Science & Space, Tachyon Emissions|0 Comments

Finding a Missing Black Hole: NASA Image of the Week

Today's image is of a black hole, or rather the lack of a black hole. There should be a black hole but no evidence of a black hole where the black hole should be exists.  If this sounds confusing, it is. Or at least it is to an untrained blogger whose expertise is in stories

By |2021-01-19T10:15:33-07:00January 19th, 2021|Science & Space, Tachyon Emissions|0 Comments

Jovey McJupiterface (or Ego the Living Planet is Real): NASA Image of the Day

Fist let's get this out of the way and mention that scientist Jason Major titled this image “Jovey McJupiterface” because scientists are awesome in so, so many ways. The second thing we need to address is the fact that Ego the Living Planet is real! As everyone knows Ego the Living planet is...well...a living planet. And

By |2017-06-30T15:22:26-06:00June 30th, 2017|Science & Space|0 Comments

Brilliant Star Death in “Rotten Egg” Nebula: NASA Image of the Day

Goodnight Miss Calabash Nebula, wherever you are! (If you get that joke, congratulations! You're old). So here is another example of the universe being beautiful in the throws of death. I mean, if you're a sun and you're gonna die it might as well be spectacular right? Also, this particular "star death" smells like rotten eggs.

By |2017-02-11T13:16:26-07:00February 11th, 2017|Science & Space|0 Comments

Cosmic Winter Wonderland: NASA Image of the Day

Normally I would say something snarky or goofy here but this image speaks for itself really, no need to embellish with my customary silliness. It's stunning. Just a great example of the Universe being awesome. And here, at the end of a particularly terrible, tragic, unhappy year, we could all use a little awesome. So please sit

By |2016-12-29T19:47:04-07:00December 29th, 2016|Science & Space|0 Comments

Mars Is a Chocolate Bar: NASA Image of the Day

In absolutely stunning news the folks at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have discovered that the surface of Mars is actually a giant candy bar - chocolate to be precise. Deep, flowing oceans of creamy milk chocolate swirl between vast chunks of solid chocolate smoothed into rounded edges over a millennia of churning goodness. It is

By |2016-12-12T22:19:17-07:00December 12th, 2016|Science & Space|0 Comments
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