Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence--In Space Scientists have found the biggest and oldest reservoir of water ever--so large and so old, it’s almost impossible to describe. The water is out in space, a place we used to think of as desolate and desert dry, but it's turning out to be pretty lush. Researchers found a lake of water so large that it could provide each person on Earth an entire planet’s worth of water--20,000 times over. Yes, so much water out there in space that it could supply each one of us all the water on Earth--Niagara Falls, the Pacific Ocean, the polar ice caps, the puddle in the bottom of the canoe you forgot to flip over--20,000 times over. The water is in a cloud around a huge black hole that is in the process of sucking in matter and spraying out energy (such an active black hole is called a quasar), and the waves of energy the black hole releases make water by literally knocking hydrogen and oxygen atoms together. The new cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water.
International Photography Awards | Annual Juried Photo Competition™ Photojournal: NASA's Image Access Home Page HelloFromEarth.net | Gliese 581d This site collected goodwill messages from the public for 13 days in August 2009 which were transmitted to Gliese 581d, a planet outside our Solar System which may support life. Messages were moderated by staff at COSMOS magazine; those accepted for inclusion in the transmission have been published on this site. Transmission occurred at midday on Friday 28 August 2009 and was undertaken by the NASA/CSIRO Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex at Tidbinbilla, Australia, using the 70-metre main antenna known as DSS43. Thanks for taking part in this National Science Week event! You can read our best messages below (see BEST MESSAGES SO FAR), see a list of what we think are the top messages received , or browse through all messages here . You can also search messages by the names of people who have successfully left a message, their email addresses or by message content. Stage fright! Alexandra Lynch Brisbane, Australia Yidigunmardin nuruku yajingewa wuremulu jandange. Yidumduma Bill Harney Yu
worldclock.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) POODWADDLE WORLD CLOCKThe World Stats Counter (V 7.0) This minute 250 babies will be born, 100 people will die, 20 violent crimes will be reported, and the US debt will climb $1 million. The World Clock tells more than time. It shows a live picture of our changing world. The World Clock is too large for a single page. You can rotate the map by dragging left or right or by clicking the left and right buttons on the menu. The menu provides several filter options. We show two types of stats:1. Photography | Jadaliyya 2012 - 10 - Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe 4.88 /5 ( 57 votes cast) Rate this Video Currently 5 out of 5 Stars. Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Embed Code Details Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Czech Documentary You, together with your 500 million fellow citizens from ESA’s 20 European member nations, are the collective owners of one of the world’s leading space agencies. The European Space Agency is an intergovernmental organisation, a cooperative coming together of its Member States in their national interest and common good. This new video offers a quick introduction: Europe, meet ESA. Click on the tags to find the matching videos. Corporate Galileo , Mars Express , Planck , Vega Jean-Jacques Dordain , Thomas Reiter Ariane 5 , ATV , Cryosat 2 Satellite , EGNOS (European Geostationnary Navigation Overlay System) , GMES , Mars Express Orbiter , Soyuz launcher
Earth - Your life on earth Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered. And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world. Explore, enjoy, and share with your friends either the whole page, or your favourite insights. This is your story, the story of your life on earth. BBC Earth's Your life on earth is based on the following sources. Lead photo credit: John Kellerman / Alamy.
2012 February 8 - Enceladus Backlit by Saturn Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 February 8 Explanation: This moon is shining by the light of its planet. Specifically, a large portion of Enceladus pictured above is illuminated primarily by sunlight first reflected from the planet Saturn. The result is that the normally snow-white moon appears in the gold color of Saturn's cloud tops. It’s entirely conceivable that life’s splendor surrounds us all, It’s entirely conceivable that life’s splendor surrounds us all, and always in its complete fullness, accessible but veiled, beneath the surface, invisible, far away Underwater digital photographs by Mark Mawson Title: Kafka via Blind Pony "It's entirely conceivable that life's splendor surrounds us all, and always in its complete fullness, accessible but veiled, beneath the surface, invisible, far away. via The Tripatorium Will50 Watts
Picture of the Week In this new Hubble image, we can see an almost face-on view of the galaxy NGC 1084. At first glance, this galaxy is pretty unoriginal. Like the majority of galaxies that we observe it is a spiral galaxy, and, as with about half of all spirals, it has no bar running through its loosely wound arms. However, although it may seem unremarkable on paper, NGC 1084 is actually a near-perfect example of this type of galaxy — and Hubble has a near-perfect view of it. NGC 1084 has hosted several violent events known as supernovae — explosions that occur when massive stars, many times more massive than the Sun, approach their twilight years. Astronomers have noted five supernova explosions within NGC 1084 over the past half century. The most recent explosion, 2012ec, was detected at the end of NGC 1084’s top right arm in August 2012. A version of this image was entered into the Hubble's Hidden Treasures image processing competition by Flickr user Brian Campbell (Sinickel).
50th Anniversary of Canada in Space 9/24/2012 to 9/30/2012 May 23, 1963: Canada partners with NASA on ionospheric studies Following the success of Alouette, Canada partners with NASA through the International Satellites for Ionospheric Studies (ISIS) program. Canada's ISIS satellites achieved near-perfect performance and orbits — with a high percentage of successful experiments. 10/1/2012 to 10/7/2012 September 29, 1962: Canada is the third nation to build a satellite Alouette-1 is launched, making Canada the third country to have designed and built its own satellite. Today, Canada's space industry provides jobs for 8,256 Canadians at over 200 companies, generating $3.4 billion per year for our economy. 10/8/2012 to 10/14/2012 November 29, 1965: Alouette-2 is launched Canada's Alouette-2 joins Alouette-1 in the study of the ionosphere. 10/15/2012 to 10/21/2012 February 1967: John H. John H. 10/22/2012 to 10/28/2012 September 1, 1969: Telesat gets off the ground 10/29/2012 to 11/4/2012 April 1, 1971: ISIS II is launched Dr.
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