#January2019

Saturn’s rings formed in a violent event less than 100 million years ago, which is sort of gnarly

saturn rings 100 million years ago

How long has Saturn had its rings? Not as long as we fucking thought, apparently. AstronomerWizards have concluded they originated from a violent event, somewhere between 10 and 100 million years ago.

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China has grown the FIRST PLANTS on the MOON, yo!

the moon china plants

China out here doing dope shit on the moon, folks. Not only were they first to land on the far side of the moon, but now they’re straight-up growing plants there.

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Citizen Astronomers found new planet that NASA algorithms missed. We out here DOING WORK, friends

citizen astronomers new planet nasa missed

Citizen astronomers out here doing work! Making moves! Finding planets! What a future, friends. What a future.

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Space Swoon: This spiral galaxy is gorgeous, despite its short and stubby arms

ngc 3981

Hey! Here’s a look at NGC 3981, which is gorgeous! Despite being short and stubby, cause hey. We’re all beautiful despite our flaws, right?

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Space Swoon: This image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft is goddamn gorgeous

nasa juno spacecraft jupiter

Space, is in fact, the motherfucking place.

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Jupiter’s moon Europa got five-story spikes of ice. Sounds dope, makes landing on the moon a pain in the ass

jupiter moon europa frozen spikes

Space is fucking metal, my dudes. Jupiter’s moon Europa has got five-story spikes of ice! This sounds fucking dope! However, it makes the prospect of landing on Europa decidedly more difficult.

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Astronomers may have found the first “exomoon” which is rad as it fucking sounds

space exomoon

I sort of thought that we had just found exomoons already. However, we hadn’t! At least not until now. That’s right, fuckers. Astronomers may have found the first exomoon.

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Space Swoon: Liquid water on Mars found in underground aquifer according to scientists

mars liquid water underground

Oh fuck. Is this it? Have scientists really found liquid water on Mars? Well, they certainly fucking think so.

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Space Swoon: Behold Jupiter’s glorious southern hemisphere!

jupiter nasa southern hemisphere kevin m gill

Check out Jupiter’s meaty southern hemisphere! I don’t know, there’s probably a better, more puerile pun, but it’s hot out and I’m tired.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter’s gorgeously chaotic clouds captured by Juno

jupiter chaotic clouds juno

Juno out there, doing work. Capturing gorgeous images of Jupiter. This time, it’s of the planet’s gorgeously chaotic clouds.

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