#July2017

Space Swoon: This Barred Spiral Galaxy is glorious, and a mere 30 million light-years away

ngc 2500 barred spiral galaxy

Want to check out NGC 2500? I fuckin’ get it, I do. Just set your course to its location. You know, 30 million light-years away. I’m right behind you! Seriously.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot gets a gorgeous close-up

jupiter giant red spot

As a meat-bag, my giant red spots and blemishes are decidedly not cool to look at. As a gas giant, Jupiter’s giant red spot is a sight to behold.

Hit the jump to check it out.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Cassini captures a dawn on Saturn

cassini saturn dawn

Just Cassini doing Cassini things. You know, capturing beautiful images of Saturn and its moons and rings and such forth and so on.

Read the rest of this entry »

NASA finds planet-sized cyclones on Jupiter. Space is absurd, dude

jupiter planet sized cylcones

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is doing work, reporting back about Jupiter. One of its more dope findings? Jupiter has cyclones. The size of planets.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Saturn’s moon Enceladus is a gorgeous crescent of icy fractures and furrows

saturn enceladus space image

Check out this gorgeous crescent capture of Saturn’s moon, Enceladus. That’s it, that’s all I got for you. Check it out, fuckers.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Cassini Captures Saturn’s Hexagon

cassini capture's saturn's hexagon

Check it out! Here Cassini captures Saturn’s hexagon in all its glory.

Read the rest of this entry »

NASA detects the conditions for life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

nasa conditions for life saturn moon enceladus

NASA is teasing some potentially enormous (ENORME!) findings on Saturn’s moon, Enceladus. Like, you know, the conditions for life.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Illustration of Cassini’s final dive before plunging into Saturn

cassini illustration final dive

Here’s an artist rendition of Cassini’s final dive. The beautiful spacecraft will make one more sweep between the planet and its rings before plummeting into Saturn itself this September.

Read the rest of this entry »

SpaceX makes history by launching and landing a used rocket

spacex launch and land used rocket

ELON MUSK. Please, sir. Please. Before you link all of our brains up to computers, can you please get some of us off this fucking rock? You’re doing good work, and this whole launching and landing a used rocket makes me feel like fuck it you may be on to something. ELON MUSK. Please, sir. Please.

Read the rest of this entry »

Space Swoon: Hubble Captures Two Galaxies Twisting Each Other Into Unusual Shapes

hubble two galaxies interacting

No big deal. Just two galaxies captured by Hubble. No big deal, just two galaxies captured by Hubble twisting each other into unusual and unique shapes. Space is fucking rad.

Read the rest of this entry »