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20 Vivid Hummingbird Close-ups Reveal Their Incredible Beauty

When it comes to birds, the terms “strong” or “beautiful” might inspire images of fierce eagles or decadent tropical parrots. But both of these birds …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Turn up your speakers and take a wild ride on a Shuttle solid rocket booster - Bad Astronomy

By Phil Plait | March 15, 2012 9:31 am<p>On Google+, Michael Interbartolo — who worked for ten years on the Space Shuttle Program in Mission Control in …

Since the 1960's many unmanned spacecraft have attempted the journey to Mars, but less than half ever made it, as depicted in this infographic: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/8kzu

Photos by Michael Shainblum

7 year old asks NASA to send him to Mars, NASA responds

Dream big and you just might get your voice heard.<p>When a 7-year-old boy wishing for a trip to outer space recently decided to share his ambition with the agency that could make it happen, he was surprised to receive a response.<p>“Dear NASA,” his handwritten letter reads. “My name is Dexter I heard …

Dramatic Video of Satellite Re-Entry Sparks UFO Reports

On Thursday night, reports of a stream of UFOs over Chile and Argentina started making the rounds. It was caught on video, and it’s pretty …

Stunning Time-Lapse Video: “Existence”

I’ve been posting time-lapse videos for a while now, and while I wouldn’t say I’m jaded, it <i>does</i> take something special to catch my attention these …

Galactic Center at zenith at Paranal observatory

A supercell near Booker, Texas

Stop-Motion Video Takes You on a Stunning 360-Degree Tour

Sit back for a couple of minutes and take an exhilarating journey through Peru and Bolivia in this beautiful stop-motion video by Polish artist Piotr …

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Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

NASA Announces Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever Recorded

Changing Planet<p>A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, igniting an explosion so bright that anyone looking up at the right moment might have spotted it, NASA announced Friday.<p>NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery of the brightest impact seen on the moon in …

Cosmic Mother's Day treat: Jupiter and the moon

<i>By Clara Moskowitz<br>Space.com</i><p>Mother Nature will provide everyone with a cosmic Mother's Day gift in the form of an eye-catching celestial sight early Sunday night.<p>If your local weather is reasonably clear as darkness falls, be sure to look low toward the west-northwest part of the sky. You will see a …

20 Places Every American Should See

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for 20 domestic destinations every citizen should visit—from pop …

Bucket Lists

World's Most Beautiful Museums

No big city vacation is complete without a visit to a beautiful museum. Our favorite collections combine great locations—like Central Park, central …

Each of the thousands of dots in this image is an entire galaxy containing billions of stars, revealed in a region of space called the Lockman hole, which allows a clear line of sight out into the distant universe, as seen by the Herschel Space Observatory. See more amazing images obtained by Herschel since its launch in May, 2009. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4kf6 The $1.4 billion Herschel Space Observatory exhausted its vital supply of liquid helium coolant, ESA announced earlier this week. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4kex

Space Pictures This Week: Atlantis, Geyser Moon

NASA Probe Spies Giant Hurricane on Saturn

New views of the gas giant's hurricane will shed light on similar storms on Earth.<p><b>A monster-size hurricane raging aroundSaturn's north pole has come into focus, thanks toNASA's Cassini spacecraft, and researchers hope it will help shape our understanding of similar storms on Earth.</b><p>"Morphologically, …

Pictures: Bolivia Seeks Economic Energy in Vast Lithium Stores

In a flood-prone expanse high in the Andes, Bolivia holds the world's largest lithium reserves. Can this crucial battery ingredient provide an economic charge?

An amazing new image, unveiled today (May 2) by the European Southern Observatory, shows the cosmic wonder NGC 6559, gaseous nebula in the constellation Sagittarius. ESO scientists also created a video tour of the nebula NGC 6559 in addition to the new image. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4mnh

Earth’s Location in the Universe (8 pics)

To take the spotlight even further, scientists revealed that our galaxy is a part of an ever expanding universe, that has no determinable center no …

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …