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Leland Melvin Celebrated for Work Championing Women

Leland Melvin, the NFL football player turned NASA astronaut, now spends his days inspiring women and minorities to pursue careers in STEAM fields …

NASA

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Senators To Trump Administration: Do Not Hurt Workforce By Cutting NASA Education Funding | Tim Kaine | U.S. Senator for Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), co-chairs of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) …

Education

Elaine Duigenan Photographer and Artist London

Elaine is a photographer and artist (London). She is represented by Klompching Gallery in New York and has work in The V&A and Museum of Fine Art in …

The Gordon Parks Foundation

Voices In The Mirror: Gordon Parks Foundation Scholars<p>The Gordon Parks Foundation<p>April 15 - June 3, 2017<p>Save The Date: The Gordon Parks Foundation …

Documentaries

Old Boat

Space.com

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Astronaut Ed White floats in …

Sunset.

Morning.

Paper Stone Light #STEAM Design

Trestle

Our planet from Atlantis. Happy #earthday2014 #steam

MILKY WAY OVER JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK Image Credit & Copyright: Manish Mamtani. DanSpace77.com for larger view, information and links to more of Manish’s work. This image comes to us from world class photographer, Manish Mamtani and it’s a stunning view of the Milky Way galaxy; our star city, as seen from Joshua Tree National Park, California. This is a place that I used to love stopping at as a young Marine as I would travel from Camp Pendleton to 29 Palms “29 Stumps” but I’ve never seen it like this. Shot with a full spectrum camera we see the galaxy in a whole new light, literally. I believe, that if I’m not mistaken a full spectrum camera is a combination of visible, infrared and ultraviolet light which broadens your photographic horizon considerably. These cameras can be purchased or modified from standard cameras. I wouldn’t recommend making modifications yourself unless you know exactly what you’re doing. That can lead to some pretty expensive mistakes…..not that I know….I’m just saying. Joshua Tree National Park is over three quarters of a million acres (bigger than Rhode Island) spanning Riverside and San Bernardino counties, CA. A National Monument since 1936, it officially became a National Park in 1994 after Congress passed the California Desert Protection Act. Aside from the stunning views, Joshua Tree boasts great hiking and rock scrambling opportunities as well as some great names such as “The Old Woman Rock” “North Horror Rock” and “Skull Rock.”

Tamales Tomatoes Avocado #letseat #goodfood

"When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap all the way to the edges of your field, or gather the gleanings of your harvest. You shall not pick your vineyard bare, or gather the fallen fruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger." 🎨🌎

City of Arts and Science

Half French, half Spanish, 100% 'Grammer. @alexstrohl #stayandwander #explorealberta

"Unstable soil"

A tractor tire lies in a farm field on Montana's Fort Belknap Reservation, home of the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine people. @natgeo

Spectacular Places

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Moonrise Fraser Valley BC

Black Nature

For the series I chose landscapes that are beautiful and simple, yet not quiet comforting, the scenes are dark, cloudy and lonely. A happy picture where everything is in it's right place is boring, relaxing maybe, i don't care for that. When an image is unsettling and one does not feel completely …

Photography

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

<b>The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.</b><p>Posted on November 17, 2014, 19:24 GMT<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image / Via visibleearth.nasa.gov<p>2. And this is where you live in your neighborhood, the solar system.<p>3. Here's the distance, to scale, between the …

Astronomy

Photographer Michel Rajkovic Captures the Magic of Landscapes with Long Exposures

Michel Rajkovic is a fine art photographer based in Asnieres, France. He travels the world and captures photos of time passing through landscapes by …

Crystal Ice Cave

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Winners Will Leave You Breathless

Who said landscape photos had to be boring?<p>For the second year in a row, professional and amateur landscape photographers from all over the world submitted entries to the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The contest, which received 2,604 submissions, aims to select the …

Photography