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Black Hole Eating a Star

Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Nom nom nom, said the black hole, which was caught eating a star by a team of astrophysicists: Usually when we get to see a star being swallowed by [...]

Perpetual Ocean

This is easily the most beautiful thing you’ll see today: here’s "Perpetual Ocean," a visualization of the Earth’s ocean surface currents around from June 2005 to December 2007 by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific [...]

What If the Earth Had Rings Like Saturn?

(YouTube Link) This computer-generated animation by Roy Prol imagines the Earth as a ringed planet, such as Saturn or Uranus. First, it addresses the orientation of the rings, and then shows what they would look like from various places around the world, day and night. In Scientific American, John Matson writes that Earth may have once [...]