Tag: the sun

Oct 30, 2019

NASA Wishes Happy Halloween With Cosmic Pumpkin Photo of the Sun

Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO

Happy Halloween from the cosmic pumpkin in the sky

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Oct 3, 2019

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

I love how elegantly a simple visualization can explain concepts like these

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Oct 29, 2018

Some of the Largest Known Stars Compared to a Tennis Ball-Sized Earth

Some of the Largest Known Stars Compared to a Tennis Ball-Sized Earth

If The Earth were shrunk down to the size of a tennis ball, how big would the universe be?

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Jan 28, 2018

Natural Extension

Natural Extension

A beam of light shines perfectly on Edward Hopper’s famous painting, ‘Nighthawks’

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Jan 24, 2018

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Just when you think it’s going to stop, they keep getting bigger. Earth for scale.

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Aug 25, 2017

Smarter Every Day Got Amazing Footage of the ISS Transiting the Sun During the Eclipse

Smarter Every Day Got Amazing Footage of the ISS Transiting the Sun During the Eclipse

Multiple levels of awesome all at once

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Aug 22, 2017

This Satellite Imagery of the 2017 Solar Eclipse is Amazing

This Satellite Imagery of the 2017 Solar Eclipse is Amazing

This is what the path of totality looked like from above

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