Daily Archives: May 2, 2012

Nova!

This little animation may not look all that exciting at first… Until you realise what it is. This, captured by NASA’s twin STEREO spacecraft, is the first ever video recording of a nova occurring! You know those home videos you … Continue reading

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The most astounding fact…

So it seems, as I wax technical on the drama of how stars fill the cosmos with the stuff that makes us, Zen Pencils creates a frankly breathtaking comic panel, illustrating one of Neil Degrasse Tyson’s most poigniant speeches. Don’t … Continue reading

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