The young star cluster NGC 602 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. This picture covers a region about 200 light years across, and the galaxies seen in the background are hundreds of millions of miles further from us.
Via Hubble: The cosmic "ice sculptures" of the Carina Nebula. Scientists are still trying to explain the beautiful spires.A nebula from Latin: "cloud"is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases.
PHD Comics: Gravitational Waves Explained Simple explanation but really interesting for further understanding on gravitational waves. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" Neil Armstrong quote Mehr
♥ A graphic showing all 8 planets in our solar system, Mercury through to Neptune, to scale where one pixel = km. Scales were worked out with this very useful solar system scale calculator. Find out more about the planets on the Planet Facts page.