What are some of the most important, iconic, and/or beautiful scientific and/or technological images?
I remain to be amazed even if I have seen this so many times. The Mandelbrot set is the finger print of the god! self similarity of the Mandelbrot. By zooming from different points, you get different image of self similarity as well. here's an ...
By combining observations from several instruments, we can see an initial solar eruption and the ensuing, large cloud of particles that blasted into space over a 10-hour period (Feb. 9-10, 2012). A close look at the orange-colored Sun image in extreme UV light shows a filament that broke away from the Sun to the right. This event was associated with a bright coronal mass ejection (CME) starting around 18:00 UT as seen by the STEREO Behind spacecraft. This eruption also occurred in…
Curiosity Rover Sees Earth from Mars for 1st Time (Photos)
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped its first photo of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet, an amazing image that also includes the moon. See the photos here.
Stargazer Snaps Beautiful Blazing Solar Prominence (Photo)
astrophotographer göran strand of östersund, sweden captured this amazing view of a solar prominence erupting from the sun on sept. 4, 2013. how he did it safely.
Supermoon Rises in Weekend Night Sky Sunday
The biggest full moon of 2013, a so-called 'supermoon,' will rise into Sunday night sky on June 23. Here's how to see it.
Saturn's Icy Moon Dione May Hide Watery Secret
Saturn's moon Dione appears dull and lifeless from the outside, but the icy satellite may have harbored a liquid ocean beneath its crust, recent Cassini images suggest.
Released to Public: The Mineral Moon (NASA/JPL)
Public Domain. Suggested credit: NASA/JPL. . For more information Visit NASA's Multimedia Gallery You may wish to consult NASA's image use guidelines. If you plan to use an image and especially if you are considering any commercial usage, you should be aware that some restrictions may apply. ________________________ NOTE: In most cases, NASA does not assert copyright protection for its images, but proper attribution may be required. This may be to NASA or various agencies and…
Under a Blood Moon: 1st Total Lunar Eclipse of 2014 Wows Stargazers (Photos)
The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 wowed stargazers across North and South America overnight on April 14 and 15. See amazing photos from the spectacular moon event here.
Blood Moon Photos: Spectacular Total Lunar Eclipse Views by Stargazers (Video, Images)
Skywatchers were amazed by the spectacular total lunar eclipse that turned the moon red in the wee hours of Tuesday (April 15) morning.
Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to Watch Live
The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight. Find out all the tips and tricks you need to know before catching the amazing meteor display in person or online.