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good news: Apophis "asteroid is expected to make a record-setting -- but harmless -- close approach to Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029, when it comes no closer than 29,450 kilometers (18,300 miles) above Earth's surface."

earth, the moon, and jupiter, all in a single photo taken on mars
unexplained auroral phenomena... when we figure out what's happening, the explanation ought to be very interesting :)
very interesting animated 3d star map
there is something spectacular about this. thanks to xtine66 for the find
long universe is loooooong. but it's shown on a log scale for easy viewing :)
that was nice set to music. next time, we'll be ready :)

the sun is incredible; we understand so little about it. this is a beautiful short film of a raw view of our sun
super cool technology to greatly improve the light sensitivity of computer-imaged pinhole cameras

coming up! thanks to leahonthebound

a live webcast will be put on at:
Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" was sent into space on a gold record? The licensing fees must have been astronomical! ;D thanks, i'll be here all week
if there *is* global cooling, we'll still need every drop of energy efficiency we can get
so close; next time it'll be paydirt. note that the lander has something nice to listen to while it's working ;)
most places in the universe are really far away from us, considering the time-scale we live in
sweet old carl sagan, set to music, reminds us how tiny our planet really is. thanks to fantm
it's something of a relief to feel utterly insignificant
what uhohzombies said... the universe has got to be teeming with life
fun animation! where do pulsars come from
The Universe In Color. great astro images
i liked the infra-red section
a trip to saturn? looks a little bumpy on this nuclear-bomb-powered rocket! thanks to ar0cketman
i love pixels... as a kid i literally spent hours looking at them :)
trapped on mars ;) "get me offa this thing!!" (for real: cool aurora pics) thanx to xtine66
Sounds generated inside the Sun are detectable on Earth! :)