Tag: pretty

OM NOM Sun

In case you missed the solar eclipse last weekend due to weather, bad placement on the Earth, or general life distractions, you can see lots and lots of pictures of it from generous people all over the world. One such…

Feast your Eyes on the Universe

I’m in the last day of a meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico and will be heading back to my new home in Illinois tonight. Sadly, that means I’ll miss the annular eclipse that is about to happen, but I’ll…

In the Clouds

Don’t get me wrong. The night sky is awesome. But I’m totally drawn to the cloud sequences in this lovely timelapse video of the Canary Islands by Daniel L√≥pez: El Cielo de Canarias / Canary sky – Tenerife from Daniel…

Lunar Goodness over CVille

UPDATE: Rocking great picture by Rachael from McCormick Observatory last night, on her Flickr page, with the awesome 6-inch Clark Refractor in the foreground. UPDATE Again (9/17): Rachael’s pic gets a kudos from UVa alumn, the Bad Astronomer. — I…

Multiwavelength goodness

More APOD fun… it MOVES! Not really. But the overlay with the radio and x-ray is pretty sweet. The Bad Astronomer already has your science covered for this one. I also love the VLBA images of the central parts of…

Prettier than Captain Jack’s…

Tell me that this isn’t the coolest bracelet you’ve ever seen: Wow! It’s like an abacus on your wrist! But the title of the actual webpage says the theme is time machine. I love it. I was browsing the fabulous…