Cosmic Winter Wonderland: NASA Image of the Day

Normally I would say something snarky or goofy here but this image speaks for itself really, no need to embellish with my customary silliness. It's stunning. Just a great example of the Universe being awesome. And here, at the end of a particularly terrible, tragic, unhappy year, we could all use a little awesome. So please sit [...]

A More Powerful Way of Seeing: Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey: Episode 5

There is so much that we cannot see. Hidden from our eyes or taken away from us by those who do not want us to know what is there. We are not always equipped to see the light that is all around us. The thread of light weaves this episode together and Cosmos: Hiding in [...]

Your God Is Too Small: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 1

There is not much these days that can be called a Television Event. Sure there's the odd sporting event or award show but even those are not regarded as "must see". You are never left with a feeling of loss, that you may have missed something important. Besides you can always stream it later or [...]

“The Black Marble”

This incredible movie made up of a composite of photographs taken by a satellite of Earth's dark side show how we radiate a web of light into the darkness of space. NASA and NOAA released the video to show off what one of their new satellite sensors can do at a meeting of the American [...]

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Of Earth

This is quite an amazing video. Check it out. Composed of photographs by NASA astronaut Ron Garan (@astro_ron on Twitter) taken from the International Space Station from August to October 2011, German artist Michael Konig edited images of Earth into a spectacular time-lapse video. According to Konig, the images were taken from an altitude of [...]