For my students/former students. I hate and love you all.
Posts tagged "awesome"
The Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, is the most advanced spacecraft ever designed to study the sun. It provides images with resolution 8 times better than high-definition television. On June 5 2012, SDO collected images of the rarest predictable solar event, the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, in order to produce this stunning video in ultraviolet and visible light.
Meteor shower this weekend! Wooo! Grab a puff jacket and a lawn chair, it is going to be more than a drizzle (at 600-1000 per hour). While it may be super fun for us Earthlings, this year it could threaten the International Space Station and other satellites.