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Spectacular Space Birthday Cake

“I wanted to make a galaxy/space cake that was space-y on the outside, but also space-y on the inside” Naushee, aka Pedagiggle, created a multi-layered spectacular space birthday cake for her 4-year-old son, Ilyas. This amazing cake in the outside features hand-painted … Continue reading

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Dazzling Galaxies of Millions of Dots by Petra Kostova

Copenhagen-based graphic designer Petra Kostova (of Pet & Dot) creates marvelous galaxies composed of millions of stippled dots. “As the name indicates, in this project there is ME and a DOT. To be precise, it’s “dots”. Milions of them… The drawing process usually takes hours, … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: A Little Happy Daughter Jennifer by CARMEL

A little happy daughter Jennifer! The children die without a fear of dying, Never ever gonna live forever, On the wings of love and soul undying. Travel through marine biology, Feel the sounds of Compton scattering. I write a lyrics … Continue reading

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Cosmic Love by Aykut Aydoğdu

This gorgeous surreal artworks with hidden meanings are by Istanbul-based artist and graphic designer Aykut Aydoğdu (previously). Facebook / Instagram / Behance

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Mesmerizing Galaxies and Ethereal Flowers Encased in Glass by Satoshi Tomizu

Japanese glass artist Satoshi Tomizu created this series of little glass sphere (Space Glass) that seems to encase beautiful flowers and solar systems. Tomizu’s pendants are quite tiny, the planets in the center are made of opals and the glittering … Continue reading

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The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as Messier Object 104, M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 28 million light-years (8.6 Mpc) from Earth.  It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, … Continue reading

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Science Facts About Space from IFLScience

Although it’s just the size of our moon, Europa may hold two to three times the volume of liquid water found in Earth’s oceans. Credit: Ted Stryk/JPL/NASA, via Science News Magazine. More info:http://bit.ly/17SGUmk Our Solar System has some pretty crazy … Continue reading

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Through a Celestial Snow Angel

DECEMBER 15, 2011: The bipolar star-forming region, called Sharpless 2-106, or S106 for short, looks like a soaring, celestial snow angel. The outstretched “wings” of the nebula record the contrasting imprint of heat and motion against the backdrop of a colder … Continue reading

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The Scale of the Universe by Cary Huang

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between. CLICK HERE TO BE MESMERIZED Please be patient while this page loads — it takes several minutes. But it does include, after all, the … Continue reading

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Cosmic Dance (NGC 2207 – IC 2163)

NOVEMBER 4, 1999: “The Hubble telescope has caught a cosmic dance between two spiral galaxies. The larger galaxy, NGC 2207, is on the left; the smaller one, IC 2163, is on the right. Their dance has already caused quite a … Continue reading

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