Tag Archives: Saturn

Cassini’s 10th Anniversary

Cassini has been orbiting Saturn for ten years. In that time, it has taken some truly phenomenal photographs. I’ve already posted about a couple of them (In the shadow of Saturn & Saturn from above), as well as a montage of … Continue reading

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If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

If the moon were only 1 pixel, what would our solar system look like to scale? 1 pixel equates to 3474.8 km. The answer, as I’m sure you’re aware, is a whole lot of nothing. And by nothing, I mean … Continue reading

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Some pretty cool facts about space. Credit to OnlineSchools (although I can’t find the image on their website at all). I knew the majority of the things on the list, but infographics are always interesting to look at. Onwards!

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More Science Images Of 2013

Time for some more amazing science images from the past year! BuzzFeed has a collection of the 23 most breathtaking science photos of 2013, and they are utterly brilliant. Ranging from the nanoscale to the galactic scale, and everything in … Continue reading

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365 Days: Nature’s 2013 In Review

Nature have once again released their review of the year. Last year was pretty good for science, and 2013 continued that trend, albeit with a few bumps along the way. “Shutdowns, lethal viruses, typhoons and meteorites — much of this … Continue reading

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io9 – The Most Amazing Science Images Of 2013

io9 have compiled a fantastic list of their most amazing science images of 2013. What’s even better though, is that many of them are animated gifs, which can often enhance the original images a fair deal. I’ve mentioned a few … Continue reading

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In The Shadow Of Saturn

The images taken by the Cassini space probe are fast becoming some of my favourite images. I can now add to the growing list this stunning image of Saturn (APOD). “In the shadow of Saturn, unexpected wonders appear. The robotic Cassini … Continue reading

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Saturn From Above

“This image of Saturn could not have been taken from Earth. No Earth based picture could possibly view the night side of Saturn and the corresponding shadow cast across Saturn’s rings. Since Earth is much closer to the Sun than Saturn, only the day side of the ringed … Continue reading

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Driving The Solar System

What would it be like to drive the length of the solar system, and see the scale of the planets in relation to each other? If you’ve ever wondered that, wonder no more! On a 40-mile stretch of highway in … Continue reading

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The Day The Earth Smiled – View From Earth

The day the Earth smiled was a success, leaving us with a spellbinding image of Saturn, its rings, and our pale blue dot. But what of us looking up at Saturn that day? “This friendly photo collage is constructed from more … Continue reading

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