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This is the Universe… but is it art?

“At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not satisfied and it will not be oppressed.” –Edwin Hubble While new discoveries are made about the Universe, a new explorer finds its way…

The Sirens of Titan

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” –Mark Twain Back before the telescope was invented, Saturn was known as the Old Man of the Skies. The slowest-moving of the naked-eye planets, it’s the only one that would reliably be in nearly the same location, year after year.…

You can grow Marigolds on the Moon!

…just bring your own air and water. The BBC is reporting that the European Space Agency has determined that Marigolds, when planted in lunar soil, would be able to grow without adding any extra nutrients. How cool is that?