On this cloudy #MercuryTransit day, here’s a pic I took of the 2012 #VenusTransit with my iPhone through a solar telescope eyepiece at an official @AcadiaNPS event on Cadillac Mountain. “That’s my soul up there.”
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"The Trump rainbow apparel is not only monumentally hypocritical and insulting; it’s also part of a long list of attempts to grab media attention that momentarily makes Trump appear as an ally of LGBTQ people — at least to those who don’t read past the headlines."
Australia is burning. Downtown Sydney was partially evacuated due to the smoke. Ferry service was cancelled due to low visibility. Fire alarms are randomly going off inside buildings. Schools are keeping children inside. This is a climate emergency.
FINALLY SOME GOOD NEWS: Scientists have created a version of E. coli that eats CO2. It involved a switch in 11 genes and with more research could lead to a future where bacteria eat CO2 and produce renewable fuels and food. UGH, WE LOVE SCIENCE!
What's going on deep below the South Pole? Despite having completed its mission in orbit over six years ago, ESA’s#GOCE satellite is providing a clearer view of the secrets lying deep below one of the most remote parts of the world: Antarctica... 👉
#HubbleClassic Resembling a crimson holiday ornament, this sphere is the result of gas being shocked by the blast wave from a supernova explosion. Named SNR0509, this bubble floats 160,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud: