Saturn and its moons

Saturn and its moons

Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979) First woman to receive a PhD in physics from Cambridge University and inventor of “invisible” (low-reflectance) glass

Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979) First woman to receive a PhD in physics from Cambridge University and inventor of “invisible” (low-reflectance) glass

New map of Shackleton crater false-coloured to emphasise height (Image: NASA/M. T. Zuber and colleagues, Nature, 2012)

New map of Shackleton crater false-coloured to emphasise height (Image: NASA/M. T. Zuber and colleagues, Nature, 2012)

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This artist’s concept features NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover, a mobile robot for investigating Mars’ past or present ability to sustain microbial life.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

This artist’s concept features NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover, a mobile robot for investigating Mars’ past or present ability to sustain microbial life.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Atop a barge on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, the space shuttle Enterprise was towed on the Hudson River past the Statue of Liberty on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where it will be permanently displayed. Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Atop a barge on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, the space shuttle Enterprise was towed on the Hudson River past the Statue of Liberty on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where it will be permanently displayed.

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Project Mercury astronauts at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia: (top, left to right) Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, Gordon Cooper; (bottom left to right) Wally Schirra, Deke Slayton, John Glenn and Scott Carpenter.Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesRead more: http://life.time.com/history/magnificent-seven-nasas-mercury-astronauts/#ixzz1vsCsEDNm


Project Mercury astronauts at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia: (top, left to right) Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, Gordon Cooper; (bottom left to right) Wally Schirra, Deke Slayton, John Glenn and Scott Carpenter.

Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

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Expedition 30 Soyuz TMA-03M by NASA & Carla Cioffi

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Expedition 30 Soyuz TMA-03M by NASA & Carla Cioffi

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Nasa’s Kepler Telescope has detected 1,235 possible extra-solar planets.
Photo credit: Nasa

Nasa’s Kepler Telescope has detected 1,235 possible extra-solar planets.

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Snapshot of an imploding circular water wave with four cylindrical obstacles in its path
Image credit: A. Shchetinina & H.D. Ng (Concordia University, Montréal, Canada)

Snapshot of an imploding circular water wave with four cylindrical obstacles in its path

Image credit: A. Shchetinina & H.D. Ng (Concordia University, Montréal, Canada)

Pierre and Marie Curie in their laboratory, circa 1906.

Pierre and Marie Curie in their laboratory, circa 1906.