The European Southern Observatory sent a documentary team around to their telescopes in Chile. While the footage is still being processed, they've released some amazing photographs and timelapse footage for us to drool over. Oooooh, pretty!
Hey, look at that! The Curiosity rover drilled a hole in Mars, just 18 sols after the last hole. That’s a new record for speed-drilling on the red planet! Or, as the powdered rock dust so clearly shows, the red planet with a grey center.
May The Fourth Be With You, Real-Science Edition The floating droid-robots in Star Wars directly inspired the development of a swarm of floating droids currently being tested on the International Space Station. The droids were developed after a professor showed a clip from Star Wars during lecture, then demanded that his students build them for him.
Waiting for Superman, Film by Davis Guggenheim: "The fate of our country won't be decided on a battlefield. It will be determined in a classroom." A sobering exploration of the current state of American public education, how it is affecting our children,
ENGINE CLUSTER OF STAGE OF A SATURN I ROCKET ENGINE LOCATED ON NORTH SIDE OF STATIC TEST STAND. - Marshall Space Flight Center, Saturn Propulsion & Structural Test Facility, East Test Area, Huntsville, Madison County, AL