Santosh B. Mande
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A stunning cluster of galaxies. Relative to us the trillions of stars pictured here are far smaller than a grain of sand but any one of them could have earthlike planets orbiting about them.

The bright, pinkish-white star at upper left of Orion, known as the 'hunter', is Betelgeuse

Standing out: The bright, pinkish-white star at upper left of Orion, known as the hunter, is Betelgeuse. AKA a red supergiant, Betelgeuse is in the last stages of its life; increasing in size and sending its stellar material into space at a tremendous rat

PHD Comics: Gravitational Waves Explained

PHD Comics: Gravitational waves explained to people being introduced to the field of physics and Astro-physics.

If you hold a grain of sand up, the area of sky it covers contains as many as 10,000 galaxies ☼

If you hold a grain of sand up, the area of sky it covers contains as many as galaxies ☼ --I'll just be having an existential crisis over here.

Key word:  STARS.  Other than a handful of deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulas, star clusters) that can be seen w/ the naked eye, this statement is basically correct. The stars we can see do generally fit inside that circle. (See comments below.)

Other than a handful of deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulas, star clusters) that can be seen w/ the naked eye, this statement is basically correct. The stars we can see do generally fit inside that circle.

50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic]

50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic] Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Science category. Check out 50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic] now!

A graphical representation of NASA’s space shuttle – including orbiter structure, launch preparation and reentry, and the space shuttle fleet – at SPACE.com

A graphical representation of NASA’s space shuttle – including orbiter structure, launch preparation and reentry, and the space shuttle fleet – at

How cold is the coldest place in the Universe, that we know of? What's the…

A Billion Degrees of Separation: TEMPERATURE - From absolute zero to 'absolute hot' infographic.