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Nearly 14 billion years ago, there was nothing and nowhere. Then, due to a random fluctuation in a completely empty void, a universe exploded into existence. Something the size of a subatomic particle inflated to unimaginably huge size in a fraction of a second, driven apart by negative-pressure vacuum energy. Scientists call this theory for the origin of the universe the Big Bang.

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from Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

Rockets of the world

BE_From Peter Alway's 1995 book "Rockets of the World" would love a print of this to put in our space themed bedroom!

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from BBC News

'Rogue planet' spotted 100 light-years away

Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

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European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope looked back at the afterglow of the Big Bang, & those results have now added about 80 Ma to the universe’s age, putting it at 13.81 Ba

from Mail Online

This is THE definitive image of planet Earth: Satellite captures all of our globe in one stunning, 121million-megapixel shot

The blue oasis we call home: Earth is photographed with a high-definition 121megapixel camera - creating the sharpest image of our planet yet Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2142884/Earth-Stunning-picture-Russian-weather-satellite-shows-definitive-image-planet.html#ixzz1uei5jjGT

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from Bloglovin’

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Traveling Through South America (PROJECT INSPO)

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Photo (Modern Girls & Old Fashioned Men)

Love stargazing. I always wanted to paint the starry night sky on my walls / ceilings in my bedroom growing up.

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Did you know the Apollo 11 could race Serenity from Firefly?
from The Daily Dot

Infographic lines up the fastest ships in the universe

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