Countdown to Cassini’s Grand Finale

Cassini is now on it's way towards it's grand and ultimately destructive finale! Using Saturn's largest Moon titan to fling it into a polar orbit between Saturn's ring and it's outer atmosphere it will complete 22 weekly obits of Saturn before plunging into Saturn's atmosphere on September 15th via Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale /... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week in Images

A few pics from ESA little selection - Earth is about to come right between the Sun and Jupiter, some runaway debris from ISS and some spectacular aurora taken from ISS   via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂

Earth Day

In case you didn't know, today is Earth day. A day where we focus on this self supporting spacecraft whizzing through the cosmos that we call home. We need to help this world keep us alive and looking amazing... As usual I like to see things a bit differently. What better way than from Saturn...... Continue Reading →

World of Science Fiction

Hi, this is Sorcerygod. I've received an invite by Simon to join as a contributing writer to Universe of Possibilities. I recognize good writing when I see it, and Simon has it. It's a pleasure for me to be assigned a helping role in his prozine. This virtual space has a lot of pleasures to... Continue Reading →

Birds amazing way of reusing

My dog is very hairy and often needs a trim which is done outside. I've noticed how some Great Tits have Ben using this fur for their nest materials. I took these pics of them collecting the fur. The way they reuse stuff puts us to shame.   Simon 🙂

Hubble Spots Auroras on Uranus

What Hubble can see these days is amazing! This is a composite image of Uranus by Voyager 2 and two different observations made by Hubble — one for the ring and one for the auroras. Ever since Voyager 2 beamed home spectacular images of the planets in the 1980s, planet-lovers have been hooked on auroras... Continue Reading →

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