Cope like a dandelion

Originally posted on Endless Seeker:
I imagine a lot of people are feeling kind of like this dandelion right now – stuck between a rock and hard place (or in this case between two slabs of concrete). Life as we knew it has changed into a life of utter uncertainty. Uncertainty breeds fear, and fear…

A dance written not only in the stars – congratulations NASA!

Originally posted on materialism, mysticism and art:
每日天文一图(北京天文馆镜像) Astronomy Picture of the Day 探索宇宙!每天发布一张迷人宇宙的影像,以及由专业天文学家撰写的简要说明。 2020-03-04 星系NGC 5394和NGC 5395的双人慢舞 影像来源及版权:Gemini,NSF,OIR Lab,AURA;文字:Ryan Tanner (NASA/USRA) 说明:如果你喜欢慢舞,那么你可能会喜欢上这幅图。图中的这支舞,一个转身就需要几亿年。两个星系NGC 5394和NGC 5395在引力的相互作用下围着对方缓慢绕转,一些新的恒星得以形成,像是点缀在其间的火花一般。这张由位于美国夏威夷莫纳克亚山上的双子座北8米望远镜拍摄的图片,是四个波段的照片叠加处理而成。来自氢气的辐射用红色表示,那里是恒星诞生的温床。这些新恒星的诞生将推动着星系的演化。同样可见的还有暗尘带,这里将最终演化成恒星诞生地。如果观察仔细,你将在背景中发现更多的星系,它们中的一些正在上演属于自己的宇宙舞蹈。 (翻译:北京天文馆杨斌) 明日一图预告:open space ‘Let us, then, make a mental picture of our universe: each member shall remain what it is, distinctly apart; yet all is to form, as far as possible, a…