An animation showing the 1.255 light second distance between us and the moon (the Sun is about 8 light minutes from us) created by planetary scientist Dr. James O’Donoghue using NASA imagery. and that’s not all. To wit:
This is the distance between the Earth and Moon with the correct sizes and scales. The real-time speed of light is also shown.
For the day that’s in it, YouTube learning channel Kurzgesagt explores the possibility of humanity progressing from a near Type I planet harvesting civilisation (on the Kardashev scale) to a Type II star harvesting civilisation.
Late last month, NASA’s Insight mission probe landed on the Martian surface and began sending data from various measuring instruments, including an air pressure sensor and a yet-to-be fully deployed seismometer.
YouTube education channel Kurzgesagt explores the increasing hazard caused by every new rocket we launch into space and the deadly cloak of debris that may one day make space travel too dangerous to attempt.
Nano-scale images of kidney stones from a report published recently in the Journal of Scientific Research showing the painfully-passed little buggers as strangely beautiful microscopic coral reef like structures, very different to the homogenous, insoluble nuggets they were once thought to be.