Stay Focused The largest photo ever taken was by NASA at 1.5 billion pixels.

Stay Focused The largest photo ever taken was by NASA at billion pixels.

My Little Runaway A runaway star moves through space at an abnormally high velocity. Scientists are able to track it by the glowing trail of particles the star picks up as it goes.

My Little Runaway A runaway star moves through space at an abnormally high velocity. Scientists are able to track it by the glowing trail of particles the star picks up as it goes.

Illustrated Science 136: World Record - Earlier this week John Boswell’s “A Glorious Dawn” became the first record to be played in space. In a craft conceived and created by Jack White and his label Third Man Records the album was lifted into orbit...

Illustrated Science World Record - Earlier this week John Boswell’s “A Glorious Dawn” became the first record to be played in space. In a craft conceived and created by Jack White and his label Third Man Records the album was lifted into orbit.

There Will Be Blood (Moon) - There is an eclipse tonight featuring both a Supermoon (when the Moon orbits closest to Earth) and a Blood Moon ( an eclipse where the Sun, Earth and Moon line up.) The Moon appears orange as it reflects the Sun....

There Will Be Blood (Moon) - There is an eclipse tonight featuring both a Supermoon (when the Moon orbits closest to Earth) and a Blood Moon ( an eclipse where the Sun, Earth and Moon line up.) The Moon appears orange as it reflects the Sun.

Shape it Up The Earth is not actually a perfect sphere. It’s shaped slightly oblong and only appears round from space. It’s definitely not flat.

Shape it Up The Earth is not actually a perfect sphere. It’s shaped slightly oblong and only appears round from space.

The amazon forest is there because it rains and it rains because the amazon forest is there. Fact by @realscientists via Twitter

The amazon forest is there because it rains and it rains because the amazon forest is there. Fact by @realscientists via Twitter

Lens (Space) Crafters Gravitational lensing is when the gravity of a massive object in space (like a galaxy or black hole) bends the light around it. This bending causes a magnifying effect that the Hubble a Telescope can photograph giving us a close...

Lens (Space) Crafters Gravitational lensing is when the gravity of a massive object in space (like a galaxy or black hole) bends the light around it. This bending causes a magnifying effect that the Hubble a Telescope can photograph giving us a close.

IS 135: Just Passing By Yesterday Mercury passed in front of the Sun for a part of the day and was visible to astronomers. This is known as Mercury in transit and only happens 13 times a century.

IS Just Passing By Yesterday Mercury passed in front of the Sun for a part of the day and was visible to astronomers. This is known as Mercury in transit and only happens 13 times a century.

IS 136: Shady Sun - The star KIC 8462852 has drawn the interest of scientists due to the frequency and size of shadows being cast upon it. Scientists theorize that the shadows could be caused by a number of things like giant comets or even an alien...

IS Shady Sun - The star KIC 8462852 has drawn the interest of scientists due to the frequency and size of shadows being cast upon it. Scientists theorize that the shadows could be caused by a number of things like giant comets or even an alien.

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