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This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 
NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 
It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 
But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.
Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]
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new blink album this summer and new angels & airwaves album this Halloween. so excited

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"nice dick!"

me complimenting dick cheney on how nice he is (via angrybagel)

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This, all day. If you don’t have a thick skin, you won’t last around me.

Elizabeth Olsen for Marie Claire US, May 2014

Can’t wait to see her in Avengers 2

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Faux Moon Rising by Derek Kind


Seems legit.

"He knows he’s crazy, most of the villains in comics who are insane have no idea they are. But The Joker is aware of it, and he loves it. He loves the concept that he is chaos to Batman’s logic and order.”

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Scale of the universe

Scroll to your hearts content from the Planck length to the diameter of the observable universe - click on any object and it will open an info box - I can’t imagine how much work must have gone into this. A few surprising things: Pluto has a smaller diameter than the width of the USA and Vatican city can fit in central park multiple times.

Find it here

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