And you thought your day was busy? we-are-star-stuff: A map of our galaxy the Milky Way, showing pulsars (red), planetary nebulae (blue), globular clusters (yellow), and the orbits of several stars. And yet our galaxy is a tiny place.
Ball Pyramid - the world’s tallest sea stack. It is the remains of a shield volcano formed about 7 million years ago, located southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean. Ball's Pyramid is part of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park in Australia.
Herschel space telescope shuts down April After more than three years in orbit, the most powerful infrared telescope ever flown in space has ceased scientific operations after the last of the liquid helium used to supercool its instruments ran out.