policymic:

How many Earth twins are out there? Hundreds possibly

NASA’s recent discovery of Kepler-186f, the first habitable Earth-sized planet is big news in humankind’s long search for extraterrestrial life.

A universe full of exoplanets: Thanks to the Kepler Space Telescope, which was launched in 2009 to hunt planets across the universe, we’ve managed to find around 1800 exoplanets so far, many of which have been discovered in just the last year or so.

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tooquirkytolose:

Made this in an exercise of ‘Actually start something and then finish it, God dammit’.

reblogging for the 15 people who followed me based solely on this

LOOK GUYS HER COMIC HAS 1000+ NOTES :D ITS SO GOOD.

I wanna read more of this

I would probably read a graphic novel of this if it were created.

MOAR

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pewresearch:

As Business Insider put it, “Watch America age 110 years in one gif.”
See more on the demographic transformation of The Next America here. 

Anyone else find it intriguing that there will be more people over the age of 85 in 2060 than there will be people in their late 70s?

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pewresearch:

As Business Insider put it, “Watch America age 110 years in one gif.”

See more on the demographic transformation of The Next America here

Anyone else find it intriguing that there will be more people over the age of 85 in 2060 than there will be people in their late 70s?

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blithelyblonde:

Always reblog.

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malformalady:

Garter snake hatchlings

You snatched them right off medusa didn’t you?

fridek:

malformalady:

Garter snake hatchlings

You snatched them right off medusa didn’t you?

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redonyellow:

These two scenes remind me of each other because they boldly illustrate how disparate TNG and DS9 were when it came to morality. In TNG, there was often a right answer, and the lines separating what was good and bad were often clear.  While in DS9, the best thing to do was not always the “right” thing to do. DS9 gave you scenarios where you could not judge whether decisions were moral or immoral, leaving you conflicted because they did not fit in those boxes.

Also, I find these scenes are remarkable because they showed how the principles that Starfleet claimed it was built on went out the window when it itself was threatened.

The difference is due to the fact that Gene Roddenberry insisted that the Star Trek world, the crew had to behave morally.  Gene wasn’t involved in the creation of DS9, which allowed for more moral ambiguity.

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Tintin!!!

Tintin!!!

Blistering Barnacles!

Blistering Barnacles!