National Geographic‘s elegant infographic displays 50 years of space exploration in a colorful map of our planetary neighbours. The “Fifty Years of Exploration” map, created by Sean McNaughton and Samuel Velasco for National Geographic, outlines humanity’s journeys into space.
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) researchers have created a new smartphone version of the SolarMonitor.org website so people can view NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) images of the sun via their smartphones.
Yesterday, I linked to a picture taken a few days ago by Alan Friedman that showed the sunspots that are currently blowing their lids with flares. He just sent me a new shot, taken yesterday, and… well. It’s stunning. Presenting the sunspot cluster Active Region 1302.
Scott Wiessinger produces video for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center — my old stomping ground, and I did some work with the video folks while I was there, too — and he sent me links to two very cool videos he put together recently.