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hasancanaysan Bu galaksi 200.000 ışık yılı otede ismi NGC224 dür daha fazla bilgi icin @nasagoddard ve @nasa ya girip ogrenebilirsiniz 2d

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Earlybird Allie Mojzis
allie47njd It's been real, DC/Greenbelt. See yah next time. #Capitol #NASAGoddard 6d

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kerpoweeepop Regram from @nasagoddard ... And why... Yes. That is me in the red shoes.
The test shields for the James Webb Space Telescope. #space #timetravel
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  •   jacmacandsneeze World's largest jiffy pop is in Real Genius :) 1w
  •   kerpoweeepop "Are you Chris Knight?" "I hope so. I'm wearing his underwear. " Only line I remember from that movie. And I probably don't remember it correctly. @jacmacandsneeze 1w
  •   jacmacandsneeze Sounds accurate. I think I have it on DVD somewhere...if I don't it's a shame. I just realized that Real Genius/Earth Girls Are Easy is a perfect double feature. 1w
  •   kerpoweeepop I love Real Genius. Still have a hard time sitting through Earth Girls. @jacmacandsneeze 1w
  •   jacmacandsneeze There are parts that I find less interesting (sob story musical bit after dbag cheater doctor thing for one) but overall I love it. I think that movie would have been 1000% amazing if John Waters or Tim Burton did it. 1w
  •   pervyneko U do some awsome stuff 1w
  •   kerpoweeepop @jacmacandsneeze okay we can do a double header but earth girls goes last so I can fall asleep. Haha. 7d
  •   kerpoweeepop @pervyneko Thanks homie! 7d

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idreaminorionsarm Orion and the Space Launch System. Able to carry humans and heavy payloads into deep space. NASA, in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the first moonwalk, has made plans for humanities next giant leap. Check it out, Sci-Fi coming to life. http://www.nasa.gov/nextgiantleap/ #Orion #SLS #NASAGoddard #NASAKennedy #NASAJPL 1w

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gloriagram Arecibo Observatory🌎 ET phone home! 2w

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gloriagram The world's largest radio telescope. In Arecibo, Puerto Rico! 2w

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gloriagram The world's largest radio telescope. In Arecibo, Puerto Rico! 2w

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eg_asabayes El punto rojo muestra el lugar del Alunizaje de aquel 20 de julio de 1969 en el Mar de la Tranquilidad, parte de la misión Apolo 11, tripulada por: Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin y Michael Collins. 2w

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  •   cryoheat check us out on the cool stuff we can do to metal 1w

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_ifreakinglove_science_ Hubble sees a galaxy with a glowing heart. #astronomy #space #nasagoddard 2w

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thebenjaminp Oh hey there, #JamesWebb space telescope! so nice to see you in #NASAGoddard today! 2w
  •   pbanjali8 Trip to new york? 2w
  •   pbanjali8 Wow nvm i always thought goddard was in nyc for some reason 2w

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nonstopfree by @nasagoddard "This false color image of the Birt E crater shows the topography of the moon. This crater is thought to be the source region for lava that carved out Rima Birt, a rille in Mare Nubium. This mare is older than 3.4 billion years, and so is this vent.

Birt E crater was not created like most craters on the Moon; there was no meteorite impact. Lava sputtered out of this pyroclastic vent in Mare Nubium over 3.4 billion years ago, dispersing lava onto the surface and leaving the crater we see today. How can we tell it is a volcanic vent and not an impact crater? Impact craters and volcanic vents can be differentiated because vents often have an irregular or elongated shape (as with Birt E). Impact craters are usually circular in shape, created by the shockwave during an impact event.

Also, the vee-shape of this crater is likely a product of the formation mechanism. Vee-shaped vents are thought to be formed from a pyroclastic eruption. Gasses fractionating out of the liquid rock create violent events during eruptions. Explosive eruptions created the shape that we see today, but Birt E could have had a complex history with effusive eruptions forming Rima Birt, a rille flowing from Birt E to the SE.

Over long enough time scales Birt E will be filled in with ejecta from newly formed craters around Mare Nubium or by mass wasting of the walls into the crater. Let’s enjoy this ancient crater today while we still can.

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University #nasagoddard #moon" via @PhotoRepost_app
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nasagoddard This false color image of the Birt E crater shows the topography of the moon. This crater is thought to be the source region for lava that carved out Rima Birt, a rille in Mare Nubium. This mare is older than 3.4 billion years, and so is this vent.

Birt E crater was not created like most craters on the Moon; there was no meteorite impact. Lava sputtered out of this pyroclastic vent in Mare Nubium over 3.4 billion years ago, dispersing lava onto the surface and leaving the crater we see today. How can we tell it is a volcanic vent and not an impact crater? Impact craters and volcanic vents can be differentiated because vents often have an irregular or elongated shape (as with Birt E). Impact craters are usually circular in shape, created by the shockwave during an impact event.

Also, the vee-shape of this crater is likely a product of the formation mechanism. Vee-shaped vents are thought to be formed from a pyroclastic eruption. Gasses fractionating out of the liquid rock create violent events during eruptions. Explosive eruptions created the shape that we see today, but Birt E could have had a complex history with effusive eruptions forming Rima Birt, a rille flowing from Birt E to the SE.

Over long enough time scales Birt E will be filled in with ejecta from newly formed craters around Mare Nubium or by mass wasting of the walls into the crater. Let’s enjoy this ancient crater today while we still can.

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University #nasagoddard #moon
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nasagoddard Wondering why you're wearing long sleeves in the middle of JULY? This cold front is the reason.

Summertime heat and humidity in the U.S. East Coast is on hold for a couple of days thanks to a cold front and that brought clouds, showers, thunderstorms, and some severe weather on July 16 to the coast.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) noted that the dip in the jet stream will create below normal temperatures for most of the Central and Eastern U.S. for the next couple of days. NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image of the clouds associated with the cold front on July 16 at 1630 UTC (12:30 p.m. EDT).The clouds follow the front which stretches from the Florida panhandle, across Florida and up the U.S. East Coast into eastern Canada. Along the front lie two areas of low pressure, one over eastern New England, and the other offshore from South Carolina. Both of those low pressure areas are associated with additional cloudiness along the front.

Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project, Text: Rob Gutro #nasagoddard #weather #summer #clouds
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dirtywhitejeans RG @nasagoddard: Hubble Sees Spiral Bridge of Young Stars Between Two Ancient Galaxies -- It seems like our compulsive universe can be downright capricious when it comes to making oddball-looking things in the cosmos. The latest surprise to Hubble astronomers is a 100,000-light-year-long structure that looks like a string of pearls twisted into a corkscrew shape. This Slinky-like structure forms a bridge between two giant elliptical galaxies that are colliding. The "pearls" on the Slinky are superclusters of blazing, blue-white, newly born stars. The whole assembly, which looks like a tug-of-war, must result from the gravitational tidal forces present in the collision.

If that's not strange enough, the underlying physics behind the "beads on a string" shape is related to describing the behavior of self-gravitating clumps of gas. It's analogous to the process where rain falls in drops rather than in continuous filaments from clouds. It's called the Jeans instability, and it can play out on distance scales of enormous orders of magnitude — from being inches across to many thousands of light-years in length.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Tremblay (European Southern Observatory) #nasagoddard #Hubble #space #pearls #regramapp
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azazeo regram @nasagoddard
Hubble Sees Spiral Bridge of Young Stars Between Two Ancient Galaxies -- It seems like our compulsive universe can be downright capricious when it comes to making oddball-looking things in the cosmos. The latest surprise to Hubble astronomers is a 100,000-light-year-long structure that looks like a string of pearls twisted into a corkscrew shape. This Slinky-like structure forms a bridge between two giant elliptical galaxies that are colliding. The "pearls" on the Slinky are superclusters of blazing, blue-white, newly born stars. The whole assembly, which looks like a tug-of-war, must result from the gravitational tidal forces present in the collision.

If that's not strange enough, the underlying physics behind the "beads on a string" shape is related to describing the behavior of self-gravitating clumps of gas. It's analogous to the process where rain falls in drops rather than in continuous filaments from clouds. It's called the Jeans instability, and it can play out on distance scales of enormous orders of magnitude — from being inches across to many thousands of light-years in length.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Tremblay (European Southern Observatory) #nasagoddard #Hubble #space #pearls
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