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usvsth3m:

It is the work of US writer and poet Alice Duer Miller, who produced several similar pieces for her column in the New York Tribune

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Here is a transcript of the text:

  1. BECAUSE man’s place is the armory.
  2. Because no really manly man wants to settle any question otherwise…

sagansense:

dubhlinn2:

I just can’t get over the emotion evident on his face here.

To think that…when he visited Carl in his office at Cornell as an applicant and Carl reached back, grabbed one of his books, signed it, and handed it to him…that one day, all too soon, Carl would be gone. And that he, Neil, would be called upon to host a Cosmos reboot.

Oh, the feels, the feels, the sciencey feels!

Related: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Cosmos, science literacy, and his relationship with Carl Sagan regarding how it impacted his life and career.

newyorker:

A look at photographs from Dianne Yudelson’s series “Antique Aviary,” a collection of bird portraits: http://nyr.kr/1f1OcoI

“Chilean Flamingos”

newyorker:

A look at photographs from Dianne Yudelsons series “Antique Aviary,” a collection of bird portraits: http://nyr.kr/1f1OcoI

“Chilean Flamingos”

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
Oscar Wilde (via observando)
Колкото и да са възвишени идеалите за изкуството и красотата, техните носители и проповедници са пак хора с всички слабости на човешката раса
Елин Пелин, „Ежби и злоби“
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain (via observando)
Nature is beautiful even in her tears
Jerome K. Jerome, Three men in a boat, Chapter 8
Shakespeare & company : Paris Shakespeare & friends : Varna

And yes, Varna has its own Sylvia Beach. Her name is Deena, based on the window note she left. And I, I have both company and friends in Varna and in Paris. Lucky me :-)

Shakespeare & company : Paris
Shakespeare & friends : Varna

And yes, Varna has its own Sylvia Beach. Her name is Deena, based on the window note she left. And I, I have both company and friends in Varna and in Paris. Lucky me :-)

sagansense:

Zooming into the constellation Sagittarius.

Images:
1. A region of the Milky Way
2. A large portion of the sky very rich in nebulae and star clusters. For example the Lagoon, Trifid, Eagle and Omega nebulae are seen.
3. The field around the Lagoon and Trifid nebulae
4. The finest details of the Lagoon and Trifid nebulae. M8, an emission nebulae, lies at the left.
5. Close-up look of M20 where the three different types of nebula can be seen
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Credit: the members of the IAC astrophotography group.

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