Remember that image from a few weeks back that showed Earth with all its water gathered up in a sphere beside it? Well here’s that image again, only this time, it also features Jupiter’s moon Europa, along with all of its water. Notice anything interesting?
At 1,500-times wider than our sun, red supergiant W26 is the biggest known star in the Universe. But new observations reveal W26 is dying. Observing how it dies could help reveal how dying superstars supply the cosmos with ingredients necessary for planetary formation â and possibly even life.
The first time you see an American nuclear super-carrier in person, you can’t believe the size. It’s simply astonishing. It must be even more impressive if you see it like this, fully naked in a dry dock about to be flooded. Expand it to see it at full resolution.