The southern lights from space as photographed from the ISS by astronaut Ron Garan (@Astro_Ron), who is on his way back to Earth.

—via jtotheizzoe:(via Boing Boing)

vruz: aurora australis. we can haz them.

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Well done, Obama administration! I guess James Hansen is a firebagger too?   d.i.s.g.r.a.c.e.f.u.l. ,  s.e.r.v.i.l.e.

—via cwnl:jtotheizzoe:

James Hansen, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, was arrested yesterday as part of the ongoing protests against the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

That’s what I call putting your money where your scientific mouth is.

(via Discovery News)

God speed. Leave it to this country to either shut the scientists up or put them in jail in favor of company. I’m surprised not as much people are raging over this.

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