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theatlantic:

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 
NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 
It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 
But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.
Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]

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theatlantic:

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 

NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 

It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 

But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.

Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]


I have my sun and venus (scorpio) in the twelfth house. Is this a good combination or a bad one? from stuff3210

astrolocherry:

it will be as wicked as you make it or as much as a nightmare

individuals are reduced, labeled, and treated like objects most everywhere they go, but in astrology…. , they should be seen in their fullness, as alive, genius, contradictory complicated, gifted, and whole. Things were once separated into ‘good’ or ‘bad’, ‘malefic’ or ‘benefic’… now we are beginning to learn that every archetypal measure or structure is all intrinsic to the functioning of the person and it relates to their free will and exertion over their traits that decides if it is ‘good or bad’, not beforehand


In every machine there lies a mission. Some build, some disassemble, some seek to preserve life while others are made to destroy it. Fascism is the enemy of rationalism, calling independence wrong, saying, “Your freedom is a lie and the myth of choice is false and dangerous. Pursuing its good use is abominable.” Our fathers, our mothers, raised their fists against this voice and we raise ours now. This time with our own guitars, our own typewriters, our own cameras in hand. We ourselves are machines. Here we stand. This machine kills fascists.

— Modified words from Love Nail Tree


she was special and unique because unlike other girls she read a book and drank a tea and didnt talk about a clothes

young adult authors everywhere 

 

#she was also the hetero and she liked to look at the stars at night

#And she was an old soul who raised herself, also her eyes were deep pools

#And she didn’t wear makeup but it was okay because she had flawless skin anyway

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