Quote for Today: Akshay Vasu

She stretched her hands towards the sky. To grab all the stars, to hold the moon, to take away everything that the sky had. So that the sky could finally understand, how it feels to lose everything that makes it beautiful. ―Akshay Vasu Public Domain Image via Pixabay

Quote for Today: Mona Soorma

From a place of darkness Stars watch the wounded dreams sigh On their bed of aches and broken skin But they are dreams, and all they know is how to rise ―Mona Soorma, Unrequited: Poetry From The Hurting Heart Public Domain Image via The United States Bureau of Land Management

Window on the Universe: The Hubble Space Telescope Turns 25

Deep space photography explores the craftsmanship of the cosmos. Where do we draw the dividing line between art and science? On April 24, 1990, the Discovery Shuttle mission STS-31 launched the Hubble Space Telescope into a low orbit around the Earth, the result of decades of planning, research, funding and construction. It was not the first telescope in … Continue reading Window on the Universe: The Hubble Space Telescope Turns 25