Yesterday, Russia launched its autonomous resupply spacecraft Progress into space. The International Space Station passed over the launch site at about the same time, offering the astronauts on board this amazing view.
Not even squinting will help you see this image without the help of a microscope. This is the smallest inkjet-printed colour image ever produced, and it’s the same size as a single pixel on a Retina display.
Living in space provides an overwhelming series of aesthetic joys, from whether it’s the view of Earth from above the aurora borealis—but even a simple reflection can look amazing, too.
It's been nearly 350 years since Mt. Etna blew its top in a major way. Until yesterday, when Europe's largest active volcano spewed hot lava for two hours—within shouting distance of these people's houses. Location, location, location.