Tà Physikà ... le cose naturali
Tà Physikà ... le cose naturali

NASA Image of the Day

Behold the Northern Lights (Tue, 24 Apr 2018)
As our nearest star, the Sun bathes Earth in a steady stream of energetic particles, magnetic fields and radiation that can stimulate our atmosphere and light up the night sky, like the aurora borealis, or northern lights.
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Gravity’s Rainbow (Mon, 23 Apr 2018)
Saturn’s rings display their subtle colors in this view captured on Aug. 22, 2009, by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
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The Galápagos Islands (Fri, 20 Apr 2018)
"The Enchanted Islands of #Ecuador – the Galápagos," were photographed by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold from aboard the International Space Station.
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Celebrating 28 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope (Thu, 19 Apr 2018)
This colorful image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, celebrates the Earth-orbiting observatory’s 28th anniversary of viewing the heavens, giving us a window seat to the universe’s extraordinary stellar tapestry of birth and destruction.
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Sounding Rocket Launches CHESS Mission to Study the Matter Between Stars (Tue, 17 Apr 2018)
The Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS 4, was successfully launched on a NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket at 12:47 p.m. EDT, April 16 (4:47 a.m. local, April 17) from the Kwajalein Atoll in The Republic of the Marshall Islands.
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Seasons of Snow Cover in the West (Mon, 16 Apr 2018)
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this photo while flying over the western United States. The wide field of view stretches from the Sierra Nevada of California to the Columbia Plateau of Oregon and the Snake River Valley of Idaho. Lake Tahoe is nestled on the border of California and Nevada.
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NASA's TESS Mission Hopes to Find Exoplanets Beyond Our Solar System (Fri, 13 Apr 2018)
The worlds orbiting other stars are called “exoplanets,” and they come in a wide variety of sizes, from gas giants larger than Jupiter to small, rocky planets about as big around as Earth or Mars. This rocky super-Earth is an illustration of the type of planets future telescopes, like NASA's TESS, hope to find outside our solar system.
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The Aurora and the Sunrise (Wed, 11 Apr 2018)
Auroras are one of the many Earthly phenomena the crew of the International Space Station observe from their perch high above the planet.
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Our Sun: Three Different Wavelengths (Tue, 10 Apr 2018)
From March 20-23, 2018, the Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a series of images of our Sun and then ran together three sequences in three different extreme ultraviolet wavelengths.
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We Were There: 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival (Mon, 09 Apr 2018)
Attendees talk with NASA staff at exhibit booths during Sneak Peek Friday at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, Friday, April 6, 2018. At the festival, NASA showcased the future of human space exploration – including the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System rocket.
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Hubble Finds an Einstein Ring (Fri, 06 Apr 2018)
These graceful arcs are a cosmic phenomenon known as an Einstein ring - created as the light from distant galaxies warps around an extremely large mass, like a galaxy cluster.
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Gullies of Matara Crater (Thu, 05 Apr 2018)
Gullies on Martian sand dunes, like these in Matara Crater, have been very active, with many flows in the last ten years.
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Memphis From Space (Wed, 04 Apr 2018)
We honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who delivered the famous "I've been to the mountaintop" speech in Memphis, Tennessee fifty years ago, the day before he was assassinated on April 4, 1968. This image taken from the International Space Station shows a detailed view of the city of Memphis from low-Earth orbit.
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Transforming Aviation (Tue, 03 Apr 2018)
Aeronautical innovations are part of a government-industry partnership to collect data that could make supersonic flight over land possible, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States.
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Hangout in Space (Mon, 02 Apr 2018)
NASA astronaut Drew Feustel seemingly hangs off the International Space Station while conducting a spacewalk on March 29, 2018.
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"Non leggete per contraddire e confutare, né per credere e accettar per concesso, non per trovare argomento di ciarle e di conversazione ma per pesare e valutare".

(F. Bacon)

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(Albert Einstein)

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