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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 58

Spiders and their surprising instincts…. Here’s one for all of you with arachnophobia. In Sindh Province, Pakistan, the flooding of 2010 reached unprecedented heights. Pointing to the height of the flood waters….   And this was one surprising result…. Spiders … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 57

In memoriam Carsten Arnholm, 83 Norwegian amateur / serious photographer Died JAN 1, 2013 Regretfully I have only just learned of this man today, two months after his passing. His love of photography permeated his life, and all of his … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 56

The S rings of Saturn…. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has delivered another great view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn’s shadow. The cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the planet and rings are backlit. … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 55

Our Earth from space, AT NIGHT…. Using data from the Suomi NPP satellite, scientists have assembled this animated composite. The light detection instrumentation is ten to hundreds of times better than previous capabilities…. When the video starts, Set the quality … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 54

Endless galaxies,  billions upon billions upon billions, of stars…. The European VISTA telescope (in Chile),  has photographed what was thought to be an unremarkable tiny little patch of sky, as big as the head of a pin, a region of … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 53

The American Space Shuttle program…. ….was comprised of one prototype/test orbiter, as well as five shuttles that flew on space missions. Two shuttles were lost. The remaining space shuttles have all retired now, and each one has been transported to … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 52

Moonlight and ashes…….. This fantastic photo was taken by Boris Godfroid of Belgium. It was taken by the Santa Maria volcano and Santiaguito lava dome complex, in the Western highlands of Guatemala.  Close to the city of Quetzaltenango. While the … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 51

In Memoriam –    Neil Armstrong 1930 – 2012 Neil Armstrong passed away on August 25. His words “That is one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind,” spoken on July 20, 1969, as he became the first … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 50

Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory, has landed….   The latest and biggest, 1 ton, plutonium powered mars lander and rover, was launched NOV 26, 2011. After a journey of 566 million km, it met Mars’ atmosphere at 20,921 km / … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 49

High-rise syndrome…. Cats have an amazing ability to survive “high-rise” falls, that is, falls from tall buildings. In fact, studies done on cats that have fallen from 2 to 32 stories, and that are still alive when brought to a veterinarian … Continue reading

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