Infinity Imagined
Multicellular Organic
Neural Network
Lives in Nitrogen-Oxygen Atmosphere
270 K - 300 K
Eats, Breathes, Thinks, Creates

An oriens-lacunosum moleculare interneuron in the hippocampus labeled with Alexa 488.
Credit: Michael N. Economo.

As is the human body,

So is the cosmic body.

As is the human mind,

So is the cosmic mind.

As is the microcosm,

So is the macrocosm.

As is the atom,

So is the universe.


Saturn, photographed by Cassini, 12 August 2013.

Milky Way y Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia

This is a total of two photos stacked, one for the milky way and another for the landscape below.
Álvaro Pérez Alonso y Jose Manuel Pérez Alonso
Titan is the largest moon of Saturn, 50% larger than our moon.  This world has a thick nitrogen atmosphere with lakes of liquid methane and ethane on the surface.  Underneath, a thick shell of ice covers an ocean of liquid water and a rocky core.  The dark areas in this image are hydrocarbon dunes named “Fensal” and “Aztlan”.

Infant Stars in Serpens Infant stars are glowing gloriously in this infrared image of the Serpens star-forming region, captured by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
The reddish-pink dots are baby stars deeply embedded in the cosmic cloud of gas and dust that collapsed to create it. A dusty disk of cosmic debris, or “protoplanetary disk,” that may eventually form planets, surrounds the infant stars.
Wisps of green throughout the image indicate the presence of carbon rich molecules called, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs). On Earth, PAHs can be found on charred barbecue grills and in automobile exhaust. Blue specks sprinkled throughout the image are background stars in our Milky Way Galaxy.
The Serpens star-forming region is located approximately 848 light-years away in the Serpens constellation.
The image is a three-channel false-color composite, where emission at 4.5 microns is blue, emission at 8.0 microns is green, and 24 micron emission is red.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/L. Cieza (University of Texas at Austin)
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