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

Hypothetical life reconstruction of Ediacaran organism Rangea.
This illustration is on the cover of the January 2013 issue of the journal Paleontology and although it isn’t credited one of the authors of the paper is the excellent artist Peter Trusler so it is likely to be by him.
Reconstructing Rangea: New Discoveries from the Ediacaran of Southern Namibia by Patricia Vickers-Rich, Andrey Yu Ivantsov, Peter W. Trusler, Guy M. Narbonne, Mike Hall, Siobhan A. Wilson, Carolyn Greentree, Mikhail A. Fedonkin, David A. Elliott, Karl H. Hoffmann and Gabi I. C. Schneider. Journal of Paleontology January 2013 v. 87 no. 1 p. 1-15
scienceisbeauty:

From the page: “A fractal that looks archeological but is generated from pure math (by SuicideBySafetyPin)”.
Source: RealityCarnival.Com (UW-Madison Physics)
circulatorylife:

PULSE OF THE CITY
Visualizations of geotag density in cities by Eric Fischer.
dinosaursruleeverythingaroundme:

Cladistic representation of all species known to exist.  This is what a “family tree” looks like when examining derived characteristics that species share with one another.  It allows us to know what came from where and when!
pappubahry:

Earth, photographed by Galileo after its first gravity-assist flyby of the planet.
colchrishadfield:

Lake Baikal, Siberia. Immensely old and deep, it holds one-fifth of all the Earth’s fresh water.
colchrishadfield:

The Himalayas to the horizon, gives me such a feeling of wild grandeur.
colchrishadfield:

I don’t think that sand came from those rocks.
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