Astrophotographer Tyler Allred took this amazing new image of the Andromeda Galaxy, which just appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Today's new space porn also includes Jupiter's shrinking spot, digitally-restored moon pics, and an exoplanet.
Here's an old picture of Jupiter's famous red spot, taken by the Voyager spacecraft. According to scientists at U.C. Berkeley, the spot shrunk about one kilometer a day, between 1996 and 2006. We don't know exactly why it's shrinking - or why it changes colors - but it's a storm, and storms have a natural growth and disintegration rate, say scientists.
Meanwhile, it turns out the earliest photographed exoplanet was back in 1998 - a new technique stripped out starlight from a 1998 image to reveal a previously unknown planet orbiting the distant star HR8799. Here's a lovely artist's impression, with the actual image as an inset:
Did you know you own a germ-ridden object, and you can't live without it every other day? It's your phone. You touch it so many times a day, and you bring it everywhere. It's no surprise that it is one of the filthiest things ever. More so than a toilet! But don't worry. The makers of Gorilla Glass have a plan. Read more
Here's taking a look at some pretty rad gamer tattoos, from the 80s, 90s, and beyond. They look absolutely gorgeous, and wasn't done in such a bad way either. This time, this is a gallery of #WIN. Check it out below: Read more
Here's a concept done by designer Antonio De Rosa, and it is the first concept design of the latest iPhone that integrates some of the features of the Apple Watch. His work is incredible, and boy oh boy, do we wish the latest one would look like that. Check it out in the pictures below: Read more