Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles: SPACE10 February 2023 https://www.sciencealert.com/part-of-the-sun-has-broken-off-and-formed-a-vortex-what-the-heck-is-going-on ByMICHELLE STARR Footage of the vortex from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.?(Dr. Tamitha Skov/Twitter) For all that the Sun is a ubiquitous and vital part of our lives, a lot about it remains baffling. And now it’s done something decidedly peculiar. Material from a filament of…Part of The Sun Has Broken Off And Formed a Vortex… What The Heck Is Going on? — Exposing the Big Game
The Beauty of sleet
Sleet falls in a sharp angle across the sky. The ground in just a few moments is covered in white – white that highlights the deep shadows of mystery within the waving sage brush.
The sleet turns to snow and rain. There is thunder too, deep, far away. Huge snowflakes billow down. The sage brush bounces, buffeted by the wind. This is the beauty of the universe.
If I were outside repairing the electric lines, or even just trying to get my car going — I would be saying, “Oh, what nasty weather!”
Somewhere the electricity repair person is hard at work, and for him or her, it is truly very nasty weather.
Inside, I am grateful for electricity and warmth and for the freedom to watch the beauty of the earth – where all is One – the falling snow, the rhythm of the seasons. And all is eternity – each snowflake and the ravens that fly bravely in the wind.
© Copyright Sharon St Joan, 2022
Scientists discover massive ‘extragalactic structure’ behind the Milky Way — The Extinction Chronicles
By Brandon Specktor published about 10 hours ago https://www.livescience.com/zone-of-avoidance-giant-structure An uncharted region of space known as the “zone of avoidance” lurks behind the Milky Way’s center – and astronomers just found an enormous, multi-galaxy structure there. (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) A […]Scientists discover massive ‘extragalactic structure’ behind the Milky Way — The Extinction Chronicles