You Know That Friendly Yellow Sun In The Sky? About That…

This photo of a coronal mass ejection (CME) — a massive tongue of solar material that blasts through space at roughly 900 miles per second — comes courtesy of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and is a powerful reminder of two things: 

  1. The endless quarrels of humanity seem relatively puny in the grand scheme of things, and
  2. NASA might be the only government agency that consistently produces work this amazing. 

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