It’s a very pretty idea. Shame it’s utterly utterly hopelessly wrong.
Actually, there’s one thing that this concept gets right. Only one. Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, and stars orbit the galaxy. So yes, those motions do trace out complex helices in spacetime. Which is quite a poetic concept.
Unfortunately, this visualisation doesn’t even get the planets in the right order…
Tests: they suck.
Today’s illustration: A lyric from “Stars” by The Weepies. This whole album puts me in a fall mood, so today was perfect for this.
Guns don’t kill people, Joss Whedon kills people.
Happy New Congress, Tumblr.
Everyone needs this on their dashboard. EVERYONE.
RIGHT IN THE FEELS
gahh the Rapunzel and Hercules one
Am I the only one who thinks Jasmine and Aladdin’s kid looks like Lilo?
Tarzan and Jane <3
From the French silent film “La Voyage dans la Lune” (A Trip to the Moon) (1902)