The inner workings of my hippocampal neurons


View the TED-Ed Lesson How cosmic rays help us understand the universe

We only know 4% of what the universe is made up of. Can we also know what lies beyond our galaxy … and if there are undiscovered forms of matter? Luckily, we have space messengers — cosmic rays — that bring us physical data from parts of the cosmos beyond our reach. Veronica Bindi explains what cosmic rays are, and how they transmit information about our universe from the great beyond.


now: Earth, photographed by GOES-15, and the Sun, photographed by SDO, September 2014.

13 images each: Earth and the Sun photographed simultaneously at 9pm every day 15th-27th September. The 2nd row shows the same images to scale; The Sun is 109 times wider than Earth.

Image credit: NOAA/NASA (Earth), NASA/SDO, AIA/EVE/HMI (Sun). Animation: AgeOfDestruction.


little things that actually make a difference to general life happiness:
•drinking lots of water
•eating fresh fruit
•thinking positively about yourself and others
•washing your face twice a day
•changing your sheets once a week
•hot baths with Epsom salts
•face masks using from things in your house
•sleeping more than 7 hours per night
•reorganizing your clothes, makeup, possessions etc
•keeping your living space clean