Bienvenue au monde.

Jeanelle, Jamaican.

Welcome to the world;
The world we live in.
A blog for all the beautiful places and creatures on the planet we call home.

*The photos I reblog are not mine, unless stated otherwise.

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Sussulto dal sapore selvatico… (Valnontey, Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso, Valle d’Aosta - Vallée d’Aoste) 

by Francesco Sisti


    This is the sound Jupiter emits via electromagnetic waves. It’s so incredibly cool (10:00)

    it sounds so sad and lonely

    (Source: helaeon)

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my rock by M__C__M on Flickr.


the starry sky on the himalayas


This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 
NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 
It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 
But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.
Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]

“I think the most amazing fact I learned was that they have a part of the brain that we don’t have—a part that we can’t even identify. This suggests that they sense, understand, and even feel more than we do. It still blows me away to think about it.”—Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish