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Planets

Planetary Blocks

Planetary Blocks

The always awesome Chop Shop Store teamed up with The Planetary Society to create 20 wooden blocks, each featuring a planet, dwarf planet, or moon from our solar system, and printed with useful data. They’re also offering space-themed add-ons like posters, tees, and stickers.

The Man Who Owns The Moon

The Man Who Owns The Moon

Back in the 1980s, car salesman Dennis Hope started selling plots of land on Earth’s moon, and has since expanded to other lunar and planetary bodies. We’re pretty sure he and his buyers own absolutely jack squat, but it’s a nice dream anyhow. Zach Christy’s video explains.

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AstroReality Solar System Mini Set

AstroReality Solar System Mini Set

AstroReality offers a set of colorful 3D printed models of the Solar System’s planets – plus Pluto. Each sphere measures about 1.2″ in diameter. Get AstroReality’s augmented reality app and to view add-on effects like Saturn’s rings or the Earth’s atmosphere.

Jupiter up Close

Jupiter up Close

As NASA’s Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, it’s sending back data and imagery that reveals new details about the gas giant. The planet’s poles are awash with constantly swirling cyclones, and its powerful magnetic field is even stronger than scientists had estimated.

Realistic Planet Models

Realistic Planet Models

Artist Adam Makarenko creates incredibly detailed and realistic looking planetary models not using CGI, but as miniature sculptures, lit and photographed for optimum effect. Be sure to check out Adam’s other stunning miniature photography.

Scale

Scale

Ever wondered just how big other planets are? Take a minute out of your day to watch Brad Goodspeed’s short video, which gives us a sense of scale by placing planets into orbit around Earth.

Moon Games

Moon Games

We’re enjoying this whimsical photography series created by landscape astrophotographer and astronomy journalist Laurent Laveder. These pieces are part of his project titled Moon Games.

Top To Bottom Earth Infographic

Top To Bottom Earth Infographic

Check out Karl Tate’s intriguing infographic that explores the highest and deepest points on earth; it also includes egg boiling time and the Horizon oil rig as points of reference. (Thanks, Stephen!)

9 Ball T-shirt/Hoodie

9 Ball T-shirt/Hoodie

We’ve got good and bad news about Flying Mouse’s 9 Ball tee/hoodie; the good: Pluto is back in play; the bad: planetary pool is not what it’s racked up to be if you’re the cue ball.

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