“So you’re made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?”

―Neil deGrasse Tyson

These photos are on the shortlist for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014, a competition and exhibition run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The winning images will be posted here on September 18.

(Source:, via redheadredemption)

Decided to keep my maiden name forevers. 

The real fun part comes when my husband and I decide to have children (in SEVERAL years from now). Hopefully I won’t have to constantly prove I’m their mother lol