“We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.”
Maria Mitchell is known as the first professional female astronomer in the United States. On October 1, 1847, she peered through her family’s telescope and “swept around for comets,” as she did every night it was clear. But that night she became the first woman in the U.S. to discover one. She later became the first Astronomy professor at Vassar College, where she would often ask her students, “Did you learn that in a book or observe it yourself?”
To people who followed me for one specific fandom, I am so so sorry
Can we please just tell every middle schooler this instead of making them feel embarrassed by their existence and their need to try new things? It would be much nicer to hear this through middle school and high school than it is to hear about how dumb your phase or whatever is and how much you’ll regret it in a year.
Damn, every time I see this go by my dash, it has, like, 10K more notes. I’m awed by how much it seems to have meant to so many people, and incredibly moved to see so many notes saying that this has mattered.
I was trimming grass next to the side of the house and I found the tiniest snake I have ever seen.
WHY ARE YOU HOLDING A SNAKE DONT THEY LIKE KILL U?
tiny snake don’t kill
tiny snake friend
how come no one ever talks about how hans was about to slice elsa’s fucking head off
its like every character in the movie was g-rated disney, except for hans, hans literally came straight out of game of thrones
the southern isles send their regards
I love how they just fucking throw that last domino.
WAIT DID SOMEONE THROW A DOMINO AT IT BECAUSE THAT ONE PART DIDNT FALL IM DYiNG
This is just the cutest thing ever. Love James Dashner!!!
There you go, all the anons who tell people to go and kill themselves. It’s pretty easy to find out your identity.
Reblog. Reblog. Spread this.
for everyone having a stupid anon annoying them this could be a life-saver
you learn to take the little victories
If the multiverse theory is true, then there’s a universe where it isn’t.
Multiverse theory doesn’t cover paradoxical situations
Except in the universe where it does
i’m having an aneurysm