This painting is by Flemish artist Aert De Gelder entitled "The Baptism of Christ" A disk-shaped object is shining beams of light down on John the Baptist and Jesus; and shows an early awareness of UFOs by the artist. Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
NASA’s Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system. The artist concept depicts multiple-transiting planet systems,.
Oldest Spiral Galaxy in Universe Discovered -An artist's rendering of galaxy which is billion light-years from Earth, & its companion dwarf galaxy(upper left). (Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics/Joe Bergeron/Yahoo! news)
A diagram showing a timeline of the formation of the Universe from the Big Bang ± billion years ago through the "Dark Ages", formation of the earliest galaxies and stars, and the dark-energy dominated era.