What's Your Favorite Science Photo?

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Science not only answers some of our most basic questions, it also provides us with some truly spectacular photography. Today we want to see your favorites!

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It could be a classic, like this shot from NASA's first lunar mission, a new image that you think deserves to be a classic, or even one that you've shot yourself in your lab or backyard.

Tell us in the comments what the image is and why you're a fan.

Image: NASA.

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What: A shot of Buzz Aldrin standing on the surface of the moon snapped by Neil Armstrong, via NASA

Why: Early space photography meets the casual snapshot. Plus it also has the distinction of being one of the very first ever selfies in space — Aldrin captured his own image in the reflection of Armstrong's visor.