12 01, 2015

Hubble’s Panoramic View of the Andromeda Galaxy: NASA Image of the Day

By |2016-11-03T10:52:23+00:00January 12th, 2015|Science & Space|

This is gorgeous. Not much more to say about this other than that. Hubble is awesome. The largest NASA Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, this sweeping bird’s-eye view of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31) is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor. [...]

8 01, 2015

Hubble Sees an Ancient Globular Cluster: NASA Image of the Day

By |2016-11-03T10:52:34+00:00January 8th, 2015|Science & Space|

Sometimes I think my life is an ancient globular cluster, but let's not get into that right now. This image is gorgeous and awe-inspiring and filled with wonder and unimaginable beauty. Of course the first thing I thought of is the opening of Doctor Who in the 1980s because that's [...]

16 12, 2014

Hubble Sees Turquoise-Tinted Plumes in Large Magellanic Cloud:NASA Image of the Day

By |2016-11-03T10:54:07+00:00December 16th, 2014|Science & Space|

The Hubble telescope, best invention ever. The brightly glowing plumes seen in this image are reminiscent of an underwater scene, with turquoise-tinted currents and nebulous strands reaching out into the surroundings. However, this is no ocean. This image actually shows part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small nearby [...]

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