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Sunspot Group AR 1520 on July 15th, 2012. via infinity-imagined

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3-D fly-through of a supernova, seen in the X-ray spectrum (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Space

The word ‘space’ has acquired several meanings, which is what you would expect of such a sexy, primitive, metaphorically rich, eminently repurposeable concept. Outer space, of course, is where cosmonauts, Hubble telescopes, television satellites, and aliens reside. It’s ℝ³, or … Continue reading

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Interstellar Dust

According to the movie Sunshine, most dust inside a house is old human skin. What is “dust” in outer space made out of?

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Gas Clouds

Why don’t gas clouds in outer space collapse from gravity? magnetic repulsion rotation (centrifugal force) turbulence

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