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Milky Way Transit Authority

Image: Samuel Arbesman Sure, anyone could consult an atlas of the Milky Way Galaxy to see what’s all there, but if you think like Samuel Arbesman, that won’t do. He has created a handy station and route map of spiral galaxy as a way of making the immense more accessible. Introducing the Milky Way Transit Authority. This [...]

Oh My God, It’s Full of Stars!

Image: NASA The Hubble Space Telescope has got new glasses after astronauts refurbished it in May 2009, and now NASA has kindly released snapshots from the 19-year-old space telescope. I’m particularly awestruck with this one of the Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope snapped this panoramic view of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing [...]