Will the Union Jack need a redesign? It depends on whether or not Scotland stays in the U.K.
A beautifully animated description of what we know about the creation of the Universe, so far.
We can see most of the how, though who knows how long this can last. Does the universe build in enough time for the beings that study it, to reveal why it happened? We’ll see I guess. :D
Opening this Saturday, March 8th at Spoke Art in San Francisco is the group show dedicated to David Lynch, “In Dreams.” The show features over 40 international artists with new work devoted to the films and television of Lynch. Check out more below (Joshua Budich, Allison Reimold, Joel Daniel Phillips, and Zach Tutor above):
A wormhole? A GIANT spaceship? An intergalactic disco? None, actually.
This is, believe it or not, a real photo taken by the Chandra x-ray observatory. The central object is a quasar, RX J1131-1231 (RX J1131 for short), located about 6 billion light years from Earth.
According to Chandra, "Gravitational lensing by an intervening elliptical galaxy has created four different images of the quasar, shown by the Chandra data in pink.”
It’s certainly one of the clearest images of this effect we’ve seen in a while, and one of the sparkliest!
More info at http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2014/rxj1131/