Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Cosmic web

Cosmic web
image A.Klypin, J.Primack, S.Cantalup
BBC Science and Environment

In the recommended article BBC reporter Simon Redfern explains in an interesting and understandable way work on the Cosmic web that has been published in a recent publication of Nature.

The study describes fundamentally important data about the Universe that was obtained from a 10 billion year old quasar illuminated spot in deep space.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

When worlds collide!

Colliding spiral galaxies
Hubble image NASA APOD 

"The space between stars is so vast that when galaxies collide, the stars in them usually do not collide."

Another Space Theology bookmark - APOD