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Meandering Through Old Pine Trees: Spectacular Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint in Norway

There is something particularly appealing about high places and their ability to reveal a general perspective on things. The <b>Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint</b> …

Web Design Works of Owen Perry

Owen Perry is an interactive designer and photographer based in Whistler, BC in Canada. Owen has been designing and developing websites since 2008, …

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The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 21<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …


APOD: Inside the Eagle Nebula (2014 Feb 16) Credit & Copyright: T. A. Rector & B. A. Wolpa, NOAO, AURA Explanation: From afar, the whole thing looks like an Eagle. A closer look at the Eagle Nebula, however, shows the bright region is actually a window into the center of a larger dark shell of dust. Through this window, a brightly-lit workshop appears where a whole open cluster of stars is being formed. In this cavity tall pillars and round globules of dark dust and cold molecular gas remain where stars are still forming. Already visible are several young bright blue stars whose light and winds are burning away and pushing back the remaining filaments and walls of gas and dust. The Eagle emission nebula, tagged M16, lies about 6500 light years away, spans about 20 light-years, and is visible with binoculars toward the constellation of the Serpent (Serpens). This picture combines three specific emitted colors and was taken with the 0.9-meter telescope on Kitt Peak, Arizona, USA. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page #APOD

The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round — but does it float