Tag Archives: Caltech

The Coiled Galaxy

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO). 50 million light years away in the southern constellation, Fornax (furnace) is this beautiful barred spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1097. The sweeping blue spiral arms dotted with pink star forming regions … Continue reading

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The Ignorance of Nibiru

Illustration credit & copyright: JPL; Batygin and Brown/Caltech. You know, I usually refrain from even writing posts like these for two main reasons. One is that they’re a complete waste of my or anyone else’s time and second is that … Continue reading

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LIGO & Gravity Waves in Many Small Nutshells

All Videos & Illustrations Credit & Copyright: National Science Foundation (NSF) & Caltech/MIT LIGO. All information that I provide is via the NSF announcement video and the Caltech/MIT LIGO press release. As this is still a fluid and ongoing moment … Continue reading

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ERIS & HER DAUGHTER ROAM THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S EDGE

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Discovered on January 5, 2005 by Mike Brown (AKA Pluto Killer) and his team of Chad Trujillo and David Rabinowitz from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) discover minor planet 136199 Eris … Continue reading

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A GIANT IS BORN (comparison)

Photo Credit & Copyright:  NASA/JPL-Caltech/GLIMPSE-MIPSGAL Teams. That’s right; the title to this post is the same as the last.  The content and object is the same as well except in this post I wanted to give you a comparison to … Continue reading

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PARTICLES, FIELDS AND THE FUTURE OF PHYSICS

PARTICLES, FIELDS AND THE FUTURE OF PHYSICS Here’s a great lecture by Sean Carroll of CalTech at the 2013 Fermilab Users Meeting. If you have a love for all that is physics and some free time you will truly enjoy … Continue reading

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STAR FORMING REGION RCW 49

STAR FORMING REGION RCW 49 Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/Caltech/JPL Spitzer Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. This vast cave-like nebula is known as RCW 49 and it’s a thick pocket of … Continue reading

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