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Above is one of my favorite images of a feature of the Universe. The part of this class that has left the greatest impact on me is the material and discussion devoted to what exists (or potentially exists) outside of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rainbow Orion

An image of the Orion Nebula from NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes.  The image is composed of light collected in infrared, visible, and ultraviolet wavelengths.  At the bright yellow center of the image are four stars called the Trapezium which are 100,000 times brighter than the sun.  Located 1,500 light years from Earth, the […] Continue reading

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