Daily Archives: February 20, 2008


It’s strange… So after slashing £80 million from the physics and astronomy budget, the BNSC release a document stating that space technology contributes £7 billion per annum to the British economy. That makes £80 million look like pocket money! So … Continue reading

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The Sombrero Galaxy

My personal favourite galaxy, M104, the Sombrero Galaxy. Simply stunning, I’m sure you’ll agree, in this Hubble Telescope image. Discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain, the Sombrero is interesting because of that long dust lane you can see running across … Continue reading

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