Daily Archives: September 8, 2010

r = a + bθ

I’m going to refrain from using the phrase “Holy Haleakalā”, but I think I’d be perfectly justified in doing so at an image this pretty! (click to galactify) That mysterious looking spiral is a pre-planetary nebula* forming as the dying … Continue reading

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Spaceballs 2: The Sequel

I wrote previously about a paper on the detection of fullerenes in the planetary nebula Tc1… And I mentioned then that there was more than one group of researchers working on much the same thing. The other group have now … Continue reading

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