Daily Archives: January 16, 2012

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This Universe is full of carbon. Well… Not full really. I mean, technically it’s mostly full of absolutely nothing, closely followed by dark energy and dark matter… and if we’re talking about things we can see, then it’s mostly full … Continue reading

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Whirlpools

Messier 51 is a rather pretty spiral galaxy, sometimes known as the Whirlpool Galaxy. Unfortunately, as a spiral galaxy is basically a big swirly thing, there are a few others which people mis-identify as “whirlpool galaxy” too. The real whirlpool … Continue reading

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