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New Stills from Justice League and Wonder Woman

Two new still images have been released to fan the flames of hype for next year’s DC Expanded Universe movies, Justice League and Wonder Woman. So the first one from Entertainment Weekly features Flash... The post New Stills from Ju...
by The Fanboy SEO on Dec 20, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“Blown by fast winds from a hot, massive star, this cosmic bubble is huge. Cataloged as Sharpless 2-308 it lies some 5,200 light-years away toward the constellation of the Big Dog (Canis Major) and covers slightly more of the sky than a full moon.
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 20, 2016

The Universe

"True life mastery is more a function of knowing what to want,than knowing how to get what you want. Anyone can get stuff, but it usually takes an old soul to choose their stuff wisely.""What?"    The Universe"Thoughts become thin...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 19, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

"To some, it looks like the wheel of a cart. In fact, because of its outward oval appearance, the presence of a central galaxy, and their connection with what looks like the spokes of a wheel, the galaxy on the right is known as the Cartwheel Galaxy.
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 18, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 is truly a majestic island universe some 200,000 light-years across. Located a mere 60 million light-years away toward the chemical constellation Fornax, NGC 1365 is a dominant member of the well-studied Fornax galaxy...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 17, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“This broad, beautiful mosaic spans almost 20 degrees across planet Earth's sky. The nebula-rich region lies near the edge of the Orion-Eridanus superbubble, filled with looping, expanding shells of gas and dust embedded in molecular clouds near th...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 16, 2016

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Batman’ On Track For Spring 2017 Start

After Warner Bros. decided to push Justice League 2 to a later date - to give time for Zack Snyder to work on his passion project film, The Last Photograph - it didn't take long for people to speculate that Ben Affleck's Batman, rumored to be titled...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 15, 2016

Mars rock-ingredient stew seen as plus for habitability

NASA's Curiosity rover is climbing a layered Martian mountain and finding evidence of how ancient lakes and wet underground environments changed, billions of years ago, creating more diverse chemical environments that affected their favorability for...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

"A gorgeous spiral galaxy some 100 million light-years distant, NGC 1309 lies on the banks of the constellation of the River (Eridanus). NGC 1309 spans about 30,000 light-years, making it about one third the size of our larger Milky Way galaxy. Bluis...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 15, 2016

‘Watchmen’ Star Patrick Wilson Cast As Villain In ‘Aquaman’

Warner Brothers and director James Wan have found a villain to do battle with star Jason Momoa in the upcoming DC Extended Universe movie Aquaman. It's being reported that Watchmen, The Conjuring, and Insidious star Patrick Wilson has joined the cast...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 14, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

"Have you ever watched a lightning storm in awe? Join the crowd. Oddly, nobody knows exactly how lightning is produced. What is known is that charges slowly separate in some clouds causing rapid electrical discharges (lightning), but how electrical c...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 14, 2016

Recently discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction, clues to universe’s evolution

The distorted galaxy in the simulation results from a collision between two galaxies, followed by them merging. Astronomers think such a merger could be the reason why SPT0346-52 is having such a boom of stellar construction. Once the two galaxies co...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 13, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“What will become of these galaxies? Spiral galaxies NGC 5426 and NGC 5427 are passing dangerously close to each other, but each is likely to survive this collision. Typically when galaxies collide, a large galaxy eats a much smaller galaxy. In thi...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 13, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“Sometimes galaxies form groups. For example, our own Milky Way Galaxy is part of the Local Group of Galaxies. Small, compact groups, like Hickson Compact Group 87 (HCG 87) shown above, are interesting partly because they slowly self-destruct. Inde...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 13, 2016

New Theory Of Gravity Tries To Explain Dark Matter

Collage of six cluster collisions with dark matter maps. The clusters were observed in a study of how dark matter in clusters of galaxies behaves when the clusters collide Photo: wikipedia.orgAlthough gravity is the most familiar force of the univers...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 11, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“South of Antares, in the tail of the nebula-rich constellation Scorpius, lies emission nebula IC 4628. Nearby hot, massive stars, millions of years young, irradiate the nebula with invisible ultraviolet light, stripping electrons from atoms. The e...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 11, 2016

"A Look to the Heavens"

“Grand spiral galaxies often seem to get all the glory, flaunting their young, bright, blue star clusters in beautiful, symmetric spiral arms. But small, irregular galaxies form stars too. In fact dwarf galaxy IC 2574 shows clear evidence of intens...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 10, 2016

Negotiating; Not Fighting.

Everyone gets to have their way. Just not all at once.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 9, 2016

Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer!

Hype!!!Filed under: Iron Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Comics, movies, spider-man Tagged: iron man, peter parker, spider-man, tony stark, vulture...
by LowBrowComics on Dec 9, 2016

Astronomers issued a shocking theory about the universe: 'The Universe is Flat!'

The local geometry of the universe is determined by whether the density parameter Ω is greater than, less than, or equal to 1.From top to bottom: a spherical universe with Ω > 1, a hyperbolic universe with Ω < 1, and a flat universe with Ω...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 9, 2016

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