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Astronomers Call on Quarantined Citizens to Hunt for Galaxies

Astronomers Call on Quarantined Citizens to Hunt for Galaxies | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Just because you're holed up at home for the time being doesn't mean you can't help out with important scientific research.
Al Cannistras insight:

anyone for a galaxy hunt?

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It took 265,000 galaxies and one starry-eyed telescope to create this image

It took 265,000 galaxies and one starry-eyed telescope to create this image | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The Hubble Legacy Field is the most comprehensive "history book" of galaxies ever. ​No image will surpass it until future telescopes are launched.
Al Cannistras insight:

Growing up, I was always told we are the only life in the universe. I guess the “universe” was limited to our solar system and that was difficult for them to absorb. Sadly, I know folks alive today that think we are the only life in the universe. They cannot seem to comprehend the reality. I cannot comprehend them.

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Earth Will Have Made A Galactic Tick At The End Of September

Earth Will Have Made A Galactic Tick At The End Of September | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
'Galactic Tick Day' is a holiday that celebrates Earth's minute progress in its complete orbit around the center of the Milky Way.
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celebrate on September 29th! (2016)

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Scientists Discover 139 New “Minor Planets” in Our Solar System

Scientists Discover 139 New “Minor Planets” in Our Solar System | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A team of astronomers at the UPenn have discovered 139 minor planets — too small for a planet, but not a comet either — orbiting the Sun past Neptune.
Al Cannistras insight:

When I was a kid, I always had models of the planets known to be circling our sun hanging and circling from my bedroom ceiling… good thing we did not know about these 139 new ones…  that many of the damn things buzzing overhead and my parents would have killed me!

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Half of our bodies' atoms are from a galaxy far, far away

Half of our bodies' atoms are from a galaxy far, far away | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In a first-of-its-kind analysis, researcher say half of all matter hails from the other side of the universe.
Al Cannistras insight:

DAMNED ALIENS!  - OMG, oh, wait - that is ALL of us!

We are from far away someplace...  maybe Roddenberry KNEW!

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Every dot on this largest-ever 3-D map is a galaxy

Every dot on this largest-ever 3-D map is a galaxy | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The 1.2 million galaxies represented in the map are still just a sliver of the universe.
Al Cannistras insight:

the only thing incomprehensible to me is those who think we are alone...   seriously

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