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Feast your eyes on this spectacular Hubble photo of a spiral galaxy

30 million light-years away, think about that! Light travels at 186,282 miles per second, so… 186,282 x 60 (seconds) x 60 (minutes) x 24 (hours) x 365 (days) x 30,000,000 (years) – that is quite a distance!  The universe truly … Continue reading

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Are We The Only Intelligent Life in the Universe?? | Joe Rogan & Brian Cox

In my opinion, there is absolutely no way that we are the only “intelligent” life form in our galaxy, much less the universe. As physicist Brian Cox explains, there are a trillion galaxies in the universe and over 13 billion … Continue reading

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Newly found galaxy cluster could become most massive structure in universe

The vastness and complexity of the universe is almost incomprehensible. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Yahoo News April 25, 2018 About 12.4 billion light-years from Earth lies a collection of galaxies that could end up as the most massive … Continue reading

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Hubble spots Einstein ring surrounding galaxy cluster

The scale of the universe is beyond comprehension. The fact that there are millions upon millions of galaxies is mind-boggling. TGO Refer to story below. Source: UPI By Brooks Hays  |  April 6, 2018 April 6 (UPI) — A new image from … Continue reading

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Was Einstein Right? Single Star Will Let Astronomers Test Theory of Relativity

Einstein’s theory of relativity has stood the test of time; over 100 years and counting. My guess is it will once again be proven right. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Meghan Bartels, Newsweek Later this year, a special … Continue reading

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Scientists found a new Earth-sized planet nearby… and it might be habitable

Just eleven light years away, a short saunter in terms of the scale of the universe. Unfortunately for us, there is currently no technology that allows us to travel at 186, 282 miles per second; equivalent to 299,792,458 meters per second! … Continue reading

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Signs of alien life? Mysterious star stirs controversy

Skeptics will always disagree, especially the religious fanatics among us who believe that God created us and only us and that we are somehow special, but the universe is too vast to not contain countless other living creatures. And yes, … Continue reading

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Universe ‘resting on sofa’ as it slowly dies

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press August 10, 2015 Sydney (AFP) – The Universe is experiencing a slow death, like a person resting on the sofa awaiting eternal sleep, according to astronomers from a project which … Continue reading

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