What could cause a nebula to appear square? No one is quite sure. The hot star system known as MWC 922, however, appears to be embedded in a nebula with just such a shape. The above image combines infrared exposures from the Hale Telescope on Mt. Palomar in California, and the Keck-2 Telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
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A collapsed building in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, March 21, 2011. The seven-story building, which was under construction, collapsed and damaged nearby shops. No casualties were reported and the cause of the collapse was being...
Professor Edward Frenkel discusses the mathematics behind the NSA Surveillance controversy.
For as long as we can remember, humans have wondered if we are alone in the universe. While individuals and conspiracy theorists often come forward with new “proof” of alien visitations, even scientists have claimed to find evidence for extraterrestrial life.
Sinkholes may vary in size from 1 to 600 m (3.3 to 2,000 ft) both in diameter and depth, and vary in form from soil-lined bowls to bedrock-edged chasms. Sinkholes may be formed gradually or suddenly, and are found worldwide.
Collection of beautiful Google Street View photos.