Monday, May 20, 2013

That's How Many?

It is written, “As numerous as the stars of heaven.” What kind of number might that be? Each dot in the picture is a galaxy numbering billions of stars. “All the indications are that these galaxies are busy crashing into one another, and forming large quantities of stars as a result of these violent encounters.” More from the ESA.
SPIRE-Herschel image of Lockman Hole Copyright 2000 – 2011 © European Space Agency. All rights reserved.

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