The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. 34 more words
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Intense gamma-ray burst spells doom—for our models of gamma-ray bursts
Closest, most intense one we’ve observed yet.
by John Timmer – Nov 22 2013, 12:30pm EST… 259 more words
Here are two of the most simple views of the entire universe and everything within it. Each step is necessarily related through the simplest math and geometry.
Introduction. Within the next ten pages, you will see our universe as we did in our high school geometry classes back on December 19, 2011. 454 more words