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1:41pm September 21, 2014
1:38pm September 21, 2014
thetruthisvital:

Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist

This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.
"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"

Read more: here

thetruthisvital:

Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist


This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.

"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"

Read more: here

1:38pm September 21, 2014
kushandwizdom:

ThisLoveQuote

kushandwizdom:

ThisLoveQuote

12:09pm September 21, 2014
marniethedog:

I love art

marniethedog:

I love art

12:09pm September 21, 2014
justbeingbenedictcumberbatch:

The Hobbit Premiere

justbeingbenedictcumberbatch:

The Hobbit Premiere

12:08pm September 21, 2014

star trek into darkness — or, how did you dorks actually finish filming this movie

10:49am September 21, 2014
10:49am September 21, 2014
ohcaptainmycaptain1918:

GET OFF MY LAWN

ohcaptainmycaptain1918:

GET OFF MY LAWN

10:49am September 21, 2014
katmac3307:

a well packaged pug! Found on theChive.com

katmac3307:

a well packaged pug!
Found on theChive.com

10:45am September 21, 2014
tastefullyoffensive:

[jammybrown11]

tastefullyoffensive:

[jammybrown11]

10:45am September 21, 2014
9:59am September 21, 2014
9:58am September 21, 2014
r3inbow-dash-crash:

These are what i call jump scenes…Mostly the second one…0_)_) Anyway… as well for the part two Whole re-opening…I wonder if it will have a new….Animal….00000((((

r3inbow-dash-crash:

These are what i call jump scenes…Mostly the second one…0_)_) Anyway… as well for the part two Whole re-opening…I wonder if it will have a new….Animal….00000((((