Science Image Fun: The Pinwheel Galaxy
This little image was in my “remember to post on TSB in the future” folder for over three months now, but for whatever reason it just kind of slipped through the cracks. (Certain things take precedence, you know. Like videos of midgets, hot chicks, and pranks that do not include the use of flatulence.) In any case, I stumbled back onto it today and feel like it’s just about the right time to post. The beginning of a new decade and all. So, let’s get ready for the oh-10s by taking a gander at The Pinwheel Galaxy.
This is a real thing, people:
An explanation for how the image was captured, and what exactly is being shown here, over at Wired. Also of note: If you squint just enough, it kind of looks like a boob. God is great, indeed.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.