My mind rebels at stagnation! Give me problems! Give me work!
“I have loved this, this little game of ours…”
This beautiful, glittering swirl is named, rather unpoetically, J125013.50+073441.5. A glowing haze of material seems to engulf the galaxy, stretching out into space in different directions and forming a fuzzy streak in this image.
It is a starburst galaxy — a name given to galaxies that show unusually high rates of star formation. The regions where new stars are being born are highlighted by sparkling bright blue regions along the galactic arms.
Studying starburst galaxies can tell us a lot about galactic evolution and star formation. These galaxies start off with huge amounts of gas, which is used to form new stars.
This period of furious star formation is only a phase; once all the gas is used up, this starbirth slows down. Other famous starbursts captured by Hubble include the Antennae Galaxies (heic0615) and Messier 82 (heic0604), the latter of which is forming new stars ten times faster than our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Théodore Rousseau, Sunset in the Auvergne (detail), 1844 (x)
Joy Division, “Disorder”
“I’ve been waiting for a guide to come and take me by the hand…”
Through another lens, Toronto based photographer Liam Goslett captured the May 9th Varanasi event with Nest and Barneys at the India Consolate in New York.
wanted to try out a different style
Gatsby? What Gatsby?