The Beautiful Universe

Wonderful images of our local galaxy courtesy of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory at the Smithsonian’s Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, MA. The Chandra Observatory is a telescope linked to an orbiting space satellite that’s specially designed to detect X-ray emissions from very “hot” regions of the Universe such as exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, and matter existing around black holes.

It’s hard not to be awestruck by these glimpses of the centre of the Galaxy in which our solar system exists, especially considering that the Milky Way is but one of innumerable galaxies in the observable universe. And yet, some people are still completely amazed by the tale of a “burning bush” on Mount Horeb.

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4 responses to “The Beautiful Universe

  1. A. Sirrom

    “And yet, some people are still completely amazed by the tale of a “burning bush” on Mount Horeb. ” What else can you (plural) expect when people are brainwashed?

  2. I guess. Time to stop indoctrinating kids with such foolish notions.

  3. “Time to stop indoctrinating kids with such foolish notions.”

    Indeed. AGW/Gaia Worship/Environmentalism for one.

    With an accent on the “mentalism.”

    Har.

  4. “And yet, some people are still completely amazed by the tale of a ‘burning bush’ on Mount Horeb. ”

    Amazement at the two is not mutually exclusive.

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