Econintersect: NASA has produced spectacular images of distant intergalactic space. The image below is of the Helix nebula, but the shape caused us to ask the question: Is this the heart of the universe?
MSN has presented a 15 slide show of NASA nebula images which include the Helix nebula and the Horsehead nebula below:
More than 1,300 spectacular images, many captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, can be viewed at NASA. Five of those images are shown below:
See also Astronomers Get a Clearer Look at Supermassive Black Holes at Galactic Centers (Ron Cowen and Nature Magazine, Scientific American) which is in today's "What We Read Today" article.
And also from today's posts: Infographic of the Day: Dyson Spheres: How Advanced Alien Civilizations Would Conquer the Galaxy
- NASA nebulae (Connie Ricca, MSN, 17January 2014)
- Hubble Site Gallery (NASA)