Tag Archives: Cosmology

Incredible combination of storms and milky way views

This takes some serious rigor to get shots like this. Titled “Tempest Milky Way”, Randy Halverson’s masterpiece won Best Overall at the 2011 Chronos Film Festival.

Tempest Milky Way from Randy Halverson on Vimeo.

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Incredible collection of Time Lapses (with music from Bear McCreary!)

Bear McCreary composed the music for Battlestar Galactica. Enough said.

Temporal Distortion from Randy Halverson on Vimeo.

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Hubble Sights Fireworks

“Resembling a Fourth of July skyrocket, Herbig-Haro 110 is a geyser of hot gas from a newborn star that splashes up against and ricochets off the dense core of a cloud of molecular hydrogen,” Hubble scientists said in a statement today (July 3). “Although the plumes of gas look like whiffs of smoke, they are actually billions of times less dense than the smoke from a July 4 firework.”

Read more here from livescience.

Have a happy fourth of July everyone!

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A Tsunami 2 Miles high Traveling at 250,000 mph… made of burning gas

If you haven’t seen History Channel’s “The Universe” I highly recommend the first few episodes that cover the planets in our solar system. My personal favorite is the first episode about the sun. Here’s a clip to get you intrigued.

This “sunquake” was caused by a solar flare so massive that the opposing force of the discharged particles slapped the surface of the sun. Cooooool. I mean… Hotttttt.

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