Thursday, April 24, 2008

When the stars collide...

My childhood dream was being an astronomer in the Arecibo Observatory:



Unfortunately, I could not follow my dream. I still enjoy reading popular astronomy articles though. NASA has published amazing pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope, celebrating its 18th birthday, of colliding galaxies!

It starts innocently like this:



Ends brutally like this:



Attraction is dangereous...

1 comment:

thuan said...

we couldve gone to mcdonalds observatory in west texas! (run by UT)

wouldve been a good trip!