whoa

OK, I lied. I can’t stop blogging when there is so much awesomeness in the universe. Like, uh, the universe 13 billion years ago, just a few hundred million years after the big bang. This is an infrared picture of some of the first objects in the universe: huge, extremely bright objects unlike anything in the recent universe — maybe supercharged black holes, maybe superhuge suns.

 

spitzer_narrowweb__300x4190_1I tend to throw the word “awesome” around a lot, but this is literally awesome — as in, inspiring awe. I have no musical angle on this at all.

About Phil Ford

Chairman of the Committee for the Memorial to the Victims of Modernism
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