Follow Friday & Weekly Stumbles For 2011-02-18 

The Milky Way has an estimated 160 orbiting globular clusters -hundreds of thousands, and sometimes millions of stars all bound together in a tight ball due to their gravity- of which one quarter are thought to be ‘alien’ invaders from other galaxies, according to research from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). Continue reading

Cosmic Hearts 

Heart-shaped crater on Mars

I hope you all had a happy Valentine’s Day! ๐Ÿ™‚ Here are some pictures of cosmic hearts: A heart-shaped crater on Mars captured by the Mars Orbiter Camera onboard the Mars Global Surveyor. A heart-shaped Nebula, called W5, located 6000 light years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia. Continue reading

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