Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist
This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.
"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"
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gorgeous so gorgeous.
I want to sneak out with somebody.
I just want to get up in the middle of the night and spend some time alone with someone. We could go have a midnight snack at McDonald’s or just walk around and talk about things we normally wouldn’t. Or maybe we could go enjoy ourselves at a park and play on the swings, or we could climb a roof and just watch the stars in silence - nothing but just good vibes and good company.
thiS IS WHAT IVE BEEN SAYING SINCE SOPHOMORE YEAR
I’m not even from America but this is a fantastic idea
Going to School
think of all the people who scrolled away
What the fuck
this is the best thing ive seen since i woke up this morning and im glad i woke up
Things that need to be more affordable:
-whole, natural foods
-University (education) tuition
Things that need to be more expensive:
-processed foods that are causing the obesity rate to skyrocket
more things that need to be more affordable:
more things that need to be more expensive:
-fines on DUIs
I’m not sorry
“high my five” i am wheezing over here
what the fuck is going on