Saturday, September 12, 2009
From Wikipedia: NGC 6302 (also called the Bug Nebula or Butterfly Nebula), is a bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius. It is one of the most interesting and complex planetary nebulae observed. The spectrum of NGC 6302 shows its central star is one of the hottest objects in the galaxy, with a surface temperature in excess of 200,000 K, implying that the star from which it formed must have been very large.
The central star has never been observed and is surrounded by a particularly dense equatorial disc composed of gas and dust. This dense disc is postulated to have caused the star's outflows to form a bipolar structure (Gurzadyan 1997), similar to an hour-glass. This bipolar structure shows many interesting features seen in planetary nebulae such as ionization walls, knots and sharp edges to the lobes.
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Here's a blog post discussing the release of the app: Zynga Launches “FarmVille”. Does It Look Familiar?
Friday, September 11, 2009
If you want to watch the segment, it starts right about one minute and fifteen seconds into the segment.
Incidentally, if I ever knew that Helena Bonham-Carter was Tim Burton's wife, I had forgotten.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
"Textorizer is a program that allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one."
Update... the video has been removed since this post was first written... The ideas discussed in this video brought to mind one mistake I s...
Wolf scene sand animation art
I had recently found the blog called LifeHacker , where you can find tips about modern life like getting more out of your iPod with " ...