Wednesday, January 17, 2007


Here's something Hubble reported on last year. I just can't get enough of this picture.


In one of the most detailed astronomical images ever produced, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured an unprecedented look at the Orion Nebula. This turbulent star formation region is one of astronomy's most dramatic and photogenic celestial objects. More than 3,000 stars of various sizes appear in this image. Some of them have never been seen in visible light. These stars reside in a dramatic dust-and-gas landscape of plateaus, mountains, and valleys that are reminiscent of the Grand Canyon. The Orion Nebula is a picture book of star formation, from the massive, young stars that are shaping the nebula to the pillars of dense gas that may be the homes of budding stars.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Template Change

The old template was not working for me. I converted to blogger beta but chose to use the original blogger template format and tried a few tweaks....that didn't work. I really liked the look of the old template and it was so easy to maintain but sometimes the text spilt out over the post box limit. So, I went looking for something more suitable before the blog got any bigger and I think this will work. Fortunately, I didn't lose any of my comments.