"I have a special needs brother who just moved out of the house today. It’s the first time I’ve really been alone. And to be honest, I can’t say whether I’m sad or relieved."
I understand what hopeless means now. It means to have no hope left. No hope left that things will be better. No hope left that you will be okay. No hope left in anything in the world. But I am not hopeless. I am not hopeless becasue hope is the only thing that keeps me going. Hope is my savior. For me there is no such thing as hopeless or else there would be no such thing as me.
Fat or flat: Getting galaxies into shape
Australian astronomers have discovered what makes some spiral galaxies fat and bulging while others are flat discs—and it’s all about how fast they spin.
The research, led by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Perth, found that fast-rotating spiral galaxies are flat and thin while equally sized galaxies that rotate slowly are fatter.
The study was published today in the prestigious Astrophysical Journal and was part of “The Evolving Universe” research theme of the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO).
Shiro Kuramata, Miss Blanche,1988
Disintegration of an asteroid
This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months in late 2013.
The largest fragments are up to 200 yards in radius, each with “tails” caused by dust lifted from their surfaces and pushed back by the pressure of sunlight. The 10 pieces of the asteroid drift apart slowly and show a range of breakup times, suggesting that the disintegration cannot be explained by a collision with another asteroid.
One idea for the breakup is that the asteroid was accelerated by sunlight to spin at a fast enough rate to fly apart by centrifugal force. The images were taken in visible light with Hubble’s Wide-Field Camera 3.
*listens to arctic monkeys for the first time*
*5 minutes later*
play-doh? more like bae-doe