Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Hand of God

"The image, taken by NASA's space-based Chandra Observatory telescope, shows an X-ray nebula 150 light years across...The space agency says B1509 -- created by a collapsed star -- is one of the most powerful electromaginetic generators in the Galaxy. The nebula is formed by a torrent of electrons and ions emitted by the 1,700-year-old phenomenon.

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