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2012-Jul-09, 09:10 PM
In a star-making nebula awash in a tangled nest of gas and glowing filaments, scientists have uncovered an interesting, previously unseen interplay between gravity and turbulence that affects the formation of stars. This image, taken by the European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory, shows the highly detailed structure of cool wispy filaments of the Vela [...]

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2012-Jul-09, 09:13 PM
Like the Briarpatch. Nice images....