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Fraser
2008-Nov-07, 04:40 PM
Dive right in to this image that contains a sea of distant galaxies! The Very Large Telescope has obtained the deepest ground-based image in the ultraviolet band, and here, you can see this patch of the sky is almost completely covered by galaxies, each one, like our own Milky Way galaxy, and home of [...]

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bunker9603
2008-Nov-07, 05:03 PM
I downloaded the full resolution image and all I can say is WOW!

ETA: When you look at this image you can't help to think about the probability of life in the universe. There must be billions of planets out there that could potentially harbor life.

Argos
2008-Nov-07, 06:30 PM
I downloaded the full resolution image and all I can say is WOW!

ETA: When you look at this image you can't help to think about the probability of life in the universe. There must be billions of planets out there that could potentially harbor life.

What saddens me is that any life that existed in that image is in the distant past.

chrissy
2008-Nov-07, 07:40 PM
What saddens me is that any life that existed in that image is in the distant past.

Or could we be in their past? :p

That image is fantastic btw.

sohh_fly
2008-Nov-08, 05:44 AM
Sweet

ravens_cry
2008-Nov-08, 07:44 AM
Someone get me a warp drive or a scuba suit, because I'm diving in.

trinitree88
2008-Nov-10, 08:41 PM
Someone get me a warp drive or a scuba suit, because I'm diving in.

ravens cry One WARP drive coming up;;http://www.bautforum.com/universe-today-story-comments/77617-warp-drive-cloaking-devices-not-just-science-fiction-anymore.html