In case you have not seen the astonishing new pictures by the #JWST yet. Here we can see
1. A stellar death
2. A stellar birth
3. A cluster of 5 galaxies
4. Galaxies from around 13 billion years ago (the red distorted ones)
The James Webb Space Telescope truly is one of the greatest scientific acheivements in human history.
Beautiful picture of Jupiter
These are NGC5426 and NGC5427, collectively known as Arp271, a pair of interacting spiral galaxies located about 130 million lightyears away.
I took this image back in 2018 with VIMOS, an instrument at ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile. I was the Instrument Scientist, and that night we were decommissioning the instrument to make room for a new one, so I decided to take one last farewell image to celebrate all the cool science done with this instrument over the years.
Noether BTW was one of the greatest mathematical physicists in history. Her insights underpin much of modern day fundamental physics. The unifying idea behind linear & angular momentum conservation? Noether’s theorem. Scandal that she’s not more famous https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmy_Noether
It’s the real #BlackHoleWeek! Mark your calendars for the Event Horizon Telescope’s forthcoming announcement on May 12 at 15:00 CEST (6am Pacific 🥱).
The event will be streamed live on YT at youtu.be/rIQLA6lo6R0
Will we finally see an image of Sagittarius A* — or something else??
Greetings! I’m an #astrophysics PhD student who mostly works with N-body simulation of galaxies (i.e. code in Python all days and some nights).
Sometimes pretend to be a fan of #foss and #reproducibleresearch and package some obstinate astro codes for #guix to run on our server (in a private repo though, I’ll submit the patches to the upstream, I promise :)
Never been on the birdsite (can’t really stand against the wave of random notifications) but always wanted to have a sort of microblogging acc to post random fancy pictures from my work, and #qoto looks like a very nice place to land.
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Space cadet.🚀 Strange robot creature.🤖
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