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Star Cluster Formation in 3D. Matthew R.

Star Cluster Formation in 3D

Bate This calculation takes my star cluster calculations to a new level, modelling the collapse and fragmentation of a 500 solar mass cloud (10 times more massive than my previous calculations). The calculation produces a cluster containing more than 1250 stars and brown dwarfs to allow comparison with clusters such as the Orion Trapezium Cluster.

For Museums - Black Holes Exhibition. Downloads. A Spacecraft for All: The Journey of the ISEE-3. Webcams. Web cameras have been placed at many of the ESO sites, allowing anyone to see ESO’s advanced telescopes in action in one of the driest deserts in the world at any time.

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The 24/7 live transmission from the webcams offers multiple streams that are not to be missed: Paranal Observatory, Very Large Telescope and the future site of the Extremely Large Telescope, E-ELT (Cerro Paranal and Cerro Armazones, Chile): Follow astronomers and engineers as they work at the VLT — the largest visible-light telescope in the world — and see how the four Unit Telescopes are operated or maintained. We Need Us. New Page 1. 2. Welcome. O espaço documentado / Portugal. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

Centro de Arte Moderna - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. Edgar Martins (1977, Évora) apresenta uma série fotográfica realizada ao longo de 2012 e 2013 nas instalações da ESA (European Space Agency) em nove países diferentes espalhados por três continentes.

Centro de Arte Moderna - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Pela primeira vez, a agência espacial abriu portas a um olhar externo e investiu na relação com o grande público através da mediação artística. Mais de 80 fotografias captadas em centros de testes, departamentos robóticos, simuladores espaciais, plataformas de lançamento ou centros de treino de astronautas assumem valor e significado entre o documento e a imagem metafórica. O trabalho de Edgar Martins conduz-nos à avaliação de uma geo-política do secretismo e da (in) acessibilidade. Nos locais da ESA que visitou, a partir de um protocolo que acolheu o projeto com entusiasmo, a negociação foi constante e o acesso, apesar de real, nem sempre totalmente óbvio.

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Módulos. Já feitas. 4 Amazing Things NASA Invented, and 4 You Think It Did. In the 1990's, a Jet Propulsion Laboratory team was looking for ways to shrink cameras down for interplanetary travel.

4 Amazing Things NASA Invented, and 4 You Think It Did

Stunning 3D Tours of Two Well-Known Nebulae. Want to stay on top of all the space news?

Stunning 3D Tours of Two Well-Known Nebulae

Follow @universetoday on Twitter Two videos recently released by the Hubble team take us on a tour of two famous and intriguing cosmic objects: the stellar wind-blown “celestial snow angel” Sharpless 2-106 and the uncannily equine Horsehead Nebula, imaged in infrared wavelengths by the HST. Using Hubble imagery complemented with data from the Subaru Infrared Telescope and ESO’s Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy — VISTA, for short — the videos show us an approximation of the three-dimensional structures of these objects relative to the stars surrounding them, providing a perspective otherwise impossible from our viewpoint on Earth.

What does space sound like? Unlike what you might have heard in sci-fi movies, sound does not travel through a vacuum.

What does space sound like?

How can space have sound? Sound travels in waves just like light or heat does, but unlike in those mediums, sound travels in space by making molecules vibrate. For sound to travel there has to be something with molecules for it to travel through. In space, the ‘sounds’ that are recorded are the electromagnetic vibrations that naturally occur in the vacuum of space. NMNH - Virtual Tour. ERA VIRTUAL Museus - Museu do Universo - Rio de Janeiro/RJ. Star Map. Note:You can't use fishing line.

Star Map

Don't even think about it. It just doesn't conduct light in the right way. [ref] Cool Cosmos. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Reveals the Ring Nebula's True Shape. The Cost of Exploring Space: Film vs. Reality. Want to stay on top of all the space news?

The Cost of Exploring Space: Film vs. Reality

Follow @universetoday on Twitter We all know that space exploration, while certainly not the largest expenditure of most countries, doesn’t come cheap. But neither do big-budget science fiction films, either. Special effects, sets, special effects, popular acting talent… special effects… those all come with hefty price tags that make sci-fi and fantasy films costly ventures — although bigger definitely isn’t always better. Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic)

Buy This Infographic as a Full-Size Poster Astronomers have discovered more than 700 alien planets beyond the solar system, and the count is rising all the time.

Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic)

Some are large and hot, and others are smaller and cooler, but scientists are still on the lookout for an Earth twin. They just got closer, with the announcement Dec. 5 of a planet found by NASA's Kepler space telescope to lie in the habitable zone around its star where liquid water, and perhaps life, could exist. Space in Images - Search. The Evolving Universe. Watch a Million Particles Collide. Want to stay on top of all the space news?

Watch a Million Particles Collide

Follow @universetoday on Twitter What happens when you give 1,000,000 particles their own gravity and spring repulsion and send them out to play? Watch the video above and find out. This was created by David Moore, a self-taught computer programmer, aspiring physicist and student at San Diego Miramar College. It’s a custom code made with SDL/C++ and 8 days of render time.

Um outro mundo: o 'olhar' dos robôs da Nasa em Marte - BBC Brasil - Vídeos e Fotos. Star in a Box: High School. Secondary School Level. What makes a halo around the sun or moon? A ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a halo by scientists. Universe at your fingertips - 3D prints of Hubble photos let the blind 'see' NGC 609 is one of the many small galactic star clusters located in the Milky Way in Cassiopia. It shines at magnitude 11.0, is 4 arc minutes in diameter and contains over 100 stars. Photo: Hubble telescope. Captioned above is one of Hubble‘s most famous and beautiful space photos. The photo features NGC 609 – a magnificent star cluster, which Hubble captured complete with colored gas, dust and a slew of stars of various brightness. Common Physics Misconceptions. Falha ao carregar. Measuring the Universe: from the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos :

In June 2012 stargazers will flock to prime locations around the world to see the Transit of Venus – the next one will not occur for another 105 years. Transits take place only when Venus passes directly between the Earth and the Sun, appearing as tiny black dot against the bright solar disk. In previous centuries these rare events were used to make an accurate measure of the distance to the planets, giving astronomers their first inkling of the true mind-boggling scale of space. To mark this occasion the Royal Observatory, Greenwich will host a programme of activities from March to September 2012, with a new exhibition and a season of talks, special events and planetarium shows all asking the question: just how big is the Universe? NASA Probes Play the Music of Earth’s Magnetosphere. Want to stay on top of all the space news?

Follow @universetoday on Twitter Launched on August 30, 2012, NASA’s twin Radiation Belt Storm Probe (RBSP) satellites have captured recordings of audible-range radio waves emitted by Earth’s magnetosphere. 8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive. Video for your ears: What do planets sound like? Here’s something you don’t hear everyday. This video presents NASA Space Sounds, giving you an idea of what different objects in our solar system might sound like, if you could hear them.

More specifically, it’s a translation of electromagnetic vibrations from various planetary environments into sound. SETI's First Artist-in-Residence Transports Viewers to Alien Worlds. Creating Alien Atmospheres in a Fish Tank. Infographics. OMG SPACE. Produtos ExpoSystem, Eventos e Soluções Promocionais.