A full-sky survey by Nasa's wide-field Wise telescope turned up about 1,000 hot, dust-obscured galaxies, each of which emit as much light as 100 trillion sun-like stars. The objects are rare, accounting for about one in 100,000 light sources, and difficult to find since most of their energy is masked by dust. Astronomers believe the objects, which are twice as warm as similar galaxies, may be a transitional state. www.afortuneonwheels.com
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New evidence from NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer supports the long-held notion that many galaxies begin life as smaller spirals before transforming into larger, elliptical-shaped galaxies. Examples of young, teenage and adult galaxies are shown here from left to right. The data making up these photos come from both the Galaxy Evolution Explorer and visible-light telescopes. Long-wavelength ultraviolet light is blue; short-wavelength ultraviolet light is green; and visible red light is…
3/25/15: Today’s Lucky Break with Slow Factory is out of this world—literally. Designer Céline Semaan Vernon’s silk and modal scarfs feature insanely striking digital prints from NASA images. Just in time for layer-friendly transitional weather, we’ve selected 14 styles adorned with stunning images of eerily beautiful Mars terrain, colorful cosmos seen from the Hubble Space Telescope, and city lights (of Paris, London, NYC) taken by crew members from the International Space Station.