Archive: 05/30/2007

Galaxy cluster takes it to the extreme

Evidence for an awesome upheaval in a massive galaxy cluster was discovered in an image made by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. The origin of a bright arc of ferociously hot gas extending over two million light years ...

May 30, 2007 4.6 / 5 (17) 0

The scientist and the contortionist

Watching a ballet dancer or circus acrobat perform, who hasn't winced at the thought of trying to replicate the impossible flexibility on display? Emilie Mackie '07, a neuroscience major, wondered what exactly is happening ...

May 30, 2007 1 / 5 (2) 0