A new galaxy survey suggests that a supervoid isn’t responsible for the Cold Spot seen in the cosmic microwave background — the oddity may have a far more ancient origin. The post Debate on Universe’s Cold Spot Heats Up appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The constellations of the Crow and Centaurus from The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence, a treatise on the marvels of the universe written by cosmographer and geographer Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini (1203–1283). This folio was possibly made in the Deccan (central India) at the end of the 1500s or early 1600s. Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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8 Facts Kevin Feige Just Revealed About Marvel's Cinematic Future
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