This artist's impression shows the mysterious alignments between the spin axes of quasars and the large-scale structures they inhabit; these alignments are over billions of light-years and are the largest known in the Universe. Image credit: ESO / M. Kornmesser.
Australia Day 2017 Date: January 26 2017 Todays Doodle celebrates Australia Day by honoring the lands most awe-inspiring feature: its big blue backyard and treasured natural World Heritage Site: the Great Barrier Reef. This vast underwater world is home to a whole host of protected and majestic creatures including the green turtle pipefish barramundi cod potato cod maori wrasse giant clam and staghorn coral to name a few. Made up of over 2900 individual reefs the earths largest coral reef…
Contrary to what you may think, dinky decks and cramped patios make tight spaces seem even smaller. Marquette crafted his arbor from cedar posts set atop concrete pads. Drawing inspiration from a lone cedar tree that grew in his backyard, the resourceful designer got posts from area tree-trimming companies to build the 12- by 12-foot structure that covers his entire patio space.
The largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretch 4 billion light-years from end to end. The structure is a light quasar group (LQG), a collection of extremely luminous Galactic Nulcei powered by supermassive central black holes. #Space #Stars #Astronomy