Archives for April 15, 2009

The Biggest Loser (at Math)

Yesterday, after a long day, my wife and I settled in for some time to chill out, and turned on the TV. Although I’d never watch it on my own, I know my wife is a fan of watching The Biggest Loser, so I joined her for an episode last night. And to be completely…

When Galaxies turn Pink!

Oh, yes, yes they do turn pink. You may be used to plain old “boring” spiral galaxies, like my buddy M74 over here. A number of these galaxies happen to be “face-on” to us, so we can really get a good glimpse of what’s going on in their individual spiral arms. Many of them, like…