Archives for May 14, 2010

Globular Clusters: A minor mystery?

“I may be an old lion, but if someone puts his hand in my mouth, I can still bite it off.” -Wilhelm Steinitz When you look at a typical galaxy, you usually find a disk, a bulge, and a few dots diffusely strewn about the exterior. Like an old lion, these dots have been around…

I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. -Thomas Jefferson It’s the end of the semester at my college as well as at many schools across the world, and I’ve spent the last week or so grading final exams. And while I was doing…