The Crab Nebula, one of the most studied objects in the sky. X-ray data from Chandra provide significant clues to the workings of this mighty cosmic “generator”, which is producing energy at the rate of 100,000 suns. Picture: AP / NASA
Wow! For the first time an infant neutron star has been been observed (blue dot in the centre of the image). The neutron star which is located in the “Cassiopeia A” supernova was photographed by the The Chandra X-ray Observatory. It is the latest stunning image to come from this telescope which has lasted twice … More photo du jour: Infant Neutron Star in the Cassiopeia A Supernova
I was walking down the stairs this morning and saw what appears to be a lizard that stopped, literally, dead in his tracks and is now being eaten by ants and yellow jackets. Check it out.
Filipino divers portraying mermaids perform in a tunnel fish tank of the Manila Ocean Park in the Philippines Picture: EPA
Lightning is seen over the 432-metre high Guangzhou International Finance Centre in China Picture: REX FEATURES
Lightning strikes the Southern California Golf Association course in Temecula. A storm caused a delay at the CIF/SCGA championship. A woman was hit and killed by lightning as she stood outside a home in Fontana, California Picture: AP