Friday, March 14, 2014
The Universe Is More Strange Than We Imagine
We all get the idea of a spiral galaxy from watching water spin as it drains away down a pipe. But what outside force could cause a flat spiral galaxy to rotate in a flat plain but also have the flat plane rotate or spin on its axis, yet all the while the spiral galaxy remains intact?
I wonder if the new narrator of the revamped Cosmos series, Mr. Tyson, could explain this one, NGC 2685?
Labels: NGC 2685