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Hubble Telescope Snaps Images of Tarantula Nebula

samzenpus posted about 3 months ago | from the look-at-that dept.

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An anonymous reader writes "NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped a series new images inside the Tarantula Nebula, located within the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) – the third closest galaxy to the Milky Way. Hubble officials previously released images of the spidery nebula, however, this is the deepest view of the intriguing cosmic region full of star clusters yet."

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do you want (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937693)

do you want to read my poem about niggers?

Feel small? (0)

Christian Smith (3497) | about 3 months ago | (#45937751)

I do!

Re:Feel small? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937899)

I do!

niggers are black
niggers are thick
but try to tell them
and they'll cut you real quick

Re:Feel small? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938329)

Well, I'm smaller than a tree, so what?

Typo (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937797)

"NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped a series new"

I think you accidentally a word.

Re:Typo (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937809)

What part of 'a serious new images' didn't you understand? I own one, too.

Re:Typo (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937867)

uh, series*

Re:Typo (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938061)

You fail it.

Re:Typo (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938465)

I misread. Disregard what I wrote, I suck cock

Re:Typo (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938299)

I think they accidentally the whole thing.

Quietnet - chat program using near ultrasonic freq (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937813)

Quietnet: Simple chat program using near ultrasonic frequencies.

"Simple chat program using near ultrasonic frequencies. Works without Wifi or Bluetooth and won't show up in a pcap.

Note: If you can clearly hear the send script working then your speakers may not be high quality enough to produce sounds in the near ultrasonic range.

run python send.py in one terminal window and python listen.py in another. Text you input into the send.py window should appear (after a delay) in the listen.py window.

Warning: May annoy some animals and humans."[1]

https://github.com/Katee/quietnet [github.com]
[1] https://kate.io/ [kate.io]
via: http://boingboing.net/2014/01/11/quietnet-near-ultrasonic-mess.html [boingboing.net]

Re:Quietnet - chat program using near ultrasonic f (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938839)

Wait, a data communication that doesn't use a network, doesn't show up in a network trace?


Missing words (4, Funny)

wonkey_monkey (2592601) | about 3 months ago | (#45937829)

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped a series of new images of the inside of the Tarantula Nebula

Maybe Slashdot should have someone look submissions over and correct errors - "edit" them, if you will. We could call them "editors." Hey, you could even pay them money so they don't do a half-arsed job of it!

Re:Missing words (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937845)

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Re:Missing words (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45937853)

There's what, a couple thousand words of summary "copied and posted" here each day, max.

People proofread orders of magnitude more text than this with better results on a daily basis. There is really no excuse for the amount of errors we see here...

Re:Missing words (1)

TheloniousToady (3343045) | about 3 months ago | (#45938163)

Why don't they just crowd-source it like everything else here? They could add a feature to the article preview page to correct the article, then they could have modders validate the changes. Oh, that would involve paying "programmers".

Source link (5, Informative)

melikamp (631205) | about 3 months ago | (#45937871)

http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2014/02/image/ [hubblesite.org]

Stop with space.com slashvertisements already, it's nauseating.

space.com are leeches who are not competent enough to link to the frigging Hubble site. You know, the very minimum of what one can do to credit the work of the people who actually built the space telescope, took these amazing pictures, processed them, and brought them to the masses.

'we must focus on the images' -cnn (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938023)

that's how the hand of fraud works now? if there's a break take time to be good sports & good spirits in real time.... at the same time...

"snaps" (4, Informative)

Woek (161635) | about 3 months ago | (#45938031)

Funny use of the word "snaps", considering the exposure time of 103 hours (TFA [hubblesite.org]). But I guess, on a cosmological scale...

"snapped a series new" (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45938373)

Did it. Did it really.

Tubgi8l (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#45939701)

up my toys. I'm bben the best,

Easily visible to naked eye (1)

aberglas (991072) | about 3 months ago | (#45947759)

For those in the Northern hemisphere, this appears to be about as bright as the great nebula of Orion, which itself is pretty impressive. But the Orion nebula is some 1,200 light years away, whereas the Tarantula is 160,000 light years away!
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